• Recognition for energy, efforts

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    Fort Knox continues to be on the cutting edge of energy conservation. The post again was recognized last month with the Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Award. It was the 10th time in the last 11 years that Fort Knox received the award.

  • Encouraging outlook at HMH

    ISSUE: HMH Foundation and its goals
    OUR VIEW: Group is off to an impressive start

    The Hardin Memorial Health Foundation — under the leadership of board chairman Joe Prather and board adviser Diane Logsdon — has reformed and reignited itself following a lengthy hiatus.

  • Doing business at a new address

    ISSUE: Hardin County government on the move
    OUR VIEW: Lots of plusses about the relocation

    Room by room, Hardin County government is moving.

    By vacating its traditional home in the center of the county seat, the relocation sends unspoken messages.

  • Keep the parade alive

    ISSUE: Heartland Homecoming Parade
    OUR VIEW: Event still has a place in summer

    Although the Heartland Festival in its many forms has faded into the past, the parade that remains still resonates with the community.

    Renamed as the Heartland Homecoming Parade, an enthusiastic crowd gathered along West Dixie Avenue again last weekend.

  • State honor reflects Young’s leadership

    TOPIC: Commonwealth's Attorney of the Year
    OUR VIEW: He and his staff make life better here

    It hasn’t taken long for Hardin County Commonwealth’s Attorney Shane Young to make an impact around the state with his fierce pursuit of justice.

  • Bridge makeover is not worth cost

    TOPIC: E'town railroad overpass makeover
    OUR VIEW: Too much to spend on paint

  • Targeting a horrific menace

    TOPIC: Heroin usage in Hardin County
    OUR VIEW: Focus on education, rehabilitation

  • Women making a clear impact

    KUDOS: Celebrating success in our community

    President Barak Obama, in a recent proclamation, noted that, “When women succeed, America succeeds.”

    That’s certainly true in Hardin County.

    The community is fortunate a diversity of women, with many talents and abilities, contribute to the fabric and well-being of the community.

  • Looking forward to next summer

    ISSUE: Elizabethtown's new water park
    OUR VIEW: Community welcomes addition

    A new wave of interest and excitement followed the release earlier this month of plans for Elizabethtown’s water park.

  • No. 1 in providing second chances

    ISSUE: LaRue County adult education ranks top in state
    OUR VIEW: School system, staff, students deserve praise

    In the race to be the best, LaRue County Schools has achieved a No. 1 ranking.

    Of all the school districts in the state, LaRue’s adult education program topped rankings for the 2014-15 school year.