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  • Local lawmakers voice concerns about special session



    FRANKFORT — Legislators returned home this weekend to collect themselves after a harrowing five days of special session, and those representing Hardin County voiced concerns over Gov. Steve Beshear’s push for video lottery terminals at Kentucky racetracks, which passed the House Friday by a narrow vote, 52-45.

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  • Second bond reduction sought in murder case

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – Attorneys defending a married woman charged with murdering a former boyfriend are expected to ask 9th Circuit Judge Ken Howard today for a hearing aimed at again reducing her bond. Bond for Angie Ricketts, the 32-year-old mother of four charged with fatally shooting Eric West last fall, is now $100,000. Ricketts’ attorn

  • Logs offered for reconstruction

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Local logs from the pioneer period may help with the reconstruction of the Lincoln Heritage House, which was gutted by a fire last month. City Councilman Tim Walker said several area residents have offered cabins and logs to replace what was lost in the blaze, which is believed to be a

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  • Handling eco-squatters



    As the saying goes, when a butterfly flaps its wings in China, a hurricane is created somewhere else in the world.

    Well, what if a gypsy moth flaps its wings in Kentucky?

    All sorts of things we’d probably never guess would happen are happening as invasive species overrun this region.

  • June 12, 2009: Obituaries

    Vera Delores Brooks Vera Delores Brooks, 82, of Elizabethtown, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital with her husband by her side. She was a native of Granite City, Ill., the former Vera Zellin and a retired field supervisor for Chiles Vending. She was a member of the American Legion-Ladies Auxiliary, Elizabethtown Post, and a Lutheran by faith. She is

  • June 14 Howevalley news


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  • June 14 White Mills news