Today's News

  • Jan. 13 editorial: Riding the 'Tide' of a title

    When the college football season came to a close last week with Alabama's triumph over Texas in the Bowl Championship Series title game, so did the collegiate career of local student-athlete Brandon Deaderick.

    The Elizabethtown High School graduate walked off the Rose Bowl field amid a massive celebration as a national champion.

    As a starter along Alabama's hard-hitting and stingy defense, Deaderick played a key role in securing the Crimson Tide with a national championship.

    He also landed a spot in local and Alabama history as a national champion.

  • Jan. 18, 2010: Our readers write

    Well done, emergency services

    I am one of the first to complain or criticize when I feel there is a valid need but I am also one to say thanks for a job well done.

  • Jan. 24, 2010: Our readers write

    In the interests of the commonwealth

    On May 18, Kentucky voters will be able to participate in Primary Election Day and select their choices for the U.S. Senate race. The Republican Party’s main candidates are Trey Grayson and Bowling Green ophthalmologist Dr. Rand Paul. Grayson currently serves as Kentucky’s secretary of state. The Democratic Party’s main candidates are Lt. Gov. Dr. Daniel Mongiardo and Attorney General Jack Conway.

  • Jan. 26, 2010 Editorial: Responding to hurt with heartfelt effort

    A lifeline of more than 1,500 miles stretches from the hearts of Hardin Countians to the impoverished island nation of Haiti. Confronted with the devastation of a series of powerful earthquakes, local residents joined the chorus of concerned Americans who immediately asked, “What can we do to help?” The answer comes from local religious organizations and charities. We can

  • Jan. 7 editorial: Brooks turned into just what UK needed

    When Rich Brooks was hired in 2002 to take over the floundering University of Kentucky football program, many wondered “Rich who?”

    A program in need of life plucked a 61-year-old who was out of coaching at the time. Brooks hardly fit the mold of a head football coach capable of energizing a stagnant and hurting program.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Nichols getting back to full strength (2/19)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com CECILIA — When Central Hardin junior Matt Nichols searches for a word to describe his season, the first one that comes to mind is weird, which certainly applies. After a solid offseason, Nichols entered the year with high expectations – for himself and the Bruins.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Taft points Trojans in right direction (02/19)


  • Feb. 3, 2010: Our readers write

    Elephants in chains

  • Jan. 17, 2010: Our readers write

    The truth hurts

    I want to revisit President Obama’s speech to Congress which was loudly and rudely interrupted by Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., shouting “You lie,”  after a remark about the health-care bill.  Wilson apologized immediately after the speech. I was disturbed by the outburst and I have been upset for some time about the level of civility of our public discourse. However, I want to discuss the truth about what Rep. Wilson said.

  • Jan. 12 editorial: Welcoming all ages in Hardin Co.

    The need and desire to have social connections knows no age. Although some seem to need less than others, we all need friends and neighbors to add quality to our lives. Hardin County has been fortunate to have insightful agencies, churches and civic groups who understand this need and strive to meet it through various resources.