ISSUE: Questions about policies at Freeman Lake
OUR VIEW: Council should approve modest request
Elizabethtown’s Freeman Lake is a 170-acre body of water and the centerpiece of the city’s largest park. Residents and visitors alike enjoy fishing for a variety of native pan fish, catfish and trout that call the lake home.
ISSUE: Politics and the Ring Road extension OUR VIEW: All state funding comes with politics
Describing Hardin County as one of the state’s most effective economic engines, Gov. Steve Beshear stood before barriers at the southern end of Ring Road and described his decision to accelerate funding to extend the road to Interstate 65.
TOPIC: Bornlearning Academies OUR VIEW: Program a great first step in getting youngsters ready for school
A state report earlier this year measuring kindergarten readiness of youngsters sent up a red flag around Kentucky. It said about half of the children were considered not ready to start school based on testing.