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  • Health care reform - a conservative perspective

    By David J. Zoeller, M.D., Guest columnist

    Health care reform presents an opportunity to improve the humaneness of our current health care system by extending insurance coverage to all. Unfortunately, no proposal in Congress is financially sustainable, nor is our current system.

    No amount of waste, fraud or profit reduction will compensate for the increase in volume of services that has occurred in the past. Indeed, the explosion in cost associated with soon-to-retire baby boomers will dwarf the current federal deficit.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Meade beats North in two sets; Knox beats Caverna (08/28)

    The News-Enterprise Seniors Bliss Powers, Blaire Brangers and Erin Sireno and sophomore Rachel Johnson each had five aces as the Meade County Lady Waves knocked off former 15th District rival North Hardin, 25-10, 25-8 on Thursday. Powers also had six kills, six digs, one assist and one block, while Johnson had six kills, one dig, one assist and one block. Sophomore Rachel Powers add

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Elizabethtown hopes it learned lessons against Male (08/28)






    After Louisville Male pounded his team, 66-14 last week, Elizabethtown High School football coach Brad Todd easily could have trashed the game tape, not wanting to relive one of the biggest beatdowns in the proud history of the Panthers’ program.

    Instead, Todd did just the opposite. He got the tape back out and watched it a few times, even making the players watch it together on a projection screen.

  • Setting the sidewalk
  • Aug. 30, 2009: Our readers write

    Amber waves of factories

    While many seem to believe that the “NAATBatt would have alleviated job loses” as reported by John Friedlein in The News-Enterprise in early August, it would have changed the Glendale area forever.  If I may let me quote the first few lines of “America the Beautiful” as written by Katharine Lee Bates, O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain. ... Anyone who lives in the southern part of Hardin County will realize how important the farmland is to that area. 

  • Farming in cyberspace

    By Michelle McGuffin

    Guest columnist 

    Yes, I admit it. I harvest my crops early in the morning and at times late at night.

    How can you not get excited about fully grown pumpkins that go from seed to harvest in eight hours? How about potatoes you can harvest in just one day or rice, pineapple and red peppers all growing side by side next to banana and apple trees? Anyone who has played Farmtown or Farmville as part of Facebook knows what the cyber farming addiction is all about.

  • Aug. 27, 2009: Obituaries

    John Patrick Kuzma, 54


    John Patrick Kuzma

    John Patrick Kuzma, 54, of Elizabethtown, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009.

    He was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church.

    He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Boyd Kuzma.

    Survivors include his father, Michael P. Kuzma; a daughter, Makenna Kuzma; two sisters, Sharon Dick and Marion; and a brother, Mike Kuzma.

    Cremation was chosen.

  • Woman injured during elevator rescue still hospitalized



    LOUISVILLE – A woman injured after an elevator malfunctioned at Hardin Memorial Hospital on Monday is in serious condition, but breathing on her own at Louisville’s University Hospital, according to a relative.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Meade wins in three sets (08/27)

    The News-Enterprise BRANDENBURG — Sophomore LeAnna Luney and senior Bliss Powers combined for 25 kills as the Meade County Lady Waves beat visiting Elizabeth (Ind.) South Central, 25-21, 25-14, 25-23 on Wednesday. Luney led the Lady Waves (5-6) with 15 kills, seven blocks and four digs, while Powers chipped in with 10 kills, six digs, five aces and two blocks. Senior Kelcie Mc

  • Voice of the Wildcats makes book stop in Radcliff

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — When the University of Kentucky football team beat top-ranked LSU in 2007, the idea of a book quickly came to the mind of Tom Leach, the voice of the Wildcats. It was almost a year to the day the Wildcats were drilled by LSU, 49-0 and Kentucky coach Rich Brooks’ futur