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Today's News

  • WW 1-19 Ask the expert: Getting organized in 2011

    By AMY KEELING WALTON

    When I was growing up, we used a rock for a hammer and five-inch “barn nails” for getting things done around our house. My dad often would take the house tools “to the barn,” which must have been code for Bermuda Triangle because once these tools left, they never came back.

    The right tool for the job not only makes the end result turn out better it also makes the job-doer a much happier being.

  • Life or something like it: A new job for a new year

    By SUZANNE DARLAND

    With the new year came a new job for me.

    I’m still at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, but I’ve stepped out of the classroom (mostly) and am focusing more on advising students, both brand new ones and those who have been at the college a few semesters.

  • Repeated snowfall cuts into salt stashes

    Winter weather has packed a big punch again this year, draining salt supplies quicker than usual.

    However, local governments say they are making preparations to ensure enough salt is on hand to combat the rest of Mother Nature’s bite this season.

    Snowfall wracked Hardin County again Tuesday, sending crews to work to clear roadways as more precipitation was expected into the day.

  • Chamber merger ahead of schedule

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com
    Officials with the Heartland Chambers Alliance say the consolidation of the four local chambers of commerce into one Hardin County Chamber of Commerce may be closer to reality than expected.
    John Wright, a member of the Heartland Chambers Alliance communications team, this week said organizers have “put the pedal down” and believe work will finish before March as originally proposed.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Snow shifts schedule (01/12)

    Tuesday’s snowfall made it easy to figure out who had a high school basketball game that night – nobody.

    All seven games on the docket were cancelled, and some teams didn’t wait long to reschedule.

    The North Hardin boys, who have had two of their last three games snowed out, will play at Elizabethtown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. On Friday, the North Hardin girls play at Elizabethtown.

  • Jan. 12, 2011: Our readers write

    Making the rules?
    To paraphrase an old saying, “Those who can, do, and those who can’t, make the rules.”
    In Sunday’s newspaper, we read that Secretary of Defense Gates wants to cut funding for the Military Tricare Health system. He says that the cost has gone from $18 billion ten years ago to $50 billion today. How much has the free medical care for our elected officials increased in 10 years?

  • Women’s Conference set for Saturday in Radcliff

    The third annual Women’s Conference will take place from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Colvin Community Center. The conference features four female speakers who will discuss ways women can make the most of their professional and personal lives.

    Brig. Gen. Robin Akin, Gail Demery, Jenny Oldham and Victoria McCray are scheduled speakers. Demery is president of GMP Services Consulting and Training Firm.

    Vendors also will be on hand offering products and services pertaining to beauty, literature and finances.

  • Ex-Kentucky player Krebs lives life 'Beyond A Dream' (01/12)

    Mark Krebs watched his mother, Terri, battle breast cancer for nearly a decade. She went through 390 chemotherapy treatments and seven surgeries before succumbing to the illness in June.

    Doctors gave her nine months. She fought for nine years.

    Now Krebs, a former University of Kentucky men’s basketball player, is spreading his family’s message with his own book, “Beyond A Dream.” And he hopes he hit home with some Elizabethtown residents Tuesday afternoon at Barnes & Noble.

    Families stay together – no matter what.

  • HCS out for Wednesday

    The News-Enterprise

    Hardin County Schools will be closed Wednesday, marking the third time in the last four scheduled school days the district has been out.
    Tuesday's round of snow and cold weather left roads around the county slick in several spots.
    Other nearby districts closed Wednesday include LaRue County, Meade County, Nelson County, Grayson County and Breckinridge County.
    The Radcliff Reading Clinic also is closed because of weather.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    Let it snow. I cannot believe that the southern states are getting more snow than we are. I hope everyone is enjoying the beautiful white stuff!
       There will be no school in Hardin County on Monday because of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.