Today's News

  • March 9, 2010 editorial: Veterans in the Heartland

    Hardin County will come together the last week of August to honor and celebrate the heroes of a sometimes forgotten Vietnam War. The four Chamber of Commerce organizations within our county, along with Fort Knox, have teamed up for a nearly weeklong tribute to the men and women who sacrificed so much without the benefit of an appropriate and deserved homecoming more than 30 years ago.

  • Finding ways to fulfill needs

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com For new Hardin County Salvation Army Director Lt. Marie Inmon, the first six months on the job will chart a course for the direction the organization will take under her leadership. That’s why she’s been meeting with or setting up meetings with various community leaders to help her understand needs of the area. &ld

  • March 21, 2010: Our readers write

    All dogs go to heaven

  • April 8, 2010: Services


  • March 31, 2010, editorial: Tipping point

    Eleven victims.

    Apparently that’s the tipping point that triggered a National Transportation Safety Board investigation that will examine, among other things, the design of Interstate 65 in Hart County.

    The NTSB, better known for investigating plane crashes and other mass transportation incidents, probes as many as 10 highway crashes each year. A spokesman said the number of victims contributed to the board’s decision to look into the matter.

  • March 17, 2010 editorial: From Haiti to home fires

    The American Red Cross provides a vital link to essential lifesaving services ranging from blood drives and swimming lessons to emergency response during the 2009 ice storm and faraway tragedies such as the Haitian earthquakes.

    Whether its setting up and staffing a shelter for hundreds, providing vital, immediate response to fire victims, serving food and coffee to emergency responders or teaching CPR, the Red Cross is a service to our community.

  • Community college transfer legislation key to Ky. future


    There is a continuous struggle faced by many Kentucky Community and Technical College students. These students take lower-division level transfer classes taught by highly qualified faculty who have an expertise in teaching and learning, only to discover later that that the degree requirements have changed at the other institution.

  • March 18, 2010: Our readers write

    Technology a resource for students

    I am the parent of an eighth grade student at Larue County Middle School. My son insisted that we attend a recent board meeting because he was thrilled at the prospect of the passing of the Laptops of Larue initiative. Never before has he seemed so excited about the opportunity to learn. This is a great plan to loan each and every student at Larue County High School a laptop that they can use at school and at home, keeping their lessons — and teachers — at their fingertips.

  • April 6 Services


  • March 16 Editorial: Area basketball tradition runs deep

    Cutting down nets after securing championships is as much a part of postseason basketball as victory smiles and tears of defeat.

    Again this season, our area teams showcased themselves against the best teams in the 5th Region and fared well.

    Really, it’s what we have grown to expect.

    The North Hardin High School boys’ team will make its 12th state tournament appearance Thursday. No other school in the region — past or present — comes close in number of state tournament berths.