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Today's News

  • County government receives waste grants

    The News-Enterprise

    HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin County Government has been awarded two awards to aid in its recycling and household waste disposal efforts.

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced last week the acquisition of $3.5 million in grants through the Kentucky Pride fund, which is administered by the Energy and Environment Cabinet's Division of Waste. Hardin County was awarded $19,718 in recycling grants and $20,600. The grant requires a 25 percent match.

  • Faces and Places: Honing sports skills
  • Laptops approved for LCHS students

    By LINDA IRELAND

    Landmark News Service

    Every LaRue County High School student is expected to have a laptop computer next year after the LaRue County School Board voted to pass the Laptop Initiative last week.

    The Laptop Initiative failed to pass in March after Superintendent Sam Sanders requested a unanimous vote “to bring the board together.” Four board members voted in favor with Norbert Skees casting a “no” vote.

  • KSP investigating apparent Leitchfield murder-suicide

    The News-Enterprise

    Kentucky State Police are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide at a Grayson County residence.

    Police responded to a shooting on Salt River Road in Leitchfield Saturday, where they found 43-year-old Troy Vincent and his wife, Jeannie, 40, dead from gunshot wounds.

    According to KSP, further investigation indicated Troy Vincent shot his wife, who he was estranged from, and then turned the gun on himself.

    The investigation is ongoing. Autopsies were scheduled at the Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville.

  • GIRLS' ALL-AREA TRACK & FIELD TEAM: Gabhart, Austin and Jones win individual awards (06/25)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL

    jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com

    Dickie Jones didn’t expect Jessica Gabhart to have this much success so early.

    But the Elizabethtown standout hurdler has won two state titles in two years and set a Class 2-A record last season.

  • June 25, 2010: Obituaries

    Michael Howard Claycomb Michael Howard Claycomb, 49, of Bewleyville, died Saturday, June 18, 2010. Survivors include his parents, Martha Hurley and Howard Claycomb. A memorial service is at 5 p.m. EDT July 3 at Irvington Baptist Church Fellowship Hall with visitation beginning at 4 p.m. EDT. Trent-Dowell Funeral Home in Hardinsburg is in charge of arrangements. &

  • Chamber, Comcast partner for "Cruisin" event

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Elizabethtown officials are hoping tourists near and far will cruise into the city’s downtown for some fun this summer.

    The Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce and Comcast have partnered to host Cruisin the Heartland with Comcast, an all-day event in July that includes a car show, movies and a concert.

    The event will take place July 17 in downtown Elizabethtown, and will follow the annual Pops in the Park concert July 16.

  • Stephensburg Days return

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Saturday’s Stephensburg Days was a staging ground for the final slate of candidates heading to the November election.

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie of Bowling Green joined with local Republican candidates for a unified presence during the parade. Candidates across party lines flocked to the festival site along U.S. 62 to promote their campaigns.

    But candidates said their appearances were not simply a search for votes.

  • Lane reductions slated for U.S. 31W at St. John Road

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 4 officials are advising motorists to use caution or detour away from U.S. 31W at St. John Road in Elizabethtown starting Monday, as construction at the busy intersection limits southbound travel to one lane.

    KTC District 4 spokesman Mark Brown said the work involves the replacement of a curb and extension of a culvert. The project requires closure of southbound West Dixie Avenue’s right lane.

    The construction is expected to span three weeks.

  • Radcliff police eye Standard Register fire

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    Radcliff police are conducting an arson investigation at Standard Register after fire ignited Thursday in a trash compactor at the South Dixie Boulevard document management firm.

    The incident sparked after 4 p.m. and sounded alarms internally, which notified emergency services of a fire at Standard Register.

    No injuries occurred as the fire was confined to a bin connected to the compactor, Radcliff police  department spokesman Bryce Shumate said.