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Today's News

  • Applying for a dose of green

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A trio of green projects could receive money through the Kentucky Department of Local Government. The city is readying grant applications for an energy audit, energy-efficient upgrades and a recycling program. The combined request is nearly $180,000 and would further the city’s desire to conserve en

  • Wetonbethe: A Story of Hope

     (Editor’s note: The following is the first of a four-part story.)

  • Dec. 9, 2009: Our readers write

    Reflections on a high school title run

    There are certain times in our lives that we will remember forever. Sometimes these moments are exciting but sometimes they can be heartbreaking.

  • From the bookshelf: 'Hush, Hush'

     

    Hush, Hush Becca Fitzpatrick

    Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

    List Price: $10.99

    Rating: four out of five stars

  • Dec. 8, 2009: Services

    Command Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) James Edward ‘Ed’ Allen, 79, of Vine Grove, died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff with burial with military honors in North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today and after 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. There is a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. today.

  • Gift drives meet with giving hearts in their final weeks

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Gift drives by local organizations are nearing their end for this holiday season, but there are still families to be helped. Helping Hand of the Heartland and the Salvation Army are wrapping up their gift drives and will soon be getting packages to families who applied for assistance. Organizations are seeing

  • Tractor-trailer leaves I-65, crashes near railroad

    The News-Enterprise

    Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement is investigating the cause behind a southbound tractor-trailer’s leaving Interstate 65 Tuesday morning and crashing into trees dividing the state right-of-way and the CSX rail running parallel to it.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 spokesman Bruce Reeves said the driver was trapped in the wreckage temporarily but was later able to get out. Suffering from minor injuries, the driver is expected to survive, Reeves said.

  • She loves her North Hardin Trojans

    Getting to know Barbara Proffitt Family • Ronnie, her husband of more than 50 years; Rhonda, her daughter who is now the budget manager at Hardin Memorial Hospital; Blake, her son who owns his own business in Vine Grove; grandchildren, Rachel, Molly and Braden. Hobbies • She doesn’t have time for hobbies right now but hopes to pick up quilting and one-touch painting when she finally retires.

  • Dreams of new home deferred

    By JEFF D'ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com HOWEVALLEY — The house sits just off of Ky. 86, about a mile past Howevalley Elementary School. From the road, it looks like a construction site with a house being built. But the closer you get on the gravel road of a few hundred yards leading up to the one-story home, the picture becomes clearer as a site that h

  • Swelfer awarded Silver Star for gallantry

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — Tuesday was not an ordinary day for Sgt. Zachary Swelfer, but his demeanor was calm and his reaction was modest. Swelfer — a member of the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division — was awarded the Silver Star at Fort Knox for his bravery and quick response in the