Today's News

  • Aug. 25, 2010: Our readers write

    Open to all

    A July 29 letter refers to the NAACP — National Association for the Advancement of Colored People — as a “racist group by their title alone.”

    The NAACP was founded on Feb. 12, 1909; a time of, as we all know, incredible cruelty to people of color.

    As a proud, two-decade member (from 1965 to 1985), I know that the NAACP’s doors have always been open to everyone who wished to participate in the struggle for equality and justice as spelled out by our Constitution.

    lucia beeler


  • Aug. 19, 2010, editorial: Welcome to Kentucky, Sprint Cup

    After 12 years of frustration, the NASCAR Sprint Cup series has a date set with Kentucky Speedway. Even more exciting is that the race is on a Saturday night — July 9, 2011. The Nationwide race, a standalone event for years at Kentucky Speedway, is now on the night before the Sprint Cup making it a great weekend for race fans.

  • Local representative co-sponsors hunting, fishing rights amendment



    State lawmakers on proposed a constitutional amendment Wednesday to protect hunting and fishing rights.

    “Kentucky has a long tradition of hunting and fishing,” said Rep. C.B. Embry Jr., whose district includes rural areas of western Hardin County. The Republican from Morgantown is one of the bill’s co-sponsors.

  • A Dash of Class: Mona Long is September's 'Finest Cook'


    Today’s Finest Cook will not be a stranger to many of you.

    You may know her from St. James Catholic Church or as a North Hardin High School graduate. Or you may know her for the same reason I do. Many of you that have seen the movie, “Steel Magnolias,” know that there is a lot of truth in it. If you have a regular hairdresser you know how many times the revolving chair is like a psychiatrist’s couch.

  • Aug. 11, 2010, editorial: North Park provides unique opportunity

    The beginning of each school year brings a degree of anticipation, stress and confusion. Imagine opening a school where every student and every staff member is in a new setting. That was the task facing North Park Elementary School and the general consensus is the new kindergarten center in Radcliff completed the task successfully. Staff members get a replay of the first day this Tues

  • Aug. 18: Our readers write

    Proud of  Wall Against Hunger

    It’s my understanding the No. 1 goal of Building a Wall Against Hunger is to feed the hungry and honor all veterans of the Vietnam War.

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  • Aug. 29, 2010: Our readers write

    Tea Party ‘dissed’

  • Art show to offer 'Small Treasures'

    IF YOU GO: The Heartland Regional Fine Art Exhibit held by the Central Kentucky Art Guild will be Saturday through Sept. 30 at Woodland Gallery and Framing, 2410 Ring Road, Suite. 300, Elizabethtown.

  • Aug. 24, 2010, editorial: Roundabout expected to improve traffic

    A traffic headache for many motorists traveling in and out of Rineyville has been addressed head on with the addition of a roundabout connecting Ky. 1600 and Ky. 220. Growth in the Rineyville area has increased over the last decade and created congestion at the intersection designed originally for a much less traffic. Progress in the county has created growing pains as once less populated areas grow into residential neighborhoods.