Today's News

  • Feb. 2, 2010: Obituaries

    Howard Ben Hicks

    Howard Ben Hicks, 66, of New Hope, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, at Flaget Memorial Hospital from complications of a stroke.

    He lived the last three years at Lifecare Center in Bardstown. He will be sadly missed. Ben was an avid sportsman and loved his horses and dogs.

    He is the son of the late Generose Leake Hicks and Howard B. Hicks Sr.  

  • Dollars and Sense: Avoiding overdraft and bounced check fees

    Have you ever been hit by a hefty charge for accidentally withdrawing more money than is in your checking account? These fees can be quite high, so the Kentucky Society of CPAs advises that you understand how they work and how to avoid them.

    The nuts and bolts

  • Radcliff Elementary School: Ready for renovation

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — A Hardin County Schools building that was emptied of students just two months ago soon will fill back up — this time with construction workers. The former Radcliff Middle School is now officially a construction site. The renovation to transform the building into Radcliff Elementary School is set to begin, and a pre

  • Photo: Munching on a frozen dinner
  • Toyota recall ripples locally

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Local Toyota technicians are being trained to fix accelerator pedals that in rare cases have stuck — a problem that triggered the recall of millions of vehicles. Toyota, which apologized to its customers Monday after a production and sales stoppage, will use a small piece of steel to prevent the sticking. Hardi

  • The Art of Performance: Building relationships with referees


    I used to think referees were the enemy.

    They were the people who were on the field to mess up the game and not allow fair play. It seemed referees were out to get certain teams or players.

    Fortunately I have been able to form another opinion of referees. After watching an incredible number of games and getting to know referees, it is clear they are there to help the players have the best opportunity to play a good game. They are there to enforce the rules so all players can have an enjoyable experience.

  • From the bookshelf: 'Under the Dome'

    Under the Dome

    Stephen King


    List Price: $17

    Rating: two out of five bookworms


    As I have said before, I am a great fan of Stephen King. I began "Under the Dome" with anticipated enthusiasm. The weight of the book itself was daunting to say the least —  about 3 and a half pounds and 1,088 pages.

    However, after I got over the fact that the cover reminded me of an episode of the Simpsons, I began a two-week journey though the mind of King.

  • U.S. Cavalry official charged with corruption



    WASHINGTON, D.C. – An executive with Radcliff’s famed U.S. Cavalry technical gear supply store will answer charges Wednesday morning that he violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 as one target of a nationwide anti-corruption sting in U.S. District Court.

  • Photos: Monday morning views
  • Feb. 1, 2010: Obituaries

    Glenn Howell

    Glenn Howell, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010.

    Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

    Lula Mae Judd

    Lula Mae Judd, 82, of Greensburg and Elizabethtown, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, in Elizabethtown at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    Survivors include a daughter, Bobbie Thompson Mullins of Elizabethtown; and a son, Donnie Judd of Greensburg.