• Oldham leads by example

    TOPIC: County attorney’s honor
    A long road to award

    It certainly is not why Jenny Oldham became a county attorney, but her recent recognition as Kentucky’s County Attorney of the Year is a nice acknowledgement of the work she has accomplished in a short time on the job.

    Elected in 2010, Oldham has made noticeable changes.

  • Fort Knox gains LDAC

    Outside the U.S. Army, it is likely Operation Warrior Forge is unfamiliar to most in the community. But for those in leadership inside the post’s gates and members of the CORE Committee, it has been an important target for addition to Fort Knox for many years. Last week’s announcement that the training program is coming to our local Army post was welcome news for many who have worked for this cause for quite a long period of time.

  • Hats off to honorees and those who helped

    ISSUE:Honoring lives of achievement

    OUR VIEW:School district’s impact seen

    As Hardin County Schools added 10 honorees to its list of Distinguished Alumni last Thursday, the ceremony again proved to be a reflection of the importance of education.

    Great things happen daily in local schools. The full impact of those accomplishments may not be fully evident until the seeds sown take root and blossom in the lives of graduates.

  • Water District’s offer deserves consideration

    ISSUE: Elizabethtown’s municipal water system
    OUR VIEW: Time to decide about the future

    Chemistry brought the question to the table. Issues of community growth and development make it significant. Financial decisions may settle it.

    For about two years, Hardin County Water District No. 2 has been asking the City of Elizabethtown — its wholesale customer — to make a decision about changing the treatment process used to clean its tap water.

  • Off the screen

    ISSUE: “The Butler” not showing in Hardin County
    OUR VIEW: Theater owner puts principles first

  • Heartland Festival gets a thumbs up

    TOPIC: Heartland Festival 2013
    From rides to concert, it was a winner

    Heartland Festival in the Park is back where it rightly belongs among area festivals as one of the best this region has to offer.

    More than 15,000 people attended last weekend's event at Freeman Lake Park, taking in everything from rides to sno-cones, a reptile zoo to a concert. And much, much more.

  • Praise for staging unique fundraisers

    ISSUE: Noteworthy events
    OUR VIEW: Lots of opportunities to say well done

    In the constant buzz of activity that makes up local communities, exceptional acts of graciousness and charity are constantly being planned and implemented. Sometimes it’s a task to ensure the compliments keep pace with accomplishments.

    But let’s give it try. It’s time to pass out a few kudos.

  • E'town Panthers play at new home

    ISSUE: EHS athletic complex
    OUR VIEW: The dream debuts tonight

  • Industrial neighbors

    ISSUE: Residents upset by Flex Films noise
    OUR VIEW: Determining action to take should be easy

  • Diving in on pool question

    ISSUE: Closing Elizabethtown’s city pool
    OUR VIEW: Exploring other options