• UWCK summits search for ideas

    ISSUE: United Way’s January meetings

    OUR VIEW: Valuable contributions of ideas

    The United Way is synonymous with community fundraising. But it is about more.

    United Way of Central Kentucky’s focus is on solutions.

  • Taking action is best way to go

    KUDOS: Praising positives in the community

    When Vine Grove resident Jonathan Lynch saw a Honda Accord leave the roadway, cross through a field and land in a pond, he took action.

  • Right-to-work is right approach

    ISSUE: County's right-to-work ordinance
    OUR VIEW: Strong step forward for worker choice

  • U.S. Army, Fort Knox prepare to listen

    ISSUE: Army plans community listening session
    OUR VIEW: Expect a packed house at The PAC

    Fort Knox is changing.

    That’s been a true statement perhaps for the installation’s entire existence but certainly during the past decade.

  • Get it done in 2015

    ISSUE: Challenges of 2015
    OUR VIEW: We have a lot to finish

    All the presents have been opened and the Christmas meal is history. The ball dropped on schedule and bowl games will last for a few more days.

  • Honor man who makes trolley go

    When Mayor J.J. Duvall awarded John Marshall with the 2014 Volunteer of the Year award Dec. 16, it was a special presentation.

    John Marshall is 74 years old and he is the epitome of what it means to be a volunteer. He cares about his community and about the people that he serves.

  • Saying goodbye to proven leader

    ISSUE: Chris Wilborn's work with United Way
    OUR VIEW: Lasting impact made on region

    Among the traits of any effective leader is a desire to make lasting impact that can be measured and appreciated long after their time at the helm has ended.

  • Put cards on table for everyone to see

    ISSUE: Confidential reprimands by ethics board
    OUR VIEW: Get the findings out in the open

    As the year winds down, some unspoken concerns and unresolved issues come into focus. The operations and accountability of the Hardin County Board of Ethics falls into that category.

  • Her continual effort honors all veterans

    ISSUE: Wreaths Across America
    : Donna Betson deserves praise for work

    For as long as Donna Betson can remember, the military has been a big part of her life.

    It started with her late father serving, then her husband and son. In all, she can count about 60 years of military service in her immediate family.

  • Helping those who give much

    ISSUE: Operation Homefront’s benefits locally
    : Efforts recognize sacrifices of soldiers

    How many times do you think you hear about how Hardin County is such a giving community each year?

    A few times? Maybe dozens?

    Well here’s another one.