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Today's News

  • Hospice to undergo changes, too

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    In addition to hospital cuts, hospice centers are expected to see reductions of roughly $7.8 billion as a result of Healthcare legislation, according to The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

    The cuts were reduced from the proposed $10 billion, but the organization says it cannot withstand such a blow.

  • Elmore finalist for state award

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    A local teacher’s efforts to introduce his students to cultures beyond their own were recognized by a state organization.

    Thad Elmore, a social studies teacher at T.K. Stone Middle School, was a finalist for the Kentucky Outstanding Civic Educational Leadership Award, and was recognized at the PNC / KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen State  Basketball Tournament Friday in Lexington.

  • Lincoln Heritage House reconstruction halted

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Elizabethtown has been directed by state officials to halt reconstruction of the Lincoln Heritage House at Freeman Lake Park until a preliminary archaeological study has been completed. The city applied for a federal grant to cover the costs of an archaeological survey, but city officials decided to move forward on the demolition and reconstruct

  • Leitchfield voters approve liquor by the drink

    By BEN SHEROAN

    bsheroan@thenewsenterprise.com

    After weeks of aggressive campaigning, Leitchfield voters approved alcohol sales in local restaurants.

    The 946-719 vote Tuesday removes Grayson County from the list of 46 dry counties in Kentucky. Upon approval from the Alcohol Beverage Control Board and authorizing action by Leitchfield City Council, restaurants with more than 100 seats may be granted the right to serve drinks — similar to action previously approved by voters in Elizabethtown and Radcliff.

  • Do you have the madness?

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com It has begun. Can you feel it? As the calendar turns to March there’s just something different about this time of year. A new smell is in the air. Bet you thought I was talking about spring.

  • March 23, 2010: Services

    George Allen Boehnlein and Scott Joseph Boehnlein II , infant twin sons of Scott Joseph and Elizabeth VanMetre Boehnlein, died Saturday, March 20, 2010. The funeral is at 10 a.m. today at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 501 Cherrywood Road, Louisville. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

  • PREP BASEBALL PREVIEW: Area Composite Schedule

    COMPOSITE SCHEDULE

    MONDAY, MARCH 22

    Meade County at Louisville Central    5 p.m.

    Louisville Evangel Christian at Fort Knox    5:30 p.m.

    LaRue County at Caverna    6 p.m.

    Glasgow at John Hardin    6:30 p.m.

    Louisville Southern at Central Hardin    6:30 p.m.

    Warren East at Elizabethtown    6:30 p.m.

    TUESDAY, MARCH 23

    Bardstown at LaRue County    5:30 p.m.

  • Multifaceted power of music strikes right note for Lorinda Jones

    A Few More Notes About Lorinda Jones Place of birth: Tompkinsville, Ky. Current town of residence: “I usually say Rineyville, but the physical address is actually Elizabethtown,” she said. Spouse: Jerry Favorite music: Instrumental of an

  • PREP SOFTBALL PREVIEW: The Meade County Lady Waves

    By GREG CREWS

    gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com

    Coming off one of the most successful seasons in school history, the Meade County Lady Waves aren’t focusing on how to get back to the level they played at last season.

    They think they can take it a step further.

    “You know, 30-5 is hard to top, but I feel like we have a shot at that,” Meade County coach Mike Harreld said.

  • Priddy going into pararescue training

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Ben Priddy is entering military training that the majority of people leave before completing. But Priddy sees no other path for himself. “It was pretty much that or Burger King for me,” he said, laughing. Priddy, 21, of Elizabethtown, left Tuesday for U.S. Air Force Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base in