Today's News

  • Life or something like it: Retirement still a far-off concept, or is it?



    We are friends with a lovely couple who are a few years older, And over the years, they have graciously been a resource for us.

    How to teach money management to our boys?

    Our friends had been there and had some good ideas to encourage saving.

    Problems with our boys getting school work done earlier in the evening?

    Tony and Barbara suggested some strategies that worked with their son.

    Helping our boys deal with girlfriend issues?

  • Meth cook, accomplices agree to plea deals



    Three people linked to a methamphetamine lab explosion that burned through an Elizabethtown home Feb. 25 agreed Tuesday to a joint plea deal resulting in felony convictions and six-year prison sentences.

    As part of the deal, Bonnie Bretz, 27, admitted to weighing and packaging meth that George Houser, 30, had concocted at 521 Georgetown Road, where he’d been living with other people.

    Later that day, one of Houser’s meth labs malfunctioned, causing fire to destroy much of the brick home.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Central Hardin hopes there's more in store (10/19)


  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Meade falls in 3rd Region quarters (10/19)


    The News-Enterprise

    Six days after losing their stranglehold on the 11th District, the Meade County Lady Waves saw their season come to an end in the 3rd Region Tournament at McLean County.

    The Lady Waves lost their third straight match, falling in straight sets to Owensboro Catholic, 25-18, 25-17 in the region quarterfinals Monday night.

    Senior middle hitter Tiffany Filburn led Meade County (23-13) with six kills, nine digs and one block, while junior outside hitter Rachel Powers added four kills, one block and three digs.

  • Photos: Mountain Workshop begins
  • Biking into the unknown



    As mentioned in earlier columns, there are many different styles of travel, and some travelers are open to adventures at any given moment. About that, I'd like to share a true story and some thoughts.

  • MOAA holds September meeting


    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) held its monthly meeting on Sept. 21 at the MOAA Clubhouse, Building 297, on Fort Knox.

  • Hardin County jailer recommendation

    Voters have a contrasting choice when making the decision on who will serve as Hardin County’s next jailer. While both candidates bring unique qualifications to the table, only one is best suited to carry out the responsibilities of the office. That candidate is Danny Allen.

  • Teen jailed for refusing principal

    The News-Enterprise

    VINE GROVE — A Rineyville teen was jailed Monday morning after allegedly refusing to comply with directions from his principal and then demands of police.

    Court records show Vine Grove police responded to Brown Street Education Center at about 8:30 a.m. Monday in response to complaint that 18-year-old Gabriel James Partlow refused to follow the principal’s directions.

  • Ask the Expert: Recycling woes



    It’s the new trend. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Freecycle. Go Green.

    Society is encouraging us — heck, even guilting us — into kicking our wasteful habits and hopping on the Love the Earth bandwagon/smart car. So what can the average American do to support this worthy cause? Recycle your household trash, of course. And I am going to give you ideas on how to do that The Neat Freak way.

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