Today's News

  • RISING VOICES: Here's a tip

    Designate a homework spot.

    If you're having difficulty concentrating on your studies or homework, try finding a particular spot that's quiet and away from distraction and making that your regular homework spot. It can be in your room, at a desk, at the dining room table — just pick a spot where you can concentrate and go back to that spot whenever it's time to do your homework. The consistency will help you get in the homework mindset, and eliminating distractions will help you work more efficiently and effectively.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Meade finishes second in TSOA tourney (03/28)

    The News-Enterprise The host Meade County Lady Waves finished second in their annual 16-team Tri-State Officials Association Tournament on Saturday night at Meade-Olin Park in Brandenburg. The Lady Waves (7-1) fell to No. 12 Paducah Reidland in the championship in eight innings, 5-4, using the international tiebreaker. No. 11 Meade County beat No. 20 Shelby County in the q

  • RISING VOICES: 2010 and beyond


    So, maybe it’s a little late to say, “Happy new year.” Yet, being only 53 days into the current year, it is still safe to say many either are still celebrating or dreading what's to come.

    For many, the new year is a time to resolve problems either with themselves or family, with exercise, diets, projects or other goals that have become commonplace in America. 

  • Home repair options exist for seniors on a tight budget


    Senior Life Columnist

    It’s hard for most of us to imagine cold, winter winds blowing in through our home’s windows and doors. It’s hard to imagine the dampness and wetness when the roof leaks after heavy rains. It’s hard to imagine steep outside steps, or no steps at all, making even a simple feat like going outdoors virtually impossible.

  • Trial starts for Vine Grove man charged with murder

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com A jury seated Monday is expected to hear opening arguments and testimony today from Kentucky State Police detectives who charged a military contractor last year with causing the Aug. 3 death of a Vine Grove farmer. Stanley F. Hensley, 57, was using an ATV to tow a disking tool across Ky. 1500 when a Pontiac G6 came from behind, running him and the

  • RISING VOICES: Facebook Discussion



    What did you do for Valentine's Day?

    Hey teens! We want to know WHAT YOU SAID! To voice your thoughts and see what other local teens are saying, visit the Rising Voices Facebook page and join in the discussion.


  • PREP BASEBALL: Bruins top Trinity; North wins twice (03/28)

    The News-Enterprise The Central Hardin Bruins didn’t get off to the start they wanted to Friday night, but in the end, they got the result they wanted. After falling behind 3-0 in the top of the first, the Bruins answered with four runs in the bottom half of the inning en route to a 9-6 victory over No. 2 Louisville Trinity at Central Hardin High School. “We pl

  • Local judge favors open court pilot program

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com When 9th Circuit Judge M. Brent Hall came to Hardin County's second Family Court bench, he opposed public access to the dependency, neglect and abuse docket, or any other proceedings involving juveniles. That was two years ago. Then, he said he worried juveniles could be negatively impacted by their, often sensitive, family matters becomin

  • Five-year push pays off for DUI bill


    A summary of SB 144, as seen on Kentucky's Legislative Research Commission's Web site:

    AN ACT relating to driving under the influence.

  • RISING VOICES: Point/Counterpoint


    Accident. Wreck. Crash

    These are words that can destroy a driver and the people around them in a second. In many cases, they are preventable. How? By turning off your cell phones.

    Listen up, Hardin County. Cell phone usage distracts the driver. Texting, calling or even just answering the phone can be dangerous while driving, whether it’s in use for minutes or just a second.

    All disaster needs is a second.

    In addition to a tragic ending, distracted driving should be against the law.