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  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Fort Knox will be well represented at State (05/28)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise,com Fort Knox is sending at least 14 athletes to next Saturday’s KHSAA State Track & Field Championships at the University of Louisville. That’s good news for Fort Knox coach Karl Olive, who prefers quality over quantity. “It’s nice when you can send kids and you know they’re going to score in the state

  • Carjacking suspect indicted



    An Elizabethtown man who police charged last month with crimes relating to an April 3 convenience store carjacking was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on amended charges.

    According to Thursday’s grand jury report, Davell Lee Smalls, a 37-year-old resident of West Circle Drive, will be prosecuted on charges of second-degree robbery and theft over $10,000.

  • Meth cases bog court session



    Numerous defendants charged with manufacturing methamphetamine were arraigned and several sentenced Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court as the drug further clogs the court system. Punishments ranged from a decade of probation to 12 years in prison.

    Three defendants sentenced were related, according to one attorney, and accused of the crime after a single incident Sept. 28, 2009, at Masden Mobile Home Park in Radcliff.

  • Housing market makes a comeback

    The population expansion at Fort Knox has been referred to as the big inhale by U.S. Army officials, with the post expected to grow to 42,000 before the Armor Center and its work force departs.

    For those in the housing market, it may be better described as a recession breaker.

    Housing has seen a significant increase since the post’s transition efforts ramped up, with significant gains falling since January.

  • HCS budget lists no teacher raises

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise Teachers and other staff at Hardin County Schools aren’t going to get a raise – but the district doesn’t expect it will have to hand out pink slips because of its financial challenges. The school board on Thursday unanimously approved a tentative budget that is $7 million smaller than the last one. About 75 percent of the bu

  • May 28, 2010: Obituaries

     Raymond Ellsworth

    Raymond Ellsworth, 76, of Hodgenville, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at his residence.

    Mr. Ellsworth was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was retired from the Iron Worker Local 16 Union, Maryland and also from Amtrak.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Elizabeth Ellsworth.

  • Infant in critical condition after I-65 wreck



    A single-vehicle crash Friday morning on southbound Interstate 65 in Hart County partially closed the road for the third time this week and caused serious injuries to an Indiana teen and an infant relative ejected from an SUV.

    According to Bowling Green-based Kentucky State Police Post 3 officials, the 2002 Lincoln Navigator’s driver, Marshall Tichenor, 62, fell asleep behind the wheel around 8 a.m. near the 68 mile-marker.

  • 5TH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT DRAW: North Hardin plays Green early, Central Hardin faces Hart late (05/29)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Host Central Hardin will have to wait a long time before it takes the field Monday in the 5th Region Softball Tournament quarterfinals, while 17th District rival North Hardin has to be ready right out of the gate. During Saturday morning’s tournament draw in the Central Hardin library, the host Lady Bruins (23-12-1) drew into Gam

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  • May 30, 2010: Our readers write

    Remembering the ultimate sacrifice

    Memorial Day is a time for pause and reflection as we remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of liberty and proved the privilege of freedom and security is never free.

    Let us never forget those who sacrificed the early ears of their adulthood and all who made the supreme sacrifice and have gone on to their final retreat.