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Today's News

  • Rising Voices: Point/Counterpoint

    By TABITHA DOUGLAS

    Cell phones are amazing technology. You can get on the Internet, update your Facebook and text your friends all at the same time. But does this really need to go on during school?

    Most of us have at least once been irritated by a classmate with a nonstop vibrating phone who is texting through the whole class.

    It really is very distracting. Not to mention it could cause future issues. If you can't pay attention in class, you may end up failing. Then guess what. You get to take the class again.

  • Dec. 29: Services

     

  • Rising Voices: The BCS: Is there a better way?

    By KELLY BERRY

    It’s November, the time of year when “change” becomes the official United States buzzword.

    We all saw it last year. One of the many reasons we now have our first African-American president is this innocent little word. Change.

  • Residents appeal Moorman Acres decision

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Six owners of property adjoining the proposed Moorman Acres subdivision in the Big Spring area have filed an appeal in Hardin Circuit Court in an effort to reverse a decision made by the Hardin County Planning and Development Commission to conditionally approve the subdivision plat.

    The appeal is the next step in an ongoing battle over the 53-lot subdivision that local residents say will strain already substandard roads.

  • Internet company expansion encounters extended outage

    By BEN SHEROAN Landmark News Service LEITCHFIELD — An internet service outage expected to last about four hours has stretched into a week for some customers of U.S. Digital Online. In the process of relocating a server Dec. 22, unexpected issues were encountered that have had staff members, including company President Doug Smith, working around the clock through the holiday period.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Hawks roll in opener in Scottsville (12/29)

    The News-Enterprise Junior forward Lyndsay Whitlock scored 15 points and eighth-grade guard/forward Ivy Brown posted a double-double to lead the LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 55-32 win over Smith County, Tenn., on Monday in the South Central Bank/Halton Classic at Allen County-Scottsville. Whitlock also had four steals and Brown scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as th

  • Rising Voices: Poll Question

    POLL QUESTION:

    Q: Last Month: Are vampires cool?

    A: 12.5 percent of you said yes; 12.5 percent said No;  75 percent of you said it depends on the vampire.

    This month's Poll Question: 

    Q: Should there be drug testing for high school students?

    Answers: A) Yes, for athletes; B) Yes, for students in extracurricular activities; C) Yes, for all students, and teachers, too; D) No

  • Rising Voices: Point/Counterpoint

    By AUTUMN SANDLIN

    Most teens have one in their hands at various points through out the day. Cell phones have become a staple in the way people communicate with each other.

    Many have debated whether cell phones should be allowed in school. 

    They should be allowed in class for many reasons that are beneficial to parents and to faculty, not just students.

  • From the bookshelf: 'The Castle: The Story of a Kentucky Prison'

    "The Castle: The Story of a Kentucky Prison" Bill Cunningham

    McClanahan Publishing House

    List Price: $21.33

    Rating: four out of five bookworms

      By MARY DAUGHERTY

  • AG: Godfrey eligible to serve

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Paul Godfrey will not have to step down from the Elizabethtown Independent Schools board.

    The Office of the Kentucky Attorney General recommended last week that Godfrey retain his seat on the board after finding no conflict between his service on the board and his employment at Hardin Memorial Hospital, according to a letter sent to Godfrey by the attorney general’s office.

    Godfrey said in a statement that he was excited about the decision.