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Today's News

  • June 21, 2009:Obituaries

    Donald D. Bennett

    Donald D. Bennett, 71, of North Port, Fla., died Saturday, April 25, 2009, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte, Fla.

    Mr. Bennett was born Dec. 16, 1937 to Oscar and Katie Bennett of Radcliff.

    He is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Rosemary; two daughters, Laura Shay Bennett of North Port, Fla., and Jennifer Kelly Jewart of Pittsburgh; and five grandchildren, Brandon, Tyler, Sean, Holly and Catherine Jewart, of Pittsburgh.

  • GIRLS' PREP TRACK: Gabhart, Holloway share top girls' honor (06/19)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Dickie Jones knew Jessica Gabhart was in for a good year. Jason Hayes was excited to see the potential of a new transfer in Halie Holloway. Both athletes far exceeded their coaches’ expectations. Gabhart, an incoming Elizabethtown High School sophomore, and Holloway, an incoming junior at John Hardin, each won a state title la

  • BOYS' PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Knox's Edwards takes top boys' honor (06/19)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com No one knew a whole lot about Courtney Edwards at the start of the track and field season this spring. But by the end of it, Edwards had made his name known. An incoming Fort Knox High School senior who transferred from Germany, Edwards won a spectacular four titles at the KHSAA State Track and Field Meet in May at the University of

  • HCS student shuffle gets OK

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — A plan introduced in late May by Hardin County Schools to curb overcrowding and to prepare the north end of the county for an influx of students will be implemented this fall.  

  • Writing for the Word:

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Offering workshops including “Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and You” and “Make Your Point Without Preaching,” the Kentucky Christian Writers Conference drew writers from beyond the borders of the county and even the state to Northside Baptist Church.

  • Army order boosts electric vehicle potential

    “There’s a great synergy between all of these projects.” Frank Jemley, III, ZAP Motor Manufacturing Kentucky spokesman. 

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com 

    FORT KNOX – The Army is ordering 800 fully electric vehicles to replace some light-duty gasoline-powered trucks and sedans, with Fort Knox being among the installations slated to employ the new battery-powered rides.

  • BREAKING NEWS; Shootings claim two lives in Sonora

    BREAKING NEWS

     

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    SONORA - Kentucky State Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide last night in Sonora.

    According to KSP Post 4 spokesman Steve Pavey, the double shooting on Eldorado Street claimed the lives of an elderly couple.

    Chief Deputy Hardin County Coroner Ken “Spanky” Spangenberger said Saturday morning that an autopsy is being conducted on the apparent homicide victim, 67-year-old Barbara J. Blair, at the State Medical Examiner's Office in Louisville.

  • RV catches fire near Ring Road

    Elizabethtown 

    A motor home caught fire Friday evening on Financial Drive near Ring Road in Elizabethtown, resulting in thousands of dollars worth of damage, said Elizabethtown Fire Safety Officer Rusty Todd Saturday.

    The RV, driven by David Collins of Elizabethtown, started producing smoke as he was driving along Ring Road, which led him to veer onto Financial Drive, evacuate the vehicle and seek emergency assistance.

  • Sonora couple's shooting probed as murder-suicide

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    SONORA — Kentucky State Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide Friday night in Sonora.

    According to KSP Post 4 spokesman Steve Pavey, the double shooting on Eldorado Street left a couple dead.

    Witness statements and preliminary evidence points to the shootings being the result of a murder-suicide, but Pavey said detectives continue investigating the deaths as a possible double-homicide until definitive, clearer information becomes available.

  • Calling all hams

    By MARIANNE HALE

    mhale@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — James Skala first tuned into amateur radio in 1989 and since then, he’s used the amateur radio waves to talk to people in countries all over the globe from his home in Elizabethtown.

    Amateur radio operators, or ham operators, have licenses that allow them to access frequencies and chat with people across the world.