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Today's News

  • Triple dog dare you

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Once filled with audiences that doubtlessly viewed a chilling movie or two, the Historic State Theater in downtown Elizabethtown these days reverberates with the sounds of renovation during the day.

    But some say the contractors are not alone as they toil to restore the old theater.

    Some say at least three ghosts wander the premises, one of which is not friendly.

  • FSA to offer disaster loans

    HARDIN COUNTY

     

    Local farmers are eligible for low-interest Farm Service Agency loans to help cover Sept. 12 weather damage.

     

    Hardin County is one of five eligible Kentucky counties, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

     

    Loan applications for physical and production losses will be accepted through May 26, 2009. Farmers who are interested should contact the local FSA office at 765-2702.

  • Ministering to the military

     

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Churches of every size and denomination are ministering to the soldiers based at Fort. Knox and overseas.

    With the onset of BRAC, most churches have added special sections to their Web sites welcoming military families and providing them information about their church.

  • Restaurant tax revenue meets 1st year expectations

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – A recent report from the city shows a restaurant tax implemented one year ago is on track to meet the estimated revenue target of $2 million, and may slightly surpass it once final numbers are tallied, Finance Director Steve Park said.

    The report tracks the tax’s movement from October of 2007 to August of 2008, showing little variance between the months, with a slight increase from May to August and a bump last December.

  • Candidate defends family's decisions

    By BEN SHEROAN

    Landmark News Service

    CLARKSON — Brett Guthrie continues to challenge the notion that his family’s business was responsible for sending jobs to Mexico.

    The Republican’s campaign for the 2nd Congressional District seat brought him Thursday to Clarkson where he stopped at Mid-Park’s Roadway Construction Products plant. Some equipment in that operation used to reside in his family’s manufacturing plant in Warren County.

  • Firefighter wins high honor

     

    By JOHN NEVILLE john.neville@us.army.mil

    FORT KNOX — He took his first class to become a firefighter in 1991.

    In August, Fort Knox’s Jay Schiedewitz was named the Department of Defense’s Civilian Fire Officer of the Year for 2007.

  • Vandals strike autos

    ELIZABETHTOWN

    Elizabethtown police responded to various locations over the weekend taking reports on numerous acts of vandalism and criminal mischief.

    According to the reports, perpetrators slashed tires on vehicles, broke out windows and removed property from the automobiles.

    The only information police had as of Monday afternoon is that the suspects are white males driving a silver four-door sedan. A surveillance video is being reviewed closely for more information.

  • North Hardin and Talley Oak team up

     

      By KELLY RICHARDSON

    krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com

    UPTON — Two Hardin County programs have come together to make their  missions possible.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: E'town looking for 8th straight region title (10/20)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com BARDSTOWN —Bardstown Bethlehem is a surprise to still be alive this far into the postseason and coach Danny Rossoll knows his Banshees will need some more magic up their sleeves tonight as the Girls' 5th Region Soccer Tournament semifinals get underway at Nelson County. Bethlehem

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North Hardin Christian cruises to 59-6 win (10/19)

    The News-Enterprise LOUISVILLE — Junior quarterback Tyler Davis threw three touchdown passes to lead the visiting North Hardin Christian Falcons to a 59-6 win over Evangel Christian on Saturday. Davis completed a 67-yard scoring pass to sophomore Michael Ford and a 35-yard pass senior Mark Oyola and also ran for a score as the Falcons raced out to a 27-0 lead after the first quarter.