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Editorials

  • Noble send off for unknown woman

    ISSUE: Marking the passing of Patricia Bliss
    OUR VIEW: A reflection of our community

    When Patricia Bliss passed away Aug. 4, no family members could be located to notify nor to make arrangement for services. Bliss died at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She had lived in a nursing home on Woodland Drive in Elizabethtown since October of 2012.

  • 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.