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Editorials

  • Vine Grove invests in infrastructure

    ISSUE: Vine Grove spends $350,000 on property
    OUR VIEW: Mayor exhibits caution before action

    With snow blanketing the entire community, it’s wise to take cautious, deliberate steps to keep from falling.

    That advice also might describe Blake Proffitt’s approach to leadership.

  • Graduation rates looking up locally

    TOPIC: Local graduation rates improve
    OUR VIEW: Moving numbers forward is vital

    Educators are big on numbers: Percentage of students who are deemed college ready, ACT and SAT scores, drop-out rates. In many ways, school districts reflect sports with its measurements for success.

  • Good deeds: From tuition to diapers

    EXTENDING TUITION DISCOUNTS. Webster University has joined the growing number of colleges and universities to offer discount tuition rates to military spouses.

  • Adding impact to DUI laws

    TOPIC: Brianna Taylor Act addresses DUI laws
    OUR VIEW: Sliver of positive in the face of tragedy

    Every single time someone puts themselves under the influence of alcohol or drugs and gets behind the steering wheel of a vehicle and drives, they are doing more than putting their life in jeopardy.

  • Dear Valentine: Be heart healthy

    ISSUE: February is American Heart Month
    OUR VIEW: Build awareness and take action

    In February, when Valentine’s Day focuses our attention on matters of the heart, health issues also should come to mind.

  • Honoring unknown heroes of history

    ISSUE: February is Black History Month
    OUR VIEW: This year, remember Selma

    February is the month our nation annually remembers and celebrates the significant achievements and lasting impact of black Americans from our past.

  • Paying for city's help at events

    ISSUE: Elizabethtown seeks event reimbursements
    OUR VIEW: Council must consider all impacts of issue

    Elizabethtown City Council is faced with another decision that could impact quality of life in the community.

  • Megasite is ready for Volvo

    ISSUE: Auto manufacturer’s interest in Glendale
    OUR VIEW: More ready now than ever before

    Whispers of Volvo’s interest in a North American manufacturing facility centered on hints that Kentucky was in consideration as well as the Carolinas.

  • Be it ever so humble

    TOPIC: Habitat for Humanity’s container project
    OUR VIEW: Organization is a big help for many

    Habitat for Humanity gives hope to people, helping to provide them with a safe roof over their heads. Sometimes it’s the first safe roof they have seen in months or years.

  • Another quote to consider

    ISSUE: Operating style in Radcliff city government

    OUR VIEW: Important to seek constructive unison

    The first few weeks of Mike Weaver’s term as Radcliff’s new mayor might easily be summed up by quotations he lauds hanging on his office wall.