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Today's News

  • Teen ATV rider jailed on DUI charge

    The News-Enterprise

    EASTVIEW — A Leitchfield teen was jailed in Hardin County Monday night on charges of driving under the influence, trying to evade police and numerous other violations police say were committed aboard a three-wheeled ATV.

    According to charges against 18-year-old Justin Dale Peters, a state trooper initiated a traffic stop after witnessing an improper turn from Eastview Road to Meeting Creek Road shortly after 9:30 p.m.

  • Like to perform, but singing not your thing?

    The News-Enterprise   ELIZABETHTOWN — Performers can still sign up for the Lip Sync Competition, returning to the Heartland Festival this month courtesy of United Way of Central Kentucky. The organization sponsors the competition, which will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Freeman Lake Bandstand. The competition is open to individuals or groups.

  • Local singer enjoys success in music, movie industries

    TO LEARN MORE: For more information about Emily Portman or to purchase her CDs visit www.emilyportmanusa.com or www.myspace.com/emilyportman.   By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com GRAYSON COUNTY<

  • Considering the costs of KLC

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The Kentucky League of Cities has been awash in controversy the past few months after a rash of news stories published by the Lexington Herald-Leader as part of an investigation revealed a number of questionable expenses made by KLC’s executive board members.

  • Aug. 12, 2009: Obituaries

    Dorothy Stith Basham Dorothy Stith Basham, 88, of Clarkson, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. Survivors include a son, James R. Basham; and a daughter, Dorothy “Dot” McCall. The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT Thursday at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson with burial in Clarkson Cemetery. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. CDT

  • Junior and the Rosewood

    (EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second of a two-part story. In the first part, Junior suspects his wife, Miriam, is up to something because he has noticed what he considers odd behavior, such as furniture rearranged overnight. He has considered she might be trying to poison him.)

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: LaRue County opens with straight-set win (08/11)

     

  • July 28, 2009: Our readers write

    On unequal opinions

    We believe that all men are created equal, but that doesn’t mean that all opinions are equal. Some are based on facts and sound arguments while others are based on foolish notions, smooth rhetoric and even lies.

  • SEEK, ye shall not find

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin County Schools and Elizabethtown Independent Schools will lose thousands of dollars in funding for 2010, now that the state government isn’t increasing the amount of money districts receive for each student.

    Officials in both districts said they didn’t expect to have to make budget cuts to survive the loss of dollars, but have said they’re fearful of what the next few years will bring.

  • July 22, 2009: Our readers write

     

    Republicans and Democrats both

    are at fault

    If I were to believe what I read printed on the opinion page of the newspaper, I’d be convinced that my generation had the misfortune of electing the worst two presidents in history — in successive elections. Get a grip, people.