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Today's News

  • A Dash of Class

    By NORA SWEAT

    The last week of the month is dedicated to submitted or requested recipes. 

    The first in this week's column is a recipe for Sweet and Sour Slaw that former student, Angie Johnson Davis, sent along with her Hoppin’ John soup recipe, which was published in a previous column. 

    The second recipe, Corn Pudding, is submitted by Frances Carr. I had this dish at a St. Ignatius Church’s bereavement dinner. It is quite different from your traditional corn pudding, but is delicious. 

  • In a galaxy far far away...well we thought so at least

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com My mother claims that I have embarrassed her in a few of my columns — I revealed that she is a sports jinx and that she thinks Pop Rocks make your head explode — and has wondered why I don't embarrass other family members by revealing childhood memories of them.

  • Jan. 23 editorial: BBB rating system a plus to consumers

    Those who seek out businesses now can help themselves and others thanks to the Better Business Bureau.

    A recently implemented grading system will show whether many businesses either make the grade, or not, based on the experience a consumer has with them.

    The Better Business Bureau system will show how businesses rate in areas such as overall complaint history, how quickly complaints were resolved and the business’ advertising.

    This system replaces the BBB’s satisfactory and unsatisfactory scale.

  • Jan. 21 Editorial: Obama summonses Congress to put country first

    Pundits and academics will continue for months to mine Barack Obama’s 20-minute inaugural speech for nuggets of intent and interpretation. But there was one message that came through loud and clear. It needs no interpretation. Congress must clean up its act if the nation is going to meet the challenges it faces. The public is tired of gridlock as their representatives in W

  • Jan. 27: Services

     

  • Really fine art

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com GLENDALE — The golden irises of the Sumatran tiger gleam at Gary Williams as he faces the predator. But Williams is in no danger from the beast.

  • Survey: We want night life

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN— A recent survey aimed to track consumer habits of Fort Knox families produced some ideas about what the Fort Knox community is looking for in downtown Elizabethtown.

    The survey, created by The Army-Community Heritage Partnership, was completed by 1,036 people with some relationship to Fort Knox, including active duty soldiers, military retirees, Department of Defense civilians, contractors and military families.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Balanced Bruins topple Bulldogs (01/27)

     

  • Glendale man pleads guilty to pot charges

    By NE Staff

    ELIZABETHTOWN — In exchange for a probated sentence, a Glendale man pleaded guilty Tuesday to growing more than five marijuana plants and trafficking in the illegal plant.

    During his plea before Hardin Circuit Judge Kelly Mark Easton, Benjamin Scott Russell, 37, admitted to being caught with between eight ounces and five pounds of processed pot and having numerous plants growing at his West Glendale-Hodgenville Road home on Sept. 11, 2008.

  • Fire officials warn of thin ice

     ELIZABETHTOWN

    Elizabethtown fire officials are warning people not to risk playing on ice regardless of how solid it may appear.

    “We’ve already seen regional stories of animal rescues involving dogs (falling through the ice),” Elizabethtown Fire Department Safety Officer Rusty Todd said. “That could very easily be a story about a child if parents don’t understand or educate their children about the danger.”