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Today's News

  • No more delays for HCS

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — A new wrinkle has been added to the decision to dismiss school for snow at Hardin County Schools.

    For the rest of the school year, HCS can no longer delay school days to wait for roads to thaw before buses begin their routes. HCS has met the maximum number of hours that don’t have to be made up according to law, so the district either must call off school or start on time.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Peanut Butter Cake

    By MARY ALICE HOLT   Today’s recipe for Peanut Butter Cake is being featured for two reasons. First, the recipe came from Ben Sheroan and it’s a way to celebrate his return to The News-Enterprise.

  • The great escape

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com About a month ago I received a phone call at the office from my neighbor, who was calling to tell me Duke, my Corgi, was at her house This was a strange call. Duke is not left outside when I’m at work; he lives on the sun

  • HMH fears Medicaid cuts

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Officials at Hardin Memorial Hospital fear a legislative assumption could lead to $1 million or more in Medicaid reductions if the federal government opts not to extend its stimulus aid.

    Leaders in the Kentucky House of Representatives are expected to unveil a budget proposal this week, and some are banking on an extension in federal aid to fill gaps in a burgeoning $1.5 billion shortfall for the biennium.

  • Man found dead among meth labs

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    GLENDALE – History, and the scene where an Elizabethtown man was found dead late Tuesday, suggest a possible drug-related demise. Investigators must wait on test results before officially stating the 45-year-old’s cause of death.

    Bruce Carter Burnett, of Elizabethtown, was found dead inside a camper-trailer at 963 West Rhudes Creek Road by a relative bringing him food.

  • Judge rules religious billboards must go

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    UPTON — In addition to passing a sign selling “Used Cows” and an adult superstore, motorists who travel the stretch of Interstate 65 from Hardin to Hart County are reminded of sin and the possibility of eternal damnation.

    A judge has ruled the religious billboards must go, but not because of their message.

  • Candidates campaign at Tea Party event

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The local Tea Party organization Tuesday gave residents a chance to meet and question two candidates for federal representation.

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie and U.S. Senate candidate Bill Johnson discussed their qualifications for their respective seats at a meeting of Tea Party Patriots at Nolin RECC.

  • Feb. 5 Civil suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

    William Brewer, et al, v. Florence Hilder, et al, Flint Hill Road, Sonora. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment for damages.

  • Feb. 16, 2010: Obituaries

    Marshall James Brown

    Marshall James Brown, 62, of Radcliff, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    He served in Vietnam and retired from the U.S. Army after 20 years of service. He worked for Crucible Magnetics for 15 years and was a member of Full Gospel Kentucky Korean Church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Clem Brown.

  • The Art of Performance: Passion is key

    By KEITH WILSON

    Passion is often the key to people who work hard at playing their favorite games.

    My mother-in-law played competitive tennis until she was 83. Just last week we had another example of a great athlete who competed at the highest level of sport at the age of 40.