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Today's News

  • Climbing into the new school year
  • Aug. 12 Editorial: Precautions needed for sports in the heat

    THE ISSUE: Sports heat safety

     OUR VIEW:  Safe is the best approach

    The body-draining heat of August has arrived along with grueling high school and youth football and soccer practices.

    Not to mention marching to a beat on blistering pavement or getting one more sprint or mile in for cross country season.

    Sports, band and heat are an August ritual. Often, the mix can be deadly as student-athletes from around the country try to survive tough practice sessions with high temperatures and suffocating humidity.

  • PREP ATHLETICS: NHCS to stay in KCAA (08/11)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — After a two-year probationary period with the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, the administration at North Hardin Christian School has decided to stay in the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association. The small private school plans to be an associate member of the KHSAA, meaning it can still compete with KHSAA

  • Hardin County author hopes readers give in to 'Twisted Desires'

    MORE INFO: To find out more about “Twisted Desires: A Suspenseful Murder Mystery” visit www.twisteddesires.net.    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY —  A

  • Ask the Expert: A healthy start to the school year

    By DONNY GILL   It’s that time of year again. Time for trips to the store for school clothes and supplies. Time again for early morning breakfasts and afternoon snacks. For some parents, it’s quiet time around the house.   We all want our children to do well in school. Here are some tips for you and your child to help ensure this school year can be the

  • My kitchen, your recipe: Ribs and greens

    By MARY ALICE HOLT

  • Aug. 12 Obituaries

    Dorothy Stith Basham, 88

    Curtis Duvall, 91

    Margie M. Miller, 83

    Dorothy Stith Basham

    Dorothy Stith Basham, 88, of Clarkson, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center.

    Survivors include a son, James R. Basham; and a daughter, Dorothy “Dot” McCall.

    The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT Thursday at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson with burial in Clarkson Cemetery.

    Visitation begins at 11 a.m. CDT today at the funeral home.

    Curtis Duvall with pic and flag

  • The Art of Performance: Optimism in Performance

    By DR. KEITH WILSON

    Are you an optimist or pessimist? That might seem like an odd question in the context of performance. However, it is a critical question because it speaks a lot concerning how an individual approaches any performance event.

  • Aug. 7 editorial: Many contribute to schools' goals

     THE ISSUE: Education holds key to future 

     OUR VIEW: Success is community responsibility

    School is back in session. That means new pencils, notebooks and a fresh supply of paper are needed to serve as tools for learning. Unfortunately, these essential school supplies also add an extra expense for families at a time budgets are stretched thin for many. 

  • Service is the reason for living

    Kendra Stewart Stats: Hobbies: Stewart's hobbies are endless: Volunteer work; Volleyball — her team won the Young Professionals mud volleyball tournament last year; tennis; supporting the Minnesota Vikings and WKU Toppers; sports in general — actually, she's a sports fanatic and is glad football season is on the way; scrapbooking; board games; shopping; traveling; hanging out with family a