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Today's News

  • April 18, 2010, Guest editorial: Killing Saturday delivery? Not so fast

    National media report that Saturday mail delivery may go the way of the milk wagon, and that a wide majority of Americans think that’s ok. Hold on. Congress must act first, and that is not likely to happen soon. Some Congressional leaders worry about trimming mail service, even if only 35 percent of people surveyed by Gallup last summer disapprove. Poll results are guided by t

  • April 29, 2010: Our readers write

    Talon Spell an inspiration

    Wow, what an inspiration! Kudos to you, Talon Spell, for all you are doing. You are incredibly brave to be taking on such a huge responsibility at 9 years of age.

    I, too, have been in your shoes; and I, too, have felt your pain. Years of binge eating and sitting back watching my friends do things I could only dream of doing. Wishing I were slimmer, funnier, smarter, better-looking and braver.

  • April 25, 2010 editorial: A job well (not) done

    It is a troubling trend with the Kentucky General Assembly. For the third time in the past four budget sessions, legislators failed to produce a two-year spending plan for state government.

    As a result and to avoid a shut-down of government offices and programs, Gov. Steve Beshear must call them back to Frankfort for a special session to finish the job – at an extra taxpayer expense of more than $60,000 a day.

  • A mother's love is like no other

    Mom.

    How many times must her heart have broken? How many times must it have leapt?

    How many times must her pulse have quickened, her nerves tensed, her hands wrung with anticipation, with fear?

    How many times must she have cried? Glad tears. Sad tears. Tears for no reason and for every reason.

    Not for herself, but for me.

    Each time I thought I was alone —

    When a relationship didn’t work out.

    When I learned a friend had died.

  • April 28, 2010 editorial: Connelly and others thanked for their commitment to education

    The countdown to the end of the school year for students, teachers, administrators and school staff has been trimmed from months and weeks to days.

    Another school year is nearing an end.

    For many who have taught our children, driven them to school or helped prepare their school lunches, it also means the end to a career.

    When school begins in August at East Hardin Middle School, the person in charge will be a new face for the first time in the school’s middle school history.

  • Fifth annual Hooray for Heroes festival hits the target

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    Army Staff Sgt. Chad Bolding said Radcliff was the first place he has been stationed where the community put on an event for the military.

  • April 23: Our readers write

    Do your job School teachers get paid to teach. If they don’t teach they would be fired. Trash collectors get paid to collect and dispose of trash. What would happen if they failed to perform their duties? They would be fired. Postal Service workers get paid to deliver the mail. What would happen if the mail didn’t get delivered? Someone would be fired. Our elected state

  • Hooray for Heroes 2009

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  • April 29, 2010 editorial: Preparing public for today's forum

    The community opportunity to weigh in on the Hardin County Vision project is today.

    The 24 topics, including a few that have been reworded for clarity, have been sorted into three categories for consideration: Education, governance and community development. After a brief review of the survey and fact-gathering process, this afternoon’s meeting will be opened for comment.

  • May 14, 2010: Obituaries

    Charles Connor Mr. Charles H. Connor, 93, of Elizabethtown, died Monday, May 10, 2010, at his residence. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Reno Connor.He was a United States Army veteran and co-founder of the Black History Museum of Elizabethtown. Survivors include his nieces, Andrea Jones, Evelyn Raglin Jones, Leah Jones, Barbara (Kevin) Malbury, Angela Daniels and Lynn Ba