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Today's News

  • Photo: Removing Christmas remnants
  • Taking up a familiar newsroom mantle

    By BEN SHEROAN

    No place ever seems quite like home. Few homes have been as inviting and comfortable for me as The News-Enterprise.

    A journalism journey began at age 16, when home was a 10 by 8 room in the deepest corner of my parents’ basement house. It has taken my family to 11 residences in four states and back once again to Hardin County.

  • January 5 editorial: Kentucky leading way for black head football coaches

     

    First, it was Western Kentucky tapping one of its own — Willie Taggart, a former star quarterback — to take over the slumping football program.

    Then, Louisville called upon hot shot assistant coach Charlie Strong from Florida to try to resurrect a program that has seen better days on the field and better crowds in the stands.

    And now, with Rich Brooks stepping into retirement at the age of 68 and after four straight bowl game appearances, the University of Kentucky is passing the head coaching torch to Joker Phillips.

  • Tabb eyes fourth term as county clerk

    Hardin County Clerk files for re-election

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — After nearly 12 years in his position as Hardin County Clerk, Kenny Tabb is not ready just yet to leave office.

    The three-term Democrat incumbent recently filed to run again in the May primary.

    The 64-year-old Tabb, a retired educator, said experience is needed in the county clerk’s office given the challenging economic times of today.

  • City eyeing alcohol at Pritchard

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Beer at Freeman Lake Park is no closer to fruition, but the city could lighten some alcohol restrictions next week.

    A poll of city council members Monday showed a majority support allowing alcohol at Pritchard Community Center as long as the city’s 70/30 split is adhered to under controlled conditions with a licensed caterer distributing the alcohol.

  • Burke trial proceedings delayed

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – Jury selection in the second double-murder trial of former Fort Campbell MP Brent Burke will begin Wednesday after Monday’s scheduled proceedings were delayed. Monday's delay stemmed from the death of a prosecutor’s spouse. No proceedings in Burke’s case were scheduled for today since docke

  • From past to present

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    ELIZABETHTOWN – The third most relevant clip to an “Elizabethtown, Ky.” search on Google’s video site – beneath a cheek-bending tandem skydive and footage of a Wal-Mart trailer toppled by a storm – was a man selling a Model T.

    Bill Swope pitched a century-old innovation, Ford’s car, on a more recent one, the Internet.

  • Jan. 4 Support Groups

     

  • Guthrie hosts information fair for vets

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — Local veterans gained information about available benefits and got the chance to speak to their congressman at a Monday information fair.

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie hosted a Veterans’ Information Fair on Monday at Colvin Community Center. The fair featured booths from organizations that assist veterans in some way, such as the state and federal departments of Veterans’ Affairs and the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL OPINION: Will to win pushes UK past Georgia (01/10)

    LEXINGTON — Pick the winner from the statistics given below.

    Team A shoots 47.2 percent from the field, including going 6-of-14 from behind the 3-point line. It makes 80 percent of its free throws. It also pulls down 36 rebounds.

    Team B connects on 43.3 percent of its attempts and goes a dreadful 2-of-14 from 3-point range. It manages to hit 66.7 percent of its foul shots. Team B also grabs just 33 boards.

    You probably picked Team A. Nine times out of 10 Team A wins, right?