Today's News

  • Budget leaves BRAC funding in place

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com State lawmakers who represent the Hardin County area support a budget proposal — which keeps in place $150 million to beef up infrastructure for the Fort Knox realignment — as it works its way through the General Assembly. The House on Wednesday passed its version by a 94-4 vote. Legislators expect to wrap up today after the Sen

  • '3-D rules'

    To check out 3-D go to www.myspace.com/ourband3d or www.youtube.com/user/ourband3d. Don’t forget their dad’s have bands as well, Mainstreet and Yur Mom.

  • PREP BASEBALL: LaRue back in district championship (05/25)


  • PREP SOFTBALL: Elizabethtown tops Fort Knox (05/25)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com After banging on the fence all season, Brittany Daniel was able to finally break on through to the other side. The Elizabethtown junior shortstop plated the Lady Panthers’ first run Monday with an RBI double in the third inning and drove home her team’s final two runs two with a home run to left center in the seventh to hel

  • May 26, 2010: Our readers write

    Protecting seniors

    Gov. Steve Beshear has called lawmakers back to Frankfort this week to finish the job of writing our next state budget. His proposal to end the gridlock “sets priorities” for funding public safety, education and health care and they are very important, but it calls for further cuts in services supporting vulnerable older Kentuckians.

  • Stifling stubborn stormwater

    Stormwater backups

    have flooded homes



    George Flores has seen his share of floods over the past 30 years — all of which have occurred in his home.

    The Radcliff resident is one of several homeowners affected by an ailing section of sewer system in the Pearman and Wilma neighborhoods. Stormwater infiltration has resulted in a series of sewer backups that have flooded homes in the area.

  • Survey team finds Hardin tornado damage



    A National Weather Service survey team has confirmed that a weak tornado on Friday  tracked a short distance through northwestern Hardin County.

    With top winds of 80-85 mph, the EF-0 twister damaged a mobile home, according to the NWS. No injuries were reported.

    After touching down near High Plains Road in eastern Breckinridge County at 8:30 p.m., the tornado lifted off the ground before lowering again along Rineyville-Big Spring Road.

  • May 27, 2010: Our readers write

    Charities deserve public support

    Two years ago this month, a part of our community that  may not even have the resources to access this letter was affected immensely because of greed and power. The residents to whom I am referring are those who find themselves needing help with the basics of life. One would pray that all of our residents can take care of themselves and their families, but circumstances sometimes render that unrealistic.

  • May 26, 2010: Services

     Wanda Bradley, 66, of Clarkson, died Sunday, May 23, 2010, at her home. The funeral is at 10 a.m. CDT today at St. Benedict Catholic Church with burial in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation continues at 8 am. CDT today at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson.

    Dale M. Finley Sr., 78, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, May 22, 2010. The funeral is at 10 a.m. today at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • Fiscal Court grants delay on first reading of budget



    Hardin Fiscal Court on Wednesday agreed to table the first reading of the county’s budget ordinance until June 8.

    Commissioner Bill Brandenburg requested the delay last week because he is seeking additional information from the Kentucky attorney general’s office on a motion that Assistant Hardin County Attorney Jenny Pitts said failed because it did not have enough votes.

    Brandenburg was absent from Wednesday’s meeting.