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Today's News

  • Jan. 13 Services

    Leon Copelin Jr., 82, of O’Fallon, Ill., died Friday, Jan. 9, 2009. The funeral is at 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church of O’Fallon, 1111 East Highway 50, O’Fallon, Ill., with burial at Lakeview Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Schildknecht Funeral Home, 301 S. Lincoln Ave. O’Fallon, Ill., is in charge of arrangements. Charles A. Council, 66, of Hodgenville, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009. The funeral is 2 p.m.

  • Novel highlights Civil War in Kentucky

    The News-Enterprise   FLAHERTY — Amy Matthews of Flaherty has published her first novel, “Defending Dixie," a historical fiction highlighting the Confederate Army of Tennessee from its beginnings in Bowling Green through its demise in Nashville in 1864. 

  • Ask ECTC

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  • PREP BASKETBALL: Meade rocks Hancock; Falcons win third straight (01/14)

    The News-Enterprise Senior forward Ethan Brangers scored 14 points and had eight rebounds, three steals and one block to lead the homestanding Meade County Green Wave past 11th District rival Hancock County, 65-37 on Tuesday. Senior post Doug Wells chipped in with 12 points and three rebounds, while sophomore post Jace Blehar just missed a double-double with eight points an

  • Boo and Me
  • Jan. 14, 2009: Our readers write

     The meaning of dishonorable

    This letter is in response to a letter that appeared in The News Enterprise on January 4, 2009. That letter said that Senators McConnell and Bunning were “not honorable” men. Apparently the writer felt that Sen. Bunning was dishonorable for giving money to his church and that Senator McConnell was dishonorable for using his extensive knowledge and expertise in trying to enrich the lives of Kentuckians.

  • Warm up with a cup (or two) of soup

    By MARY ALICE HOLT

    When January rolls around every year, I crave soup. I don’t know if it’s because of the cold, wet weather, or just because I’m finally sick of all the sweets I stuffed myself with during the holidays.

    Phyllis Moreman, who works in the computer lab at East Hardin Middle School, must have read my mind (or else she’s just like me and craves soups in January). She sent me two really great soup recipes to share with you.

  • Things I learned from seventh-graders

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com I teach a seventh grade girls’ class at church and some of them are avid readers of the paper. Many times they ask me when they’re going to be in the paper. I tease them and tell them they have to go out and do something totally amazing and then we can get them in.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: North Hardin surges past E'town, 62-50 (01/14)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Panthers were playing with fire, and in the second quarter, they got burned. The Panthers never trailed in the first quarter as North Hardin struggled to make shots despite getting plenty of good looks. When those same shots began to fall in the second quarter, the Trojans put Elizabethtown in their r

  • Court lays out guidelines for committees

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Indictments in Owen County Fiscal Court have spurred County Judge-Executive Harry Berry in recent months to call for more accountability in county government and a stricter adherence to state guidelines.