• Examine merits of a library tax

    ISSUE: Proposed 3-cent tax for public library
    OUR VIEW: You truly get what you pay for

    Hardin Countians are proud of our Kentucky heritage but equally confident that this slice of the bluegrass consistently outranks and outperforms other parts of the Commonwealth.

  • No silk purse in this bum steer

    ISSUE: Removal of Radcliff’s big blue steer
    Find a more fitting place for relocation

  • A new generation of active giving

    TOPIC: Student United Way forms at John Hardin
    OUR VIEW: Early giving nature is a life changer

    Ever wonder where the giving nature in people comes from?

    Maybe it’s handed down from generation to generation within families. Or maybe that down-on-their-luck person now is involved in helping others.

  • Finding a lost hero

    ISSUE: Learning about Cpl. Jackie Allen Campbell
    OUR VIEW: One man restored his place in history

    Because of the persistent efforts of Shorty Cox, the name and service of U.S. Army Cpl. Jackie Allen Campbell will be remembered and given the honor and dignity he had too long been denied as a POW casualty of the Korean War.

  • One person can set the example

    KUDO: Praising positives in our community

    In the midst of a dark and tragic circumstance, a gesture of kindness from a 5-year-old radiated brightly.

    By now, you likely are familiar with the story of Isabella-Marie Gregory and her friends with the Kentucky State Police.

  • Law enforcement deserves our support all the time

    TOPIC: Backing our men, women of law
    OUR VIEW: Don't let rush of support end

    There are times in our lives that we won’t ever forget. Often, those moments are from national tragedies. But lately, tragedy has hit home and cut deep.

  • Helping students succeed at ECTC

    ISSUE: Grant extends Student Support Services
    Program is vital part of college’s work

    Great schools always find a way to help their students succeed.

  • Local man heads riders on mission

    ISSUE: New leader of Kentucky’s Patriot Guard
    OUR VIEW: Role is reflection of Folsom’s resolve

    With pride in country and an unwavering respect for those they serve, the men and women of the Patriot Guard Riders carry out a solemn mission across the country.

  • Focus of service, accomplishments

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    VOLUNTEERS LEAVE A MARK. Local volunteers recently converged on Howevalley Elementary School to clean and beautify the preschool playground on the Sept. 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.

  • Taxing decision

    ISSUE: Public hearing on proposed library tax
    OUR VIEW: Some key questions need answers

    It’s a given that no one welcomes talk of new taxes. But Hardin Countians also are not accustomed to be listed near the bottom of state rankings.