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  • Tuesday brings equinox and balance


    Stories from the Heartland

    HARDIN COUNTY — If things these days seem out of balance — oh, like the economy or civility — then take a breath: Tuesday is the autumnal equinox.

    The whole world at 5:18 p.m. will cease to be cockeyed, at least in relation to the sun. The amount of daylight will be the same as that of night.

    You even can balance an egg on end. (OK, you can do that on days other than an equinox, but what fun is that?)

  • Sept. 10, 2009: Obituaries

    Barbara Ann Brock

    Barbara Ann Brock, 80, of Radcliff, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at North Hardin Health and Rehabilitation Center in Radcliff.

    She was an original associate at Wal-Mart in Radcliff where she worked for 21 years in the fabric/sewing department and as a door greeter. Barbara enjoyed spending time with her family, bowling, sewing, crafts, cooking, being outdoors, loving cats, decorating for Christmas and dressing up for Halloween. She also was a past member of the Officers Wives Club.

  • Fiscal Court vets consider additional terms



    HARDIN COUNTY — Registration for the magistrate’s race does not open until November, but the election has been on the minds of local commissioners and residents alike since the county presented an overwhelming vote to end the commissioner form of government.

    And most of the commissioners say they’re leaning toward running for another term, though outlying factors could change their minds in the coming months.

  • Alleged shooter sent to prison for parole violation



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A man Elizabethtown police charged this summer with attempted murder and robbery was transferred to prison Friday after allegedly violating parole by getting into recent trouble.

    Nathaniel Terron Barbour, 34, was jailed July 11 on charges of attempted murder and robbery for what EPD Detective Pete Chytla describes as an attack against a man on Skyline Drive.

  • Swine flu widespread in Kentucky

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — The Kentucky Department for Public Health last week upgraded Kentucky’s swine flu level from regional to widespread. The virus, also known as H1N1, has made Hardin County residents sick. But without confirmatory testing here, Wendy Keown, a spokeswoman for the Lincoln Trail District Heath Department, said she cou

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  • Sept. 21, 2009: Services

    Maria Caraballo, 66, of Buffalo, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009. The funeral is 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial in South Fork Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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  • Kidnappers and Dodge crossover sought by KSP



    LEITCHFIELD — Kentucky State Police Post 4 detectives in Elizabethtown are looking for one male and one female kidnapping suspect and a Dodge Journey involved in the May kidnapping and robbery of a Grayson County apartment manager.

    Trooper Jason Propes says OE apartment manager Otis Moon was kidnapped May 18 after a middle-aged couple duped him into showing them rental property.

  • Sept. 21, 2009: Obituaries

    Roxanne Brown

    Roxanne Brown, 58, of Vine Grove, passed away, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    Mrs. Brown was a member of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Flaherty. She was also a hairdresser at Highland Hair Care in Vine Grove and worked at UPS.

    She was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Shaun Brown; her father, James Andrew Carmon; her mother, Mary Virginia Dowell; four brothers; and one sister.