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  • Relay walkers fight back against cancer

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    The first leg of this year’s Hardin County Relay for Life raised more than $130,000 for cancer treatment and research.

    Starting Friday evening, hundreds of participants walked around the track at Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown, under an arch of purple balloons and past paper luminary bags. They not only were helping fight the disease, but also honoring those who have battled it.

  • April 22, 2010: Our readers write

    ‘1984’ could come soon

  • April 27, 2010, editorial: Welcome back, engineers

    Kentucky is known for horses, but in this week before the Derby, it’s sea horses that have captured our attention.

    On Saturday, nearly 500 members of the 19th Engineers Battalion, known as the Sea Horse Battalion, crossed the finish line of a year-long deployment to Afghanistan. The rest of the unit is expected to return later this year.

  • April 18, 2010: Our readers write

    Upholding Constitution not a ‘waste of money’

    I have contacted Attorney General Jack Conway on at least three occasions asking him to defend our constitutional rights by joining lawsuits seeking to find health care reform unconstitutional. The first occasion brought a response that Conway was “monitoring” the situation. I don’t think that response was very truthful given what I heard him say later. My other two attempts brought no reply at all.

  • Survival knows no age limit

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Sydney Dover is just in kindergarten, but she already knows what it’s like to be a cancer survivor.

    Dover, 6, and her family have been chosen as an ambassador family for Hardin County Relay for Life. A Relay event will take place at 6 p.m. today through 6 a.m. Saturday at Central Hardin High School. A second event is June 4 at North Hardin High School.

  • Fallen peace officers honored during Radcliff rites

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 39 of Radcliff held a memorial ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers Friday afternoon as National Police week ended.

    The memorial at Radcliff Police Department is part of a network of ceremonies held across the nation in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day, which was Saturday.

  • April 15: Our readers write

    The Democrats’ new plantation The plantation system for growing cash crops such as rice, cotton, sugar, indigo and tobacco dominated the southern United States from the late 16th century through the Civil War. Slavery, the engine of these plantations, was strongly defended by the Democratic Party. Their main arguments, aside from the U.S. Constitution, were first that it was a

  • Tackling a different kind of challenge

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Brushing up on interest rates usually only gets someone a better deal on a loan, but for four North Hardin High School students, it won a state title. The students will travel to Kansas City, Mo., to compete in a national Personal Finance Challenge, an academic competition in which the students will be tested on vario

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  • April 18, 2010, Guest editorial: Killing Saturday delivery? Not so fast

    National media report that Saturday mail delivery may go the way of the milk wagon, and that a wide majority of Americans think that’s ok. Hold on. Congress must act first, and that is not likely to happen soon. Some Congressional leaders worry about trimming mail service, even if only 35 percent of people surveyed by Gallup last summer disapprove. Poll results are guided by t