http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Marching bands look forward to competing in state quarterfinals http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/marching-bands-look-forward-competing-state-quarterfinals <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1023band1.jpg" alt="The LaRue County High School marching band practices the zenith of their competition show earlier this week in the school parking lot." title="The LaRue County High School marching band practices the zenith of their competition show earlier this week in the school parking lot." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Three local marching bands are looking forward to the Kentucky Music Educators Associa&shy;tion&rsquo;s State Quarterfinals this Saturday.</p> Rineyville man faces numerous charges, including rape http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/rineyville-man-faces-numerous-charges-including-rape <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/smallwood_0.jpg" alt="SMALLWOOD" title="SMALLWOOD" align="left" hspace="6" width="124" height="85" /><p> A Rineyville man will appear in Hardin District Court today to face charges of forcing his girlfriend to perform sex acts after striking her with a belt.</p> <p> Clinton Smallwood, 55, of the 900 block of Long Hollow Road remains in the Hardin County Detention Center in lieu of a $250,000 cash bond for a variety of charges.</p> Up in the Air: Couple takes relationship to new heights http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/air-couple-takes-relationship-new-heights <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/141024_inflight_wedding.jpg" alt="Keith Stewart and fiance Dottie Coven pose for a photo following a date at the Paragon Casino Resort Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The couple will marry at 30,000 feet in the air on a Southwest Airlines flight on Nov. 2. " title="Keith Stewart and fiance Dottie Coven pose for a photo following a date at the Paragon Casino Resort Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The couple will marry at 30,000 feet in the air on a Southwest Airlines flight on Nov. 2. " align="left" hspace="6" width="48" height="85" /><p> Keith Stewart and Dottie Coven will get married Nov. 2 at an elevation with which they have become very familiar: 30,000 feet in the air.</p> Hospital's audit comes back clean http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/hospitals-audit-comes-back-clean <p> A independent audit of financial practices at Hardin Memorial Hospital returned a clean bill of health for the hospital.</p> <p> In a presentation given to the HMH board of trustees, Mary McKinley, an official with accounting firm BKD, said the hospital&rsquo;s audit was &ldquo;unmodified or clean of any issue.&rdquo;</p> Church to host police, public for breakfast http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/church-host-police-public-breakfast <p> New Hope Missi&shy;on&shy;ary Baptist Church is inviting Radcliff police officers, and city residents, to a free homemade breakfast that will include grits, eggs and sausage.</p> <p> Radcliff City Councilman Jack Holland will cook the meal and hopes it will allow residents to get to know their police force better and vice versa.</p> Severns Valley pastor vies for conference leadership position http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/severns-valley-pastor-vies-conference-leadership-position <p> The senior pastor of Severns Valley Baptist Church is one of two candidates for president-elect of the Kentucky Baptist Pastors&rsquo; Conference.</p> Radcliff mayor candidate has campaign sign issues http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/radcliff-mayor-candidate-has-campaign-sign-issues <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2004.jpg" alt="In this photo taken Tuesday, Radcliff candidate Jacob Pearman&#039;s campaign yard sign did not have the legally required attribution of payment. On the same day, Pearman called the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance to report on himself, and later added stickers attempting to comply with the law." title="In this photo taken Tuesday, Radcliff candidate Jacob Pearman&#039;s campaign yard sign did not have the legally required attribution of payment. On the same day, Pearman called the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance to report on himself, and later added stickers attempting to comply with the law." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Radcliff mayoral candidate Jacob Pearman is in violation of campaign laws.</p> <p> In Kentucky, all signs which &ldquo;expressly advocate&rdquo; a candidate&rsquo;s election must have the words &ldquo;paid for by&rdquo; followed by the appropriate name. As of this week, all of Pearman&rsquo;s signage lacks the legally required disclaimer or have one with the wrong information.</p> After 43 years, Dr. Lee calls it a dental career http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/after-43-years-dr-lee-calls-it-dental-career <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/141021_drlee01.jpg" alt="Dr. Bill Lee, local dentist and Hardin County coroner, is retiring from his the dental profession next week after practicing for 43 years in Hardin County." title="Dr. Bill Lee, local dentist and Hardin County coroner, is retiring from his the dental profession next week after practicing for 43 years in Hardin County." align="left" hspace="6" width="112" height="85" /><p> When Dr. Bill Lee graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1969, he could not have anticipated his career path taking the winding roads it has.</p>