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Editorials

  • United Way's remarkable campaign

    ISSUE: United Way announces fundraising results
    OUR VIEW: Incredible growth will change lives

    During a news conference last Thursday afternoon, United Way of Central Kentucky announced results of the agency’s 2012 fundraising campaign. The finally tally: $1,162,606 and a new all-time high generated through corporate contributions, small business pledge drives and individual donations.

  • Responding to mayor's idea

    ISSUE: Objectives of Radcliff First
    OUR VIEW: Support ideas with effort

    The objective is praiseworthy and important. The initial meeting was upbeat and informative. The challenge is clear and achievable.

    Radcliff First is off and running. Now the real work begins.

  • Mengel gives of himself for others

    TOPIC: Distinguished Citizen Award
    OUR VIEW: Mengel helped many along the way

    The past winners of Hardin County’s Distinguished Citizen Award have come from different walks of life such as business and the health industry.

  • Taking another look at open-heart surgery

    ISSUE: HMH's open-heart surgery program
    OUR VIEW:
    Re-evaluation an appropriate step

    Following a five-month hiatus in performing open-heart surgeries, Hardin Memorial Health officials are re-evaluating the open-heart program.

  • The state's best are here

    ISSUE: Statewide recognitions
    OUR VIEW: The best reside here

    While it’s not the first statewide contest, competitive cheerleading has moved to a new plateau. With recognition from the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, it  officially is a sport.

  • State hears childbirth alternative debate

    ISSUE: Birthing center in Elizabethtown
    OUR VIEW: It's a matter of choice

    Birth is a hospital business. It’s indisputable.

    Laboring and delivering in a hospital gown, in a hospital bed, just a gurney ride away from emergency care, is the norm. Almost 99 percent of babies born in America are born in a hospital.

  • Improvements at Millpond

    ISSUE: Attracting development
    OUR VIEW:
    Getting ready for business

  • Investing time with Radcliff First

    ISSUE: Luncheon meeting in Radcliff
    OUR VIEW: Good way to spend midday

    Whether you’re operating a business in Radcliff, interested in doing business in Radcliff or curious about the state of business in Radcliff, you should be at a midday meeting today at Colvin Community Center.

  • Praise for cooperation

    ISSUE: Three special acknowledgments
    OUR VIEW: Road name, dental care and Scouting

    The name might seem unfamiliar now, but motorists heading north or south through the most populated parts of Hardin County will someday know Patriot Parkway just as well as U.S. 31W.

  • No winners in plan to cut child care assistance

    ISSUE: Child care assistance cuts
    OUR VIEW: Plan hurts families, won’t help Kentucky

    Many struggling Hardin County families soon will lose a lifeline as the Kentucky Department of Community Based Services slashes its budget for child care assistance.