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Today's News

  • Rineyville Community News

    Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Sara Coppersmith, Devan Gaddie, Mike Ryan, Danny Sipes, Charlie Shacklette, Laura Ellen Yates, Cole Varela, Tracy Milliner, Sydney Rose Nall, Case Padgett, Bobby Nalley Jr., Timothy Paige, Courtney Taylor, Lynn Butler, Ben Cecil, Ronnie Pike, John Wiseman, Hannah Hart, Shelby Peace, Billy Mitchell, Becca Chapman, Jackie Mather, Richie Nall, Larry Fohl and Chris Janes.

  • Lida Wood celebrates century of life

    During her childhood, Lida Wood never celebrated birthdays.
    Times were tough. She was only 4 when her mother died and she went to live on her grandparents’ farm. Lida nearly died herself while battling typhoid fever at age 10.
    Today, she’s 100. Her centennial celebration occurred Saturday at Red Hill Baptist Church, where she’s the oldest member. In attendance were her 11 children plus most of her 30 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

  • Man accused of bigamy

    gdeaton@thenewsenterprise.com
    An Elizabethtown man charged with bigamy pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Friday in Hardin District Court.
    Nicholas D. Clark, 21, was arrested Thursday and charged with bigamy, a class D felony punishable by up to five years in prison. Elizabethtown Police received a complaint from Amanda Clark, 19, one of his alleged wives. Clark is accused of marrying Amanda Marie Frazier Clark on Nov 20, 2009, after previously marrying another woman in July 2008 without divorcing.

  • Idol hopeful eliminated

    Landmark News Service
    Kenzi Lewis, a Hodgenville teen who received a golden ticket to Hollywood after an American Idol audition last summer, made it through the first round of Hollywood Week.
    She was sent home after Wednesday’s “group” night. The News-Enterprise and LaRue County Herald News first reported she would be featured Thursday.
    Lewis, 15, was shown last week in a short televised clip with host Ryan Seacrest before her audition at Pasadena Civic Auditorium. On that show, she survived a cut that narrowed the 327 contestants to 168.

  • Meade RECC granted rate increase

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission granted Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative Corp. an increase of $1.15 million in its annual revenue, about one-third less than the amount requested by the utility.
    When the increase took effect Thursday, the monthly customer charge will rise by $1.39, to $11.24 from $9.85, and the usage charge will increase to 6.1 cents per kilowatt hour.  With the increase, a customer using 1,500 kwh of electricity per month will see their monthly bill increase by $3.31.

  • Focus on Finance: Protect your financial information

    By Michael Bateman

    Question: Have there been any new developments in protecting yourself against identity theft?

    Answer: One in every 20 Americans is at risk of being a victim of some form of identity theft this year. That’s the trend according to Javelin Strategies, a prominent research firm, based on the reported incidences of identity theft increasing by 11 percent over the last year.

  • Bid process must be protected

    ISSUE: Public/private partnerships
    OUR VIEW:
    Good for us all

    Recently, Scotty’s Contracting and Stone Co. extended a financial hand of generosity to Kentucky. In a move unprecedented in the contracting world, Scotty’s has agreed to complete necessary paving on Interstate 65 and to finance the work.

  • PREP WRESTLING: North Hardin's House wins state title (02/20)

    FRANKFORTOne area wrestler capped off a perfect season with a state championship. Another ended with a heartbreaking defeat.

    And for yet another, just being in the state finals was a fitting way to end his career Saturday night at the Frankfort Convention Center.

  • Fire leaves home 'uninhabitable'

    The News-Enterprise

    An early morning fire was a close call for several Elizabethtown residents.

    Central Hardin Fire Department responded to the home at 403 Kentucky Drive, owned by Magnolia Caudill, shortly after 7:30 a.m. Saturday. The home caught on fire as seven people slept, Central Hardin Fire Chief Everett Roberts said. A passerby saw the fire and woke everyone.

    No one was injured, Roberts said.

    Valley Creek and Stephensburg fire departments also responded.

  • HCS to keep spring break

    Hardin County Schools plans to leave spring break intact if faced with more snow days to make up.
    After missing 11 days of school because of snow, the district will be in session until June 2.
    The district’s first makeup day is Monday, which  originally was scheduled to be a day off for President’s Day.
    Other make-up days are March 4, 7 and 18, May 6, 25, 26, 27 and 31, and June 1 and 2.