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Today's News

  • Interstate closed to northbound traffic after fatal semi wreck in Hart County

    The News-Enterprise

    Northbound lanes of Interstate 65, between Horse Cave and Bonnieville, were closed most of Tuesday after a pre-dawn fatal wreck involving three tractor-trailers.

    Kentucky State Police Post 3 spokesman Trooper Charles Swiney said the fatal collision occurred when a northbound truck slammed into two others that were stopped in the road after being involved in a previous, non-injury collision. “The third truck just plowed into the other two,” Swiney said. “It caught fire and the operator of that unit died.”

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Brangers, Trojans cruise past Fort Knox (12/06)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — Jordan Brangers had the hot hand for the North Hardin Trojans on Friday night. A reserve freshman guard, Brangers hit five 3-pointers to help the visiting Trojans pull away from 17th District rival Fort Knox, 96-43. “He’s just a freshman, but he’s improved so much since the end of the eig

  • Breaking NewsNorthbound I-65 traffic detoured in Hart County

    The News-Enterprise

    MUNFORDVILLE — Northbound lanes of Interstate 65 between Horse Cave and Bonnieville are closed completely after a fatal wreck involving three tractor-trailers before dawn this morning.

    Northbound traffic, between Bowling Green and Elizabethtown, is being detoured at the ramp to Horse Cave and funneled onto northbound U.S. 31W.

    Traffic is being returned to northbound I-65 at Bonnieville, Swiney said. Southbound lanes remain open.

     

  • PREP WRESTLING: Saturday's results (12/06)

    WRESTLING PREP OLDHAM COUNTY SUPER DUALS BUCKNER — Central Hardin, John Hardin, LaRue County and Meade County results from Saturday’s Oldham County Super Duals: TEAM RESULTS Central Hardin 50, Louisville Eastern 24 Central Hardin 36, Louisville Seneca 34 Central Hardin 81, Oldham County B 0 Central Hardin 34, Woodford County 22 Independence Simon Kenton 5

  • City considers veteran work program

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — City officials this week were offered a deal that would produce labor services for the city while simultaneously helping veterans.

    Patricia Caruso, an employment coordinator with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, on Monday presented city officials with its non-paid work experience program, which gives disabled veterans on-the-job training skills in a vocation they are interested in — at no cost to the would-be employer.

  • Dec. 8 editorial: Easing single parent hearts

    For every dollar Hardin County Attorney’s Office spends to collect child support payments, $20 comes back. That’s a return on investment beyond even Bernie Madoff’s dreams. And rightfully, once again, the Child Support Enforcement Division has been recognized by the state for its efforts.

    Sixteen employees — 14 full-time and two part-time — are responsible for collecting nearly $10 million so far this year alone. The staff performs better than state average in several areas including establishing paternity and collecting back payments. 

  • United Way reaches lowered goal

      By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — The good news: The United Way of Central Kentucky surpassed this year’s fundraising goal. The bad news: The total is around $110,000 less than what was donated in 2008. The agency, which helps fund groups such as Big Brothers Big Sisters and the American Red Cross, raised an estim

  • Ask the Expert: Escape to Puerto Rico for a taste of paradise

     

  • Attorney General declines to issue opinion on reclassification

    The News-Enterprise

    Attorney General Jack Conway has declined to render an opinion on an inquiry made by Councilman Larry Ashlock concerning city classification.

    Ashlock recently submitted the inquiry asking the attorney general to clarify the validity of section 156 of the Kentucky Constitution. Voters repealed the section in 1994 and ratified amendments, calling for a new classification system.

    Councilman Steve Atcher argues section 156 is still active by law, but Ashlock said he’s not convinced.

  • Judge lessens charge against alleged attackers

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Kicking and hitting a man floored by an attacker during a 3 a.m. home invasion and beating does not meet Kentucky’s definition of first-degree assault.