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Today's News

  • Court of Appeals denies stay in KU case; landowners looking for answers

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    The Kentucky Court of Appeals has denied a stay blocking Kentucky Utilities from condemning portions of land held by three Hardin County landowners.

    The court issued the ruling after the two sides argued the case in front of a three-judge panel in Elizabethtown, but landowners are hoping pending litigation will help them regain some leverage.

  • Radcliff soldier dies in Afghanistan

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com   A Radcliff soldier died Monday while deployed overseas. Pfc. Nathaniel D. Garvin, 20, died while stationed in Afghanistan. Garvin, a former student at John Hardin High School, died from injuries he received in a non-combat incident at Forward Operating Base Frontenac in Kandahar, according to information from Fort Campbell

  • Photo: Drill, Bryce and Butch, drill
  • Farmer's Market grand opening is Saturday

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    Not only will the Hardin County Farmers Market be open for business on Saturday, there will be a grand opening celebration with food, music and, of course, plenty of vendors.

    Farmers Market President Rene Emond said the third Saturday of the month is a special event day at the market. This one is even more special with a celebration of the new and improved facility on Peterson Drive in Elizabethtown.

  • July 15, 2010, editorial:LaRue jailer relinquishes duties, but not his pay

    After four escapes and a series of embarrassing operational glitches, Kentucky’s Department of Corrections recently took action to ensure proper operation of the LaRue County Detention Center.

  • Task force dissects BRAC

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    FRANKFORT — “Regionalization on steroids.” That’s how Col. Mark Needham, special assistant to the governor for BRAC, describes the impact of Fort Knox’s realignment.

    As population peaks on post, the BRAC Task Force gathered Thursday in downtown Frankfort to dissect the state’s response.

    While the group felt a review was in order, the future of Fort Knox and its impact on the state dominated most of the discussion.

  • July 15, 2010: Obituaries

    Lucy L. Gilbert

    Lucy L. Gilbert, 64, of Radcliff, died Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.

    She was preceded in death by her daughter, Yvonne Gilbert; and her father, Heinz Brandt.

    She is survived by her husband, Phillip Gilbert of Radcliff; a granddaughter, Corrina Gilbert of Radcliff; her son, Jack Sibley of Erlangen, Germany; and her mother, Irmgard Brandt of Erlangen.

  • July 15, 2010: Services

    Joan Dwyer Terstegge Downs, 85, of Boston, Ky., died Thursday, July 8, 2010. There is a Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral in Bardstown with burial in the family cemetery on Mount Moriah Road in Boston. Visitation and a celebration of her life will take place at the family farm at 1367 Shady Lane, Boston, beginning at noon Saturday and lasting throughout the remainder of the day. Kappel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  • Garrison commander explains stray pet policy on post

    I need to clarify points and provide updates to the readership of this publication as it pertains to the June 8 story titled, “How much is that doggy at Fort Knox."

  • A Tribute to the Heartland

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com Cymbals will clash and fireworks will flash Friday night as First Federal Savings Bank presents Pops in the Park with the Louisville Orchestra. The program at Freeman Lake Park, conducted by Jason Weinberger, will include music inspired by America’s Heartland. Arrangements from Aaron Copland, John Phillips Sousa, John Williams, Fer