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Editorials

  • Graduation rates looking up locally

    TOPIC: Local graduation rates improve
    OUR VIEW: Moving numbers forward is vital

    Educators are big on numbers: Percentage of students who are deemed college ready, ACT and SAT scores, drop-out rates. In many ways, school districts reflect sports with its measurements for success.

  • Good deeds: From tuition to diapers

    EXTENDING TUITION DISCOUNTS. Webster University has joined the growing number of colleges and universities to offer discount tuition rates to military spouses.

  • Adding impact to DUI laws

    TOPIC: Brianna Taylor Act addresses DUI laws
    OUR VIEW: Sliver of positive in the face of tragedy

    Every single time someone puts themselves under the influence of alcohol or drugs and gets behind the steering wheel of a vehicle and drives, they are doing more than putting their life in jeopardy.

  • Dear Valentine: Be heart healthy

    ISSUE: February is American Heart Month
    OUR VIEW: Build awareness and take action

    In February, when Valentine’s Day focuses our attention on matters of the heart, health issues also should come to mind.

  • Honoring unknown heroes of history

    ISSUE: February is Black History Month
    OUR VIEW: This year, remember Selma

    February is the month our nation annually remembers and celebrates the significant achievements and lasting impact of black Americans from our past.

  • New team on post celebrates today

    ISSUE: Army’s Recruiting and Retention School
    OUR VIEW: Welcome Fort Knox’s newest mission

    In recent years, the community has experienced many exits at Fort Knox but today is a time to celebrate a key new arrival.

  • County Fair is most progressive

    ISSUE: Hardin County Community Fair recognized
    OUR VIEW: State association’s award is deserved

    Hardin County loves its county fair.

  • Paying for city's help at events

    ISSUE: Elizabethtown seeks event reimbursements
    OUR VIEW: Council must consider all impacts of issue

    Elizabethtown City Council is faced with another decision that could impact quality of life in the community.

  • Megasite is ready for Volvo

    ISSUE: Auto manufacturer’s interest in Glendale
    OUR VIEW: More ready now than ever before

    Whispers of Volvo’s interest in a North American manufacturing facility centered on hints that Kentucky was in consideration as well as the Carolinas.

  • Be it ever so humble

    TOPIC: Habitat for Humanity’s container project
    OUR VIEW: Organization is a big help for many

    Habitat for Humanity gives hope to people, helping to provide them with a safe roof over their heads. Sometimes it’s the first safe roof they have seen in months or years.