Today's News

  • Feb. 19: Our Readers Write

    Thank God for Christians Please excuse this for being a little late. It’s about the ice storm, and I need to thank Larry and Pam Cunningham for taking so many in their home at Terry and College Street. One family of six from Elizabethtown, a young man from Radcliff and one lady from the Huddleston House. The two Cunningham girls played games with children, and all helped in co

  • Feb. 18 editorial: Plan stimulates partisanship

        THE ISSUE: Economic recovery plan OUR VIEW:  What bipartisanship?    Apparently few in Congress or the Obama White House were paying much attention when Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said recently: “The American people want us to work together. They don’t want to see us dividing along partisan lines on the most serious crisis confronting our country.”

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: North works the bugs out with win over E'town (2/27)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com CECILIA — The pregame butterflies swirling in the stomachs of the North Hardin boys’ basketball team took more time than usual to subside and allow the Trojans to do what they normally do. For the first 6 minutes of Thursday’s night Boys’ 17th District Tournament semifin

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue goes after 18th District championship (2/27)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com MUNFORDVILLE — After a three-year drought in the Boys’ 5th Region Tournament, the LaRue County Hawks have started a much better streak. With their win Monday night over Hart County in the Boys’ 18th District Tournament, the Hawks locked up on

  • Feb. 8 editorial: Countywide storm postmortem essential

    THE ISSUE: Winter Storm '09

    OUR VIEW: Community review essential

    The ice is gone, water, telephone and electric service restored to most throughout Hardin County, the clean up is well under way and Winter Storm 2009 is history.

    In the past two weeks, we’ve learned how vulnerable our mechanized, technocratic 21st Century life can be in the face of furious weather. Mother Nature brought us, as a county, to our knees, and it was a terrific struggle to stand again.

  • Reviews to consider lessons of storm

     By Harry L. Berry 


  • Feb. 15 editorial: School make-up days
  • Feb. 27: Our readers write

    Read and be a hero

    Simply reading daily with a child requires parents, older brothers and sisters, and other    caring adults to add yet another hat to the many they already wear to care for and raise a child. But by adding the reading hat to your collection, you also add great rewards:

    n Children who are read to at home have a higher success rate in school.

    n Children who read frequently develop stronger reading skills.

  • Feb. 6, 2009: Our readers write

    Gratitude for weathering the storm

    In five short months, Mother Nature has twice demonstrated her remarkable power, with the September 2008 wind storm and the January 2009 ice storm. The devastating effects of the ice storm caused the largest power outage in Kentucky’s history, surpassing even the wind storm. And it left in its wake brutal cold, hazardous conditions and widespread destruction.

  • The only thing we have to fear is ... our decision-makers

    By Bob Martin, guest columnist

    During the dark days of the Great Depression President Roosevelt made every effort to boost confidence. It was then he reminded us that "we have nothing to fear, but fear itself." Roosevelt knew economic conditions depend critically on optimism and the confidence to plan for better times. President Obama once stated that President Reagan’s success was due to his ability to restore a sense of optimism about America following the failures and disappointments of the 1960s and 1970s.