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Today's News

  • Superintendents support dropout bill

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY —  A bill that would keep students in school until they’re 18 has the support of local school districts, but also has them hoping to see some assistance come along with it.

    A bill that would raise the legal dropout age from 16 to 18 passed the House of Representatives in Kentucky’s General Assembly on Thursday.

  • Feb. 21 Pet of the Week

    Pet of the Week This adult male short hair named “Iceman” and this female adult Beagle named “Willow” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them, contact Hardin County Animal Control at 769-3428 or visit 116 Nicholas St., Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for information. All dog adoptions are done by application proce

  • Christine Miller celebrates 96th birthday today

     

    Christine Miller is celebrating her 96th birthday today, Feb. 9, with friends and family. A homemaker who has lived in Sonora her entire life, she is a member of Sonora United Methodist Church and has been a Dixie Homemaker for more than 50 years. She was married for 70 years to the late Malcolm Miller; they had six children, 17 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

       

  • Feb. 28 Cecilia news

     

  • March 5, 2010: Services

    Dorothy Evelyn Bush, 81, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens.

    Barbara Fulkerson, 80, of Big Clifty, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010. The funeral is at 2 p.m. CST Saturday at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson with burial in Leitchfield Memory Gardens. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today and continues at 9 a.m. CST Saturday at the funeral home.

  • Grand jury hands up indictments

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Charged with at least one Class B felony each, nine of 48 people indicted last week could face sentences of 10 to 20 years if convicted as charged.

    Another man could face 20 years to life if convicted of the first-degree child rape he’s accused of committing last June.

    Among the indicted last week was 57-year-old Ralph R. Bassitt Jr.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION TOURNAMENT: North Hardin pounds Bardstown (03/05)

     

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue edges Taylor, 40-38 (03/05)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise BARDSTOWN — The LaRue County Hawks ended their seven-year ache at the Boys’ 5th Region Tournament on Thursday night. With its offense sputtering, the Hawks, who trailed by as many as nine points in the first half, turned to their defense to pull out a 40-38 victory over the Taylor County Cardinals in the region quarterfin

  • Driver clings to life after crash

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    WEST POINT — An Ekron driver involved in a three-man fatal crash last Sunday remains hospitalized at University Hospital in Louisville — his condition having only slightly improved from critical to serious over the past seven days.

    Police say Nathan A. King, 21, was driving a red Mazda southbound before dawn Sunday when he lost control, flipped several times and crashed near a tank monument just outside West Point on U.S. 31W.

  • Seeing the purchasing power of pancakes

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — To purchase a pair of eyeglasses, one could head to a Dr. Bizer’s, or do it the Lions’ Club way, and eat a lot of pancakes. The Elizabethtown Lions’ Club held its annual pancake breakfast Saturday at Elizabethtown High School. The event got off to a good start by late Saturday morning, said