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Today's News

  • Aug. 21 editorial: NAACP president to speak here

    The Heartland gets a chance this weekend to meet and hear firsthand from Benjamin Todd Jealous, who at age 35 last September became the youngest president of the oldest and most visible champion of social and economic justice in the United States — The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

  • CKAG Artist of the Month

    On July 20, the Central Kentucky Art Guild named member Carole Jackson-Powell Artist of the Month. Her acrylic painting is titled “Waters in the Wilderness.”

    The next meeting for the Central Kentucky Art Guild is at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown. For information, contact Debbye at 307-7590.

     

  • Club members attend KFWC Summer Conference

     

  • 34th summer camping season a big success at Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Ranch

    Sheriffs and deputies across the state have transported boys and girls for a week-long stay at the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch all summer long. The ranch offers an eight-week camping program designed to build self esteem, moral character and teach respect for self, others and law enforcement professionals. No fee is charged to the children attending. More than 30,000 youth have now received a free weeks’ summer camp experience thanks to the programs offered by the ranch through the continued support of Kentucky’s citizens, businesses and organizations.

  • 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.