• 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
    : 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.

  • Charting a course for change at HMH

    ISSUE: Politics and hospital finances
    A change could be in the offing

    After years of sizable profits, the financial picture at Hardin Memorial Hospital has changed drastically with back-to-back annual losses of more than $5 million each.

    During this political season, the hospital has become a key talking point.

  • ECTC recognizes best of its very best

    ISSUE: ECTC’s Distinguished Alumni recognition
    OUR VIEW: Education enriches and enhances lives

    After Monday night’s ceremony, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College now officially has 92 distinguished alumni.

  • Reducing costs and offering aid

    ISSUE: Community Labor Program introduced
    OUR VIEW: A solution that serves community

    When county government saves money, everyone wins and when that money-saving effort also produces a benefit, it’s that much better.

  • Handling move with all respect

    ISSUE: Relocation of abandoned cemetery
    OUR VIEW: Delicate decision to move graves

    Time marches forward. And with it, progress and development as well. What once was present is replaced by something new, but only for a period of time. What we see today is likewise to be one day replaced in this ongoing cycle.

  • Blazing trails for 4 decades

    ISSUE: Greenspace celebrates 40 years
    OUR VIEW: Organization enhances quality of life

    Before the U.S. 31W Bypass and before the construction of Ring Road, before the Pritchard Community Center and before Towne Mall, a group of local residents had a goal.