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Today's News

  • If life was a TV sitcom

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    What would life be like if it was like a TV sitcom?

    More than likely it would be more exasperating and annoying than it would be funny.

    Not that I think about this very often, but sometimes when I watch a TV show I begin thinking about how ridiculous the plot and characters are.

    Sure, it’s supposed to be funny, and the idea is to laugh at such an absurd situation. But sometimes I can’t help but shake my head and give thanks very few of those in my life are like characters in a TV sitcom.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe Cowboy Stew

    By MARY ALICE HOLT

    I have another super (and super easy) recipe from Jerianne Strange to share with you today - Cowboy Stew! Yee-ha!!

  • Learning leadership: JLC begins in Hardin County middle schools

    Students have begun participating in a new program that’s being piloted by Hardin County Schools.

    The new Junior Leadership Corps began this past week at North and J.T. Alton middle schools. The program is similar to the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps at the high school level and is part of Project PASS, which is a partnership between the U.S. Army and the National Association of State Boards of Education.

  • Pets need to be winterized, too

    As winter continues to bear down upon the region, area residents are finding many nights are fit for neither man nor beast.

    That includes pets.

    Taking care of your canine and feline companions during the winter can be critical to their health and safety, especially if they are outside pets.

    “They can freeze just like us,” said Kristen Jones, veterinarian with Heartland Veterinary Hospital.

  • One man sought in Radcliff robbery

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    Radcliff police are looking for a man who robbed the Dollar General Store in Radcliff Plaza just after 9 Sunday night.
    Police spokesman Bryce Shumate said a white male walked in the store before it closed at 9 p.m. and was walking around the store. A little later, he pulled out a pistol and robbed the store of an undetermined amount of money.

  • Radcliff home damaged by fire

    A Radcliff home was damaged by fire Sunday, leaving the homeowner temporarily without a residence. No one was injured in the fire.
    The homeowner was trying to thaw his frozen water lines with a torch. He or she mistook gas lines for water lines, which set the house ablaze, said Bryce Shumate, the spokesman for Radcliff Fire Department. Shumate could not release the homeowner’s name Sunday afternoon.
    A 10-foot section of one side of the house was damaged, Shumate said. The Radcliff Fire Department was able to extinguish the blaze quickly.

  • Parrett has a fast first week

     “Interesting.” That was the way Sen. Dennis Parrett describe his first week in Kentucky’s General Assembly.

    Parrett was expecting a more typical first week of a short session, including swearing-in ceremonies, bill filing and a few committee meetings. Instead, Parrett already has heard and voted on a dozen bills and even more resolutions.

    “Things were rushed through pretty fast,” he said.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Ruttley begins long road back

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Elizabethtown wins at Daviess County (01/09)

    Elizabethtown senior forward Chris McDonald hit a layup as time expired and five players reached double figures in scoring as the visiting Panthers knocked off Daviess County, 86-85 on Saturday.

    Senior post Mitchell Henry led the way with 24 points and 12 rebounds, while McDonald had 19 points, three rebounds and two assists.

    Senior guard Cory Farrow added 16 points, three rebounds and one steal, and junior forward Janzen Flood had 15 points and one assist.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: North Hardin's Akins lights up former home (01/09)

    Jauan Akins showed that you can go home again. And he had a swell time doing it Saturday.

    Akins, a North Hardin junior forward who played two seasons for Fort Knox, tormented his former program for a season-high 25 points and senior forward Chris Sterusky added 23 points as the visiting Trojans cruised to an 86-61 win over the Eagles.