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Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: E'town knocks Central Hardin from the top spot (9/30)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — There is a new queen atop the girls’ 3rd Region.

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: Is Central Hardin's region dominance at an end? (09/30)

     

  • Guthrie leads in new poll

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    An independent poll released Friday shows the Republican candidate in Kentucky’s 2nd District U.S. House race leading by six points, a surge the other camp said was the result of a head start in TV advertising.

    Of the roughly 600 likely voters interviewed Wednesday and Thursday in the SurveyUSA poll, 49 percent said they would vote for Brett Guthrie, while 43 percent would pick Democrat David Boswell if the election were held now. The margin of error is plus or minus 4.1 percent.

  • Yearwood rocks the socks off Fort Knox

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    FORT KNOX — With a famous act such as country music icon Trisha Yearwood playing a free show for troops and their families, the muscle of a covenant between families and the Army was flexed at Godman Army Airfield on Sunday.

    Nearly 10,000 tickets to the show were distributed during a six-week period prior to Sunday’s show and more than half of those takers showed up on the airfield to enjoy a quality act in a setting topped off with perfect weather courtesy of Mother Nature.

  • Man injured in mowing accident

    ELIZABETHTOWN

    A Ridgestone Drive man was critically injured Sunday after his riding lawn mower flipped over onto him.

    The man was cutting grass on a steep hill about 4 or 5 p.m. when he lost control of the zero-turn mower and went down the grade into a sinkhole, Elizabethtown Fire Chief Mike Hulsey said.

    The man, whose name the fire department did not release, was flown to University of Louisville Hospital in critical condition after being rescued by medical workers and firefighters, authorities said.

  • Crusade reaches out to HCS

    By KELLY RICHARDSON

    krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Special education in Hardin County got a boost from Crusade for Children recently.

    Hardin County Schools received a grant of $35,000 from Crusade for Children to help support programs in special education. The $35,000 helped purchase Activboards and sound fields for hearing-impaired students and it continued music therapy for special education students, among other things.

  • Sept. 29, 2008: Obituaries

     

  • Questions of efficiency

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

     

    Efficiency in government was the chief argument espoused by both debaters during a political forum Monday discussing the idea of returning Hardin County to a magistrate form of government, but the two sides differed extremely on their ideas of efficiency.

     

  • Husband says wife killed ex-boyfriend

     

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

     

    HOWEVALLEY – A heated relationship between a married couple and the wife’s ex-boyfriend, who allegedly harassed them daily, ended violently Monday afternoon with a fatal shooting.

     

    According to Eric Ricketts, husband of alleged shooter Angie Ricketts, the shooting death of Eric West closed a years-long chapter of constant phone calls, fights and unwanted contact.

     

  • Schapiro named Teacher of the Year

    By KELLY RICHARDSON

    krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — A local teacher was honored recently for her work in alternative education.

    Pam Schapiro won the 2008 Teacher of the Year award from the Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children. Schapiro is a social studies and special education teacher at Hardin County Day Treatment. She has been there for seven years.