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  • Ready to lead

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    FORT KNOX — The sound of cannon fire thundered through the air Thursday as soldiers and civilians gathered at Fort Knox to honor the change of command for the U.S. Army Armor Center, possibly the last for Fort Knox as the Armor Center is slated to relocate to Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Base Realignment and Closure project.

  • Aug. 28, 2009, editorial: The Next Big Thing

    If necessity is the mother of invention, surely imagination is its father. And the recent announcement that the Lincoln Trail Innovation Center will administer a $100,000 program looking for inventions from students might be seen as the fairy godmother.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Meade wins; LaRue falls to Nelson (08/28)

    The News-Enterprise Senior Zack Brown scored two goals to lift the Meade County Green Wave to a 3-1 win over visiting Grayson County on Thursday. Junior Todd Johnston also scored for Meade County (2-0). Senior keeper Jordan Compton made five saves, while junior reserve Logan Griffith made one. UP NEXT: Meade County plays Louisville Butler at 9 a.m. and Louisville Fairdale at 5 p.m.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Thursday's results (08/28)

    GOLF BOYS' PREP THURSDAY'S EVENTS ELIZABETHTOWN 202, LARUE COUNTY 257 HODGENVILLE — Results from Thursday's match at the par-36 (front nine) LaRue County Country Club: Elizabethtown Kyle Jury                              &nbsp

  • Setting the sidewalk
  • Health care reform - a conservative perspective

    By David J. Zoeller, M.D., Guest columnist

    Health care reform presents an opportunity to improve the humaneness of our current health care system by extending insurance coverage to all. Unfortunately, no proposal in Congress is financially sustainable, nor is our current system.

    No amount of waste, fraud or profit reduction will compensate for the increase in volume of services that has occurred in the past. Indeed, the explosion in cost associated with soon-to-retire baby boomers will dwarf the current federal deficit.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Meade beats North in two sets; Knox beats Caverna (08/28)

    The News-Enterprise Seniors Bliss Powers, Blaire Brangers and Erin Sireno and sophomore Rachel Johnson each had five aces as the Meade County Lady Waves knocked off former 15th District rival North Hardin, 25-10, 25-8 on Thursday. Powers also had six kills, six digs, one assist and one block, while Johnson had six kills, one dig, one assist and one block. Sophomore Rachel Powers add

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Elizabethtown hopes it learned lessons against Male (08/28)

     

     

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN

    nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN —

    After Louisville Male pounded his team, 66-14 last week, Elizabethtown High School football coach Brad Todd easily could have trashed the game tape, not wanting to relive one of the biggest beatdowns in the proud history of the Panthers’ program.

    Instead, Todd did just the opposite. He got the tape back out and watched it a few times, even making the players watch it together on a projection screen.

  • Setting the sidewalk
  • Aug. 30, 2009: Our readers write

    Amber waves of factories

    While many seem to believe that the “NAATBatt would have alleviated job loses” as reported by John Friedlein in The News-Enterprise in early August, it would have changed the Glendale area forever.  If I may let me quote the first few lines of “America the Beautiful” as written by Katharine Lee Bates, O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain. ... Anyone who lives in the southern part of Hardin County will realize how important the farmland is to that area.