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  • Housing market makes a comeback

    The population expansion at Fort Knox has been referred to as the big inhale by U.S. Army officials, with the post expected to grow to 42,000 before the Armor Center and its work force departs.

    For those in the housing market, it may be better described as a recession breaker.

    Housing has seen a significant increase since the post’s transition efforts ramped up, with significant gains falling since January.

  • HCS budget lists no teacher raises

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise Teachers and other staff at Hardin County Schools aren’t going to get a raise – but the district doesn’t expect it will have to hand out pink slips because of its financial challenges. The school board on Thursday unanimously approved a tentative budget that is $7 million smaller than the last one. About 75 percent of the bu

  • May 28, 2010: Obituaries

     Raymond Ellsworth

    Raymond Ellsworth, 76, of Hodgenville, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at his residence.

    Mr. Ellsworth was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was retired from the Iron Worker Local 16 Union, Maryland and also from Amtrak.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Elizabeth Ellsworth.

  • Infant in critical condition after I-65 wreck

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    A single-vehicle crash Friday morning on southbound Interstate 65 in Hart County partially closed the road for the third time this week and caused serious injuries to an Indiana teen and an infant relative ejected from an SUV.

    According to Bowling Green-based Kentucky State Police Post 3 officials, the 2002 Lincoln Navigator’s driver, Marshall Tichenor, 62, fell asleep behind the wheel around 8 a.m. near the 68 mile-marker.

  • 5TH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT DRAW: North Hardin plays Green early, Central Hardin faces Hart late (05/29)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Host Central Hardin will have to wait a long time before it takes the field Monday in the 5th Region Softball Tournament quarterfinals, while 17th District rival North Hardin has to be ready right out of the gate. During Saturday morning’s tournament draw in the Central Hardin library, the host Lady Bruins (23-12-1) drew into Gam

  • Photo: Going bananas for education
  • May 30, 2010: Our readers write

    Remembering the ultimate sacrifice

    Memorial Day is a time for pause and reflection as we remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of liberty and proved the privilege of freedom and security is never free.

    Let us never forget those who sacrificed the early ears of their adulthood and all who made the supreme sacrifice and have gone on to their final retreat.

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: North Hardin girls look to re-establish region dominance (5/28)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com LeShea Smith and the North Hardin Lady Trojans have seen their fair share of ups and downs this season, but Smith believes her team is peaking at just the right time to defend its Class 3-A, Region 2 title Saturday at Central Hardin. All events begin at 11 a.m. at Bruin Field. “I’m really excited about how everyone looks.

  • May 28, 2010 editorial: Changes at Knox impact us all

      Great change has been afoot at Fort Knox and in our community since 2006.  A very visible pivotal moment occurred in Fort Knox’s Base Realignment and Closure transformation. It was equally pivotal, but less obvious for the community.  Maj. Gen. James M. Milano relinquished command of Fort Knox and

  • Brandenburg named North Park principal

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    The new Hardin County preschool and kindergarten center now has a new principal to go with it.

    Beth Brandenburg was hired as principal for North Park Elementary School and will begin her new role in July. Brandenburg is currently assistant principal at Meadow View Elementary School.

    Brandenburg said she has a passion for the preschool and kindergarten programs. Her son is in the HCS preschool program, and she has seen the impact it has had on him.