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Today's News

  • Survey team finds Hardin tornado damage

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    A National Weather Service survey team has confirmed that a weak tornado on Friday  tracked a short distance through northwestern Hardin County.

    With top winds of 80-85 mph, the EF-0 twister damaged a mobile home, according to the NWS. No injuries were reported.

    After touching down near High Plains Road in eastern Breckinridge County at 8:30 p.m., the tornado lifted off the ground before lowering again along Rineyville-Big Spring Road.

  • May 27, 2010: Our readers write

    Charities deserve public support

    Two years ago this month, a part of our community that  may not even have the resources to access this letter was affected immensely because of greed and power. The residents to whom I am referring are those who find themselves needing help with the basics of life. One would pray that all of our residents can take care of themselves and their families, but circumstances sometimes render that unrealistic.

  • May 26, 2010: Services

     Wanda Bradley, 66, of Clarkson, died Sunday, May 23, 2010, at her home. The funeral is at 10 a.m. CDT today at St. Benedict Catholic Church with burial in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation continues at 8 am. CDT today at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson.

    Dale M. Finley Sr., 78, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, May 22, 2010. The funeral is at 10 a.m. today at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • Fiscal Court grants delay on first reading of budget

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Hardin Fiscal Court on Wednesday agreed to table the first reading of the county’s budget ordinance until June 8.

    Commissioner Bill Brandenburg requested the delay last week because he is seeking additional information from the Kentucky attorney general’s office on a motion that Assistant Hardin County Attorney Jenny Pitts said failed because it did not have enough votes.

    Brandenburg was absent from Wednesday’s meeting.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Hart shocks Lady Hawks (05/25)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com GREENSBURG — The 5th Region Softball Tournament will have a distinctively different feel next week. For the first time in 13 years, the LaRue County Lady Hawks won’t be one of the teams in the region tournament. LaRue County committed seven errors and the Hart County Lady Raiders took advantage of them all, ending the Lad

  • PREP BASEBALL: North knocks off Knox (5/25)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com It’s understandable for players to have butterflies in a game weighed down with significance. After some early jitters, the North Hardin Trojans began to find their footing and adjust to Fort Knox senior Scott Hubner’s unusual windup to score three

  • Finance team relishes chance to compete

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Educational opportunities added up recently for four Hardin County students named state winners of a finance competition. Four North Hardin High School students returned last week from the National Personal Finance Challenge in Kansas City, Mo., an academic competition in which students were tested on various aspects of economics and fina

  • PREP TRACK: E'town girls chase fifth consecutive region title; boys aim for third straight (05/25)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Everyone is still chasing Elizabethtown in Class 2-A, Region 2. Elizabethtown is going for its fifth consecutive girls’ title, while its boys’ squad will be aiming for its third as the region meet is held tonight at LaRue County. Field events begin at 5 with running events starting shortly after. The Lady Panthers have do

  • May 26, 2010: Operation Inasmuch matters much

    “Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me." These are the words of Jesus recorded in chapter 25, verse 40, of the Gospel of Matthew. His words also were the rallying call of inspiration to a small army of volunteers who rolled up their sleeves and carried out service projects across the county one sunny Saturday earlier this month.

    Collectively, their efforts were a part of Operation Inasmuch. 

  • May 19 Lending a Hand