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Today's News

  • HB 160 eases college transfer issues

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Students at the local community college might find the road to a four-year institution a little smoother thanks to a new law.

    Gov. Steve Beshear signed House Bill 160 into law on Wednesday, which will set in motion the alignment of courses at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and their transferability to  public four-year institutions in Kentucky.

  • Photo: Earning his stripes
  • April 15, 2010: Obituaries

    Harry Clay

    Harry Clay, 86, of Radcliff, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Woodland Terrace Healthcare Facility.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Percell & Sons Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

    Jessica Hazle

    Jessica Hazle, 29, of Huntsville, Ala., died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Huntsville Women’s and Children Hospital.

     Arrangements are incomplete at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville.

  • Telethon has tall order

    TO LEARN MORE: For more information about the organization or volunteering, contact North Hardin HOPE at (270) 351-4673 By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com North Hardin HOPE failed to meet its goal of $30,000 last year during its annual telethon, but that will not deter the organization from thinking big. As the need for assistance surges, having the cour

  • Nut tree pioneer dies

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    Leslie Wilmoth, who played a major role in Kentucky’s nut tree industry, died Wednesday at his Elizabethtown home. He was 92.

    After retiring from Fort Knox in the early ’70s, he started Wilmoth Nursery in Glendale and experimented with propagating nut tree varieties. He came up with some “good methods,” said Nolin River Nut Tree Nursery co-owner John Brittain, who was in business with Wilmoth for a time.

  • Commissions - where do they go?

    By MARGIE HARPER

    In today’s economy everybody is looking for a bargain. If you are buying and selling your home you are no different. But have you ever really thought about where the commission you pay your Realtor is going?

    Commissions are negotiable and it is not unfair or unreasonable for consumers to ask about fees that are charged in real estate transactions.

  • It's pool-cleaning time

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com With recent temperatures topping 80 degrees, thoughts likely are turning to bikinis and sunscreen.

    While it’s still only April, now is a good time to prepare your pool for the season.

  • HCS testing will begin later, no change for EIS

     By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Standardized testing for Hardin County Schools will begin later than was originally planned.

  • April 14, 2010: Obituaries

    Sylvester Bowling

    Sylvester Bowling, 85, of New Hope, died Monday, April 12, 2010, at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

    Survivors include his wife, Virginia Woods Bowling; a daughter, Agnes Masterson; and three sons, Gerry Bowling, Joe Bowling and Paul Bowling.

    The funeral Mass is at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in New Hope with burial in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery.

  • Meet The Beatles at the State

    The News-Enterprise John, Paul, George and Ringo will take center stage as The Historic State Theater spends a weekend with The Beatles. First up is a showing of The Beatles' 1964 mock documentary “Hard Days Night” at 8 p.m.