• Be safeguarded on your shopping spree

    TOPIC: Holiday shopping
    OUR VIEW: Have a plan and protect yourself

    Maybe your holiday shopping started in the wee hours of this morning. Or maybe you will try and avoid the crunch, let the turkey and dressing continue to settle and hit the stores and the sales later today.

  • Three who excel at what they do

    As this week’s celebration of thankfulness approaches, here are added accolades for three local residents who recently have been set apart for praise because of their talents and contributions.

    KATE BATEMAN. Hanging decorations is one of many traditions that seem to fill us with the Christmas spirit.

  • Offering a toast to Boundary Oak

    ISSUE: Craft distillery set to begin bourbon line
    OUR VIEW: Goodin family is making an impact

    Armed with a federal permit that’s barely a year old, Brent Goodin and his family are making alcohol and history at their craft distillery on Battle Training Road.

  • Super PACs clog process

    ISSUE: Independent groups invest in candidates
    OUR VIEW: Campaign finance reform is needed

  • Unique day in sports at EHS

    TOPIC: Division I student-athletes
    OUR VIEW: Students, EHS have reason to be proud

  • Trash dispute keeps piling up

    ISSUE: New garbage haulers change collections
    OUR VIEW: Problems involve both roads and bills

    Residents of  the Sun n Fun subdivision near Rineyville have been talking trash lately. The trash talk they’ve been engaged in is of the literal sort – their garbage collection.

  • Music, politics and service

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

  • Putting money into heart of downtown

    TOPIC: Changes in downtown Elizabethtown
    OUR VIEW: Encouraged by private investment

    Most election seasons, we hear the same thing out of candidates for Elizabethtown City Council: “We have to do something about downtown” or “We need to make our downtown more attractive.”

  • Growth waits for a signal

    ISSUE: Radcliff development needs a traffic light
    OUR VIEW: Leaders have opportunity to assist

    To all those folks elected last week with promises to help attract jobs and promote economic growth, here’s your first opportunity.

    Help Radcliff get a traffic signal for a proposed retail development.

  • Vine Grove in race with winter’s chill

    ISSUE: Infrastructure work in Vine Grove
    Mayor wisely delayed street repaving

    Vine Grove is in a race against the weather.

    Much needed road work could be delayed by the early arrival of winter. Once asphalt plants close for the season, it will be early spring before the streets can be resurfaced.