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Today's News

  • I Stop has ribbon cutting

    The Radcliff Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting for I-Stop, located on the corner of South Wilson Road and 220.

  • Nov. 13, 2008: Services

    John Harold Carlberg, Sr., 73, died Sunday, Nov., 9, 2008. The funeral is at 1 p.m. today at Muldraugh Baptist Church with burial in Garnettsville Cemetery. Visitation continues at 8:30 a.m. today at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg.

    Benjamin M. Cooper, 79, of Leitchfield, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008. The funeral is at 11 a.m. CST Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo., with burial in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Colorado Springs. Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson is in charge of arrangements.

  • County applies for illegal dump grant

    The News-Enterprise

    HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin County has applied for an illegal dump remediation grant of $18,826.69 for 2009.

    If approved, the funding will be used to clean up three illegal dumping sites in the county where items like old appliances and automobile tires have accumulated over the years, said Solid Waste Coordinator Bob Hall.

    Seventy-five percent of the funding will be provided by the state, with the county adding a 25 percent match.

  • Pair of vets earn delayed diplomas

    By KELLY RICHARDSON

    krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Veterans who left high school 30-some years ago are getting the opportunity to finally get their diplomas.

    Steve DeRoush received his war-delayed high school diploma at the Oct. 21 Elizabethtown Independent Schools board meeting, and Garry Coomer will receive his diploma at Tuesday’s board meeting, after leaving school in 1973.

  • Army recruiting could increase with unemployment

     By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    FORT KNOX — This post in particular — and the Army in general — likely will serve as an economic refuge during these tough times.

    For one thing, the realignment of Fort Knox to an administrative center is expected to create thousands of civilian jobs — thus bolstering the financial prospects of surrounding communities. For another, the Untied States is at war and Uncle Sam is hiring soldiers.

  • Chili..umm...umm...good

    By BECCA OWSLEY

    bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The Pritchard Community Center will get hot and spicy from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday with the Heartland Chili Cook-Off benefiting the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana.

    The Pritchard Community Center is located at 404 S. Mulberry St. in Elizabethtown.

  • A play about what's his name

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Can you guess the name of the play coming to Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School on Friday and Saturday?

  • Twenty confirmed cases of whooping cough in Hardin County

    Staff Report

    The number of pertussis, or whooping cough, cases in Hardin County has risen by four since the end of October, according to the Lincoln Trail Health Department.

    There is now a total of 20 confirmed cases in Hardin County, and the health department is waiting on more lab results. Cases have been found at St. James School, Heartland Elementary School, Elizabethtown Christian Academy, Morningside Elementary and Bluegrass Middle School, according to a news release from the health department.

  • Girl Talk

    From time to time in this column, I’ll share my thoughts with you ladies about homes and gardens, the demands of rearing a family and carrying more than your half of the load — all while keeping a smile on your face, remaining strong, being true to yourself and staying beautiful. This must be done while supporting family, friends, the community and other women.

    That’s quite a plateful, right? But we can do it all and still have time to be grateful.

  • 11-5 Lending a Hand