• Regard for special leaders and doers

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community.

    EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT. Lucas Miller understands the sacrifice of the nation’s military personnel and their families. The 17-year-old lost his father in 2007 in Afghanistan.

  • Working on behalf of kids

    ISSUE: Child Support Division earns recognition
    OUR VIEW: Local children have important advocates

  • 14 years after terror of 9-11

    ISSUE: Remembering Sept. 11, 2001
    OUR VIEW: Keep in mind what makes America great

    Few days have had such an impact on America as Sept. 11, 2001.

    The terror attacks changed how Americans see themselves and their security. It prompted military strikes and warfare. It changed the way we travel. It also briefly united us.

  • Improving upon a thing of beauty

    TOPIC: New welcome center at Saunders Springs
    OUR VIEW: Fine facility getting even better

    If you haven’t taken a leisurely stroll through the winding paths of Saunders Springs Nature Preserve off Wilson Road in Radcliff, the next few months will be a prime time to inhale nature’s magnificent beauty

  • Recognition for energy, efforts

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    Fort Knox continues to be on the cutting edge of energy conservation. The post again was recognized last month with the Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Award. It was the 10th time in the last 11 years that Fort Knox received the award.

  • Encouraging outlook at HMH

    ISSUE: HMH Foundation and its goals
    OUR VIEW: Group is off to an impressive start

    The Hardin Memorial Health Foundation — under the leadership of board chairman Joe Prather and board adviser Diane Logsdon — has reformed and reignited itself following a lengthy hiatus.

  • Doing business at a new address

    ISSUE: Hardin County government on the move
    OUR VIEW: Lots of plusses about the relocation

    Room by room, Hardin County government is moving.

    By vacating its traditional home in the center of the county seat, the relocation sends unspoken messages.

  • Keep the parade alive

    ISSUE: Heartland Homecoming Parade
    OUR VIEW: Event still has a place in summer

    Although the Heartland Festival in its many forms has faded into the past, the parade that remains still resonates with the community.

    Renamed as the Heartland Homecoming Parade, an enthusiastic crowd gathered along West Dixie Avenue again last weekend.

  • State honor reflects Young’s leadership

    TOPIC: Commonwealth's Attorney of the Year
    OUR VIEW: He and his staff make life better here

    It hasn’t taken long for Hardin County Commonwealth’s Attorney Shane Young to make an impact around the state with his fierce pursuit of justice.

  • Bridge makeover is not worth cost

    TOPIC: E'town railroad overpass makeover
    OUR VIEW: Too much to spend on paint