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Editorials

  • Concerts STRONG

    ISSUE: Fort Knox stages another major event

    OUR VIEW: Series benefits the whole community

    Godman Army Airfield is a very special place to host an event like the concert on Aug. 30. Thanks to Fort Knox’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation staff and contributing sponsors, the community again had the opportunity to welcome major hitmakers.

  • New trash contract was solid decision

    TOPIC: Hardin County's new trash collection deal
    OUR VIEW: Change rarely brings a smooth transition

    We are less than a month away from unincorporated areas of Hardin County getting a new trash collection service provider with Red River Waste Solutions taking over for Waste Transport Services of Elizabethtown.

  • Buying insurance need not be unclear

    ISSUE: Acquiring insurance for community events
    OUR VIEW: Work out this issue before next concert

    If you are reading this, you never have collected on your life insurance.

  • Praiseworthy endeavors

    HONORING THE MEDAL OF HONOR.Richard Powers is a retired sergeant first class who lives in Rineyville. He could be possibly one of the most considerate and patriotic residents of Hardin County.

  • Community rallies to defend post

    ISSUE: One Knox letter-writing campaign
    OUR VIEW: Economic threat yields 15,852 responses

    Hardin and surrounding counties again have risen in support of Fort Knox. Now the community waits to learn if the Army is listening.

  • Local schools launch lives of distinction

    ISSUE: HCS and EIS honor distinguished graduates
    OUR VIEW: Local schools provide foundation for success

  • Two thanks and one welcome

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    Lions Club chicken barbecue. A small and well-organized group of club members and volunteers braved high temperatures and humidity for Elizabethtown Lions Club’s annual barbecue chicken fundraiser.

  • Filling needs, while filling prescriptions

    ISSUE: Expansion of Community Health Clinic
    OUR VIEW: Service supplies a health safety net

    Established to provide basic health care services to uninsured, low-income residents of Hardin and LaRue counties, the Community Health Clinic quietly has filled an essential need in the community.

  • Lasting lesson from a survivor

    ISSUE: Quinton Higgins’ bus safety message
    OUR VIEW: Lasting words about school bus safety

    From the fiery collision that claimed 27 victims when a pickup truck driven by a drunken driver collided with a Radcliff First Assembly of God church bus, Quinton Higgins has today found his calling.

  • The unseen disease

    TOPIC: Mental health disease
    OUR VIEW: Reach out to those who are in need
     

    Kurt Cobain, Ernest Hemingway, Richard Jeni ...

    The news is often numbing because it comes from out of the blue, like it did last week when comedy giant Robin Williams took his own life after years of battling mental health issues.