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Today's News

  • Fiscal Court OKs budget, magisterial districts

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Placing weeks of debate on both issues behind it, Hardin County Fiscal Court on Tuesday approved the second and final reading of both the 2009-10 county budget and a magisterial district map.

    The members of Fiscal Court said it took compromise to complete both tasks, but all agreed that it was time to move forward, particularly concerning the districts, which had to be chosen by June 22 to avoid a ruling by a Circuit Court judge.

  • This bug's a real bore

    By MARIANNE HALE

    mhale@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Purple triangular prisms hang nestled within the leaves of many local ash trees, and though some might think such prisms are box kites, they’re traps designed to catch a nuisance that’s after Kentucky’s ash trees.

    They call it the emerald ash borer, and it’s a tiny, metallic green beetle, said Amy Aldenderfer, Hardin County Extension agent for horticulture.

  • Hardin Sheriff OK after crash

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    Hardin County Sheriff Charlie Williams was slightly injured in a head-on collision Wednesday during his drive home from his Elizabethtown office.

    According to Hardin County Sheriff’s Office Executive Officer Greg Lowe, Williams was westbound on U.S. 62 just past U.S. 31W bypass, when an eastbound vehicle attempting to enter a turning lane hydroplaned, entering the path of Williams’ vehicle.

    The two vehicles collided virtually head-on, Lowe said, but neither driver was seriously injured.

  • June 9, 2009: Obituaries

    Brownie Rock Brownie Rock, 77, of Munfordville, died Sunday, June 7, 2009, at Jewish Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Claudine Melton Rock; and two daughters, Lori Stutts and Amy Rock. The funeral is at 1 p.m. CDT Wednesday at Sego Funeral Home in Munfordville with burial in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery. Visitation is from noon to 8 p.m. CDT today and continues at 10 a.m. C

  • Radcliff budget on par with previous year

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — Like their counterparts in Elizabethtown and Hardin County, Radcliff officials are feeling a tug at the pocketbook, but drafted a balanced budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year on par with last year’s budget.

  • Body found inside mobile home

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF – Firefighters responding to a mobile home fire at 2010 Hill Street in Radcliff Wednesday morning found the body of an elderly man who, police say, appears to have shot himself after setting the structure ablaze.

    According to Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate, the body recovered from ruins of the home was that of Clifford Houy, 74.

    A .30-30 chambered rifle was found near the body, Shumate said.

  • WOMEN'S GOLF: Akin, Gumm, Hartlage and Rizer highlight field for 49th annual Lady Bug (06/16)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Dennis Daniels and Lydia Gumm hope the rain holds off. And for good reason. Four of the area’s top women’s golfers will be paired together today as the 49th Lady Bug Invitational begins at 9 a.m. at the Elizabethtown Country Club. Gumm, Karisa Akin, Kim Hartlage and Joan Rizer highlight a

  • Guthrie visits Guantanamo

     By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    After touring the Guantanamo Bay detention camps, U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, said its prisoners are humanely treated and should not be transferred to different prisons.

    Guthrie on Monday visited the prison as part of a bipartisan fact-finding mission.

  • Agreement approved for weather station

    MORE INFO: For more information, visit: www.kymesonet.org   By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    CECILIA — An automated weather station that will stream on-line data — practically in real time — will soon be built near this small farm community.

  • Two plead guilty to meth crimes

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Two people accused of complicity to manufacture methamphetamine at a Rineyville home last August agreed to deals Tuesday that could put them each behind bars for a decade or more.

    Michael Martinez, 38, admitted to 9th Circuit Judge Ken Howard to being an accomplice in the illegal stimulant’s manufacture Aug. 21, 2008.