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Today's News

  • Feb. 25 Obituaries

    Phillip Brian Cofer

    Phillip Brian Cofer, 50, of Williamstown, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010.

    Survivors include a daughter, Lindsay Brooke Cofer; and his mother, Mary Jane Hundley.

    A memorial service is at 1 p.m. Saturday at Grassy Run Baptist Church in Williamstown.

    Integrity Mortuary Services in Florence is in charge of arrangements.

    Michael E. Whitfill

  • Potholes reappear like clockwork

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Numerous tons of salt poured to combat the weather’s blast this winter have not been kind to roadways. Crews now are shifting their focus to repair work as spring looms.

    Those pesky potholes are returning, and crews say they are working diligently to patch the craters.

    Hardin County crews have been among the busiest, expending about $222,000 on snow removal  and ambulance coverage this year, including roughly 2,400 tons of salt at a cost hovering around $155,000.

  • GIRLS' 11TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Meade County rolls past Frederick Fraize (02/23)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com HARNED — Leanna Luney nearly had a double-double off the bench as the Meade County Lady Waves locked up a spot in the 3rd Region Tournament on Monday. Luney had 10 points and nine rebounds, and seven players scored six or more points for the Lady Waves as they rolled past Cloverport Frederick Fraize, 75

  • Band and tech crew important to "Big River" flow

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    rvillanueva@theenwsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Not all the work that went into the joint production of “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” took place onstage.

    Students and volunteers took on roles as part of the tech crew and band. Some of the student actors doubled as part of the tech crew, taking on a number of tasks.

    “I like to be involved in all aspects of theatre and not only on stage,” CHHS student Eryn Eppel said.

  • Radcliff couple arraigned on child abuse charges

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – A Radcliff man wanted since being indicted last month on felony child abuse charges was taken into custody and brought into court Tuesday morning in time for his scheduled arraignment.

    Damon Powell and his wife, Cherish Lynn Powell, both had not guilty pleas entered on their behalf Tuesday morning in Circuit Judge Ken Howard’s courtroom through an attorney with Elizabethtown’s office of the Department for Public Advocacy.

  • Party for profit and fun

    Contact info for the consultants featured:  Premier Jewelry - Katrina Johnson (270) 766- 9992 or Katrina4premier@gmail.com Thirty-One Gifts - Angela McCray (270) 307-4266 or ajmccray914@hotmail.com a la mode bags - Emily Johnson (270) 268-2313, eknewton2@hotmail.com or www.alamodestudio.com Pampered Chef- Aimee Hunt  (270)

  • Courthouse security tightens

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Those accustomed to being waived through courthouse metal detectors need to re-acclimate after bailiffs were ordered last week to tighten procedures.

    In a written mandate issued to all bailiffs working the Hardin County Justice Center, Circuit Judge Ken Howard ordered increased security for 2010.

  • Photo: Withstanding the test of time
  • Heartland Festival expanding to five days

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The Heartland Festival in August will shift from a two-day event to a five-day celebration around the county.

    The festival will be anchored by its theme, “The Welcome Home Celebration for United States Vietnam Veterans.”

    Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce President Rik Hawkins said the decision to honor Vietnam veterans was approved by the Heartland Chambers Alliance.

  • Cast finds surprises while sailing 'Big River'

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — With rehearsals over, the students and drama coaches of North Hardin and Central Hardin high schools have their first performance of “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, a school day matinee. More than 300 students from area schools are expected to attend.