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Editorials

  • $1.08 million to serve dropout prevention

    TOPIC: Dropout prevention grant
    OUR VIEW: Will rewards equal investment?

    In its unending quest to keep children in school, Hardin County Schools now has a big check to help fight its cause.

    Keeping students in the classroom and keeping them from becoming a by-the-wayside statistic is indeed a noble cause. No question about it.

  • Special honors at local schools

    ISSUE: Kudos for local schools
    OUR VIEW: Always something to praise

     

  • Elizabethtown looks to India to boost economic development

    ISSUE: E’town recruiting business in India
    OUR VIEW: A smart step by mayor, business leaders

  • Where trash goes is a money matter

    ISSUE: Radcliff at odds with county’s solid waste plan 
    OUR VIEW: City’s position could put its county taxpayers at risk

  • Brushy Fork needs commitment of candidates

    ISSUE: Brushy Fork Debate
    OUR VIEW: Too many candidates skipped it 

    The Brushy Fork debates, part of Vine Grove’s Autumn Daze Festival, is designed to give area voters a chance to hear from local, state and sometimes national candidates for public office. It’s also a chance for these candidates to gain access to some of the local and area voters from whom they seek a vote and endeavor to serve.

  • A missing piece of local season

    TOPIC: E'town-Central football game
    OUR VIEW: Series should continue

    Recent news that the football series between Elizabethtown High School and Central Hardin High School has been put on hold is disappointing on many fronts.

    For student-athletes and fans of both schools, there is a built-in rivalry that has existed since CHHS opened in 1990.

  • Steps toward bright futures

    ISSUE: Working on behalf of children
    OUR VIEW: Good deeds in many forms

    What do scientists, soldiers, parents and artists have in common? Caring, compassion and a tireless commitment to the youth of our community.

    Through a variety of efforts, the physical, mental and emotional health needs of our children are being met by organizations and individuals who want to see children thrive.

  • USA Cares steps into VA void

    TO HELP
    To donate to USA Cares, go to www.usacares.org/donate.

    ISSUE: Military families’ requests for help increase
    OUR VIEW: Resources should be allocated to veterans

  • VISTA makes a difference

    ISSUE: VISTA opportunities abound
    OUR VIEW: Worthwhile pursuit for right person 

    Heroes can be found in many walks of life. Without volunteers who unselfishly give of themselves for the betterment of others our society would suffer.

  • Vine Grove's new chief

    ISSUE: Kenny Mattingly accepts role
    OUR VIEW: He's equipped for the job

    Vine Grove’s new police chief was very visible during the Autumn Daze festival last weekend.

    Using a newly acquired four-wheeler to check security along the Main Street parade route, Kenny Mattingly stopped to chat with well-wishers and shared a wave and smile with hundreds. Later, he could be seen around Optimist Park keeping an eye on the celebration.