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Editorials

  • Honoring soldiers from Vietnam era

    ISSUE: Commemoration of the Vietnam War
    OUR VIEW:
    Salute to service never goes out of style

  • Check your watch before going to post

    ISSUE: Reduction of hours at Fort Knox gates
    OUR VIEW:
    Post decision serves post priorities

    Fort Knox and Hardin County have an important symbiotic relationship. The post payroll and spending drives much of the local economy and traditionally has insulated the region from negative trends observed nationally.

  • Signs, signs everywhere

    ISSUE: Signs along federal, state and local roads
    OUR VIEW: Transportation cabinet offers advice

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has a problem — and you may be contributing to it.

  • Special honors

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    When Jared Boddy and Ben Green were called to duty early on the evening of Sept. 8, little did they know that part of their mission on Taylor Court in Radcliff would be to rescue someone from a burning building.

  • E’town dog park is welcome addition

    ISSUE: Facility opens Saturday
    OUR VIEW: A dog’s life is getting even better

    In recent months, Hardin County has become a better place to be a dog.

  • United Way needs support

    ISSUE: United Way of Central Kentucky's fund drive
    OUR VIEW: Luncheon program demonstrates need

  • Encouraging men to be better dads

    ISSUE: Establishment of All Pro Dads at schools
    OUR VIEW:
    Program has a place in today’s society

  • Noble send off for unknown woman

    ISSUE: Marking the passing of Patricia Bliss
    OUR VIEW: A reflection of our community

    When Patricia Bliss passed away Aug. 4, no family members could be located to notify nor to make arrangement for services. Bliss died at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She had lived in a nursing home on Woodland Drive in Elizabethtown since October of 2012.

  • Touching lives

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    TRACTOR TRIBUTE. The legacy that Louis Crosier left on the town of Cecilia — and across Hardin County — is felt nearly six years after his death from esophageal cancer.

  • Keeping score

    ISSUE: Kids Count scores for Hardin County
    OUR VIEW:
    Use the figures to target improvements

    Statistics can be a helpful way to sort data and provide true insight into issues.\

    Statistics also can be overwhelming and fail to spotlight root causes.