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  • GIRLS' 3RD REGION TOURNAMENT: Greenwell scores 38 as Owensboro Catholic wins at Meade (03/02)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com BRANDENBURG — As Josh Hurt knows, basketball is a game of scoring runs. Unfortunately for Hurt, the Meade County Lady Waves couldn’t withstand a furious second-half run by the visiting Owensboro Catholic Lady Aces on Monday in the quarterfinals of the Girls’ 3rd Region Tournament. Led by freshman star Rebecca Greenw

  • March 2, 2010 Editorial: Messages of faith along the interstate

    It’s a matter of method, not message. The state Transportation Cabinet insists its desire to have two signs removed along Interstate 65 is motivated solely by a need to enforce billboard regulations and its permit process. Headed south near the Upton exit, travelers are greeted with a question. White block letters ask: “If you died today where would you spending eternity?

  • February: Flakey and frigid



    HARDIN COUNTY — For those wondering when winter will ever end, here is an encouraging stat: the normal high for March is 56 degrees.

    After last month, warmer weather likely will be welcomed.

    The average highs and lows for February were 9 degrees below normal, according to the Fort Knox weather station. And the area received 8.8 inches of snow, which is more than double what typically falls during the month.

  • Organizations collect for a piece of $1 million

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — It has been said one has to have money to make more of it. Helping Hand and North Hardin HOPE are putting a twist on the saying — they will be collecting money and food so they can collect more of it. Helping Hand of Elizabethtown and North Hardin HOPE of Radcliff will participate in the Shawn Allen Feinstein

  • Tornado drill planned for today

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com Since there may be more twisters around here than the ones at the upcoming Chubby Checker concert, the National Weather Service plans a tornado drill for this morning. The statewide exercise at 10:07 a.m. will include alerts going out though media outlets and weather radios, siren testing and possible school drills, said J

  • Feb. 19 Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Jeff and Joyce Nott to David E. Steadman Jr., 44 Tinted Cloud, Elizabethtown, $98,400.

    Murrell Construction Inc. to William E. and Debbie Stratton, lot 110 Notting Hill Estates, county, $179,900.

    Hardin Investment Group LLC to Gaffney Custom Homes LLC, lots 26 and 92 Highland Springs Subdivision, Radcliff, $67,000.

    WGE LLC to Calvin R. and Donna M. Nall, property on North Long Grove Road, Cecilia, $450,000.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION TOURNAMENT: E’town meets Nelson; North gets Bardstown, while LaRue takes on Taylor (03/01)



    BARDSTOWN — All three area basketball coaches left the draw for the Boys’ 5th Region Tournament in the same frame of mind: Happy.

    The eight-team field was set Sunday afternoon at Nelson County High School with the three area coaches getting what they felt like was a good draw.

    “It’s a good draw to get under the circumstances,” North Hardin coach Ron Bevars said.

  • Man clings to life after triple fatal crash



    WEST POINT – An Ekron man could face charges relating to a speed and alcohol-related crash Sunday morning that killed three of his friends, but only if he lives.

    The driver, 21-year-old Nathan A. King, was listed Monday in critical condition at University Hospital’s surgical unit of ICU.

  • Feb. 21 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Candace Nicole Siagatonu, 23, Elizabethtown, and Terrance Jake Apatang, 23, Fort Riley, Kan.

    Meagan Nicole Campbell, 19, Taylorsville, and Daniel Lee Lewis, 24, Manchester, Tenn.

    Amy Marie Foster, 23, Lowville, N.Y., and Shawn Michael Raymond, 26, Fort Knox.

    Melissa Anne Mullins, 30, and Richard Keith Thomas II, 29, both of Buffalo.

    April Dawn Woods, 20, and Joshua Lynn Mills, 22, both of Radcliff.

  • Sylvesters, as in Stallone and the Tweety cartoon



    ELIZABETHTOWN — One fall morning 25 years ago, county officials unintentionally breathed life into half of the phrase: “It’s raining cats and dogs.”

    See, a flock of pigeons decided to roost on the county courthouse roof.

    “You were lucky if you got to work without getting pooped on,” said Sue Wise, who was deputy judge-executive at the time. “They were making such a nasty mess downtown.”