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Today's News

  • BRAC numbers growing

    By JOSHUA COFFMAN

    jcoffman@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — BRAC is bigger than it was in 2005 and presents as many challenges as it does economic rewards. That was the message given by Fort Knox leadership Wednesday at a forum held at Hardin County Schools’ Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    More than 100 people — mostly elected officials, public agency officials and business leaders — turned out.

  • No money to assist the poor in court

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Elizabethtown’s office of the Department for Public Advocacy is cutting services to indigent clients and will not fill two existing vacancies at its office, officials say.

    Future vacancies also may go unfilled because of reduced funding. The cuts stem from Kentucky’s budgetary crisis which hit offices statewide.

  • GOP nominee has more to spend

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    Republican candidate Brett Guthrie has amassed a war chest that far exceeds his opponent’s in the race for the Kentucky’s open 2nd Congressional District seat.

    Guthrie said he has raised more than $700,000 since Jan. 29. Democrat David Boswell, on the other hand, has roughly $50,000 available for the campaign.

  • July 3: Services

     

  • E’town chamber finds Hall of Famer at City Hall

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — After being surprised by his selection for the Hall of Fame award, Elizabethtown Mayor David Willmoth took the stage Tuesday at the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony. He began his brief remarks with some lighthearted banter, which exemplified how he feels about his service to people within the city.

    “I’ve had fun doing this,” he said.

  • Demand for barriers pays off

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HART COUNTY — With sweat on his brow, Elizabethtown resident Dave Lawson sat with his daughters, Jenny and Jolene, in the early morning sun Wednesday at the Hart County rest area on Interstate 65 and prepared for the announcement he did not expect to hear — at least not so soon.

  • Indictments include two charged with assaulting police

     

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — Two men were indicted last week by a Hardin County grand jury on charges they assaulted Radcliff police officers.

    Among the officers, Radcliff Police Department’s Sgt. Mac Slack was involved in both incidents — one that left him with a significant hand injury.

  • Realtor association awards first time scholarships

    By MARGIE HARPER

    Heart of Kentucky Association of Realtors

    he Heart of Kentucky Association of Realtors awarded two $1,000 scholarships to area students for the first time this year. Criteria included writing a short essay on home ownership. Applications, along with essays, were received from several area high schools. Winners were Morgan Elizabeth Lee and Daniel J. Duda.

    Morgan, daughter of Lisa Lee of Elizabethtown and Robin Lee of Radcliff, graduated from Central Hardin High School and plans to attend Transylvania University.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: New quarterbacks get a brief introduction to offenses (7/2)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – The beginning of high school football practice is more than a week away, but several incoming quarterbacks have been able to get a jumpstart on the season. Elizabethtown, LaRue County and Meade County all will be breaking in new quarterbacks, while North Hardin and Fort Kn

  • June 29 editorial: Whew ... almost

    The Kentucky General Assembly and Gov. Steve Beshear pulled off as close to a political miracle as you’ll ever see last week when in five days they managed to steer the state pension funds on a new course to avoid bankruptcy ensured by their most recent reckless path.