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Today's News

  • Stay $50 a night at state parks

    The News-Enterprise   FRANKFORT – Next week is the last week to take advantage of a coupon offer through Kentucky Parks and Recreation for $50 lodging at any of the Kentucky State Park lodges. Sunday through Thursday, visitors can stay at a Kentucky State Park lodge for $50 a night with a coupon, which is available at

  • Qualls found guilty in rape trial

    By KELLY RICHARDSON

    krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — A man accused of raping a young girl in Elizabethtown was found guilty Thursday in Hardin Circuit Court.

    Tories DeWayne Qualls, 23, was found guilty of the first-degree rape of a middle-school age girl.

    The jury recommended a sentence of 13 years in prison for Qualls, 85 percent of which would have to be served before he would be eligible for parole. Qualls hasn’t been formally sentenced.

  • These go to eleven...

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHOWN — Making it to the top is not an easy task, but one local radio station is helping bands get an inch closer by providing air time. Locals Only airs at 9 p.m. Sundays on 101.5 The Point.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Six area boys' teams notch wins (02/18)

    The News-Enterprise The homestanding Central Hardin High School boys’ basketball team celebrated senior night in grand fashion Tuesday night as the Bruins hammered visiting Breckinridge County, 72-46. It was the seventh win in 10 games for the Bruins (16-8), while the Fighting Tigers (8-16) fell for the third consecutive game. Senior forward Daniel Linder had a doubl

  • A Bit of Fiction

        By JOHN W. EASTERLING 

  • A community brought together

    By SUZANNE DARLAND

    To say the ice storm interrupted our lives would be an understatement. As transformers exploded in spectacular blue showers of sparks all over Kentucky the last week of January, we were plunged into darkness and into a cold, dark, clean-waterless world.

  • Feb. 19,2009: Services

     

    Paula R. Ashley, 37, of Floyds Knob, Ind., died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Friday at Brandenburg United Methodist Church; burial in St. Mary Magdalen Cemetery in Payneville. Visitation is from noon to 9 p.m. today and continues at 9 a.m. Friday at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg.

  • Future projects taking flight?

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A recently announced federal grant for runway signage at Elizabethtown Regional Airport is another step toward preparing the facility for a possible return of commuter flights. The guidance signs for pilots, bought with more than $68,000 in Federal Aviation Administration money, will be part of a general upgrad

  • Paramedics, EMTs offer medical knowledge, skill

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Don’t call them ambulance drivers. As paramedics and emergency medical technicians, women with Hardin County Emergency Medical Services must possess the knowledge and skill it takes to perform the role of ambulance personnel while battling preconceived not

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town cruises past LexCath (2/18)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Senior Alex Jones and the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers got off to a slow start Tuesday night, but they more than made up for it. After missing her first four shots, Jones made eight of her last nine to lead second-ranked Elizabethtown to a 69-49 rout of No.