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Today's News

  • March 2: Our readers write

    Humbled by public honor Last Friday I had to go to Fort Knox. I read The News-Enterprise article about Lance Corporal Matt Hanson’s funeral procession route from Godman Air Field. Knowing I would encounter this I also wondered what I would see on Dixie from citizens. I turned from Ring Road to go north on Dixie and I was in awe. So humbled. By

  • March 3, 2010: Our readers write

    Service, good work no myth

    As a proud retiree with 30 years of service with the U.S. Postal Service, I must take exception to John E. Potter’s  statement, “Ten years ago, it took 70 employees one hour to sort 35,000 letters. Today, in that same hour, two employees process that same volume of mail” (“Five myths about your mail,” March 2).

  • NAATBatt switch hits as trade association

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    CHICAGO — A consortium of electric vehicle battery companies that last year planned to build a factory in Glendale has shifted gears — NAATBatt is now a trade association.

  • March 3, 2010, Obituaries

    Dorothy Evelyn Bush

    Dorothy Evelyn Bush, 81, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at Kensington Manor Nursing Home.

    She was a native of Hardin County and a member of Cecilia Baptist Church and the Hardin County Homemakers.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph T. Bush; and her parents, Jesse J. and Susie Genrose Stewart Buckles.

  • LaRue store manager arrested

    The News-Enterprise

    A retail store manager was charged with theft by unlawful taking by Hodgenville City Police last week.

    Bill Woodrow Willis, 29, of Radcliff is accused of making illegal transactions on cash registers without items being purchased at Pamida. Chief John Cottrill said the illegal transactions total about $5,700.

    Willis was released from the LaRue County Jail on a $9,500 cash bond.

    Cottrill said Willis was on probation from a similar case that occurred several years ago.

  • Botched meth lab ignites home

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY – Police investigating a destructive methamphetamine lab malfunction Thursday tracked suspects to a Radcliff motel and an Elizabethtown home where the stimulant allegedly was being made.

    Events leading to the arrest of four people began to unfold around lunchtime Thursday when a neighbor reported a house fire at 521 Georgetown Road.

  • Pearman shares ExCEL success

     By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Gary Pearman was named the newest ExCEL winner for Elizabethtown Independent Schools, but to him, the entire community shared the win.

    Pearman was given the ExCEL award Wednesday at a ceremony at T.K. Stone Middle School. Pearman, an English teacher, was selected as the newest ExCEL recipient about a month ago.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION TOURNAMENT: Will Adair County's luck finally change against Elizabethtown (03/02)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com MUNFORDVILLE — To say the Adair County Lady Indians have had little luck with the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers would be an understatement. Technically, the Lady Indians have had no luck. Losers of all five of the teams’ meetings in the past five years by an average of 24.8 points, the 20th District Tournament runner-up Lady

  • The future of Fort Knox

    By Maj. Gen. James Milano

    Fort Knox has long served as a premiere training installation for Armor and Cavalry units. Although the rich Armor heritage is relocating to Fort Benning, Ga., Fort Knox will remain a valued Army post to the units that will continue to call it home after the implementation of the Base Realignment and Closure law.

  • Plea deal leads to probation for drug dealers

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Two men arrested last year for trafficking pills and marijuana near an Elizabethtown school pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony charges relating to the case in return for lightened sentences.

    Corey Lee Thomas, 21, and Chase Michael Lanz, 20, admitted to 9th Circuit Judge Ken Howard having active roles in dealing Xanax — an addictive anti-anxiety medication — and marijuana from their McCullum Avenue home near T.K. Stone Middle School.