Today's News

  • PREP WRESTLING: Wednesday's area results (12/11)

    WRESTLING PREP WEDNESDAY’S MATCHES RADCLIFF — Results from Wednesday’s duals at John Hardin High School: CENTRAL HARDIN 62, BULLITT CENTRAL 18 103: Zach Heck (CH) won by forfeit 112: Dustin Jaggers (CH) def. James Mann (BC), 21-4, 5:12 119: Devon Pugh (CH) def. Jacob McCarthy (BC), 1:35 125: Jordan Taylor (CH) def. Michael Roby (BC), 0:49 130: Kyle Terry (CH)

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin routs Fort Knox

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — It took some time for the John Hardin Bulldogs to get going, but once they did, the Fort Knox Eagles didn’t have an answer for it. The Bulldogs closed the second quarter on a 9-2 run to turn a four-point lead into 11 in the final 2 minutes, and John Hardin erupted for 38

  • Dec. 10 editorial: Keep BRAC on track

    THE ISSUE: State budget cuts expected

    OUR VIEW: Hands off Fort Knox expenses


    Hardin County residents, civilian and military leaders ought to find some comfort in Gov. Steve Beshear's reaffirmation Tuesday of his commitment to provide the financial assistance necessary to pave the way for changing missions at Fort Knox, even as the state struggles to make up a $456 million revenue shortage.

  • Avoiding the burn of winter



    HARDIN COUNTY — As winter digs its heels in for the next few months, heating has become an essential priority. The type of heating varies, though, and improper use of certain heaters, such as portable electric and gas heaters, could result in disaster.

  • Dec. 9, 2008: Our readers write

    Taxation heresy

    In previous letters I have written that American jobs go overseas not because wicked CEOs or politicians want to play “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas,” but because we Americans chose to buy products manufactured overseas because those products can be purchased more cheaply.

    Now Chrysler, Ford and General Motors want billions and billions of our tax money — money that will be repaid by our children and grandchildren.

  • Ho Ho Helper finds role rewarding



    ELIZABETHTOWN — When Santa needs help keeping public appointments during the holiday season, people like Murray McCandless step in.

    Santa’s Helpers work in department stores, malls, parades and community events each year, filling in for the holiday icon. As one of them, McCandless takes his job seriously.

  • USA Cares obtains $2 million grant



    RADCLIFF — A slowing economy can also make it difficult to serve those in need in the military with mounting expenses while a spouse is deployed.

    But a $2 million grant — one of the largest USA Cares has ever received — will go a long way in matching the increased demands.

  • Dollars and Sense

    The tax season deadline is the last thing most of us want to think about during the holidays. Although April 15 may seem a long way off, now is the time to make sure you’ve taken advantage of some of the tax breaks available to you in 2008, according to the Kentucky Society of CPAs. That’s because many opportunities to reduce your tax bill will expire once the New Year begins. With that deadline in mind, here are some that you shouldn’t miss.

    Maximize your retirement savings

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town picks up first win of season; LaRue wins (12/10)

    The News-Enterprise For the second time in as many games, the Elizabethtown Panthers watched as a double-digit lead was trimmed to single digits in the second half. But against the visiting Bowling Green Greenwood Gators on Tuesday, the Panthers didn’t let it slip all the way away as they snapped a two-game losing streak with a 53-49 win. Elizabethtown (1-2) led 28-17 at halft

  • Sweet sugary treats for the holidays

    By MARY ALICE HOLT I have heard about the delicious sugar cookies that Kay Robertson, a kindergarten teacher at Woodland Elementary School, makes for folks from time to time. When I contacted Kay about getting the recipe, she said that the cookies are a family favorite that her mother, Sue Lutz of Elizabethtown, has been making for more than 30 years.