Today's News

  • May 7, 2010: Our readers write

    Go ahead and show your papers

    Do you have papers? If you are stopped by a police officer while driving, are you asked for your license? If you apply for a passport are you asked to show a birth certificate? Job application? Social Security card. Yes to all. Many Americans are asked for ID for all manner of things. Maybe a license or birth certificate or Social Security card could be called ... papers? I have to prove who I am in many legal situations, why not those who might have entered our country illegally?

  • Troopers recognized for work

    The News-Enterprise FRANKFORT —  Kentucky State Police posts across the bluegrass recognized the outstanding work of troopers and detectives throughout the agency in Frankfort on Wednesday as part of an annual celebration. Stamping Ground resident Kenneth B. Russell, a trooper with KSP Post 12 in Frankfort, was named Trooper of the Year for the state. The 27-year veteran logged ne

  • Quilters blanket wounded soldiers with thanks

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com A group of appreciative quilters from up north rolled into Fort Knox on Wednesday with an escort of American Legion motorcycle riders. Their mission: Distribute 611 quilts to wounded soldiers. The busload of Quilts of Valor Foundation members distributed the blankets, which they made, under a courtyard pavilion at the Warrior Trans

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  • KSP: Trucker speeding and distracted at time of crash

    The News-Enterprise HART COUNTY — Kentucky State Police investigating the March 26 crash on Interstate 65 that killed 10 Mennonites claim the tractor-trailer driver whose rig slammed into the van carrying the Esh family near Munfordville was likely speeding and distracted by a phone call when the wreck occurred. Citing a KSP collision report, a Thursday story in The Courier-Journal

  • Sunday's forecast: Raining moms

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — Sunday’s forecast calls for a mild high in the mid-60s with a chance of raining moms, thanks to Skydive Kentucky’s special Mother's Day event. The Elizabethtown parachuting group is offering discounted sky jumps Sunday for mothers and their families, billing the event as a chance to “Throw Momma From the Plane&rdqu

  • Court sets magistrate pay at $25K

                                                   Base Pay     Total pay        Overall cost

    Three commissioners: $29,054.61      $52,711.35      $158,134.05

  • Spring clean those closets


    It is springtime and birds are chirping and temperatures are rising. Most people are ready to start their spring cleaning adventures. The biggest hurtle to overcome is getting started. Once you start seeing the difference a thorough cleaning can make, it should provide inspiration to keep going.

  • Republicans critical of current policies



    Four Republicans want the District 7 seat on Hardin Fiscal Court, saying a change is needed to better represent the western portion of the county.

    The district is the largest of the eight in area and includes several communities including Cecilia, Eastview, Howe Valley, Stephensburg and White Mills.

    Carl Corvin said he is a homegrown candidate who was brought up in a family business environment.

  • Why you should buy a home instead of renting


    As the home buyer tax credit is expiring, many would-be homeowners who missed the deadline may be asking themselves whether they should continue renting.