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Editorials

  • Giving students more

    ISSUE: Early college and career center
    OUR VIEW: Synergy brings students competitive opportunity

    The marketplace has no borders. Continuous innovations make products and services better and more efficient. Burgeoning competition in business means communities, workers and even trainees need an edge to succeed.

  • Going red for women

    ISSUE: National Wear Red Day
    OUR VIEW: Take action through attire

    Still in your bathrobe? Go put on something red.

    Already dressed in another color? Go back to your closet and change.

    Red. It’s a great color. It conjures excitement and an image of grace. It’s a power color that’s been known to boost self-confidence. It pops, drawing eyes. It signifies love and warmth.

  • Making the field more level

    ISSUE: Women in combat
    OUR VIEW: Keeping up with reality

    The Pentagon last week recognized that American society has changed and it is time for the military to follow suit by opening combat jobs for women.

    “They’re fighting and they’re dying together,” Leon Panetta said during a Jan. 24 news conference in which he announced women no longer would be barred from most military combat jobs. “The time has come for our policies to recognize that reality.”

  • Coach created John Hardin football as a powerhouse

    TOPIC: Mark Brown's retirement
    OUR VIEW: He has left a firm foundation

    It started on a Friday night on a football field in Bowling Green. That’s when the Mark Brown Era at John Hardin High School began.

    It was Aug. 24, 2001. It was not a pretty night.

  • Starting a new era dealing with real issue

    ISSUE: Habitat's new local director
    OUR VIEW: Has eye on the problem

    The local Habitat for Humanity chapter enters a new era.

    For the first time in its history, the local organization is financially healthy and active enough to justify and pay for a full-time executive director.

    Scott Turner enters the job with a clear appreciation for its importance.

  • Address evil, not legal guns

    ISSUE: New gun control proposals
    OUR VIEW:
    Don't punish the law-abiding

    During his news conference in the wake of the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama pushed hard for Congress to quickly enact new and more restrictive gun-control measures. He also signed 23 executive orders positioned as actions to keep our nation’s children safe.

  • Stop the hate

    THE ISSUE: Equality, acceptance campaign
    OUR VIEW: Student ownership strengthens message

    No one likes a bully.

    It’s an old expression, but a campaign at Central Hardin High School is delivering it in a new ways.

  • The flu battle begins with you

    TOPIC: Influenze outbreak
    OUR VIEW: Not too late to start the fight

    It can come on with a rush or a whimper.

    And then soon enough, the flu bug has taken over your household. Flu season is upon us and its grip on our health not only can be nagging, but long lasting.

  • Roads matter in Hardin County

    ISSUE: Expanding the roadways
    OUR VIEW: It's a balancing act

    Hardin County’s recent history has plenty of bright spots and growth is evident throughout our communities.

    Elected officials hit the highlights at a recent Hardin County Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

  • Measures of achievements

    ISSUE: Fair, family and music
    OUR VIEW: Worthy of praise

    Considering today’s temperatures, summer seems a long way off. But the Hardin County Community Fair has been stealing headlines lately.

    It recently was honored as Kentucky’s most aggressive fair from the Kentucky Association of Fairs and Horse Shows and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. The award recognizes a significant increase over the previous year in entries and exhibits.