en Well-deserved recognitions <p> <strong>KUDOS:</strong> Praising positives in our community</p> <p> <strong>A FARMER&rsquo;S LIFE.</strong> Working in the fields is nothing new to Ray Allan Mackey. He has been doing it for more than 30 years.</p> <p> Farming is his life.</p> July 29, 2014: Our readers write <p> <u><strong>HMH information should be explored</strong></u></p> <p> Recently, the attorney general said Hardin Memo&shy;rial Hospital violated open records provisions when it refused to provide copies of physicians&rsquo; contracts requested by Magistrate Doug Goodman.</p> Buying event tickets can be treacherous <p> As the PGA Champion-ship approaches Aug. 4 at Valhalla, many local consumers will start looking for tickets. BBB warns consumers of scammers taking advantage of anyone looking for a last-minute deal.</p> The public's right to know <p> Magistrate Doug Goodman now knows the findings of an investigation into the actions of two former Hardin County Emergency Medical Services employees following verbal and written complaints that were raised about the department.</p> In this case, do not follow the light <p> Looking at all the classic cars filling downtown Elizabethtown for the annual Cruisin&rsquo; the Heartland celebration, many memories are stirred.</p> July 27, 2014: Our readers write <p> <strong>Animal Control explains efforts </strong></p> <p> I am writing in response to the letter of concern about fees paid by Fort Knox residents to the Hardin County Animal Shelter when reclaiming their dog or cat.</p> One chance to get waterpark correct <p> <strong>ISSUE: </strong>Elizabethtown&rsquo;s plans for pool, spray park</p> <p> <strong>OUR VIEW: </strong>Give design plan careful consideration</p> <p> Because American Legion Park is home to the community-built playground known as Funtopia, some unofficially dubbed the proposed pool and spray park as Watertopia.</p> Confidence in process is critical to elections <p> <strong>ISSUE:</strong> Election process for soldiers overseas<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Important task in hands of Elizabethtown man</p> <p> Every American should be confident their vote is cast appropriately and is counted promptly. The men and women of the armed forces, who put their lives on the line for the country and its principles, deserve that right most of all.</p>