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Today's News

  • Jan. 31: Our Readers Write

    Times, they are changing I haven’t been to a Hardin County Republican party meeting lately, but that doesn’t stop me from knowing their game plan. No, I am not clairvoyant; I am just a regular reader of The News Enterprise. Since the inauguration, the opinion page has been bloated with letters praising George Bush and lambasting his critics and

  • E-911 center has trouble Thursday

    By BOB WHITE

  • Locals look to fuel up to fight the cold

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Elizabethtown resident Patrick Thompson just wants some kerosene.

    He shared his plight with numerous Hardin County residents who trekked through slush and ice Thursday in search of fuel for alternate heating devices, all eagerly awaiting restoration of power to their homes.

  • Breaking News

    STAFF REPORT

    Some of the 911 service in Hardin County has been knocked out by a downed fiber optic line in Marion County.

    According to Hardin County Control, the problem started around 7 a.m. today.

    Because 911 calls will go to different agencies, residents should first try 911. If they receive a busy signal, call 737-4217 or 737-5669.

    In case of an emergency, residents are encouraged to call their local police as well. Elizabethtown police can be reached at 765-4125; Radcliff police at 351-4477 and Kentucky State Police at 766-5078.

  • Workers restore power in icy conditions

     

      Call 769-6396 to report downed lines.  

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Like a spider’s legs, the bent arms of bucket lifters surrounded the broken utility pole.

  • Special Saturday News-Enterprise

     

    For more storm stories, be sure to read the special Saturday edition of The News-Enterprise. It will be distributed to subscribers Saturday morning and for sale in newspaper racks and retail outlets across Hardin County.

    And please don’t forget to e-mail your storm stories and/or photos to ne@thenewsenterprise.com. — Warren Wheat, editor  

     

  • Borrowed generators to restore water

    By WARREN WHEAT

    wwheat@thenewsenterprise.com

    Emergency generators were being rushed to Hardin County Wednesday to help power up water systems knocked out by the winter storm as a boil water order issued early in the day continued in effect. County water district crews awaited arrival of the back-up generators for installation during the night.

  • Derby Festival princess hails from Hardin

    By HOLLY TABOR

    htabor@thenewsenterprise.com

    LOUISVILLE — She’s never been in a pageant. She’s never even been to the Kentucky Derby. And, according to her mom, Laura Hamilton has always been more of an athlete than a princess.

    But this month, the Elizabethtown woman was selected as one of five Kentucky Derby Festival princesses to preside over festival events leading up to the big day in May.

  • Derby Festival princess hails from Hardin

    By HOLLY TABOR

    htabor@thenewsenterprise.com

    LOUISVILLE — She’s never been in a pageant. She’s never even been to the Kentucky Derby. And, according to her mom, Laura Hamilton has always been more of an athlete than a princess.

    But this month, the Elizabethtown woman was selected as one of five Kentucky Derby Festival princesses to preside over festival events leading up to the big day in May.

  • The business of heat

     

      By BECCA OWSLEY

    bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Heating alternatives have been a hot commodity and power generators have had a short shelf life since the ice storm hit this week.

    Many county residents who already own a generator have turned their homes into bed-and-breakfasts, but those who waited until the storm hit might have a hard time finding one.