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  • RISING VOICES: Here's a tip


    There are three basic types of learners: visual, auditory and haptic. For successful academic performance, it is helpful to identify which type of learner you are and adjust your study habits to accommodate that type of learning.

    Visual learners learn best when material is graphic: charts, tables, maps, etc. To help with studying, visual learners should look at the professor when he or she is instructing, take detailed notes, study in a quiet place with little to no distraction and transcribe information along with charts, graphs, etc.

  • From the bookshelf: 'Dead in the Family'


    “Dead in the Family”

    By Charlaine Harris

    Ace Hardcover

    List Price:$9.99

    Rating: two out of five bookworms.

  • Ask the Expert: Go for the gold in Alaska


    World traveling has taken some rather inconvenient and uncomfortable turns this year. Volcanic ash over Europe, the current unrest in Greece, world economy.

    Some people may not want to travel far this summer. New trends show families are taking shorter trips more often. More emphasis is placed on “doing” something active rather than passively hanging out around a pool. Getting away this year could mean a trip to one of America’s own adventure spots – Alaska.

  • RISING VOICES: April's student editor


    Autumn Sandlin is a sophomore at Elizabethtown High School who enjoys listening to music, going to concerts and hanging with her friends. She is interested in music journalism as a possible career and joined Rising Voices because she enjoys writing, wants to meet new people and hopes to improve her skills in journalism.

  • 5TH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Will home finally be sweet for Central? (05/31)



    With the sight of their new scoreboard behind the fence in center field and the smell of fresh paint wafting over from the foul poles, the Central Hardin Lady Bruins gingerly practiced Sunday afternoon as they prepared to host this week’s 5th Region Softball Tournament.

    Things behind the scenes were frantic. On the field, they were anything but.

  • 3RD REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Owensboro Catholic, Meade County in different brackets (05/31)

    The News-Enterprise

    Meade County’s surprising 2-1 loss Saturday to Hancock County in the 11th District Softball Tournament title game wasn’t as detrimental as it could have been for the ninth-ranked Lady Waves.

  • Wise counsel retiring after 41 years with HCS


  • June 2, 2010: Our readers write

    Guthrie: A one-term congressman The 111th Congress should be the one and only Congress in which Brett Guthrie is allowed to represent Kentucky’s 2nd District. Guthrie’s belated attempt to get citizens to “speak out” is a farce. Guthrie doesn’t listen to us. He takes his directions from the Republican trinity of Rush, Boehner and McConnell.

  • The Art of Performance: Cue words work


    One of the joys of being a performance consultant is the ability to use the skills you teach to other performers. Recently I had the opportunity to use and appreciate one of the foundational skills that I teach to performers on a regular basis. The particular technique I emphasized was the use of cue words in self talk.

  • Be a D.I.V.A.

    The News-Enterprise

    The annual D.I.V.A. Society networking tea social will be 11 a.m. -2 p.m. June 26 at Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedoms Way, in Radcliff.

    Featuring guest speaker the Rev. Patricia Whalen-Wright of St. Stephen Baptist Church in Louisville, the social is open to the public and provides the D.I.V.A. Society a way to reach out to members of the community and to generate ideas for projects and activities to undertake in the coming year.