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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.

  • 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.

  • Walking a mile in RPD’s shoes

    ISSUE: Radcliff police have piles of shoes
    OUR VIEW: Investigation ends, new problem begins

    Radcliff Police Chief Jeff Cross said the public works staff needed 14 dump truck loads to transport suspect shoes to the police impoundment lot.

  • Partnership improves care

    ISSUE: HMH affliated with Markey Cancer Center
    OUR VIEW: Agreement is a win-win for all

    Hardin Memorial Health’s Cancer Care Center recently became the 11th affiliate in the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center’s network.

  • Obama must lead the way

    ISSUE: President’s war strategy against ISIS
    OUR VIEW: Heavy with risks, this plan must work

  • Which day is the last day?

    ISSUE: Two tragedies with one message
    OUR VIEW: Make the most of everyday

    A common thread exists between all first responders. It is a bond built by regularly encountering high risk.

  • Always remember

    ISSUE: The impact of 9/11 reasonates
    OUR VIEW: Unfortunately, terror is alive and well

    It has been 13 years since our nation awakened to a morning of unanticipated horror and disbelief.