http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Heavy June precipitation not all good for Hardin County farmers http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/heavy-june-precipitation-not-all-good-hardin-county-farmers <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/72rain1.jpg" alt="A field of corn tasseling Thursday afternoon between Bacon Creek Road and Rhudes Creek Road southwest of Elizabethtown." title="A field of corn tasseling Thursday afternoon between Bacon Creek Road and Rhudes Creek Road southwest of Elizabethtown." align="left" hspace="6" width="139" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Hardin County saw rain more days in June than it didn&rsquo;t, raining 16 of 30.</span></p> <p> That&rsquo;s caused &ldquo;a little bit of a juggling act&rdquo; for farmers trying to cut and cure hay &ldquo;in between showers,&rdquo; said Ray Allan Mackey, who farms about 4,000 acres in the county.</p> Woman accused of abusing dog to be evaluated for treatment court http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/woman-accused-abusing-dog-be-evaluated-treatment-court <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pereira_heather.jpg" alt="PEREIRA" title="PEREIRA" align="left" hspace="6" width="124" height="85" /><p> An Elizabethtown woman will be evaluated for admittance into a treatment court after a motion by her attorney was granted in Hardin Circuit Court.</p> <p> Heather D. Pereira, 24, previously pleaded not guilty to five charges of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud or a false statement and three charges of first offense torture of a dog.</p> E'town's Founders' Day to have nostalgic activities, feel http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/etowns-founders-day-have-nostalgic-activities-feel <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jason_flood.jpg" alt="Jason Flood of Jason Flood Airshows will perform during Founders&#039; Day at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown." title="Jason Flood of Jason Flood Airshows will perform during Founders&#039; Day at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown." align="left" hspace="6" width="138" height="85" /><p> A local 4th of July event will have an old-fashioned feel this year.</p> <p> The city of Elizabethtown&rsquo;s Founders&rsquo; Day Fourth of July picnic will take guests back to yesteryear with pony rides, cake walks, sack races, a horseshoe tournament, a pie-eating contest and fireworks, said Sarah Vaughn, city events coordinator.</p> Fort Knox plans 4th celebration http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/fort-knox-plans-4th-celebration <p> Fort Knox will celebrate the nation&rsquo;s 239 years of independence with a Fourth of July celebration beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday at Brooks Field parade grounds on post and a Salute to the Nation ceremony at the post flag pole at 9 p.m.</p> Celebrating 40 years: Homecoming Days at White Mills is Friday, Saturday http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/celebrating-40-years-homecoming-days-white-mills-friday-saturday <p> Homecoming Days at White Mills is returning for its 40th year Friday and Saturday and those who have attended all 40 festivals will be honored as grand marshals in this year&rsquo;s parade.</p> <p> About 10 people have been found so far, White Mills Civic League President Tim Dennis said.</p> Woman sentenced in criminal abuse case http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/woman-sentenced-criminal-abuse-case <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/matlock_pamila.jpg" alt="MATLOCK" title="MATLOCK" align="left" hspace="6" width="66" height="85" /><p> A Radcliff woman accused of two counts of child abuse accepted a plea agreement in Hardin Circuit Court in what a prosecutor called an &ldquo;unusual resolution.&rdquo;</p> <p> Pamila Sue Matlock, 41, entered an Alford plea Tuesday to two counts of complicity to first-degree criminal abuse where the victims were 12 years old or younger.</p> Five magistrates dropping weddings http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/five-magistrates-dropping-weddings <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Although some never opted in, after Friday&rsquo;s U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriages across the country only one magistrate remains on a list the Hardin County Clerk&rsquo;s office provides of county officials willing to perform marriages.</span></p> Dinosaurs migrate to county fair http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/dinosaurs-migrate-county-fair <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/150701_fairprep.jpg" alt="Mark Barrett with the Hardin County Road Department uses a road grader to prepare the grandstand track Wednesday for the upcoming Hardin County Community Fair." title="Mark Barrett with the Hardin County Road Department uses a road grader to prepare the grandstand track Wednesday for the upcoming Hardin County Community Fair." align="left" hspace="6" width="135" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Those wanting to see dinosaurs next week won&rsquo;t have to head to a movie theater or enter a time machine. They can buy a ticket to the 52nd Hardin County fair.</span></p>