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  • Aug. 19, 2009: Obituaries

    Anthony J. Cantrell Sr.

    Anthony J. Cantrell Sr., 54, of Big Spring, passed away Monday, Aug. 17, 2009, at his residence.

    He was preceded in death by a son, James Hall; and his father, John Cantrell.

    Survivors include a son, Anthony “Tony” Cantrell Jr. of Ekron; a daughter, Ashley Cantrell of Ekron; two grandchildren, Zoe Shaw and Elijah Vowels; his mother, Marie Webb of Michigan; and a brother, Steve Cantrell of Florida.

  • Aug. 23, 2009: Obituaries

    Waltraud Maria Brooks Waltraud Maria Brooks, 70, of Radcliff, died Friday, August 21, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She was a volunteer for Hope in Radcliff, a former employee of Ireland Army Community Hospital at Fort Knox and was a caring mother. Survivors include her husband, Turley Brooks of Radcliff; two daughters, Eva and her husband Mark Prickett

  • Justice Center renovations to start today

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN —Renovations scheduled for the Hardin County Justice Center are slated to begin today and are expected to continue through Dec. 1, according to a news release issued by the Hardin County Circuit Court Clerk’s office. The renovations, approved by city officials, will give the Circuit Clerk’s office additional space once the current driver&r

  • GIRLS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Lady Panthers see growth in numbers, talent (08/31)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Under first-year coach Jack Breunig, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers have seen their numbers and talent level rise. Elizabethtown, which finished 15th in the Class 2-A KHSAA State Championships last season, has 18 runners out for the team compared to eight last year. “The competition for a place on our region team cou

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  • Aug. 17, 2009: Our readers write

    Vine Grove ready for influx

    The article “Vine Grove gearing up for growth” in The News-Enterprise on Aug. 11 was an outstanding article. With the new growth and BRAC coming to Fort Knox, Mayor Donovan Smith is securing funds for emergency services. He is working through the U.S. Senate to secure these funds. That requires a lot of work to get a bill passed by the Senate.

    The fire and police departments already have been updated.

  • Train collides with pick-up in Vine Grove

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com VINE GROVE – A Monday morning collision between a Paducah and Louisville train and a pickup traveling Main Street injured a Meade County man and destroyed his truck. According to Vine Grove Police Sgt. James Carr, the collision occurred around 9:30 a.m. when the eastbound pickup entered the un-gated crossing as a northbound train

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin storms past Madison Central

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com LEBANON — Explosive is a word often associated with the John Hardin offense. In the first half Saturday night against the Madison Central Indians in the Marion County Pigskin Classic, the offense was more fizzle and lacked the usual fireworks generated by past Bulldog teams.

  • Aug. 18, 2009: Our readers write

    On health care and Gitmo

    The Hardin Co. Executive Committee tasked our chairman to contact U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie for a recess briefing on Congress. It occurred Aug. 6 in Radcliff. The briefing was advertised, and it was a standing room only event.

    The chairman introduced Guthrie, indicating he was going to talk about health care, and his trip to the prison facility in Cuba.

  • Kentucky at "regional" outbreak status for swine flu



    HARDIN COUNTY — The Center for Disease Control and Prevention classifies Kentucky as having “regional” outbreaks of the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, but an official at the Lincoln Trail District Health Department said the cases the state has so far seen have been mild.