• He's 'Comin' Over'

    ISSUE: Chris Young concert at Freeman Lake Park
    Entertainment choice is going over well

    In most any circumstance, spending $75,000 is a decision that should be weighed carefully and thoughtfully.

    Spending $75,000 of someone else’s money deserves even greater consideration and scrutiny.

  • All train collisions can be prevented

    ISSUE: Recent incidents of local railway accidents
    OUR VIEW: Stay off tracks and know safety rules

    Ten days ago, a 14-year-old Elizabethtown resident was struck by a train while walking along the tracks downtown. It’s been reported by witnesses that the teen was wearing earbuds or headphones at the time.

  • Andrew Holland's lessons will live on

    TOPIC: Teenager fought cancer while living life
    OUR VIEW: Make the most of your time on Earth

    There is something all of us can learn from the short life lived by Andrew Holland.

    Faced with cancer, he spent weeks and weeks in Kosair Children’s Hospital. It was his home away from home as he fought cancer to the very end.

  • On behalf of others

    Kudos: Praising positives in our community

    A lot of local people are giving a lot of themselves on some noteworthy projects. Many gather little notice but here are a few who briefly popped on the public radar recently and should be acknowledged further.

  • Leaving legacy of dedication

    ISSUE: Death of KSP Sgt. David Gibbs
    OUR VIEW: He loved God, his family and his job

    Kentucky State Trooper Sgt. David Gibbs was laid to rest last Tuesday in Rineyville Cemetery following a service at Severns Valley Baptist Church.

  • Playing fair

    ISSUE: Fairness ordinance to be raised in E'town
    OUR VIEW: Consideration must be conducted fairly

    In American culture, fairness is on par with equality. We want, expect and sometimes demand a fair and even playing field. Since childhood, we have been told to “play fair.”

  • Coordinating fun in Radcliff

    ISSUE: Councilman volunteers to handle events
    OUR VIEW: Radcliff can use a better approach

    Radcliff has a new coordinator to oversee planning and implementation of festivals and other fun events for residents and visitors to the city. Well, sort of.

  • Providing hope when hope fades

    ISSUE: Adoption creates forever families
    Hargises have hearts for others

    If you are to know only one thing about Lorie and Dwain Hargis, it’s this: they care about the lives of others.

    Parents to two grown children, they now have welcomed four adopted children into their family in the last 15 months.

  • From teddy bears to notable athletes

    RIDING FOR THE CHILDREN. Veterans from American Legion Hardin Post 113 continue to give back to the community.

    Recently, local American Legion Riders concluded the second Teddy Bear Ride by delivering nearly 300 teddy bears to Hardin Memorial Health’s pediatric unit, Hardin County’s EMS service and the Kentucky State Police.

  • Illness is active in all hospitals

    ISSUE: Infection control at Hardin Memorial
    OUR VIEW: Report shows room for improvement

    Hardin Memorial Hospital has an issue with infection control. Most, if not all, hospitals do.