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  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL OPINION: Is UK the best team in the country? Yes (1/24)

    LEXINGTON " When Kentucky brought in John Calipari to take over its floundering basketball program after Billy Gillispie ran it off course, the administration had a return to glory in mind. No one, though, could have imagined such a quick turnaround. After Kentucky’s 101-70 thrashing of Arkansas on Saturday at Rupp Arena, the Wildcats will inherit the No.

  • With a little help from a friend and a stork

    RADCLIFF — While the ranks of good Samaritans may seem thin these days, some people still unselfishly help others.

    This can go well beyond just changing somebody’s tire. A local woman recently carried to term twins for a couple struggling to have a child of their own.

    Consuelo Murrell said her kids are everything to her — so if she could help someone have that too, why shouldn’t she?

  • HCS clear days to train teachers

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin County Schools is focusing more on learning next year — on the part of teachers, not students. Hardin County Schools board voted Thursday to take four days from the 2010-2011 school calendar to use as professional learning days for faculty. Students wouldn’t attend school on those

  • Knox unit to head to Haiti

    Staff report

    FORT KNOX – The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) will deploy to Haiti in support of relief efforts stemming from a 7.0 magnitude earthquake which struck the country on Jan. 12.

    The command will form the nucleus of Joint Logistics Task Force – Haiti and deploy by air to provide its logistics expertise to the relief effort in Haiti.

  • Jan. 22, 2010: Obituaries

    Emily Carol Anderson Emily Carol Anderson, 60, of Vine Grove, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. Survivors include her husband, Garnet L. Anderson. Arrangements are incomplete at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove.   Virginia R. Baird Virginia R. Baird, 91, of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at Life Care Ce

  • Entering the final stretch

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — As if to draw attention to itself, small strobes pulse along the outside walls of the Human Resources Center of Excellence — one of the most tangible symbols of the Army post’s transformation. The mammoth $197 million facility is now 94 percent complete. Despite a delay — caused by rain

  • Officials: Educating youth key to NAACP future growth

    HOW TO JOIN

    Meetings are held the fourth Sunday of each month from 5-6:30 p.m. at the NAACP office at 655A Knox Blvd in Radcliff. NAACP youth advisor Cynthia McKoy can be reached at 270-272-2032 if interested in attending a meeting.

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — The future of most organizations is often laid out at an early age.

    This is especially true for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP.

  • ‘Need and charity have no boundaries’

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Churches in the area are rallying their congregations via meetings, e-mail and Facebook to find relief for Haiti in the aftermath of a Jan. 12 earthquake. The efforts are less about a specific denomination or faith and more about getting aid to Haiti as quickly as possible. This is evident in the giving between S

  • HCS approves bid for RES renovation

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — Hardin County Schools has taken its next step to transform Radcliff Middle School to Radcliff Elementary School.

    The Hardin County Schools board approved at their Thursday meeting a $4.9 million bid from Morel Construction for the renovation of Radcliff Elementary.

    Morel Construction, based in Louisville, provided the lowest bid out of 12 bids from area construction companies.

    The architecture firm Sherman-Carter-Barnhart designed the renovation plans.

  • Jan. 22: Services