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Editorials

  • If you have something to say, say it here

    As the elections draw near, the letters to the editor increase dramatically.

    Whether part of an organized campaign to show support for a candidate or some heartfelt personal need to speak up, the burden of collecting, organizing, editing, producing and printing letters increases.

  • Special honors

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    When Jared Boddy and Ben Green were called to duty early on the evening of Sept. 8, little did they know that part of their mission on Taylor Court in Radcliff would be to rescue someone from a burning building.

  • E’town dog park is welcome addition

    ISSUE: Facility opens Saturday
    OUR VIEW: A dog’s life is getting even better

    In recent months, Hardin County has become a better place to be a dog.

  • United Way needs support

    ISSUE: United Way of Central Kentucky's fund drive
    OUR VIEW: Luncheon program demonstrates need

  • Encouraging men to be better dads

    ISSUE: Establishment of All Pro Dads at schools
    OUR VIEW:
    Program has a place in today’s society

  • Noble send off for unknown woman

    ISSUE: Marking the passing of Patricia Bliss
    OUR VIEW: A reflection of our community

    When Patricia Bliss passed away Aug. 4, no family members could be located to notify nor to make arrangement for services. Bliss died at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She had lived in a nursing home on Woodland Drive in Elizabethtown since October of 2012.

  • Touching lives

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    TRACTOR TRIBUTE. The legacy that Louis Crosier left on the town of Cecilia — and across Hardin County — is felt nearly six years after his death from esophageal cancer.

  • Keeping score

    ISSUE: Kids Count scores for Hardin County
    OUR VIEW:
    Use the figures to target improvements

    Statistics can be a helpful way to sort data and provide true insight into issues.\

    Statistics also can be overwhelming and fail to spotlight root causes.

  • Getting to know the candidates

    ISSUE: Brushy Fork and other political forums
    OUR VIEW:
    Thanks to all who organize these events

    Local residents have many opportunities to get to know local candidates for public office.

  • New programs at EIS are winners

    TOPIC: EIS initiatives
    OUR VIEW: District getting it right

    The school year is only a handful of weeks old but the Elizabethtown Independent Schools district already is making this a banner year with a pair of initiatives to reward and protect students.