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Editorials

  • Bullying complaint primarily bull

    ISSUE: Texas ballgame bullying charge

    OUR VIEW: Diminishes impact of law

    Ninety-one to zero: The final score of a Texas high school football game became a matter of national debate after a parent upset with the outcome tossed out an accusation.

    The football coach of Aledo High School now must defend himself against allegations of bullying.

  • Great things happening

    ISSUE: Worthy projects and outstanding achievements
    OUR VIEW:
    A round of applause

  • Decision on Public Square

    ISSUE: Dealing with Newberry's building
    OUR VIEW: Answer the mayor's question

  • Paying for time off

    ISSUE: Back pay to cover furlough time
    OUR VIEW: Cost of Congressional inaction

  • Crime and punishment

    ISSUE: Terminated for confronting shoplifter
    OUR VIEW:
    Only one bad guy in this situation

    What appeared at face value to be cause for praising an employee’s actions has resulted in disdain from many in response to the action Lowe’s home improvement store took in terminating one of its own.

  • Domestic abuse comes in many ways

    ISSUE: Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    OUR VIEW: Never be afraid to speak up

    Maybe it was being struck or talked so poorly to that you felt like your life was made to seem meaningless.

    Maybe it was just the way your every move was being controlled or monitored.

    There are many characteristics of an abusive relationship. And while October is observed each year as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the problem has no timeframe, the victims often no escape route.

  • All shook up and handshakes

    ISSUE: KHSAA directive on post-game handshakes

    OrUR VIEW: Shake on

  • USA Cares creates a national legacy

    ISSUE: 10 years of USA Cares
    OUR VIEW:
    A vital service to military families

  • Impact of ECTC

    ISSUE: College success stories
    OUR VIEW: Value is obvious

    Since its founding in 1964, Elizabethtown Community College and now Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, has provided access to higher education for thousands of people across its 12-county service area.

    The ECTC campus and its mission have expanded over the years as has its impact and influence. Many of this area’s leaders can trace their path to success back to the community college.

  • Local teachers earn statewide recognition

    ISSUE: Ashland Teacher Achievement Awards

    OUR VIEW: Area honored by recipients

    The Central Kentucky education community has reason to be proud of its teachers yet again. The Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc. recently named 24 teachers recipients of 2014 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards. Two of the 24 honorees teach in local schools.