Today's News

  • Oct. 1, 2010 editorial: History stuck in mandate muck

    In May 2009 this community experienced a loss. Fortunately no lives were lost, but the historical lifeline of a national artifact was severely damaged. The log cabin built in part by Thomas Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln’s father, was burned. The structure had survived, with the help of restoration, for more than two centuries. In 1971 the log cabin was first listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  

  • Apartment complex under way in Radcliff


    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    A new apartment complex in Radcliff could provide more rental housing adjacent to Fort Knox by early next year.

    Management Resources Development, an East Lansing, Mich., firm, is developing a 216-unit complex on North Logsdon Parkway in Radcliff, which will provide options near the U.S Army post.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Fort Knox routs Louisville Shawnee, 62-31 (10/03)

    The News-Enterprise LOUISVILLE — Sophomore quarterback Brandon Franklin accounted for six touchdowns and more than 350 yards of offense to lead the visiting Fort Knox Eagles to a 62-31 win over Louisville Shawnee on Friday night. Franklin completed 8-of-13 passes for 246 yards and three scores, and added another 105 yards and three scores on 13 carries as the Eagles (2-4) won f

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North Hardin rally falls short at Meade County (10/03)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com North Hardin’s final drive came to an end on fourth down on Meade County’s 8-yard line and the Trojans lost another Class 6-A, District 2 heartbreaker, 19-15 Friday night in Brandenburg. The Green Wave (2-4 overall, 1-1 district) built a 16-0 halftime lead and never trailed. North Hardin (2-4, 0-2), pulled within 16-1

  • Oct. 1 , 2010: Obituaries

    Dolores Ann Baker, 85

    Viola Louise Cothern, 82

    Joyce Ann Crabtree, 55

    Edna D. Cundiff, 76

    Baker Washer “B.W.” Florence, 89

    Retired Master Sgt. George Edward Hindle, 59

    The Rev. Noble Milby, 85

    Dolores Ann Baker


    Dolores Ann Baker, 85, formerly of Brandenburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at Salem Springlake Health & Rehab in Salem.


  • Rineyville Days brings community together



    Rineyville Days began 30 years ago on a small basketball court at the town’s old elementary school.

    Since then it has grown by leaps and bounds, coordinator Elaine Geer said. This weekend’s event had more room to spread out at Rineyville Community Park, where booths lined the fence of a baseball diamond. Bags of cotton candy hung from a post, burgoo simmered in an iron kettle above burning logs and students tried to dunk teachers into a tank of water.

  • BOYS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: North Hardin's Stewart, Trojans take titles at John Hardin meet (10/03)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com The plan for John Hardin junior John Egan was to stick with North Hardin senior Andrew Stewart for as long as possible during Saturday’s John Hardin Bulldog Invitational. The plan worked for the first mile, then Stewart took over. Stewart again pulled away from Egan en route to winning the 97-runner race in 16 minutes

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: John Hardin boys roll, Central Hardin girls fall to Daviess (10/03)

    The News-Enterprise Eight players had a goal or an assist as the visiting John Hardin Bulldogs earned their second three-game winning streak of the season with a 4-0 victory Saturday night at Marion County. The Bulldogs (12-4-3) got one goal each from sophomore Alex Higdon and seniors Yader Fletes, Andrew Shugan and David Gomez. Junior Russ Mott had two assists, while s

  • Oct. 1, 2010: Services


    Russell Wagner Brooks, 92, of Buffalo, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial in Buffalo Cemetery. Visitation continues at 8 a.m. today at the funeral home. Philip O. Cook, 81, of Radcliff, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. A memorial service is at 1 p.m. today at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff with military honors following the service.

  • Oct. 3, 2010: Our readers write

    Campaign mythbusting

    Myths abound during political campaigns. Several myths are circulating in regard to the county judge-executive race in Hardin County.

    Myth: “Present county leadership has not raised taxes during the last eight years.” Hardin County records reveal that the real property tax rate has been raised six times during the last eight years.