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Editorials

  • Don't be naive: Politics are real

    ISSUE: Politics and the Ring Road extension
    OUR VIEW: All state funding comes with politics

    Describing Hardin County as one of the state’s most effective economic engines, Gov. Steve Beshear stood before barriers at the southern end of Ring Road and described his decision to accelerate funding to extend the road to Interstate 65.

  • VOTE TODAY

    ISSUE: Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. today
    OUR VIEW: Your opportunity has arrived

    Today is an important day. As a registered voter, Election Day is the opportunity to exercise your right and obligation of making your voice heard regarding whom you wish to best represent your views and desires on multiple levels of government.

  • Prognosis improves

    ISSUE: Financial health of Hardin Memorial Health
    OUR VIEW: Recent reports offer reasons to smile

  • Retiring from one role today

    TOPIC: Dr. Bill Lee leaves his dental practice
    OUR VIEW: County coroner has much yet to offer

    Everybody has those days in their lives that they will remember forever .

  • Some stories just deserve to be told

    ISSUE: John Hardin High’s oldest graduate
    OUR VIEW:
    Reminder that friendship have impact

    A story combining patriotism and friendship is always worth telling.

    Wayne Covault left high school in 1949. Military service and the Korean War beckoned.

  • Good work all around

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    GET ACQUAINTED. The Elizabethtown Police Depart­ment is making it easy to get to know Chief Tracy Schiller and many others within the department with its quarterly program, Coffee with a Cop.

  • Deal with Ebola in balanced way

    ISSUE: Ebola finds its way to the United States
    OUR VIEW: Panic is not an appropriate response

  • Helping to ensure students are ready

    TOPIC: Bornlearning Academies
    OUR VIEW: Program a great first step in getting youngsters ready for school

    A state report earlier this year measuring kindergarten readiness of youngsters sent up a red flag around Kentucky. It said about half of the children were considered not ready to start school based on testing.

  • Building on a solid foundation

    ISSUE: Next leader of Helping Hand of Hope
    OUR VIEW: Capable, qualified candidate emerges

  • One giant step toward New York

    ISSUE: Credit Union’s $10,000 gift to Trojan Band
    OUR VIEW
    : Lots of work left to reach Macy’s Parade

    Being invited to participate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a massive honor. Getting the band there is a massive challenge.