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Editorials

  • 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.

  • From textbooks to tablets

    ISSUE: Digital textbooks
    OUR VIEW: Expanding student opportunities

    With a new initiative growing in Hardin County Schools, students and teachers soon might find it easier than ever to bring the most up-to-date information into the classroom.

    Tim Maggard, director of technology for Hardin County Schools, is leading an initiative to trade-in traditional textbooks in the district for electronic books.

  • A little slice of good news

    TOPIC: A little of this, a little of that
    OUR VIEW: Plenty of good things happening

    In less than a year, Elizabethtown’s prescription pill take-back program has been an overwhelming success with around 185,000 pills turned in through late August.

    The program was launched in March.

    Police Chief Tracy Schiller said all drugs collected were prescription or over-the-counter medications.

  • Restoring barracks preserves history

    ISSUE: Restoration of WWII-era barracks
    OUR VIEW:
    Preserving an important part of history

    It’s interesting how the pathways of our lives can circle back and sometimes crisscross places and events from our past. Such is the case right now for former Kentucky state representative and retired U.S. Army Col. Mike Weaver.