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Today's News

  • County expenses fell below 08-09 projections

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY— The continuation of the nation’s recession has placed some restraints on county spending during the past year, but Judge-Executive Harry Berry reported this week that the county finished the fiscal year under budget .

    Berry presented the numbers Tuesday during a Fiscal Court meeting, outlining how the county fared amidst financial turbulence.

  • In Friday's News-Enterprise

    Here’s some of what we’re working on for Friday’s The News-Enterprise: 

    NAATBatt decision draws near

    Big changes in jury duty in Hardin County 

    Checking in with area coaches after another high school football player dies after practice

  • July 20, 2009: Obituaries

    Dorothy May Brown

    Dorothy May Brown, 85, of Vine Grove, died Saturday, July 18, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

  • Convicted rapist charged in Sonora attack

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    SONORA – A convicted rapist living in Sonora was arrested at his home Tuesday evening after Kentucky State Police connected him to Sunday night’s attack of a 70-year-old woman.

    KSP detective Matt Johnson said Edward John Dipietro forced his way into a Broadway Street home around 8 p.m. Sunday.

    Once inside, Johnson said Dipietro covered the woman’s mouth so she couldn’t breathe, then sexually assaulted her.

  • The dark side of lighting up

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — Dozens in attendance Tuesday night at the first of two smoke-related forums scheduled at the Colvin Community Center were almost reverential in their response to the handful of medical professionals and health advocates making up the night’s panel, but this reverence didn’t restrain the reactions to the statistics and information provided.

  • Jury duty process adjusted

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – Beginning Monday, terms for those serving jury duty in Hardin County will lengthen by an additional month as part of an effort to cut judicial costs. Ninth Circuit, Second Division Judge Ken Howard said the 100 or more people called for jury service from now on will serve two months instead of one, with Circuit and District cou

  • Utility truck lights reported stolen

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Police are turning to the public in hopes of getting tips on recent thefts of utility vehicle emergency lights.

    According to EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby, detectives have received reports of L.E.D. light-bars and other emergency lighting used on utility vehicles having been stolen from the tops of seven trucks this month.

    On July 19, EPD responded to the Department of Transportation’s garage on East Dixie Avenue after a report of the flashing lights being removed from four trucks there.

  • National Night Out events set

    STAFF REPORT

    HARDIN COUNTY — Two area events in the next few days will highlight the 26th annual National Night Out.

    National Night Out is held to help build better relationships between the public and public servants such as police and fire agencies.

    Knox Hills, the public/private military housing community at Fort Knox, and the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) are teaming up for a Saturday event from 5 to 8 p.m. at Keyes Park on Fort Knox and is open to the general public.

  • PRO BASEBALL: Former North star Adcock changing MLB affiliations (07/30)

     

  • Abe on the move

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    While the celebration of Abraham Lincoln’s bicentennial birthday is winding down, the recent push to develop Abe-related sites could continue through two major initiatives.