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Today's News

  • March 5, 2010: Our readers write

    Beshear has it right

    Gov. Steve Beshear has it right. When he heard legislators were discussing prison dining options, he wisely remarked, “I am not gonna spend one dime more for feeding convicted criminals that go out and burn a prison down than I have to. We need to be spending that dime and all the extra money we have on educating our kids and doing the other things that move this state forward.”

  • Final winner in 'Big River' Trivia Contest announced

     

     

    The News-Enterprise

    The final winner of the “Big River” Trivia Contest is Carrie J. Warren of Hodgenville.

    Warren wins two tickets to the Movie Palace for correctly answering the trivia questions based on stories connected with the joint production of “Big River” that was presented by Central Hardin and North Hardin high schools.

    The correct answers for week four were 1. c.; 2. a.; 3. c.

  • Responsibility

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com Responsibility — something that has duality in emotions.

  • March 4: Services

     

  • Conceptual Staging can be a beneficial tool

    By SHEILA O'MARA

    Imagine the possibility of seeing a room prepared to sell before packing a box or moving a piece of furniture? Thinking about updating the kitchen or bath, but would like to see what it will look like before committing?

    Those possibilities would have been pretty difficult to make happen without a whole lot of time, effort and money, but there is something special that changes that idea completely. This special service even is making its way into Hardin County.

  • Making the most of mulch

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — The warm air and sunshine of spring still is a month or so away, but preparation is important when preparing for mulching season. “You don’t want to put it on too heavy or too early,” said Hardin County Extension Agent Amy Aldenderfer. Mulch is commonly used to suppress weed growth, regulate the

  • A bird's eye view of Kentucky's Capitol

    By BEN SHEROAN

    bsheroan@thenewsenterprise.com

    It’s always a treat to walk the marble halls of the Capitol Building in Frankfort.

    The 104-year-old structure houses all three branches of government. From the governor’s office to the Supreme Court quarters and the two legislative chambers, history lives alongside bustling activity, particularly during legislative sessions.

  • Swept away by 'Big River' series

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA I feel a little lost. You see, on Oct. 26, 2009, I began a journey down a river, and now that journey has ended. Sunday was the last performance of “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” The joint production between Central Hardin and North Hardin high schools was a unique undertaking.

  • Home invading bugs shaking off winter slumber

     By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — If you think the recent frigid weather made a dent in the populations of home-invading insects, prepare to be bugged.

    Ants, for instance, burrow deep enough underground that the cold doesn’t affect them, said Lee Townsend, an Extension entomologist for the University of Kentucky. They and other insects may have spent the winter inside.

  • Ask ECTC: Dental Hygiene Clinic special event

    NUMBERS TO KNOW

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    (270) 706-8800 – Welcome and Admissions Center

    (877) 246-2322, Ext. 68800 (toll-free)

    (270) 706-8858 or (502) 942-0101 – Fort Knox Campus

    (270) 706-8702 Community and Economic Development Center