Today's News

  • Oct. 20 editorial: Small business is big business

    Did you know small businesses ...

    ... Represent 99.7 percent of all employer firms in the U.S.?

     … Employ more than half of private sector employees?

     … Pay 44 percent of total U.S. private payroll?

     … Have generated 64 percent of net new jobs over the past 15 years?

    A small business is classified by the Small Business Administration as a firm with fewer than 500 employees. But clearly, just because a business is classified as “small” does not mean it has to think small.

  • Oct. 30 editorial: Staying safe on Halloween

    At times the world around us is too scary and consumes much of our lives. Fears of contracting an illness lurks in the shadows of unwashed hands and uncovered sneezes. Haunting stock market reports leave little feeling of financial security and the ghosts of financial decisions, corporate and personal, disrupt our days and our sleep.

    All the more reason to follow the example set by children to lighten up for one night, to enjoy a safe, scary and fun Halloween as a temporary diversion from the frightful world around us.

  • Oct. 22, 2009: Our readers write

    On classification

    Mr. Mayor, the State Highway people called. They said the $64,000 sign at the entrance to the Field of Dreams will be too close to St. John Road once it’s widened. They want to know if they can just hang yellow ribbons on the sign, like they did on the utility poles along Dixie Avenue. downtown.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin defensive line wreck havoc on opposing offenses (11/13)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Listening to John Hardin senior Justin Taylor talk about the defensive line, it seems he’s talking more about the weather than football. Taylor, a 6-foot-1, 252-pound tackle, described himself as the thunder. Fellow defensive tackle William Burford is a hurricane.

  • Oct. 23 Editorial: Cundiff motivated by family tragedy

    There are some things in life that last forever.

    For Hope Cundiff, the love for her late granddaughter is still evident today.

    The death of Madison Ann "Madi' Cundiff, a little more than five years ago, today serves as motivation in her cause of continuing to bring child abuse awareness to light.

    At 22 months of age, the child was injured at the hands of an adult and died from head trauma brought on by what a coroner described as shaken impact syndrome. 

  • Nov. 13, 2009: Obituaries

    Troy Lynn Duncan

    Troy Lynn Duncan, 37, formerly of Irvington, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009.

    Survivors include his wife, Angela Duncan; three children, Breanna, Kobe and Troy Duncan Jr.; four stepchildren, Tramen L. Willis, Lashona Logsdon, Coty Ray and Michael Ray; and his parents, Leonard and Rochiele Duncan.

    The funeral is at 1 p.m. EST Sunday at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington with burial in Hardinsburg Cemetery in Hardinsburg.

    Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. EST Saturday at the funeral home.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin drops Doss once again in rematch (11/14)


  • Harris celebrates 102nd birthday



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Needless to say, a candle was not lit on Friday for every year of Anna Harris’ life.

    Harris, a resident at Woodland Terrace Health Care Facility, turned 102 on Saturday, and a party was held in her honor on Friday at the facility.

  • Oct 15, 2009: Our readers write

    Tax may be with us forever I came to the City Council being against the restaurant tax. Those who voted for me knew that. A short time after joining the present council, I made a motion to repeal the restaurant tax imposed by Mayor Willmoth and the previous council. My motion did not receive a second, indicating no other council member was willing to even discuss repealing

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