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Today's News

  • Sept. 6, 2010: Our readers write

    Drop another anchor

    At a recent Rotary meeting, Ben Humphries, a young, intelligent, Christian attorney posed the question, “What is wrong with America?” The quick answers were tremendous debt, high taxes, poor education, governmental controls and regulations of agriculture, banks, health care, and industry, continuous war, and “I-am-in-your-face” foreign policy. With all of these and more, is there something underlying democracy, capitalism, Western civilization that is not right?

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  • Sept. 7 editorial: Final score a sidebar to this UK-U of L game

    When the game ended Saturday, the first of the season for both the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville, coaches Joker Phillips of UK and U of L's Charlie Strong found each other amid the thrill of victory and disappointment of defeat to share a warm embrace.

    Take a snapshot of that picture, because it hasn't happened often in the world of college football.

    This season, there are only 15 black head coaches leading the 119 Division I Football Bowl Subdivision series programs. Of the 15, three lead this state's only three Division I football programs.

  • July 26 Local History

    30 years ago, Elizabethtown Schools Superintendent Nap DuFault resigned as superintendent, saying he was tired; he blamed his frustration on the tension and “high-powered atmosphere” created by some of the school board members.  

    20 years ago, a landfill fire in Bullitt County caused evacuation of West Point; the fumes had caused nausea and irritation; officials went from door to door, asking residents to leave the area; the 1,500 residents were asked to go to shelter at Fort Knox.

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  • Rineyville soldier dies in Afghanistan

     

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    Eric Yates was considered quiet and likeable with a soft sense of humor by some who knew him as a John Hardin High School student.

    Yates, 26, son of David and Kathy Yates of Rineyville and a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army, died Saturday from injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in the Zhari district, Kandahar province in Afghanistan.

  • Sept. 12 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Steven R. Johnson, 28, Hodgenville, and Amanda R. McMillen, 29, Elizabethtown. Married four years.

    Wayne Smith, 66, Elizabethtown, and Mildred Delores, 61, Vine Grove. married 28 years.

    Richard Folden, 55, Cecilia, and Karen Lynn Scott, 49, Downey, Calif. Married 29 years.

    David Garth McNear, 47, and Linda Sue Polson, 58, both of Hodgenville. Married two years.

  • July 23 Local History