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Today's News

  • Hatred and hyperbole not needed

    In reference to Jim Waters March 11 column in The News-Enterprise, I would just like to voice my disagreement.

    My wife and I are both retired from Ford Motor Co. and belonged to UAW Local 862. I can tell you that our union president is not the godfather nor are we his “minions.”

    Without union representation, Ford Motor Co. would have run over us rough-shod just as Henry Ford did prior to 1941.

  • Burke retrial starts Monday

    After a week of questioning more than 200 potential jurors for the murder trial of Brent Burke, 15 people — six men and nine women — were seated Friday.

    Because the trial is expected to last about three weeks, Hardin Circuit Judge Kelly Mark Easton explained that three alternate jurors were selected in addition to the 12 jurors needed to deliberate.

    All 15 jurors will listen to the evidence and the final 12 jurors selected when testimony concludes will deliberate a verdict.

  • Hosparus holds its annual tea and auction fundraiser

    Faces and Places photo page

  • St. James places in state quick recall competition

    When it comes to recalling facts, St. James School students have some some of the quickest wits in the state.

    The St. James School quick recall team placed in the top eight of the state Governor’s Cup competition this past weekend. The team made its way to the state competition after placing first in district and second in regional competitions.

  • KSP report released on triple fatality

    The official traffic collision report provides little new information on last month’s triple fatality on Interstate 65 near Glendale.

    Three members of a Chicago-area family heading home from a Florida wedding died after being ejected from their vehicle following an early morning crash with a tractor trailer. No charges have been brought against the truck driver, 31-year-old George T. Grimes Jr. of Louisville.

  • Secretary of State candidate to visit

    Democratic Secretary of State candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes plans to visit Hardin County on Monday.

    A release from her campaign said she will be at the Holiday Inn Express in Elizabethtown at 8 a.m. and later will tour the county with former Ky. State Rep. Mike Weaver, D-Radcliff.

    Grimes is a business attorney whose campaign platform revolves around business growth and economic opportunities.

  • Census: Local officials react to latest numbers

    Area officials were pleased but not surprised to see the U.S. Census Bureau recorded a 12.1 percent population increase over 10 years in Hardin County.

    Fort Knox changes have brought a lot of growth to the area during the past 18 months. The 2010 census only captured the beginning of the population surge expected from those changes, Judge-Executive Harry Berry said.

    An analysis conducted during the past 18 months almost certainly would show Hardin County at the forefront of growth within the state, Berry said.

  • Cecilia Homemakers has special guests at meeting

    The Cecilia Homemakers recently met in the fellowship hall of Cecilia Baptist Church with 24 members and five guests present.
    The group was happy to have as guests Marie Deaton, Susan Byers, Fran Hodges, new honorary member, and Pat Mueller, Hardin County Homemakers president, and Heidi McNutt. The lesson was given by Joyce Morris and Bettina Marple entitled “Brain Power.”

  • Hawkins receives plaque for work with new chamber

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall recently presented Interim Hardin County Chamber Director Rik Hawkins, a plaque commending him for all his work in establishing the new chamber of commerce. From left, Jo Ann Cardiff; Mayor J.J. Duvall; Rik Hawkins; and Radcliff City Council members Don Shaw, Don Yates, Barbara Baker, Edward L. Palmer Sr., Stan Holmes and Jack Holland.

  • 1971 North Hardin High School graduates sought

    The NHHS Class of 1971 will celebrate its 40th reunion this summer.
    The planning committee still is looking for 85 classmates. If anyone graduated from NHHS in 1971 and has not received a notification in the mail or via email, contact Mike Kelley at 355 Woodsbend Drive, Elizabethtown, KY 42701, or michaeloharakelley@comcast.net.
    The reunion is at 6 p.m., June 25, at the Howard Johnson’s Hotel in Elizabethtown, formerly Country Hearth Inn.