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Editorials

  • Always remember

    ISSUE: The impact of 9/11 reasonates
    OUR VIEW: Unfortunately, terror is alive and well

    It has been 13 years since our nation awakened to a morning of unanticipated horror and disbelief.

  • Shake on it

    ISSUE: Republicans offer Handshake with Kentucky

    OUR VIEW: Voters will determine if it has a chance

    In 1994, the Contract with America galvanized conservatives and excited many voters. It was a pledge by Congressional Republicans that clearly outlined 10 topics of concern that would be addressed if a GOP majority was elected.

  • Great start, good scores

    DON'T MISS THE BUS. The annual Don’t Miss the Bus school supply collection drive proved to be another success for local students.

    As part of its early July kick-off, Bluegrass Cellular placed collection bins at targeted locations across the community.

  • Concerts STRONG

    ISSUE: Fort Knox stages another major event

    OUR VIEW: Series benefits the whole community

    Godman Army Airfield is a very special place to host an event like the concert on Aug. 30. Thanks to Fort Knox’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation staff and contributing sponsors, the community again had the opportunity to welcome major hitmakers.

  • New trash contract was solid decision

    TOPIC: Hardin County's new trash collection deal
    OUR VIEW: Change rarely brings a smooth transition

    We are less than a month away from unincorporated areas of Hardin County getting a new trash collection service provider with Red River Waste Solutions taking over for Waste Transport Services of Elizabethtown.

  • Buying insurance need not be unclear

    ISSUE: Acquiring insurance for community events
    OUR VIEW: Work out this issue before next concert

    If you are reading this, you never have collected on your life insurance.

  • Meijer matter resolved with time

    TOPIC: Meijer is coming to Elizabethtown
    OUR VIEW: Addition will bring jobs, options to market

    There are no losers in last week’s decision for Meijer to locate in Elizabethtown along Ring Road.

  • Praiseworthy endeavors

    HONORING THE MEDAL OF HONOR.Richard Powers is a retired sergeant first class who lives in Rineyville. He could be possibly one of the most considerate and patriotic residents of Hardin County.

  • BackPack Program only a temporary solution

    TOPIC: Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland BackPack Program
    OUR VIEW: Great initiative that needs lasting solution

    This much we know: There always will be children going home from school on a Friday without knowing if they will have enough food to carry them over until the next Monday.

  • Community rallies to defend post

    ISSUE: One Knox letter-writing campaign
    OUR VIEW: Economic threat yields 15,852 responses

    Hardin and surrounding counties again have risen in support of Fort Knox. Now the community waits to learn if the Army is listening.