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Today's News

  • Flexible vacation: much-needed

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA Vacations can be funny things. Sometimes you spend so much time and effort trying to enjoy yourself that by the end of it you need a vacation from your vacation. That wasn’t the case for me when I took a week of vacation with my girlfriend, Rebecca Ricks. I can’t say it was because we didn’t go anywhere; we made several trips during our time off. What

  • Lee an easy winner in Dems 25th District

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    For the third time, Jimmie Lee moved past challenger Glenn Fonda for the Democratic nod in a primary election.

    Lee, who is seeking his 10th term as the 25th District state representative, was an overwhelming winner in Tuesday’s election. Lee secured 82 percent of the vote.

    In 2006, Lee won 85 percent of the vote. In 2008, he took 79.7 percent of the votes.

  • May 19, 2010: Obituaries

    Dr. Raul S. Abang

    Dr. Raul S. Abang, 72, of Louisville, died suddenly of natural causes on Monday, May 17, 2010, at his home.

    He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was also a hard-working and dedicated physician. He was a very prayerful Christian and devout in his Catholic faith. He was a parishioner of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Louisville where he attended Mass regularly.

  • Old Towne Window Celebration seeking decorators

    The News-Enterprise

    The Elizabethtown Heritage Council announces it will host a community art walk and Old Towne Window Celebration in downtown Elizabethtown the first Saturday of each month from June to October. It will conclude Nov. 20 with the start of holiday festivities.

    Each art walk will be from 5 to 8 p.m. around the downtown square and on surrounding streets.

  • Nonpartisan races expand November ballots

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    The conclusion of the primary election represents only half the battle for many political candidates.

    With primary races behind them, candidates look toward the November general election, which will have several more races added to the already-lengthy list that voters saw Tuesday.

  • District 3: Lisa Williams vs. Phillip Crady

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    A former magistrate will square off against a prominent mover in local economic development in the District 3 magistrate’s race in November.

    Democrat Phillip Crady defeated lone Democratic opponent Bob Hicks, while Republican Lisa Williams captured her party’s nomination in a field of four.

    Crady finished with 833 votes to Hicks’ 495 votes.

  • Missing the mark

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com Going into this film I expected a “Gladiator”-type version of “Robin Hood” from director Ridley Scott (“Gladiator”) and bad boy Russell Crowe (“Gladiator”). What I got instead was a movie with way too much going on. It is set up as a prequel, a history behind the legend of Robin Hood. But there

  • PREP TRACK: LaRue's Durbin evolves into star (05/18)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com When Ryan Durbin was a freshman in Jeremy Blair’s gym class, the duo had no idea what the future held. Three years later, Blair has helped Durbin, now a senior at LaRue County, become the top-ranked runner in Class 2-A’s Region 2 in the 1,600-meter run. Durbin enters today’s Lincoln Trail Heartland Conference Meet a

  • PREP TENNIS: Storms cut short the first day of the region tournament (05/18)

     

  • ELECTION UPDATE: Rider earns opportunity to challenge Berry

    At the top of the local ticket Tuesday, Elizabethtown businessman Al Rider won the Democratic nomination for Hardin County judge-executive.

    Rider will face two-term incumbent Republican Harry Berry in the November general election.

    “It’s a challenge,” he said. “I’m an underdog.”

    Rider finished with more than 50 percent of the vote, capturing 4,652 votes. Perry Malito finished second with 2,927 votes and Tim Hinson was third with 1,364 votes.