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Editorials

  • E'town will pave way for business

    ISSUE: Towne Drive extension
    OUR VIEW: New street addresses retail congestion

    Retailers like traffic. It’s important to be convenient for shoppers. But too much traffic can add frustration to the experience and turn folks away.

  • Rallying behind Kevin Ware, U of L

    ISSUE: U of L player's gruesome injury
    OUR VIEW: Team collects national sentiment

  • Bluegrass bounce

    TOPIC: Basketball in Kentucky
    OUR VIEW: Nobody does it better

    There are eight college basketball teams ready to begin play this weekend in the Final Four for men’s and women’s basketball. Two of them are from the University of Louisville.

    Card Nation is delirious over the possibility of the Cardinals and Lady Cardinals sweeping national crowns.

    Who can blame them?

  • Glad to welcome master's students

    ISSUE: Another masters program locally
    OUR VIEW: Education is on the rise

  • Colorful fun and local honors

    ISSUE: Good news around

    OUR VIEW: Colorful kudos

    The trees in and around Freeman Lake Park in October should be decorated with some bright and stunning colors.

    So will hundreds of runners and walkers who are expected to turn out for the high profile The Color Run. The national and international race billed as the “Happiest 5K on the Planet” is coming to Elizabethtown as part of its 2013 tour. The event begins at 9 a.m. Oct.12 in Freeman Lake Park.

  • The end is a great start

    ISSUE:2013 General Assembly
    OUR VIEW: A bit of fresh air

    “We sent a positive message that we did what our constituents wanted us to do,” Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo said as lawmakers closed this year’s session of the General Assembly in Frankfort.

  • Giving students a better chance

    ISSUE: Kentucky’s new graduation laws
    OUR VIEW:
    Dropout prevention and early graduation make sense

    This month Gov. Steve Beshear signed two bills that could usher in positive change for high school graduation in Kentucky.

    First, Senate Bill 97 allows school districts to increase the dropout age to 18. Currently, students are permitted to drop out of school at 16 with their parents’ permission.

  • Be aware of tornadoes

    ISSUE: Spring safety
    OUR VIEW: Remember tornado safety precaution

    Monday’s cold temperatures and wintery mix of rain and snow belied the fact the first day of spring has come and gone this year. However, those among us who yearn for sun-drenched summer afternoons must take heart. Balmy days are just around the bend.

  • Adding archery for students right on target

    TOPIC: Archery as a high school sport
    OUR VIEW: Adding sport is right on target

    It has been said more than once that variety is the spice of life.

    For area high school student-athletes, the addition this year of archery as a Kentucky High School Athletic Association sanctioned sport is a welcome offering for area schools, as well as schools around the state.

  • Laurels

    TOPIC: Bald heads, BBQ and bowling
    OUR VIEW: All worthy of our time

    You may have seen a lot more shaved heads than usual recently around Hardin County.