• Learning in a foreign language

    ISSUE: Students learning English
    OUR VIEW: Peers play significant role

    At Radcliff Elementary School, a second-grade student has stepped up as a translator, providing tremendous support to a fellow classmate and her teacher.

    While teacher Kelly Everhart has worked with a variety of students who were learning English as a second language, Jenny Mata-Oliva is the first of her students not to speak any English.

  • Like him or not, Pitino is a Hall of Famer

    TOPIC: Pitino in Hall of Fame
    Coach has flourished in college game

  • Oh, the places you'll go

    ISSUE: Library Card Signup Month
    It’s one smart card

    A library card is magical. Besides bringing you into the brick-and-mortar place where there are books, magazines, newspapers, videos, DVDs, audio books, community bulletin boards and computers, it is a key. It can be the key to your past, present and future.

    With a library card, you can explore “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” and go “Around the World in 80 Days.”

  • Resounding impact of tourism's decisions

    ISSUE: Tourism Bureau taps its reserves
    OUR VIEW: Impact goes beyond dollars

  • Routine tasks always need full attention

    TOPIC: Cautious approach always the best
    Bad things can happen any day

    Some things in life become so natural you feel you could do the task in your sleep.

    Maybe you have performed the duties so many times you believe you can take steps out of the process and still get to the end result that you may be seeking.

    There is a lesson to be learned in taking routine for granted.

    A recent pair of tragic accidents have resulted in two deaths and the loss of limbs.

  • U.S. trapped in complex game

    ISSUE: Syrian stand-off
    Putin arrives as unlikely rescuer

    Who could have predicted it would be Russian President Vladimir Putin saddling the figurative white horse of peace in attempt to save the day in the U.S. stand-off against Syria? That’s just what Putin has accomplished over the course of the past few days.

  • West Point School growing leaders

    ISSUE: Solid programs growing
    OUR VIEW: Praise deserved

  • Generaton Y bother?

    ISSUE: Work ethic program enrollment

    OUR VIEW: Low participation indicative of program’s necessity

    Friday, Aug. 30, was the deadline for students to enroll in Hardin County School’s new work ethic certification. Of 975 seniors eligible to participate this year, 195 enrolled. It’s good to see nearly 200 HCS seniors had the impetus to sign up for what promises to be a very worthwhile experience in their final year of high school.

  • Step out to honor first responders

    ISSUE: Tuesday’s parade for 9/11 heroes

    OUR VIEW: Community should show appreciation

    It’s been a dozen years since terrorists attacked America by hijacking commercial airliners to create a series of flying missiles. Lives were destroyed and our sense of security stolen.

  • HMH environment is moving on up

    ISSUE: HMH “roof raising” celebration
    North Tower is another step in improvement

    Hardin Memorial Hospital administrators and trustees have been planning and working on a variety of actions within a comprehensive multi-year master plan geared toward gains in physician recruitment and retention, improvement of patient services and enhancement of hospital facilities. Details of the next step in the plan were unveiled during a recent ceremony on hospital grounds.