• Hooray for Hendrickson

    ISSUE: Ribbon cutting and expansion announcement
    OUR VIEW: Many deserve praise for this achievement

    In March 2014, Hendrickson USA broke ground on its third Kentucky manufacturing plant on about 30 acres off North Black Branch Road on Elizabethtown’s west side.

  • Kentucky shines bright

    ISSUE: Time once again for the Kentucky Derby
    OUR VIEW: It’s an opportunity for us to shine

    Kentucky is a very special state steeped in tradition. It’s known for bluegrass, bourbon, basketball and this one little horse race that the world affectionately knows as “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports.”

  • Museum access is first priority

    ISSUE: Permanent site for Vietnam Wall replica
    OUR VIEW: Patton Museum is not only viable site

  • Keeping memory alive with care

    TOPIC: Celebrating Isaiah Alonso
    OUR VIEW: Youngsters legacy grows each year

    It has been nearly five years since Cheryl and Vinnie Alonso lost their son, Isaiah, to lymphoma.

    In their grief and devastation, they have turned much of their attention to helping others. Just like Isaiah would have wanted.

  • More success for Trojan Band family

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    North Hardin High School Band continues to enjoy outstanding success.

  • Quality of care must be ensured

    ISSUE: Closing 10 Warrior Transition units
    OUR VIEW: Army must keep promise to the injured

  • Moving toward a damp future

    ISSUE: Elizabethtown’s new municipal water park
    OUR VIEW: Quality of life has a price tag

    In Elizabethtown, this will be the summer without a pool. But action this week by the Elizabethtown City Council should ensure that it will be the only summer.

  • Memorial needs only your support

    ISSUE: Monument to Gold Star Families

    OUR VIEW: A worthy endeavor to honor survivors

    “Dad’s cry, too.”

    These words spoken by a grieving single father of a young soldier killed in Afghanistan are the genesis leading to a potential new memorial to honor the families of our nation’s fallen warriors.

  • Debate over Wilson Gate

    ISSUE: Radcliff police on Wilson Road Gate
    OUR VIEW: Produce supporting research

    Sometimes when a plan is developed on paper the answer becomes clear.

    When problem solving, you can make a list of the pros and cons. Whichever list is longer, that’s typically the direction to follow.

  • Telecommunicators are invisible asset

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    When you dial 9-1-1, urgency quickly can give way to panic on your side of the telephone. It is essential the person responding be professional, calm, reassuring and efficient.