• Dealing with a deadly drug

    ISSUE: Legislature considers anti-heroin bill
    Strong messages must be sent now

    Across the country, heroin usage has increased 75 percent over the last five years. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the number of users grew to 335,000.

  • Putting faith in the wind

    ISSUE: Wind Energy Corp.'s pilot project
    OUR VIEW: Well wishes on idea born in E'town

    Hopefully, the winds of innovation are blowing in the direction of Jim Fugitte and his Wind Energy Corp.

  • Service, safety and success

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    Clint Meshew served his country for years in the U.S. military, including in Vietnam. And he hasn’t stopped serving.

    Now in his 70s, the Eliza­bethtown resident has spent nearly 14 years aiding other veterans as they attempt to obtain benefits on the local, state and federal level.

  • Legislature will consider LIFT

    ISSUE: Concept calls for locally voted sales tax
    OUR VIEW: Decision won’t be settled in Frankfort

    If you had $6 million to spend on public improvements, what would you do in Hardin County?

  • Deal closes books on First Federal

    ISSUE: Acquisition of First Federal Savings Bank
    OUR VIEW: Merger provides stability for investors

    While customers and shareholders of First Federal Savings Bank likely didn’t notice the difference, New Year’s Day ushered in change for the bank and its parent company, First Financial Services Corp.

  • 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.