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Today's News

  • July 10, 2009: Our readers write

     

    Health care is a right

    All people living in this country should have access to quality health care they can afford. This should not be based on how much they are worth or how much money they make.

    An individual should not have to worry about losing their financial foundation due to medical expenses because he or she cannot afford the excessive costs of health insurance.

  • The cadets have familiar faces

    By MARIANNE HALE

    mhale@thenewsenterprise.com

    FORT KNOX — Adam Ward and Clayton Yates call Vine Grove home, but they met in an Army program attended by people from all over the U.S.

    Ward and Yates are cadets at Fort Knox’s Leader’s Training Course, a four-week crash course in Army life and training for the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, commonly known as ROTC.

    It’s a chance for college juniors to catch up with their peers who enrolled in ROTC right after high school.

  • Three contracts for further BRAC analysis awarded

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — The local area development district is helping to continue the study of how the realignment of Fort Knox will affect Hardin County.

    Three contracts from the Lincoln Trail Area Development District were awarded to entities interested in studying the impact the transition will have on Hardin County and surrounding areas.

  • Gloryland Harvest opening school in fall

     By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — Parents will have another educational option for their children this fall.

    Gloryland Harvest Church will open Harvest Preparatory School on Aug. 5 for preschool through fifth grade students.

    Principal Mandy Riggs said having a school has always been a goal for the church.

    “We want to instill the life of God into as many children’s hearts as we can,” Riggs said.

  • Norton/Anthem dispute hits E-town

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    The fallout from a dispute originating in Louisville between Norton Healthcare and insurance provider Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has now reached Elizabethtown.

    Norton Healthcare’s contract with Anthem was terminated July 1 after negotiations failed to clamp the disagreement. As a result, local affiliate Norton Community Medical Associates joins all of Norton’s Louisville facilities in being out of Anthem’s network.

  • Indictments include sexual abuse, robbery, attempted murder

     

    An indictment by a grand jury is not proof of guilt or innocence but a finding by a majority of grand jurors that evidence against a defendant exists which is substantial enough to pursue a criminal case in Circuit Court. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.  

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

  • Let our voices be heard

    By Mickey Miller

    Guest columnist

  • July 10, 2009: Obituaries

    Col. Mark Alan Eastman, 45

    John R. Edlin, 76

    Delmer M. Fraze, 75

    Rosa Yvette Hardy, 50

     Col. Mark Alan Eastman

    Col. Mark Alan Eastman, 45, of Fort Knox, died Thursday, July 9, 2009, at Ireland Army Community Hospital in Fort Knox.

    He is survived by his wife, Laura L. Eastman.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff.

    The guest register may be signed at www.nebfh.com.

  • July 3, 2009: Our readers write

    Divided we fall

    Elizabethtown’s illustrious Mr. Harry Braxton has no peers, when it comes to undermining President Obama. It sounds as if he might be one who might be a part of an assassination committee even, with his last comment. Someone with this much venom toward a president who took on national problems from previous administrations, needs to get some mental and spiritual help from a professional, soon.

  • July 9: Our readers write

    Health care needs something new As a resident of Kentucky, I think our health insurance options are becoming very limited and that Humana is taking over our state. This leaves very little market for competitors, giving way to high premiums to carry a Humana family plan.  We need health care reform in this country. Audrey Carney Shepherdsville   If it looks like a tax ..