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Editorials

  • EIS, let the building continue

    ISSUE: EIS hires next superintendent
    OUR VIEW: Smooth transition expected

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools Board of Education adopted a strategic plan about two years ago. Within that plan, the district identified an overall four-piece objective: interventions, college and career readiness, family and business partnerships and a quality teacher in every classroom.

  • Take action for those with special needs

    ISSUE: Raising money and awareness
    OUR VIEW: Thanks to all

    If you’ve caught a J.T. Alton Middle School volleyball game, you might have seen the players’ socks decorated with a puzzle-piece pattern, a symbol for autism awareness. You also may have come across a Facebook page called “Dylan’s Journey: Your journey is just as important! Support AUTISM!,” meant to connect families with autistic children.

  • Staying alert to military changes

    ISSUE: Army in a state of flux
    OUR VIEW: Community must be vigilant

     

  • See it in your hometown

    ISSUE: Hardin County entertainment
    OUR VIEW:
    Much to do around here

  • Get ready to go purple in May

    ISSUE: Paint the Town Purple
    OUR VIEW: Great way to gear-up for Relays

    Some residents might be inclined to think their eyes are playing tricks on them during the first full week of May. But rest assured that won’t be the case. The purple hue we will begin seeing across the community signifies the return of an annual Relay for Life event.

  • Cruisin’ captures state’s attention

    ISSUE: Cruisin’ gains Top 10 ranking
    OUR VIEW: Event deserves statewide notice

  • New Knox logo a symbol of a mission

    TOPIC: New Fort Knox logo
    OUR VIEW: One symbol of excellence
     

    Visitors to Fort Knox or to the post’s website have had something new to catch their eyes the last few weeks.

  • Fiscal Court revote erases arguments

    ISSUE: Fiscal Court’s revote on government move

    OUR VIEW:  ‘Do-over’ was right decision

    Hardin Fiscal Court conducted a second meeting to receive public input and allow magistrates an opportunity to recast a vote on the plan to relocate county government offices. Although those in attendance who spoke in opposition will continue to view relocation as the wrong move for county government, Fiscal Court’s decision to hold a second meeting certainly was the right decision to make.

  • A donation of history

    ISSUE: Ron Lewis' Congressional papers
    OUR VIEW: University uniquely ready for gift

     

    Ron Lewis recently stepped out of his role as retiree and grandfather and briefly returned to the spotlight at Campbellsville University.

  • Health department selling home health branch

    ISSUE: Selling home health services

    OUR VIEW: A sensible decision

     

    Having weathered rising costs and sinking returns with no relief anticipated, Lincoln Trail District Health Department plans to sell its home health services division.

    Since last year, the department has tried to make up financial shortfalls through attrition. But that hasn’t made enough impact and the program is looking at a financial loss.