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Today's News

  • March 22 Services

    Virginia Vowels Sherrard, 76, of Radcliff, died Wednesday, March 18, 2009. The Mass of Christian Burial is at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Brigid Catholic Church in Vine Grove; burial in St. Brigid Church Cemetery in Vine Grove. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today and continues at 9 a.m. Monday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove. There will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

  • Working to find work

      By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — After being swamped by the jobless seeking financial assistance, local unemployment offices have expanded to handle the crush. The Office of Employment and Training’s centers in Hardin and surrounding counties have added extra automated phone lines and computer servers for those filing claims and requesting

  • Actress illuminates E'town woman's divided house

    Way before Monica Lewinsky donned her infamous dress, an Elizabethtown woman was the center of a White House stir. It was a scandal of a different nature, though. Recently widowed Emilie Todd Helm — whose Victorian outfits revealed less skin — simply sought the solace of her sister. Problem was, Helm’s husband was a Confederate general and her sister’s husban

  • Iraq veteran has new mission: Help families of the wounded stay together

    By KELLY RICHARDSON

    krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — A nonprofit organization with an office in Radcliff is hoping to raise money for a project to help military families.

  • Online wire service

    A young steer finds the barbed wire fence used to confine him makes a nice scratching tool for his neck Sunday afternoon in a field along Hutcherson Lane in Elizabethtown.

  • Quality care pays dividends at Ireland

    Staff Report

    FORT KNOX — During an era of tightening budgets and economic uncertainty, Ireland Army Community Hospital Commander Col. Rhonda Earls recently was given the opportunity to share with her command, the news of some fiscal good fortune, to the tune of $210,000 in performance awards.

    The performance awards were given on behalf of U.S. Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Eric Shoomaker for Ireland’s successful efforts to increase productivity, efficiency and customer satisfaction with regards to the access to care and quality of care received.

  • Beshear to detail BRAC spending

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — Gov. Steve Beshear plans to announce today how the state will spend $100 million on infrastructure improvements to help the surrounding communities cope with a major realignment of this Army post. The governor’s office has embargoed details of the announcement until the 10:30 a.m. press conference at the future

  • Healthcare open house is Tuesday

    STAFF REPORT

    Several healthcare providers will be present for a healthcare open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the practice of R.B. Faulkner at 650 West Lincoln Trail Blvd. in Radcliff.

    “We want to let people know what healthcare resources are out there for them,” said Brooke Taylor with Faulkner’s office. “With BRAC coming in, it’s important for people to know what is out there for them in healthcare in this area.”

  • Committee to begin mapping districts

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — The Magistrate Reapportionment Committee will convene again today, moving forward on its goal to have new Fiscal Court districts drawn by May. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the second floor of the R.R. Thomas Government Building. The committee, which consists of three voting members, was created by Fis

  • March 20, 2009: Services

     

    Marvin Kenneth ‘Ken’ Barksdale, 79, died Saturday, March 14, 2009. The memorial service is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Brandenburg United Methodist Church. Visitation is from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg is in charge of arrangements.