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Today's News

  • Burley growers face challenges on multiple fronts

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    If it’s not heat, it’s the regulations.

    Local burley growers this season have faced difficult weather — such as a seemingly endless hot spell. On top of that are concerns about new rules cutting consumer demand in other countries.

    Will Snell, a tobacco economist for the University of Kentucky, pointed out this dual challenge of production and regulations in an upcoming newsletter.

  • Local band YUR MOM has been rockin' for six years

     

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: John Hardin wins opener; E'town, North and Knox all fall (08/17)

    The News-Enterprise The homestanding John Hardin Lady Bulldogs fell behind early to Lincoln County on Monday, but they weren’t trailing for long. The Lady Patriots scored 2 minutes in, but John Hardin seniors Melissa Stieb and Hanna Alcock scored 12 minutes apart to lead John Hardin to a 2-1 win in both teams’ season opener. Stieb scored 8 minutes before interm

  • RPD event showcases police work, fun times

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    Radcliff residents and the city’s police  department will come together Friday for two hours of education, swimming, eating and fun.

    It’s an event that has been organized for several years and Radcliff Police Department spokesman Bryce Shumate said last year’s night attracted more than 100 residents.

    “Every year it just seems to be getting bigger and bigger,’’ he said.

  • Where They're Playing

    Concert may include cost of admission even if not listed.   Aug. 19 CHAZ MCKINNEY will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Texas Outlaw, Commerce Drive, Elizabethtown.

    Aug. 20

    MAIN STREET will perform at 3-Putt Willie's, 850 Pine Valley Drive, (270) 737-7772.

    THE FOXERY will perform at The Rudyard Kipling, 422 West Oak, Louisville, with Why I Like Robins, (502) 636-1311

  • HMH trims budget shortfall

    In other news:

    • The HMH Board of Trustees approved a business plan to purchase a stereotactic radiosurgery system from Varian Medical Systems at a cost of $245,800. The system provides non-invasive image-guided treatment by focusing precise doses of radiation to the brain to combat metastatic cancer, causing less damage to brain tissue while still destroying cancer cells, according to the business plan.

  • Educators, others gather for TEK Talk

     By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Community leaders gathered at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College on Tuesday night to discuss the future of education in Kentucky.

    Gov. Steve Beshear hosted TEK Talk, community forums on education held in 10 locations across the state, at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The forums were part of the Transforming Education in Kentucky initiative, which is looking to reform public education.

  • Former school aide gets 20-year sentence with plea deal

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    An Elizabethtown man employed as a teacher’s aide at Parkway Elementary School in Radcliff pleaded guilty in Hardin Circuit Court to charges relating to sex crimes against a 4-year-old.

    The deal Gary Lou Martin struck with prosecutors late Friday afternoon gets him lifetime status on the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry, upon his release from Department of Corrections custody, and a prison sentence of 20 years.

  • Restaurant to host benefit for family of crash victim

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Mr. Gattis restaurant in Elizabethtown is holding a benefit fundraiser Thursday for the family of a 3-year-old killed in a vehicle crash earlier this month.

    Silas Dayton Brawner died Aug. 11 from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle wreck on the U.S. 31W Bypass, and 20 percent of sales during the benefit will go to Brawner’s family to help cover funeral costs and other expenses, said manager Annette Jewell.

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