• Memorial needs only your support

    ISSUE: Monument to Gold Star Families

    OUR VIEW: A worthy endeavor to honor survivors

    “Dad’s cry, too.”

    These words spoken by a grieving single father of a young soldier killed in Afghanistan are the genesis leading to a potential new memorial to honor the families of our nation’s fallen warriors.

  • Debate over Wilson Gate

    ISSUE: Radcliff police on Wilson Road Gate
    OUR VIEW: Produce supporting research

    Sometimes when a plan is developed on paper the answer becomes clear.

    When problem solving, you can make a list of the pros and cons. Whichever list is longer, that’s typically the direction to follow.

  • Telecommunicators are invisible asset

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    When you dial 9-1-1, urgency quickly can give way to panic on your side of the telephone. It is essential the person responding be professional, calm, reassuring and efficient.

  • Opportunity with no boundaries

    ISSUE: Boundary Oak Distillery’s second location
    OUR VIEW: A tourism boost for all of Hardin County

    The announcement that Boundary Oak Distillery will occupy the former Challenger Center off Joe Prather Highway is good news for many reasons.

  • Confronting a real issue

    ISSUE: HCS offering substance abuse program
    OUR VIEW:It’s an important addition for students

    Hardin County Schools and Our Lady of Peace Hospital are joining forces to provide students and their families a place to turn when confronting substance and alcohol abuse.

  • Pride in Radcliff drives clean-up

    TOPIC: Radcliff clean-up
    OUR VIEW: The help of many goes a long way

    A harsh winter can leave some unsightly views around any town.

  • Sustaining our home

    ISSUE: EarthFest 2015 activities locally
    OUR VIEW: Sponsors providing many opportunities

    This week, Elizabethtown Com­­munity and Technical College and the Hardin County Earthcare Collaboration present EarthFest 2015: Sustaining Our Earth, Our Home.

  • Honoring No. 5 in a noble manner

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    Brianna Taylor, who graduated last June from Elizabethtown High School, played a lot of softball in her young life. More than hits and runs, she also scored by making friends.

  • Wearing a helmet only makes sense

    ISSUE: Motorcycle safety and helmet use
    OUR VIEW: Free to choose, so make a smart choice

    The issue of helmet use is a topic most motorcyclists can be considerably passionate about.

  • Premier status recognized

    ISSUE: Animal Control wins Agency of the Year
    OUR VIEW: Community, staff drive excellence

    The Hardin County Animal Shelter has been named the Ken­tucky Animal Control Agency of the Year.