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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Military personnel, families offered Sesame Street/USO Experience

    The News-Enterprise   Cookie Monster and Elmo have a special mission at Fort Knox for military personnel and their families. As part of a Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families, which is aimed at addressing concerns of military families dealing with the hardships of deployments, the well-know children’s characters will help kick off a 2010 tour of the program

  • Forums set for various county races

    FORUM SCHEDULE

    x-April 21: County Attorney candidates, noon at ECTC in the Science Auditorium

    April 26: Magisterial District 3 candidates, 7 p.m. at Pritchard Community Center

    x-April 28: Democratic Judge-Executive candidates, noon at ECTC in the Science Auditorium

    April 29: Magisterial District 5 candidates, 7 p.m. at Pritchard Community Center

    May 3: Magisterial District 1 candidates, 7 p.m. at West Point Elementary School

  • Breckinridge prepares for Judicial Center

    A ground breaking ceremony is set for 11 a.m. CDT April 23 for the planned Breckinridge County Judicial Center. It will take place at the construction site at 111 W. Second St. in Hardinsburg.

    Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. and Breckinridge County Judge-Executive Ray Powers will be among the speakers at the ceremony.

    The General Assembly authorized the 33,000-square-foot project for Breckinridge County in 2006 and approved funding in 2008. The total project cost is $11.48 million.

  • Photo: Who needs a machine when you can mow with muscle?