Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: No qualms about State course (10/07)


  • Hawley, Millay join region association



    Lisa Hawley, chairwoman of the Cloverport Independent School Board, was elected as the chairwoman of the Fourth Region of the Kentucky School Boards Association. She will serve for three years, and Cloverport Superintendent John Millay, former superintendent of Elizabethtown Independent Schools, will serve as secretary.


    EIS and Hardin County Schools are in the Fourth Region.


  • Salt prices spike


    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY —Families continue to tighten belts as gas prices fluctuate and the economy teeters, and counties and cities throughout Kentucky find they also have to take inventory of the resources needed to maintain their communities.

    Road supplies, such as asphalt, have been affected by rising prices this year, and road salt also is taking a hit, particularly in Elizabethtown and Radcliff.

  • Dow Corning focuses on employee health and wellness

    Health and Wellness Committee, front row, from left, Bryan Lafollette, Vinessa Johnson, April Cecil, Ruth Scribner, Rosemary Fleming; back row, Wendell Wilson, Jason Fulkerson, Darin Williams, Todd Bush and Site Manager Larry Tarvestad. In September Dow Corning employees celebrated the opening of their new fitness facility. Employees checked out the new equip

  • Woodland Terrace walks for the Alzheimer's Assocation

    On Sept. 27, Woodland Terrace Health Care Facility participated in the Alzheimer’s Association memory Walk and raised more than $1,200 for the organization.  

  • Two tasty Rice Krispies recipes

    By MARY ALICE HOLT maholt@thenewsenterprise.com

    Today, you get two really good recipes, and let me tell you why.

  • Oct. 8, 2008: Our readers write

    Seven reasons

    Responding to Mr. Black’s letter of Oct. 2, the clear purpose of the Sept. 26 column by city council candidates Steve Atcher, Bill Bennett and Matt Wyatt was to detail testimony they gave to a Joint Commission of the General Assembly on city classification.

    Mr. Black “hoped” to see in that column some advantages of Elizabethtown being classified correctly; here are seven:

    First, our population is that of a second-class city.  Truth is the best policy.

  • Bike ride raises thousands


    By KELLY RICHARDSON krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Two charities are a few thousand of dollars richer thanks to one local woman’s bike ride of few thousand miles.

    At the end of September, Sarah Mather, 22, finished a cross-country bike trip in order to raise money for the charities World Vision and Save the Children.

  • A Dash of Class

    By NORA SWEAT Today would have been my mom’s birthday. She would have been 89, which doesn’t seem possible because she was 76 when she died, and I still think of her as that age.

    Mom was a wonderful cook. She loved to have people over for dinner and loved to bake birthday cakes and wedding cakes for others. She was a very strong woman and always thought of other people before herself.

  • Small dog finds home through kindness of strangers


    rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com As I started to pull out of my driveway to go to work one day last week, I noticed movement at the opening of the aluminum drain pipe in the ditch in my front yard. A small dog poked its head out.

    She wasn’t stuck, but she appeared to be frightened.