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Today's News

  • March 21, 2010: Our readers write

    All dogs go to heaven

  • April 8, 2010: Services

     

  • March 31, 2010, editorial: Tipping point

    Eleven victims.

    Apparently that’s the tipping point that triggered a National Transportation Safety Board investigation that will examine, among other things, the design of Interstate 65 in Hart County.

    The NTSB, better known for investigating plane crashes and other mass transportation incidents, probes as many as 10 highway crashes each year. A spokesman said the number of victims contributed to the board’s decision to look into the matter.

  • March 17, 2010 editorial: From Haiti to home fires

    The American Red Cross provides a vital link to essential lifesaving services ranging from blood drives and swimming lessons to emergency response during the 2009 ice storm and faraway tragedies such as the Haitian earthquakes.

    Whether its setting up and staffing a shelter for hundreds, providing vital, immediate response to fire victims, serving food and coffee to emergency responders or teaching CPR, the Red Cross is a service to our community.

  • Community college transfer legislation key to Ky. future

    By MICHAEL McCALL

    There is a continuous struggle faced by many Kentucky Community and Technical College students. These students take lower-division level transfer classes taught by highly qualified faculty who have an expertise in teaching and learning, only to discover later that that the degree requirements have changed at the other institution.

  • March 18, 2010: Our readers write

    Technology a resource for students

    I am the parent of an eighth grade student at Larue County Middle School. My son insisted that we attend a recent board meeting because he was thrilled at the prospect of the passing of the Laptops of Larue initiative. Never before has he seemed so excited about the opportunity to learn. This is a great plan to loan each and every student at Larue County High School a laptop that they can use at school and at home, keeping their lessons — and teachers — at their fingertips.

  • April 6 Services

     

  • March 16 Editorial: Area basketball tradition runs deep

    Cutting down nets after securing championships is as much a part of postseason basketball as victory smiles and tears of defeat.

    Again this season, our area teams showcased themselves against the best teams in the 5th Region and fared well.

    Really, it’s what we have grown to expect.

    The North Hardin High School boys’ team will make its 12th state tournament appearance Thursday. No other school in the region — past or present — comes close in number of state tournament berths.

  • March 30, 2010 Editorial: Clinic bill would clarify process

    If legislation proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Tori is enacted into law during the current session of Kentucky’s General Assembly, many proponents of methadone maintenance treatment centers fear no such clinics will exist across the state to treat those addicted to narcotics, such as heroin, in the future. We don’t see it that way. We believe that Senate Bill 200 would serve to

  • March 23, 2010 Editorial: Workshop will focus on Hardin County life

    Unless one happens to be among those blessed, or cursed, with celebrity, it is hard for most people to imagine living life under the constant watch of the camera’s eye. Whether it be the strobe flash and shutter click of the spying paparazzi’s camera or a more welcomed shadowing by a photojournalist chronicling a day in an individual’s life, most of us never will know