Today's News

  • Feb. 23, 2010: Our readers write

    Relating to a story

    I recently returned from my aunt’s 106th birthday, and she would identify with Mr. Russell Avery. My aunt still counsels her aging nephews, is positive despite her physical ailments and her inability to do those things she once loved to do, has a wonderful sense of humor, and tells wonderful stories about her experiences and our family. While researching my family’s history, I was struck by how many of my ancestors were like my aunt Myrtle and Mr. Avery.

  • Feb. 11, 2010 editorial: A century of Scouting

    William Boyce, a Chicago newspaper publisher, founded the Boys Scouts of America on a simple principle of providing a program for young people that builds character, responsibility, citizenship and personal fitness. That was a century ago.


  • Feb. 24, 2010 Editorial: Your answers make a difference

    Over $400 million of annual federal funding or more than $4 trillion over a 10 year span will be allocated by the United States government as a result of how 10 questions are answered between March 1 and April 1. The 2010 decennium Census questionnaire will be mailed to each household to gather basic data as outlined in the United States Constitution. Ten minutes every 10 years is not

  • Feb. 26, 2010: Our readers write

    A dog still in need

    It’s been about six weeks since my last letter about the abused and neglected German Shepherd next door. Not much has changed except now the dog gets its food and water regularly. Last night it woke us up whimpering, like it was crying for help. Dogs have a way of talking, especially when you look into their eyes. Many people could care less.

  • Feb. 10: Our Readers Write

    Bad things happen to good people In January, an Amish widow was taken advantage of by an “English” woman and her children. To the Amish, anyone not Amish is referred to as English. On this day, before dawn, the son of the Amish lady was moving horses from a pasture to a barn. The horses bolted and ran for the road. The son tried to head the horses off and circle them back

  • Feb. 23 2010: Olympics create sense of unity

    The 2010 Winter Olympics have been a welcome event. In spite of turmoil and troubling times in every corner of the world, these Winter Olympics are once again shattering walls of indifference and bringing the world – at least the greater parts of it – closer together.

    There is something about the emotion generated by the Olympic spirit that is hard to explain. Entire countries come together, for the most part forgetting the issues they have with one another, and share in the unity of sport, personal and team competition that is Olympic in social terms.

  • Feb. 28 editorial: Area embraces honoring the fallen

    The streets were lined in Radcliff, Elizabethtown, Hodgenville and most parts in between Friday morning under a cloudless sky.

    There were people holding American flags with frigid hands. Others stood with notes of “Thank You.’’ Young and old, they stood and watched, many with eyes welled with tears and a lump in their throats. Others had pulled off in vehicles to the side of the road.

  • Thinking about a career in real estate?


    Are you considering a job in real estate? As a career selection, the real estate profession has expanded and offers one of the widest experiences in the business world today.  Helping people buy and sell homes, office buildings, industrial property and corporate farmland, property management, land development, mortgage banking, urban planning, real estate counseling, appraisal and research all are aspects of a career in real estate.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION TOURNAMENT OPINION: North has the heart of a champion (03/10)
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