• Complacency stalls library’s progress

    ISSUE: Reviewing the failed library tax initiative

    OUR VIEW: Attitudes, not state laws, are to blame

  • Protecting kids online

    TOPIC: HCS offer Cyber Night for parents
    OUR VIEW: Teaching ways to safeguard students

  • Community owes a debt of thanks

    ISSUE: Sylvia Griendling to retire as CASA director
    OUR VIEW: Dedicated advocate for the most vulnerable

    Sylvia Griendling has been a tireless advocate for Hardin County’s most vulnerable citizens – children who for no fault of their own are caught in abuse and neglect cases in Hardin County Family Court.

  • Dramatic pause

    ISSUE: Hardin County Playhouse losing its venue
    OUR VIEW: State Theater turning away arts partner

    Many factors are driving Eliza­bethtown’s recent downtown resurgence.

  • HMH is helping grieving parents

    ISSUE: Perinatal Loss Reflection ceremony
    OUR VIEW: Doing our part to help in the process

    The statistics are heart-wrenching: Each year, nearly 90,000 children in the U.S. die before age 1, with nearly 2,500 of those due to sudden infant death syndrome.

  • A new general and two benefits shine

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    Congratulations to Hardin County native Jeff Broadwater, who has become one of the U.S. Army’s newest brigadier generals.

    Broadwater was promoted last month. He serves with the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss, Texas, helping oversee logistics, sustainment and readiness.

  • New commissioner with old challenge

    ISSUE: Kentucky’s new education commissioner
    OUR VIEW: Prichard Committee set a worthy goal

  • Rock on Roktoberfest

    ISSUE: AM Rotary event during Second Saturday
    OUR VIEW: A creative new downtown gathering

    The Hardin County AM Rotary established a new event for downtown Elizabethtown last weekend with Roktoberfest. Featuring the popular band The Headstones and offering beer and food provided the basics needed for a strong initial effort.

  • Championship effort regardless of scores

    ISSUE: State high school golf championships
    OUR VIEW: Local players make community proud

    Golf is a challenging and often frustrating sport.

    Playing against the course as well as opponents, it becomes a test of talent, consistency and mental toughness.

  • A new model for improvement

    ISSUE: Unbridled Learning assessment results
    OUR VIEW: Celebrating students and educators

    Many area schools ranked well when Kentucky’s Depart­ment of Education released the latest collective results from the Unbridled Learning school accountability assessment for the 2014-2015 school year.