Today's News

  • Thornton is U.S.D.A.'s choice



    HARDIN COUNTY — A Hardin County Schools employee is moving from H.C. to D.C.

    Janey Thornton, HCS’ director of Child Nutrition, was appointed as deputy undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

    The appointment, however, hasn’t been officially announced by the White House.

  • Bernheim hit hard by ice storm, winds

    Staff Report Last month’s winter ice storm altered nature’s display at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. The coating of snow and ice transformed the landscape into a beautiful crystal cathedral, then it quickly distorted the landscape, warping branches, littering the grounds with limbs and forcing decades-old titans of the forest to snap and collapse as though they were tri

  • Fire guts Rineyville home

    RINEYVILLE — A late-night blaze Friday destroyed a farmhouse on Rineyville-Big Spring Road.

    Crews responded shortly after midnight to the fire, which started in a flue, said Tim Wiseman, assistant chief for the Rineyville fire department. A family was home at the time, but no one was injured.

    Fire fighters were on the scene until 8 a.m. and had to return after the fire rekindled. Besides the Rineyville department, crews from Vine Grove, Kentucky 86, Flaherty and Central Hardin battled the blaze.



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  • Gift of caring

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — This weekend became the starting point for the Girl Scout cookie season. And this year buyers of any of the eight types of cookies not only can satisfy their sweet tooth, but give troops overseas a taste of home as well. The Gift of Caring Campaign will strive to send 5,000 boxes of cookies to troops. “It

  • Radcliff nixes cost recovery program



    RADCLIFF — A program designed to recover police and fire expenses incurred during traffic accidents will not be renewed for another year.

    Radcliff City Council voted 4-2 Tuesday to discontinue the program. Councilmen Chuck Angus and Don Yates voted in favor of keeping it.

  • Courage off the court



    CECILIA – For the six seniors on the Central Hardin High School girls’ team, basketball is much more than just a game.

    Thirty-two minutes on game nights or two hours on practice days, the Lady Bruins put life’s more pressing issues on the backburner and feel like high school athletes across the country.

  • Hosparus Tea rescheduled for March 21

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The annual Hosparus Tea, originally scheduled for last month, will be held Saturday, March 21 at Severns Valley Baptist Church at 1100 Ring Road.

    The event was postponed after the ice storm hit.

    The tea will be held from 2-4 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling 737-6300.



  • Hubert Wright made the most of gift of time



    MAGNOLIA — In the nearly 23 years that Hubert Wright lived with someone else’s heart beating in him, he spent more time hunting rabbits and groundhogs than ever before, and the family around him continued to grow.

    “He squeezed a lot out of the last 23 years of his life,’’ said a son, Derick.

  • Citizens Union Bank announces two promotions

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    Citizens Union Bank recently made two promotions within their company. Teleana Davis was promoted to assistant vice-president/Business development and Toni Hawkins was promoted to vice-president/regional branch manager.