• One site truly offers free credit reports

    You’ve seen all of the ads for free credit reports on television, you’ve heard them on the radio and you’ve seen them online, but there is only one official website where you really can get your credit report for free.

  • ‘Sincere ignorance’


    “Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

    I think Martin Luther King explained the whole civil rights movement right there.

  • Before joining a gym, be sure it shapes up

    Looking to shape up in 2015? BBB urges consumers who want to diet or get fit this New Year to do their homework before signing up for exercise programs and gym memberships.

  • Apology: Error should not have happened

    No reasonable excuse exists for the horrible mistake that occurred Thursday in The News-Enterprise. By now, many of you have heard about it.

    The paper reported on the front page in a paraphrased statement: “Hardin County Sheriff John Ward said those who go into the law enforcement profession typically do it because they have a desire to shoot minorities.”

  • Try using a rope to untangle many of life's knots

    Two days after Christmas I surprised my wife with a post-Christmas present. It had been somewhat of a blue Christmas for her and I thought my gift would help.

    So I gave her a rope.

    Maybe you’re thinking my gift ranks right up there with Barney Fife (Don Knotts, “The Andy Griffith Show”) giving his mom and dad a septic tank for their anniversary.

  • New feature for 2015 reflects interests of readers

    The goal of our daily news report is to hold a mirror to the community and reflect its actions and interests accurately.

  • Online giveaways may not be valid

    Pizza Hut is one of the latest businesses to be the victim of a fake email giveaway.

    Consumers across the country are receiving emails that appear to be from the restaurant chain, claiming it is celebrating its 55th anniversary by offering customers a “free” pizza. All you need to do is download the attached coupon and bring it into the restaurant.

  • Blessed by a blessing offered for others

    “I don’t think he’s going to make it through the ceremony,” my daughter Madi predicted of her two year old son, Eli. We were standing in the foyer of Ransdell Chapel for Madi’s Pinning Ceremony. She was graduating from Campbellsville University’s School of Nursing.

  • Simple but life-changing way to get ready for Christmas

    The Bluegrass country around Lexington, not far from where I live in Lebanon, is home to some of the finest racehorses. It’s exciting to watch the horses bolt from the starting gate, and the sound of their hooves thunders across the track.

  • Try a child's prayer this Thanksgiving

    With a holiday focused on thankfulness this week, thoughts of faith and family leap to mind.

    To be perfectly honest, my faith is not what it could be, not what it should be and even not what it once was. The issues are not doubts or concerns about biblical teachings, but the result of wrestling with personal shortcomings and failings that get in the way.