Today's News

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  • Beshear hands out BRAC checks



    Big changes bring big checks.

    Gov. Steve Beshear on Wednesday handed out oversized, multi-million dollar checks to local officials for improving the infrastructure in communities surrounding Fort Knox. The Army post is adding high-paying jobs through the latest Base Realignment and Closure initiative.

    The General Assembly during this past legislative session approved a budget that includes $151 million for improvements such as road, sewer and water projects.

  • School districts OK max tax increases



    Both local school districts voted Monday to levy a tax that would give them a 4 percent increase in revenue.

    The Elizabethtown Independent Schools board voted to levy a tax of 62.5 cents per $100 of assessed value for real estate and personal property. The Hardin County Schools board levied a tax of 58.7 cents per $100 of assessed value for real estate and personal property.

  • Duvall, Emary square off in debate



    Change is inevitable in Radcliff city government come November as three incumbent councilmen have stepped aside and Mayor Sheila Enyart is ineligible to pursue another term by state law.

    The topic of change weighed heavy on the minds of the two mayoral candidates — two-term Councilman J.J. Duvall and Radcliff Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jo Emary — Tuesday night as they engaged publicly for the first time at Colvin Community Center.

  • Children say Burke responsible for killings



    Two of the children in a Rineyville home where two women were murdered nearly three years ago pointed the finger Wednesday at one person former U.S. Army Sgt. Brent Burke.

    Burke’s son and stepson said during testimony that he was responsible for the deaths of their mother, Tracy Burke, and grandmother, Karen Comer.

    The boys were 4 and 7 when the women were shot sometime between midnight and dawn on Sept. 11, 2007.

  • Aug. 25, 2010,services

     Elizabeth Ann Habermehl Appelman, 77, of Augusta, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010. The Mass of Christian Burial is at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Church in Augusta with burial in St. Augustine Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Metcalfe-Hennessey Funeral Home in Augusta with the rosary being said at 7:45 p.m.

  • Letters from Vietnam linked father, daughter



    When Sarah Hart was young — barely old enough to read and write — she sent letters to her father in Vietnam, sometimes taping a nickel to them so he could buy gum or something.

    He’d write her too and she saved the letters.

    “They’re just to a little girl,” she said. “But they’re sweet.”

  • Probation hearing set for attempted rape suspect



    Prosecutors are scheduled to explain to a judge Tuesday why a probated 10-year sentence imposed in January on a mentally ill man should be revoked.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Snyder, North roll by Marion (08/24)

    The News-Enterprise Senior Aubri Snyder notched a hat trick to lead the host North Hardin Lady Trojans to a 5-0 win over 5th Region rival Marion County on Monday. Sophomore Shiann Washington and senior Cassie King also scored for North Hardin (2-1). Junior keeper Taylor Domschke made seven saves. UP NEXT: North Hardin hosts 10th District ri

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Monday's results (08/24)

    GOLF BOYS’ PREP MONDAY’S EVENTS ELIZABETHTOWN 158, NORTH HARDIN 162, MEADE COUNTY 178 VINE GROVE — Results from Monday’s tri-match at the par-36 (front nine) Lincoln Trail Country Club: Elizabethtown (158) Mason Haynes                  &nbsp