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Today's News

  • Five shelters open in county

    HARDIN COUNTY SHELTERS

    To see if there is room at any of the shelters, call Hardin County Emergency Management at 765-5978.

    Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry Street, Elizabethtown

    Stithton Baptist Church, 95 Park Avenue, Radcliff

    Peddler's Mall, 151 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd, Radcliff

    Vine Grove City Hall, 300 W. Main Street

    Barker Lodge, 705 Main Street, West Point

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Canceled games beginning to mount (1/30)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Bryan Todd couldn’t take it anymore. Staring out the window of his family’s home in Glendale, all the second-year John Hardin High School girls’ basketball coach saw was far from uplifting. Dozens of downed trees.

  • Crews restore some power

    Staff Report

    HARDIN COUNTY — Thousands of county residents still are without power because of an ice storm that snapped electric wires and utility poles earlier this week.

    At a Friday press conference, Nolin RECC spokesman Vince Heuser said his company had restored power to 10,000 customers in the past four days. About 16,000 customers, though, were still without electricity, which may take another four or five days to restore.

  • Shelter from the storm

     

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — The Army green cots weren’t the most comfortable way for Laura Braghini to spend the last couple of nights, but she seemed appreciative of the Pritchard Community Center shelter in Elizabethtown.

    “They’re taking care of us,” she said. “I’m not complaining; we’re alive.”

  • Power outage, low water pressure hit Vine Grove residents in the spigot

     

      By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    VINE GROVE — Water, in the frozen form of ice, is everywhere outside, but in Vine Grove, as in other county areas, water is a rare commodity due to low pressure and a power outage.

    “Eventually, those here without electricity are going to have their pipes freeze and burst,” Vine Grove Mayor Donovan Smith said. “Then it’ll be a real mess.”

  • Breaking News

     

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com   RADCLIFF – The Friday morning death of a Radcliff woman in a powerless mobile home was weather related.

  • 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.