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Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL-SOFTBALL: North Hardin in two postponed 17th District games today (05/04)

    More rain moved into the area late Monday and into Tuesday, forcing the cancellation of several prep baseball and softball games.

    In baseball, two 17th District games were pushed back. North Hardin was scheduled to play at John Hardin on Tuesday, but that game was moved to 5:30 p.m. today. John Hardin coach Adam Lindsey said the game could get moved again if the Bulldogs’ field isn’t playable. Central Hardin and Fort Knox were supposed to meet at 5:30 Tuesday, but that game has been moved to 5:30 Friday.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: John Hardin's Greenwell is made for Manhattan (05/04)

    Olivia Greenwell is giving up cleats, curveballs and corner kicks for Calvin Klein and forgetting about fielding ground balls to focus on Gucci.

    For the John Hardin High School senior, the next month is the last of her athletic career. While many of her fellow graduates will prepare for their freshman year of college later this summer, Greenwell is taking the path less traveled – to one of the most heavily traveled places in the country.

    Greenwell is an early acceptant to New York’s fashion-focused LIM College in midtown Manhattan.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: John Hardin's Greenwell is made for Manhattan (05/04)

    For the John Hardin High School senior, the next month is the last of her athletic career. While many of her fellow graduates will prepare for their freshman year of college later this summer, Greenwell is taking the path less traveled – to one of the most heavily traveled places in the country.

    Greenwell is an early acceptant to New York’s fashion-focused Laboratory Institute of Merchandising in midtown Manhattan.

  • Two views: The case against hunting sandhill cranes

    If they are allowed to go through with it, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will allow for the first time in more than 100 years the hunting of sandhill cranes in Kentucky.
    Under what KDFWR calls a sandhill crane management plan, hunters will be allowed to buy permits and shoot the birds as they migrate through the commonwealth in the winter months.

  • Two views: The case for hunting sandhill cranes

    The eastern population of sandhill cranes migrates through and winters in portions of Kentucky. Sandhill cranes are the most abundant crane species on the planet, with more than 700,000 spending part of their year in North America. The eastern population is the world’s second largest, numbering between 60,000 and 100,000 birds.
    The population continues to grow and has become increasingly visible in Kentucky in recent years. Peak counts in Kentucky now approach 20,000 cranes in the Barren River Lake area.

  • Boil water advisory issued for some Radcliff residents

    A boil water advisory was issued Tuesday for some customers of Hardin County Water District No. 1 in Radcliff.

    Residents along South Wilson Road between Shelton Road and Nalls Lane and any roads off South Wilson between Shelton and Nalls is under the advisory until further notice.

    Do not drink tap water or use it in food preparation without first boiling it to remove impurities.

  • Elizabethtown donates property to Habitat for Humanity

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com
    Hardin County Habitat for Humanity now has another property to continue to develop a series of new homes near the Haycraft neighborhood in Elizabethtown.
    Elizabethtown City Council voted 5-0 Monday to donate a portion of city property at 310 McLeod Place to Habitat for Humanity so it can be used to build a new home for a family chosen by the organization.
    Councilman Kenny Lewis was absent from the meeting.

  • Remembering the Holocaust
  • Federal Reserve orders mention First Financial

    The Federal Reserve announced enforcement actions Tuesday for First Financial Service Corp. of Elizabethtown, the holding company that owns First Federal Savings Bank.

    To ensure its stability, the company agreed not to pay dividends, incur or guarantee debt, or purchase any shares without prior approval from the Fed. The order also said First Financial will detail cash flow projections within 60 days, according to the statement.

  • Farmer says marketing experience an advantage for ag commissioner

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com
    Robert “Bob” Farmer said he holds a card in the race for agriculture commissioner no other candidate on either side of the aisle possesses: inherent marketability.
    Farmer, a Democratic candidate and private businessman, said his extensive background in marketing and public relations can help raise the office’s profile and diversify its ability to promote the state’s agriculture industry.