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Editorials

  • Still time to help United Way drive

    TOPIC: United Way of Central Kentukcky campaign drive
    OUR VIEW: Not too late to help your community

    Like a pack of horses making the final turn and heading for home at the Kentucky Derby, the United Way of Central Kentucky campaign drive is in its home stretch.

  • Attention! Cadets showcase skills

    ISSUE: JROTC Drill Camp this weekend
    OUR VIEW: Great event staged by great community

    The JROTC spotlight shines on Hardin County this weekend.

  • Warming the body warms the heart

    ISSUE: Community warming shelters in Radcliff and E'town
    OUR VIEW: Accolades for work of public servants

    It’s been cold lately. Very, very cold. Overnight temperatures in Alaska seemed balmy compared to last week’s record-setting arctic chill.

  • Quality people make an impact

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    The greatest asset of this community is its people. Here are four prime examples of excellence.

  • City works on ethics ordinance

    ISSUE: Hodgenville to consider new ethics ordinance
    OUR VIEW: City ready to set expectations in order

    While the former mayor and one-time city clerk sit in jail cells, Hodgenville City Council is putting steps in motion to reconstitute the city’s ethics committee and rebuild its ethics ordinance.

  • Snow heroes

    ISSUE: Struggling and stranded in winter’s worst
    OUR VIEW: Express your thanks for those who help

    Snow heroes were out in full force this week and Hardin County is lucky to have such dedicated individuals.

  • Vine Grove invests in infrastructure

    ISSUE: Vine Grove spends $350,000 on property
    OUR VIEW: Mayor exhibits caution before action

    With snow blanketing the entire community, it’s wise to take cautious, deliberate steps to keep from falling.

    That advice also might describe Blake Proffitt’s approach to leadership.

  • Graduation rates looking up locally

    TOPIC: Local graduation rates improve
    OUR VIEW: Moving numbers forward is vital

    Educators are big on numbers: Percentage of students who are deemed college ready, ACT and SAT scores, drop-out rates. In many ways, school districts reflect sports with its measurements for success.

  • Good deeds: From tuition to diapers

    EXTENDING TUITION DISCOUNTS. Webster University has joined the growing number of colleges and universities to offer discount tuition rates to military spouses.

  • Adding impact to DUI laws

    TOPIC: Brianna Taylor Act addresses DUI laws
    OUR VIEW: Sliver of positive in the face of tragedy

    Every single time someone puts themselves under the influence of alcohol or drugs and gets behind the steering wheel of a vehicle and drives, they are doing more than putting their life in jeopardy.