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Today's News

  • Feb. 3 Lending a Hand

     

  • Extreme Makeover seeks Kentucky family

    Landmark News Service Do you know a family whose home deserves an Extreme Makeover? Producers of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition want to hear from you.   Ty Pennington and crew are searching for a Kentucky family for a home makeover. “We’re looking for those special people who have amazing strength of character and never give up. Whether it’s k

  • EPD uses Taser to subdue fleeing suspect

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Elizabethtown police officers used a Taser to subdue a suspected thief Monday afternoon, following a short car chase that ended at Cool Springs Shopping Center on Ring Road.

    The incident began when emergency dispatchers took a report about someone stealing from gumball machines at Sav-A-Lot on West Poplar Street.

    Using lights and sirens, officers pursued a green Chevy Astro van driven by a 64-year-old Louisville man along North Dixie Avenue.

  • Feb. 1 Support Groups

     

  • Snow spurs area creative streaks

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — The latest wave of snow showers continued Wednesday, shuttering school doors another day and extending work for road crews. But while some saw the snow as an opponent, others have embraced it as a muse for creative expression. Whether it was a towering, painted snowman with carefully carved features and a sharply

  • You could be a star

    The News-Enterprise LOS ANGELES — DreamWorks and Disney Studios are promoting an open casting call for an upcoming film titled “Real Steel” starring Hugh Jackman. They are looking for a young male actor age 10-14 to play the role of Max, a charming, street-smart kid.

  • Costs rise as snow falls

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Mother Nature has been less than kind this season.

    A series of blustery storm fronts have moved through Kentucky this year, leaving little room for rest for local road crews and their purse strings.

    Another batch of winter weather moved into Hardin County late Monday, dumping several inches of accumulation before tapering off Tuesday afternoon.

  • Food giveaway program hungry for participants

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — A local food pantry is having a problem that, considering the state of the economy, seems counterintuitive.

    Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland has more food than it can give away.

    Its monthly distribution programs, especially the one in Radcliff, aren’t drawing enough participants — so leftovers are sent back to the warehouse, said Milissa French, the agency’s development assistant and programs coordinator.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Chocolate Pizza

    By MARY ALICE HOLT

    Josie Sanders of Radcliff often attends my church, Radcliff Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and a couple of months ago she slipped me this recipe for Chocolate Pizza. I knew at the time that I would run it in February, because I think it’s a perfect treat for Valentine’s Day.

  • E'town could see $800K occupational tax shortfall

    Occupational tax collected

    FY 2004-05- $5,709,413.95

    FY 2005-06- $6,207,336.35

    FY 2006-07- $8,394,463.50

    FY 2007-08- $10,927,043.62

    FY 2008-09 -$10,505,162.55

    Source: Elizabethtown City Government

     

    By MARTY FINLEY

     

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

     

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The economy’s continued walk on shaky legs has created another possible shortfall in the city’s occupational tax revenue.