http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en #GoGold for childhood cancer http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/gogold-childhood-cancer <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/150902_evanjones01.jpg" alt="Cancer survivor Evan Jones, left, stands Wednesday next to long-time friend Blaine Mattingly at East Hardin Middle School’s football field. Jones returned to playing football this year after a battle with osteosarcoma kept him off the field." title="Cancer survivor Evan Jones, left, stands Wednesday next to long-time friend Blaine Mattingly at East Hardin Middle School’s football field. Jones returned to playing football this year after a battle with osteosarcoma kept him off the field." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> After a three-year absence from playing football, Evan Jones is ready to make up for lost time.</p> <p> The 12-year-old from Upton sacrificed his love of the game to heal his body after an 8-month battle with cancer that started as he was beginning fourth grade at Creekside Elementary School.</p> County’s child support division earns state award http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/county%E2%80%99s-child-support-division-earns-state-award <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/county_attorney-pic.jpg" alt="Members of the Hardin County Attorney&#039;s Office Child Support Division, from left, Jessica Shreve, Tammy Miller, Denise Higgason, Rhonda Cundiff, Pat Cromartie, Tami Jones, Julia McBeth, Annette House, Patti Skillman, Shannon Burba, Assistant County Attorney D. Dee Shaw, County Attorney Jenny Oldham, Assistant County Attorney Steve Wheatley, Bobbie Harris, Vicky Knott and Peggy Abbott." title="Members of the Hardin County Attorney&#039;s Office Child Support Division, from left, Jessica Shreve, Tammy Miller, Denise Higgason, Rhonda Cundiff, Pat Cromartie, Tami Jones, Julia McBeth, Annette House, Patti Skillman, Shannon Burba, Assistant County Attorney D. Dee Shaw, County Attorney Jenny Oldham, Assistant County Attorney Steve Wheatley, Bobbie Harris, Vicky Knott and Peggy Abbott." align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">In many ways, the Hardin County Attorney&rsquo;s Office Child Support Division provides a lifeline to those who need help and have nowhere else to turn.</span></p> <p> When the most recent fiscal year ended June 30, the local office had collected more than $10.5 million through 6,000 cases in Hardin County.</p> Hunger Action Day: Former recipient helps BackPack Program http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/unpacking-stuffing-food-backpacks-0 <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/93action1.jpg" alt="Christina Cubbage, left, opens crates of canned goods to be placed in backpacks Thursday morning as she and others take part in Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland’s Hunger Action Day." title="Christina Cubbage, left, opens crates of canned goods to be placed in backpacks Thursday morning as she and others take part in Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland’s Hunger Action Day." align="left" hspace="6" width="134" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Jasmine Henry ate out of a backpack almost every weekend between entering pre-school and graduating high school. She has eight siblings and her mother worked weekends to feed them. The hours didn&rsquo;t always add up to enough though.</span></p> E’town man pleads not guilty to ramming vehicle http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/e%E2%80%99town-man-pleads-not-guilty-ramming-vehicle <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gray_marcus.jpg" alt="GRAY" title="GRAY" align="left" hspace="6" width="125" height="85" /><p> An Elizabethtown man pleaded not guilty after a Hardin County grand jury indicted him on two counts of wanton endangerment and one count of assault.</p> <p> According to court records, Marcus Allen Gray, 26, is facing the charge after police say he used his vehicle as a weapon.</p> Stith named HCS associate superintendent http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/stith-named-hcs-associate-superintendent <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/john_stith.jpg" alt="STITH" title="STITH" align="left" hspace="6" width="75" height="85" /><p> A North Hardin High School graduate has been named Hardin County Schools&rsquo; new associate superintendent of finance and support services.</p> Guthrie named Hero of Main Street http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/guthrie-named-hero-main-street <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/150903_guthrie.jpg" alt="U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, center, accepts the National Retail Federation&#039;s Heroes of Main Street Award on Thursday afternoon at Kerr Office Group in Elizabethtown from Ed McCoy, Kerr Office Group&#039;s vice president of sales and marketing. Also pictured is Kentucky Retail Federation President Tod Griffin, left." title="U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, center, accepts the National Retail Federation&#039;s Heroes of Main Street Award on Thursday afternoon at Kerr Office Group in Elizabethtown from Ed McCoy, Kerr Office Group&#039;s vice president of sales and marketing. Also pictured is Kentucky Retail Federation President Tod Griffin, left." align="left" hspace="6" width="100" height="85" /><p> The National Retail Federation on Thursday hailed U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie as a hero &mdash; for the second time.</p> <p> The congressman received the federation&rsquo;s Heroes of Main Street Award in Elizabethtown at Kerr Office Group.</p> <p> While accepting the award, he pledged to fight on-going funding cuts to the U.S. Army and to support businesses online and off.</p> Kennedy's quilts win big at Kentucky State Fair http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/kennedys-quilts-win-big-kentucky-state-fair <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/97pulsequilt1.jpg" alt="Tia Kennedy holds a mixed-media wall patch entitled &quot;Iris Fantasy,&quot; her original design and creation." title="Tia Kennedy holds a mixed-media wall patch entitled &quot;Iris Fantasy,&quot; her original design and creation." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> It&rsquo;s not often you get to say you are Kentucky State Fair blue ribbon winner. Vine Grove-area resident Tia Kennedy can make that claim.</p> <p> She won three blue ribbons for quilting and one for a needle-punch project at the 2015 Kentucky State Fair. It was her first time entering.</p> <p> &ldquo;I was just ecstatic,&rdquo; she said.</p> Elizabethtown author, veteran to hold book signing http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/elizabethtown-author-veteran-hold-book-signing <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/zanedelchambers.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> An Elizabethtown author and military veteran will host a book signing Saturday at Barnes &amp; Noble Booksellers in Elizabethtown.</p> <p> Zane Del Chambers will sign copies of his book, &ldquo;The Lonely Road Home: The Struggle of Our Veterans to Return Home After Combat,&rdquo; from 1 to 3 p.m.</p>