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Today's News

  • ECTC campus reaches into service region

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com After opening a new building on its main campus three weeks ago, the local community college has continued its expansion — this time into another county. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is dedicating the new Springfield campus at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the new location in the Springfield-Washington County Commerce Cente

  • Officials: Exaggeration spurs bus incident

    The News-Enterprise

    Hardin County Schools Transportation Director John Skaggs said an incident two weeks ago aboard a school bus was spurred by one student’s mischief and another’s unsubstantiated report.

    HCS’s bus No. 10 was at Lincoln Trail Boulevard and Logsdon Parkway the afternoon of April 21 when police took a call from a young rider who reported another student was harmed by the bus driver.

  • May 4, 2010: Our readers write

    Pitts for county attorney

    Jenny Pitts is running for Hardin County Attorney, in case you haven't seen the signs.

  • Ag groups donate pet food

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    Local farm groups on Monday delivered the first load of what eventually will be a ton of cat and dog food to a Vine Grove animal shelter.

    The gift comes after bad national press for livestock producers over problems highlighted by groups such as the Humane Society of the United States.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Morse, Central Hardin hold off Meade County (05/02)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Storms were forecasted to move into Brandenburg late Friday night, but Russ Morse supplied the thunder a little bit too early for the Meade County Green Wave’s liking. A Central Hardin junior catcher, Morse blasted the second of his two-run homers in the top of the seventh inning and all but ended any hope of back-to-back Green W

  • May 3, 2010: Obituaries

    Ina Vivian Morgan Kerfoot Cain Ina Vivian Morgan Kerfoot Cain, 78, of Vine Grove, died Sunday, May 2, 2010, at North Hardin Health and Rehabilitation Center in Radcliff. Mrs. Cain was a member of Valley View Baptist Church in Vine Grove, where she was a Sunday School teacher and a leader of Women on Missions. She was a homemaker, caregiver, grandmother and an

  • Flooding lingers after major rains

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    While this weekend’s deluge wasn’t the 40 days and nights of ark-building weather, the Fort Knox weather station recorded rain each hour for 40 straight hours.

    And the Army post’s two-day precipitation total of 4.36 inches — more than  fell in February and March combined — was modest compared to the 7 inches that fell in the southern part of Hardin County.

    As of Monday, several local roads still were closed because of flooding.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Dunn hopes to give Bulldogs a banner year (05/02)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com Every day during the school year Seth Dunn spent time in the John Hardin gymnasium whether it was during class or basketball practice.

  • GIRLS' PREP TRACK: Elizabethtown rolls in own meet (05/02)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL

    jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com

    Behind seven gold medals Friday night, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers crushed the competition at the Panther Twilight Invitational.

    The competition just happened to include three teams which will try and dethrone the four-time Class 2-A, Region 2 champions later this month.

    Elizabethtown won the team title with 176.5 points, more than 100 points better than region rivals Marion County (fifth, 67), LaRue County (sixth, 65) and Adair County (eighth, 30).

  • District 4 Democrats see need for innovation, integrity

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    The Democratic primary for the District 4 magistrate race may have fewer candidates than its GOP counterpart, but those running are not lacking for ideas.

    The three Democrats vying for the party’s nomination in the race say they have track records of success, and plan to present that to voters come May 18.

    Emery Martin, owner and operator of Martin’s Towing and Recovery as well as Derby King Promotions, said he is tired of standing in the background.