http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en U.S. representatives join letter-writing campaign http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/us-representatives-join-letter-writing-campaign <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/spea_letter-full.jpg" alt="Download the PDF letter below the story" title="Download the PDF letter below the story" align="left" hspace="6" width="43" height="85" /><p> In the electronic file of now more than 11,900 letters aimed at convincing the Army Environmental Command of the value and impact Fort Knox has on the region, one of the latest letters carries a collection of influential names.</p> <p> Kentucky&rsquo;s six-member delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives all have signed the two-page letter.</p> Mother, daughter to travel to Europe for noble ball http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/mother-daughter-travel-europe-noble-ball <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/820formal1.jpg" alt="Anastasia Gardner and her mother, Pamela, will travel next month to Sweden for Anastasia to attend a noble ball with Baron Rasmus Ridderstolpe. Pamela meet Ridderstolpe through an online game and the Gardners have traveled to Sweden a couple of times to meet the baron and his family." title="Anastasia Gardner and her mother, Pamela, will travel next month to Sweden for Anastasia to attend a noble ball with Baron Rasmus Ridderstolpe. Pamela meet Ridderstolpe through an online game and the Gardners have traveled to Sweden a couple of times to meet the baron and his family." align="left" hspace="6" width="112" height="85" /><p> When Pamela Gardner was playing an online game one day in 2003, she didn&rsquo;t realize her opponent was Swedish royalty.</p> <p> Pamela became ill and it forced her to stay in bed for days. She started playing a multi-player online role-playing game, &ldquo;Tibia,&rdquo; against a user named Keeda and the two quickly became friends.</p> Judge grants competency hearing for Kroger crasher http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/judge-grants-competency-hearing-kroger-crasher <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/819blocker.jpg" alt="June Blocker speaks with attorney Carol Mienhart after a motion requesting a responsibility and competency evaluation for Blocker was entered Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court. " title="June Blocker speaks with attorney Carol Mienhart after a motion requesting a responsibility and competency evaluation for Blocker was entered Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court. " align="left" hspace="6" width="86" height="85" /><p> A woman accused of crashing a car into the front of Kroger on Dolphin Drive in Feb&shy;ruary appeared Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court.</p> <p> June Blocker&rsquo;s attorney, Carol Mienhart, entered a motion requesting a responsibility and competency evaluation for her client. Judge Ken Howard approved the motion without objection from the prosecution.</p> Heartland Festival returns for 32nd year with full slate of activities http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/heartland-festival-returns-32nd-year-full-slate-activities <p> An Elizabethtown festival started by community members 32 years ago returns Friday and Satur&shy;day to Freeman Lake Park.</p> <p> Heartland Festival in the Park, which had 15,000 to 17,000 in attendance last year, is an important part of the community, city events coordinator Sarah Vaughn said.</p> Warrant served leads to multiple drug arrests http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/warrant-served-leads-multiple-drug-arrests <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/richard.jpg" alt="ROBERT HERESMANN" title="ROBERT HERESMANN" align="left" hspace="6" width="124" height="85" /><p> The serving of a warrant on a criminal mischief charge led to the arrest of three people, including a father and his daughter, at a South Wilson Road home in Elizabethtown.</p> Trial date unchanged for man charged with double murder http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/trial-date-unchanged-man-charged-double-murder <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/819richardson.jpg" alt="Earl Richardson along with public defender Heather Stroutman speak Tuesday to Hardin Circuit Judge Ken Howard in court." title="Earl Richardson along with public defender Heather Stroutman speak Tuesday to Hardin Circuit Judge Ken Howard in court." align="left" hspace="6" width="200" height="85" /><p> An attorney for a Hodgenville man charged with two counts of murder after police say he struck and killed an Elizabethtown couple last August made a motion Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court to continue his trial.</p> Rape case involving teen continued http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/rape-case-involving-teen-continued <p> A 19-year-old Radcliff man charged with sex crimes against a girl younger than 14 has had his case continued.&nbsp;</p> <p> Jordan Farm&shy;er, who is charged with second-degree rape/no force, had his case continued to Sept. 9.</p> HMH sees increases in Medicaid patients http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/hmh-sees-increases-medicaid-patients <p> As increases in governmental patient payment use occurs, Hardin Memorial Hospital is continuing to see less reimbursement.</p>