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Today's News

  • 'Successful disaster' ends Monday

      Auto dealers have made 489,269 sales under the government's $3 billion Cash for Clunkers rebate program, according to data released Friday by the Department of Transportation. The total value of  rebates claimed by dealers stood at $2 billion. — The Associated Press

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Knox wins in two sets; LaRue falls (08-21)

    The News-Enterprise Sophomore Breezy Jackson had five aces as the Fort Knox Lady Eagles won their second straight match, 25-13, 25-20 over 5th Region rival Bardstown on Thursday. Jackson also had two kills, two blocks and one assists, while senior Karissa Jackson had three blocks and went 6-for-7 from the service line. Junior Allyson Swilley chipped in with three assists and two ace

  • July 28 editorial: Woodson gets what being a pro athlete means

    THE ISSUE: Andre Woodson

    OUR VIEW: He's a pro, on and off the field

    Andre Woodson gets what being a professional athlete is all about.

    He recently spent part of his “offseason” by coming back to his roots in Radcliff to share his knowledge with young campers at a North Hardin High School football camp.

    Imagine the thought racing through a young mind as an NFL quarterback is standing a few feet away from you, tossing you a ball or telling you the importance of academics.

  • July 12 editorial: Leading the way

    In response to an editorial congratulating Elizabethtown officials for expansion of the government information they provide online to the public, Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry pointed out in an e-mail that county government also is doing a good job of providing information online to its constituents He’s right. There is a lot of information available at hcky.or

  • A homecoming fit for heroes

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — While rain forced them indoors, it didn’t stop the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) from celebrating its return home. Soldiers in the 3rd ESC and their families were treated to a Welcome Home picnic Thursday complete with hamburgers and hot dogs after returning Aug. 10 from deployment to Iraq. The p

  • July 19 editorial: Two achieve despite adversity

    Things got you down today?

    The on-again, off-again weather ... up and down, mostly down, stock market ...  hemorrhaging 401 (k)s ... vacation over ... job in jeopardy ... crops in trouble.

    As stressful as the ebb and flow of life can be, two recent stories in The News-Enterprise were chock full of inspiration that could motivate most of us through even the roughest times.

  • July 29 editorial: 31W gets a new look, and feel

    Notice how pleasant it is to drive Dixie Highway — 31W — these days following the extreme makeover of the busy two-miles from Hardin Memorial Hospital to Veterans Way and Pear Orchard Extension. No more bone-jarring cracks and crevices, no more wheel-grabbing ruts or aggravating thumpety, thump, thumps. Just quiet ... the sound of smooth ... tire tread on new asphalt.

  • Aug. 2 editorial: Cheers and jeers for school starting

    School starts this week. Hardin County Schools students return to classrooms Wednesday. Elizabethtown and West Point independent districts report back on Thursday. CHEERS for students and teachers who are eager to return, eager to face new adventures and challenges. JEERS to those who, for whatever reason, dread the day. CHEERS for organizations and individuals who have helped provi

  • On Joe Prather and Kentucky's Future

    By Steve Beshear

    Immediately after my election, when I was compiling my team of advisers, I knew that finding the right person to lead the Transportation Cabinet would be particularly critical, given the cabinet’s size, its important mission and its reputation at times for problems with corruption.

    That is why I hired Joe Prather.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Knox looks to break 32-game losing streak (08/21)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — Last season’s loss to Bardstown Bethlehem is still fresh in the mind of Fort Knox senior quarterback Scott Hubner. Fort Knox was looking to end its 30-game losing streak in the Bourbon City in both teams’ regular-season finales on Nov. 7, but Bethlehem’s Cam Wilson scored the game-winning touchdown