• Providing hope when hope fades

    ISSUE: Adoption creates forever families
    Hargises have hearts for others

    If you are to know only one thing about Lorie and Dwain Hargis, it’s this: they care about the lives of others.

    Parents to two grown children, they now have welcomed four adopted children into their family in the last 15 months.

  • Coordinating fun in Radcliff

    ISSUE: Councilman volunteers to handle events
    OUR VIEW: Radcliff can use a better approach

    Radcliff has a new coordinator to oversee planning and implementation of festivals and other fun events for residents and visitors to the city. Well, sort of.

  • From teddy bears to notable athletes

    RIDING FOR THE CHILDREN. Veterans from American Legion Hardin Post 113 continue to give back to the community.

    Recently, local American Legion Riders concluded the second Teddy Bear Ride by delivering nearly 300 teddy bears to Hardin Memorial Health’s pediatric unit, Hardin County’s EMS service and the Kentucky State Police.

  • Illness is active in all hospitals

    ISSUE: Infection control at Hardin Memorial
    OUR VIEW: Report shows room for improvement

    Hardin Memorial Hospital has an issue with infection control. Most, if not all, hospitals do.

  • Lives depend on organ donors

    ISSUE: Registering as an organ donors
    OUR VIEW: No greater expression of generosity

    Recently, the community learned about the remarkable story of Colleen Bagley’s unselfish gift.

  • Working together to fulfill promise

    ISSUE: New youth recreation room at Colvin Center
    OUR VIEW: A win for young people of Radcliff

    Among Mike Weaver’s campaign platforms in his run for Radcliff mayor was to find a safe haven for teenagers to enjoy.

  • Security measures

    ISSUE: Security for Army National Guard recruiters
    Additional steps should be taken

  • Helping families start school well

    ISSUE: Back-to-school preparations
    OUR VIEW: Community shows support for students

    As a new public school year begins this week, most students will be dressed in new clothes and posing for pictures parents will pour onto Facebook.

  • No puff in parks

    ISSUE: Tobacco use in public parks
    OUR VIEW: Consider health and enforcement

    Radcliff is considering a move to ban smoking, including vapor cigarettes, from city parks. The designation could go as far as restricting all tobacco use.

  • Saying goodbye to a professional

    TOPIC: Mike Hulsey retires as E'town fire chief
    OUR VIEW: 45 years of serving his community well

    Try and put yourself in Mike Hulsey’s shoes today.

    For more than 45 years — more than 16,000 days — Hulsey has been a firefighter. It’s all he has known professionally.