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Today's News

  • KY 1407 in Hardin County closed today for railroad repairs

    The News-Enterprise

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 4 is advising motorists to find an alternate route and detour today around Ky. 1407, known as Nolin Road, as railroad repairs will close the road to traffic.

    According to District 4 spokesman Mark Brown, Ky. 1407 will be shut down near Sonora.

    CSX workers will be making repairs to an intersecting railroad there.

  • A Dash of Class: July's 'finest cook' is Norma Horn

    By NORA SWEAT

    Being the first of the month, it is the time to honor One of Hardin County’s Finest Cooks, and what a pleasure it is to honor someone I have known for some time.

    Nominated by her daughters, Amy Horn Meredith and Monica Horn Iler, this month’s honoree is Norma Goodman Horn of Howevalley. Not only did I have Norma and her husband in class at West Hardin High School, I also had her two daughters, Monica and Amy, at Central Hardin High School.

  • Recycling trailer looking for new home

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Hardin County's recycling trailer in Stephensburg may have vanished, but it is not a permanent disappearing act.

    The trailer — once at the corner of U.S. 62 and Eastview Road — was forced to relocate once the landowner sold the property, said Bob Hall, county solid waste coordinator.

    The previous owner allowed the county to place the trailer there because he was not using the corner, Hall continued, but the new owner has identified a use for the property.

  • Inmate flees halfway house

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    An Elizabethtown man with a lengthy history of convictions for theft and drug crimes remains at large since leaving a halfway house in Louisville on June 17, just three weeks after his arrival there.

    Matthew Lee Buckles, 30, is supposed to be serving 16 years in custody of Kentucky’s Department of Corrections for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Barbara Watkins' Smothered Hamburger Steak and Onions

    By MARY ALICE HOLT This is another recipe from Barbara Watkins of Bonnieville, and, luckily for us, it’s another really good, really easy recipe. This tastes like something you’ve spent a good deal of time making, sweating over a hot stove. In reality, it just takes a few minutes of “prep time” and then 30 to 40 minutes of cooking time.

  • June 30, 2010: Services

     Phyllis Ann Kampe Atteberry, 63, of Bonnieville, died Sunday, June 27, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT Thursday at Brooks Funeral Home in Munfordville with burial in Weldon Cemetery in Bonnieville. Visitation continues from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. CDT today and from 9 to 11 a.m. CDT Thursday at the funeral home.

  • Photos: Signs, signs, everywhere there's signs
  • Life on the beat

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com Michael J. Thomas grew up in Cecilia but now is having success playing saxophone in the jazz world. His newest album, “City Beat,” is gaining national success.

  • Dollars and Sense: What's on sale now?

    Even in a tough economy, there are some bright spots. For example, many expensive purchases have gotten a lot less costly because of industry problems, a steep decline in consumer spending or both.

  • Helen Rowe has served her country and her family well

    Getting to know Helen Rowe: Hometown: Originally from Westville, N.J., Rowe moved to Philadelphia when she was 9. She has lived in Hardin County multiple times between being stationed at Fort Knox and retiring here.