Today's News

  • Readers say keep those cards and letters coming

    Joanna Sherrard sends cards, lots of cards, and Hardin County residents have shown they appreciate her efforts.
    Over the past three years Sherrard has sent more than 2,000 sympathy, get well, encouragement and birthday cards. After The News-Enterprise featured her in the Dec. 1 edition of Wednesday's Woman, readers answered with supplies to keep the the cards going.

  • Goldenrod Homemakers make hats

    The Goldenrod Homemakers met in November to make hats for cancer patients. Pictured are members showing off some of the donated hats.

  • Candidate addresses Hardin County GOP

    John T. Kemper III, Republican candidate for Kentucky State Auditor, spoke to members of the Hardin County Republican Party Executive Committee meeting Jan. 10 at the Nolin RECC conference room. Kemper, of Lexington, is a graduate of UK, played football at UK and has a career as small businessman running an educational supply company and later worked as a real estate contractor.

  • Mu Chapter has January meeting on stress

    Members of Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International shared an interactive discussion on “Stress and Stress Management” with Chaplain Mark Judd at its Jan. 8 meeting. Angela Isaacs, Professional Affairs chairperson, introduced Chaplain Judd who emphasized that many physical problems are related to stress.
    Other discussion related to the role of educators in helping students deal with stress in their lives. Chaplain Judd concluded by suggesting to members that the best stress management plan is to do everything possible to take care of them.

  • Fiscal Court approves Phase II of courthouse renovations

    With technology continuing to advance, members of Hardin Fiscal Court feel their meeting place is behind the times.
    On Tuesday, the court voted in favor of some minor overhauls that will upgrade its technological foothold during meetings and improve audience and viewer experiences.
    Hardin Fiscal Court approved Phase II of the courthouse renovation — the final step of a revamp of the court chambers. The overall cost of the renovations is projected at $19,314.75, but Hardin Fiscal Court capped costs at $19,900.

  • Dan Rather to be in Meade County

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  • Make tasty Cake Pops for your Valentine

    I’m so exciting to be bringing you this recipe! Melissa Vessels, a copy editor/paginator at The News-Enterprise, brought a bunch of these Cake Pops in to work a few days before Christmas and we all just loved them. So I told her I had to have the recipe. It will be perfect for a Valentine’s Day treat (or any other day for that matter).

  • A man, the snow and his creations

    Larry Padgett loves to see snow.
    The white stuff brings out the creative side in him. It has for many, many years.
    “I’ve been doing this since I was young, since I was a kid,’’ the 43-year-old said. “I like to build things with the snow ... It’s just something to do.’’
    Late last week with about 3 inches of snow dumped on the area, Padgett started work on his latest creation: Winnie the Pooh.

  • Electronic health records process escalating

    In keeping on par with a federal mandate, Hardin Memorial Hospital will begin implementing technology this year that will directly link electronic health records of patients with local physicians’ offices.
    The goal is to fully integrate the technology by June 2012 in keeping with a requirement through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Bruins beat Green County; LaRue girls win (01/26)

    The Central Hardin Bruins dominated 5th Region rival Green County with some second-half defensive intensity Tuesday night, holding the homestanding Dragons to 12 points in the final two quarters en route to a 56-37 win.

    Junior forward Andrew Kinney hit three 3-pointers and scored a team-high 15 points, while sophomore guard Troy Squires (12) and senior guard Matt Nichols (11) also reached double figures.