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Today's News

  • March 17, 2010 editorial: From Haiti to home fires

    The American Red Cross provides a vital link to essential lifesaving services ranging from blood drives and swimming lessons to emergency response during the 2009 ice storm and faraway tragedies such as the Haitian earthquakes.

    Whether its setting up and staffing a shelter for hundreds, providing vital, immediate response to fire victims, serving food and coffee to emergency responders or teaching CPR, the Red Cross is a service to our community.

  • Community college transfer legislation key to Ky. future

    By MICHAEL McCALL

    There is a continuous struggle faced by many Kentucky Community and Technical College students. These students take lower-division level transfer classes taught by highly qualified faculty who have an expertise in teaching and learning, only to discover later that that the degree requirements have changed at the other institution.

  • March 18, 2010: Our readers write

    Technology a resource for students

    I am the parent of an eighth grade student at Larue County Middle School. My son insisted that we attend a recent board meeting because he was thrilled at the prospect of the passing of the Laptops of Larue initiative. Never before has he seemed so excited about the opportunity to learn. This is a great plan to loan each and every student at Larue County High School a laptop that they can use at school and at home, keeping their lessons — and teachers — at their fingertips.

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  • March 16 Editorial: Area basketball tradition runs deep

    Cutting down nets after securing championships is as much a part of postseason basketball as victory smiles and tears of defeat.

    Again this season, our area teams showcased themselves against the best teams in the 5th Region and fared well.

    Really, it’s what we have grown to expect.

    The North Hardin High School boys’ team will make its 12th state tournament appearance Thursday. No other school in the region — past or present — comes close in number of state tournament berths.

  • March 30, 2010 Editorial: Clinic bill would clarify process

    If legislation proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Tori is enacted into law during the current session of Kentucky’s General Assembly, many proponents of methadone maintenance treatment centers fear no such clinics will exist across the state to treat those addicted to narcotics, such as heroin, in the future. We don’t see it that way. We believe that Senate Bill 200 would serve to

  • March 23, 2010 Editorial: Workshop will focus on Hardin County life

    Unless one happens to be among those blessed, or cursed, with celebrity, it is hard for most people to imagine living life under the constant watch of the camera’s eye. Whether it be the strobe flash and shutter click of the spying paparazzi’s camera or a more welcomed shadowing by a photojournalist chronicling a day in an individual’s life, most of us never will know

  • Radcliff man indicted on weapon charge

    The News-Enterprise

    A Radcliff man was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury after allegedly being caught with a short-barreled shotgun last year.

    Edgar Bravo Rodriguez, 24, is slated to be formally arraigned April 20 in federal court on a single count of illegal possession of an unlicensed short-barreled shotgun.

    The Radcliff resident was allegedly found with the weapon during an ongoing anti-violence investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Louisville states.

  • March 29, 2010: Our readers write

    Vandalism Justified?

    Concerning the March 19 letter, “Stereotypes at work:”

    First, it is naive to pretend that we don’t categorize people based on their lifestyle and accomplishments. What I was trying to get across in my original letter was this:

    Before the act of vandalism, had I known the alleged vandal, I would have assumed that he was, as a retired military officer, an individual with personal discipline and respect for the rights and property of others.

  • 'Frankenstein Rising' premiering in E'town

    Staff report

    Elizabethtown will be the site Sunday of one of two Kentucky premieres of Sterling Entertainment’s low-budget horror movie “Frankenstein Rising.”

    The film will be presented  at 2 p.m. Sunday at Movie Palace. Only one showing will be held.

    Randal Malone, a cult film actor formerly of MTV’s “Singled Out,” portrays the monster and will appear in person at the theater. He will be available to autograph free movie posters which will be given away while supplies last.