Today's News

  • April 29, 2009: Our readers write

    Reckless spending

    The U.S. is now spending money on a scale never dreamed of before. Even our socialist friends in Europe, as well as the Chinese communists, are chiding us for reckless spending.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Elizabethtown rolls past North (5/6)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — When the Elizabethtown Panthers get their offense cranking like it was Tuesday night, it’s a safe bet senior Chase Greenwell is in the middle of the action. Greenwell, who leads the area in batting average, smacked a two-run homer and three doubles to lead Elizabethto

  • PREP TENNIS: Lady Panthers sweep top spots (05/07)


  • April 21 editorial: A small step for TACK

    THE ISSUE: Public transit grant

    OUR VIEW: Don't stop there

    The announcement last week that $1 million from the federal economic stimulus pool of money in Washington is going to find its way to Hardin County to help improve the local transit system set things here all atwitter.

  • April 17 editorial: County needs new PVA

    THE ISSUE: Hardin County PVA

    OUR VIEW: Time to fill the job

    Most of us in Hardin County appreciate all Gov. Steve Beshear and his administration are doing to bring a new, high-tech battery plant to our community, also to pave the way for the imminent change in missions at Fort Knox and the jobs that will follow both developments, while at the same time he is battling to reverse declining state revenues.

  • By Gov. Steve Beshear

    Guest columnist

    During Gov. Paul Patton’s second term, the Commonwealth of Kentucky lost an economic development battle for a Hyundai plant in Glendale. As you know, Alabama landed the company and the jobs; Hardin County was left with 1,551 empty acres of business-friendly real estate.

  • April 29, 2009, editorial: Between panic and a pandemic

    As the number of swine influenza cases increases so does the anxiety of the population.

    No cases have been diagnosed here in Kentucky, but neighboring states of Indiana and Ohio each have at least one confirmed case of the illness that has killed at least 150 in Mexico and is reportedly showing up across the globe.

    While there is good reason to have a healthy fear of this illness it also is important to keep perspective. Focus should be directed toward taking preventive measures against the virus rather than panicking over information we are hearing and seeing.

  • April 16, 2009: Our readers write

    Factory will forever change Glendale

    As much as there is to celebrate for this opportunity to bring jobs to Hardin County, I, a resident whose home borders this construction site, am not thrilled at all. The battery factory will destroy the quaint, quiet peacefulness of Glendale. I believe this will forever change Glendale, and those from near and far will have no reason to visit.

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  • April 24: Our readers write

    It’s not all unicorns and sunshine