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Editorials

  • Veterans Tribute is available daily

    ISSUE: Celebrating Veterans Day
    OUR VIEW: Tribute site is year-round venue

    It has been nearly a year since a grateful and tearful community dedicated the Hardin County Veterans Tribute in the Elizabethtown Nature Park. Many in the community will return there Monday morning to again celebrate Veterans Day.

    In case you haven’t visited since, not much has changed at the park.

  • Let voters decide if ex-felons may vote

    ISSUE: Restoring voting rights of ex-felons
    OUR VIEW: Put question on the ballot

     

  • Financial practices remain conservative

    ISSUE: County makes hall of fame donation
    OUR VIEW: Contribution is economic development effort

    Hardin County government has joined in the financial support of the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame, contributing $5,000 to the cause and considering the money an investment in economic development.

    After Hardin Fiscal Court approved the contribution, Mike Pollio, who is leading hall of fame fundraising efforts, said the support is appreciated because the county doesn’t regularly make such contributions.

  • Area students earn high marks

    ISSUE: Student successes are many

    OUR VIEW: Strong seasons on fields of play

    It rarely comes as a surprise anymore when we see the immense success of local students, whether it be on the field of play for sports or for our area high school bands.

    The last few weeks are just another indicator of that.

  • Have a safe Halloween

    ISSUE: Halloween safety
    OUR VIEW:
    Everyone’s responsibility

  • Bullying complaint primarily bull

    ISSUE: Texas ballgame bullying charge

    OUR VIEW: Diminishes impact of law

    Ninety-one to zero: The final score of a Texas high school football game became a matter of national debate after a parent upset with the outcome tossed out an accusation.

    The football coach of Aledo High School now must defend himself against allegations of bullying.

  • Great things happening

    ISSUE: Worthy projects and outstanding achievements
    OUR VIEW:
    A round of applause

  • Decision on Public Square

    ISSUE: Dealing with Newberry's building
    OUR VIEW: Answer the mayor's question

  • Paying for time off

    ISSUE: Back pay to cover furlough time
    OUR VIEW: Cost of Congressional inaction

  • Crime and punishment

    ISSUE: Terminated for confronting shoplifter
    OUR VIEW:
    Only one bad guy in this situation

    What appeared at face value to be cause for praising an employee’s actions has resulted in disdain from many in response to the action Lowe’s home improvement store took in terminating one of its own.