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  • The Morrison Gallery hosts women's history poetry event

    The News-Enterprise

    The Morrison Gallery, located on the campus of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, is hosting a  poetry series that will celebrate Women’s History Month from 7 to 8.30 p.m. tonight.

    Writer Nickole Brown will be the featured reader. Brown’s books include “Sister,” a novel-in-poems and “Air Fare” which she co-edited with Judith Taylor.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: LaRue County beats E'town in 2 1/2 innings, 18-1 (03/23)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Valerie Whitlock doesn’t golf, but she learned a water hazard on the softball field can be just as costly as hitting into one on the links. Fortunately, the price paid Monday evening by the LaRue County junior left fielder affected her stat padding far more than the outcome of the game. Whitlock led off the bottom of the first i

  • Hardin unemployment up, but jobs out there


    2009    Unemployment percent

    March     10.6  

    April     9.8

    May     10.6

    June     10.7

    July     10.5

    August     10.4

    September     10.0

    October     10.5

    November     9.6

    December     10.1


    January     11.0

  • Landowners ask Court of Appeals to overturn Circuit Court ruling



     Counsel for three Hardin County landowners on Wednesday asked the Kentucky Court of Appeals to overturn a Hardin Circuit Court decision that supports condemnation of their properties through eminent domain.

    The properties sit along a selected route for a high-voltage electric transmission line being constructed by Kentucky Utilities Co. and its parent company, E.ON U.S, through several counties. KU filed the cases, which ultimately were consolidated into one in Hardin Circuit Court.

  • PREP TENNIS: Tuesday's results (03/24)

    TENNIS BOYS' PREP TUESDAY'S MATCHES CENTRAL HARDIN 4, NELSON COUNTY 1 Results from Tuesday's match at Central Hardin High School: Singles Judah Thomas (CH) def. Jeremy Simpson (NC), 6-0, 6-2 Ryan Stallings (NC) def. Sam Thomas (CH), 6-4, 1-6, 1-0 (10-3) Kevin Britt (CH) def. Ethan Cissell (NC), 6-2, 6-0 Doubles Joe Cox/Brad Jackson (CH) def. J. Thompson/C. Nelson (NC), 6-0, 6

  • Rescheduled Orchestra Kentucky concert to feature Disney movie tunes

    The News-Enterprise    So your child wants to be Ariel, The Little Mermaid? Or maybe Snow White? Or maybe there is an Aladdin, Sebastian or Simba in your household. Whatever Disney character roams your home, Sunday is an opportunity for youngsters to indulge their whims to dress up when Orchestra Kentucky: Disney in Concert, Magical Music from the Movies takes the stage.

  • Man gets five years for jury tampering by text

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com A Hardin County defendant accused last year of trying to sway a juror in the state’s third-degree rape case against him was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for jury tampering and six years probation for an amended version of the sex crime. Michael Lee Bruce II, 30, was slated to be tried on the non-violent charge of third-degree rap

  • March 23, 2010: Obituaries

    Nancy Lee Blaylock

    Nancy Lee Blaylock, 72, of Hodgenville, died Sunday, March 21, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    Survivors include two daughters, Laura Kiefer and Lynn Bolen.

    There are local services. Burial will be in Maple Shade Cemetery in Independence, Ohio.

    Condolences may be expressed at www.nebfh.com.

    Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

    Chad Conder

  • The joyous arrival of Spring

    By Suzanne Darland I consider myself a level-headed, balanced person, not given to vocal outbursts or undue expressions of either anger or jocularity. So it was with surprise that I caught myself almost blabbering with joy when I stopped at the bank on my way to work March 2. Not only was I conveying my joy that the sun was out, but I was describing to the tellers the carpet of purple and yellow crocus I had seen in the lawn of a home I’d passed on the way there. In a fast-talking, high-pitched voice. I guess

  • PREP SOFTBALL PREVIEW: The John Hardin Lady Bulldogs



    Corey Yates is inheriting a pretty young squad at John Hardin, but the Lady Bulldogs’ coach isn’t discouraged. Instead, he’s very optimistic.