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  • River to rise, but likely not flood



    WEST POINT — While the melting of this season’s monster snows in the East have raised flooding concerns, this small river town appears safe from rising waters.

    The Ohio River by this weekend is expected to rise only about 10 feet — to a little more than 30 feet, which is well below the 55-foot flood stage, said Mike Callahan, a National Weather Service hydrologist. The river level for West Point is measured at the McAlpine Locks in Louisville.

  • Ask the Expert: The Hearty Truth about Triglycerides

      By Amy Wright With February, American Heart Month, upon us,its important to focus on heart disease, the number one killer of men and women in the US. In fact, more women die every year from heart disease than all cancers combined, including breast cancer. How do triglycerides fit into this picture? Just like cholesterol, high triglycerides increase the risk of developing heart disease. So what are triglycerides?

  • Feb. 23, 2010: Services


  • RISING VOICES: Point/Counterpoint


    When you hear school spirit, do you think of students, parents and fans cheering at games and pep rallies?

    For many people, this is the case.

    But does school spirit really only have to do with sports?

  • E-town Throwdown not dead in the water

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A committee determined last year that there is room for only one wakeboard tournament at Freeman Lake per year, but city officials plan to review that recommendation again. The Elizabethtown City Council on Monday authorized the review at the urging of a small group of organizers and sponsors of E-town Throwdown, which

  • Sex crimes trial continues

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – Testimony continued Monday in the trial of a Hardin County man facing criminal charges of sexually assaulting a female relative. William Lee Crain, 38, faces 20 years or more imprisonment if convicted of rape and incest — two Class A felonies a grand jury indicted him on last June. He’s also char

  • Feb. 14 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Mary Pearl Boyles, 25, Elizabethtown, and Matthew Orion Lefevre, 23, Delphos, Ohio.

    Samantha Ann Myers, 18, and Aaron Richard Keeton, 19, both of Elizabethtown.

    Robynne Briana Callahan, 22, Queensbury, N.Y., and Adam Matthew Helm, 23, Fort Knox.

    Samantha Leigh Hieatt, 22, Louisville, and Larry James Torusio III, 23, Radcliff.

    Annabeth Olivia Tatum, 28, and Joshua Lee Burdge, 20, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Feb. 12 Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    W. Douglas and Donna K. Reed to Mark S. and Heather L. Richerson, Lots 1 and 2 Brizendine Subdivision, county, $54,000.

    Dennis and Dolores Daniel to Phillip A. and Jennifer Floyd, 156 Eubanks Lane, Radcliff, $158,000.

    Irmagard McWhirter to Misty L. Boswell, 522 Independence Court, Radcliff, $64,500.

    Charles H. Jr. and Carole D. Hokeah to Debbra A. and David J. Head, 211 Anniston Way, Elizabethtown, $644,500.

  • RISING VOICES: Poll Question

    POLL QUESTION: What part of the 1980s do you wish would come back to stay? RESULTS:

    A: TV/Movies/Music/Videos — 40 percent

    B. Language/Lingo — 0 percent C. Fashion — 0 percent D. All of the above — 20 percent   This month's Poll Question: 

    Have you already blown your New Year's resolution?

  • RISING VOICES: In memory

    Photo courtesy of www.youththeatrehardincounty.com

    The late Bruce Caldera, center, coaches Blake Ryan, right, during a rehearsal for Youth Theatre of Hardin County's 2008 production of “Beauty and the Beast." Andrew Justice, left, looks on.


    Five words. Five bold, black, ominous words will forever haunt me along with the twisting feeling they provoked in the pit of my stomach: “Theater enthusiast killed in crash."