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  • The cadets have familiar faces



    FORT KNOX — Adam Ward and Clayton Yates call Vine Grove home, but they met in an Army program attended by people from all over the U.S.

    Ward and Yates are cadets at Fort Knox’s Leader’s Training Course, a four-week crash course in Army life and training for the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, commonly known as ROTC.

    It’s a chance for college juniors to catch up with their peers who enrolled in ROTC right after high school.

  • Three contracts for further BRAC analysis awarded



    HARDIN COUNTY — The local area development district is helping to continue the study of how the realignment of Fort Knox will affect Hardin County.

    Three contracts from the Lincoln Trail Area Development District were awarded to entities interested in studying the impact the transition will have on Hardin County and surrounding areas.

  • Gloryland Harvest opening school in fall



    RADCLIFF — Parents will have another educational option for their children this fall.

    Gloryland Harvest Church will open Harvest Preparatory School on Aug. 5 for preschool through fifth grade students.

    Principal Mandy Riggs said having a school has always been a goal for the church.

    “We want to instill the life of God into as many children’s hearts as we can,” Riggs said.

  • Norton/Anthem dispute hits E-town



    The fallout from a dispute originating in Louisville between Norton Healthcare and insurance provider Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has now reached Elizabethtown.

    Norton Healthcare’s contract with Anthem was terminated July 1 after negotiations failed to clamp the disagreement. As a result, local affiliate Norton Community Medical Associates joins all of Norton’s Louisville facilities in being out of Anthem’s network.

  • Indictments include sexual abuse, robbery, attempted murder


    An indictment by a grand jury is not proof of guilt or innocence but a finding by a majority of grand jurors that evidence against a defendant exists which is substantial enough to pursue a criminal case in Circuit Court. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.  



  • Let our voices be heard

    By Mickey Miller

    Guest columnist

  • July 10, 2009: Obituaries

    Col. Mark Alan Eastman, 45

    John R. Edlin, 76

    Delmer M. Fraze, 75

    Rosa Yvette Hardy, 50

     Col. Mark Alan Eastman

    Col. Mark Alan Eastman, 45, of Fort Knox, died Thursday, July 9, 2009, at Ireland Army Community Hospital in Fort Knox.

    He is survived by his wife, Laura L. Eastman.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff.

    The guest register may be signed at www.nebfh.com.

  • July 3, 2009: Our readers write

    Divided we fall

    Elizabethtown’s illustrious Mr. Harry Braxton has no peers, when it comes to undermining President Obama. It sounds as if he might be one who might be a part of an assassination committee even, with his last comment. Someone with this much venom toward a president who took on national problems from previous administrations, needs to get some mental and spiritual help from a professional, soon.

  • July 9: Our readers write

    Health care needs something new As a resident of Kentucky, I think our health insurance options are becoming very limited and that Humana is taking over our state. This leaves very little market for competitors, giving way to high premiums to carry a Humana family plan.  We need health care reform in this country. Audrey Carney Shepherdsville   If it looks like a tax ..

  • Chuck Webb recognized for leadership

    The News-Enterprise

    RADCLIFF — Chuck Webb, chief executive officer of Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System, has been appointed to the 2008 Chairman's Council by Universal Health Services, a Fortune 500 company with 136 hospitals across the United States and Puerto Rico.