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Today's News

  • U of L leads the dance

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Let the games begin!

    Cheers sounded Sunday evening in the bar at Beef O’Brady’s as CBS Sports announced that University of Louisville and its 28-5 record was chosen as the Midwest Region and overall top seed by the NCAA Tournament committee.

    North Carolina made the South’s top spot, Pittsburgh was chosen as the East Region’s top seed and University of Connecticut was chosen as the West’s.

  • Reeves named new Lakewood principal

    By KELLY RICHARDSON

    krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com

    STEPHENSBURG — Lakewood Elementary School will undergo a change of leadership this summer.

    Kerry Reeves, a third-grade teacher at the western Hardin County school, has been selected as the new principal. He will replace E.G. Thompson, who is retiring in August.

    Reeves has been at Lakewood since 2003. He was the assistant principal until this year, when he decided to go back into teaching.

  • Local woman will participate in international pageant

    By KELLY RICHARDSON

    krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — A local woman will be representing the state in an upcoming international pageant.

    Eileen Townsend of Elizabethtown was recently selected as Mrs. Kentucky International, and will represent Kentucky in July at the Mrs. International 2009 competition in Chicago.

  • Nolin's Operation Round Up gives back to the community

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — In the last two years, Nolin RECC has handed out $5,000 to two local charitable agencies through a program called “Operation Round Up.”

  • Cable barrier work to begin Monday in Hardin County

     

      By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    LOUISVILLE – Since 2006, 41 miles of cable median barrier has been installed in Jefferson County on Interstates 64, 71 and 265.

    More barrier is being installed as a result of a $10 million project announced last year, including work inside Hardin County.

  • RPD working high school sports break-in

    RADCLIFF

    Radcliff police are investigating a burglary of the North Hardin High School sports complex.

    According to RPD spokesman Bryce Shumate, the complex was broken into and items from it were stolen prior to 6 a.m. Thursday.

    Shumate requested that anyone with information about the burglary contact Radcliff detectives at 351-5147. Anonymous tips may be phoned in to Hardin County Crime Stoppers at (800) 597-8123.

  • Former city employee sues Radcliff

     

    Claims age discrimination, nepotism By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

     RADCLIFF – A city employee terminated last March as the city conducted a round of furloughs and budget reductions is claiming age discrimination and “an ongoing practice of nepotism” on the part of city leaders — a claim disputed by the city's attorney.

  • Eastview woman killed in crash

    MUNFORDVILLE

    An Eastview woman died after the vehicle she was passenger in Thursday morning crashed near Munfordville, officials say.

    Hart County Coroner Jeff Roten said Friday that Laura Leeann Helm, 26, of Eastview, was in a westbound vehicle traveling along Ky. 1140 in Hart County around 6 a.m. when the driver lost control and the vehicle overturned.

    Helm was not wearing a seat belt, Roten said, and suffered multiple traumatic injuries.

  • Next of kin found

    RADCLIFF

    The Hardin County Coroner’s Office confirmed Friday finding a next of kin for a Radcliff man who died early this month.

    Locating the next of kin for 52-year-old Ricky Noe, who died Feb. 2 at his Hill Street home in Radcliff, came not a moment too soon because the Hardin County Coroner’s Office planned to bury the man Saturday morning.

    According to Deputy Hardin County Coroner Ken Spangenburger, a brother to Noe was contacted in California Friday morning after a person in Louisville notified the coroner’s office of the relation.

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