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  • Health Plan Will Increase Costs for Families and Kill Jobs

    By Brett Guthrie

    Guest Columnist

    During a recent telephone town hall a constituent from Bowling Green told me, “Being a two-time cancer survivor, and possibly having it for a third time, I’m very concerned about health care reform. I know money is tight for everyone right now, but I’m worried about new taxes and being forced to accept government-run health care. I just really think if we have less government in health care we would be better off. ”

  • Aug. 3, 2009: Our readers write

    Just for Kids

    Less than an hour from our doorstep is an amazing place where our families with children can turn when medical emergencies arise. We are so fortunate to have access to a nationally recognized children’s hospital — Kosair Children’s Hospital.

    As an Elizabethtown pediatrician, I frequently send families to Kosair Children’s Hospital. In fact, some 5,000 children from our area are treated there every year.

  • Aug. 4 editorial: New education takes over Wednesday

    THE ISSUE: Kentucky's new education commissioner

     OUR VIEW: Time to roll up his sleeves

    Our local students and teachers aren’t the only ones who have go back to school this week. The state’s new  commissioner of education begins his job Wednesday. And he sure has his work cut out for him.

  • 'Successful disaster' ends Monday

      Auto dealers have made 489,269 sales under the government's $3 billion Cash for Clunkers rebate program, according to data released Friday by the Department of Transportation. The total value of  rebates claimed by dealers stood at $2 billion. — The Associated Press

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Knox wins in two sets; LaRue falls (08-21)

    The News-Enterprise Sophomore Breezy Jackson had five aces as the Fort Knox Lady Eagles won their second straight match, 25-13, 25-20 over 5th Region rival Bardstown on Thursday. Jackson also had two kills, two blocks and one assists, while senior Karissa Jackson had three blocks and went 6-for-7 from the service line. Junior Allyson Swilley chipped in with three assists and two ace

  • July 28 editorial: Woodson gets what being a pro athlete means

    THE ISSUE: Andre Woodson

    OUR VIEW: He's a pro, on and off the field

    Andre Woodson gets what being a professional athlete is all about.

    He recently spent part of his “offseason” by coming back to his roots in Radcliff to share his knowledge with young campers at a North Hardin High School football camp.

    Imagine the thought racing through a young mind as an NFL quarterback is standing a few feet away from you, tossing you a ball or telling you the importance of academics.

  • July 12 editorial: Leading the way

    In response to an editorial congratulating Elizabethtown officials for expansion of the government information they provide online to the public, Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry pointed out in an e-mail that county government also is doing a good job of providing information online to its constituents He’s right. There is a lot of information available at hcky.or

  • A homecoming fit for heroes

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — While rain forced them indoors, it didn’t stop the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) from celebrating its return home. Soldiers in the 3rd ESC and their families were treated to a Welcome Home picnic Thursday complete with hamburgers and hot dogs after returning Aug. 10 from deployment to Iraq. The p

  • July 19 editorial: Two achieve despite adversity

    Things got you down today?

    The on-again, off-again weather ... up and down, mostly down, stock market ...  hemorrhaging 401 (k)s ... vacation over ... job in jeopardy ... crops in trouble.

    As stressful as the ebb and flow of life can be, two recent stories in The News-Enterprise were chock full of inspiration that could motivate most of us through even the roughest times.

  • July 29 editorial: 31W gets a new look, and feel

    Notice how pleasant it is to drive Dixie Highway — 31W — these days following the extreme makeover of the busy two-miles from Hardin Memorial Hospital to Veterans Way and Pear Orchard Extension. No more bone-jarring cracks and crevices, no more wheel-grabbing ruts or aggravating thumpety, thump, thumps. Just quiet ... the sound of smooth ... tire tread on new asphalt.