Today's News

  • March 21 editorial: Home becomes issue in political race

    Home is where the heart is.

    If you consider that adage to be true, then Al Rider's home clearly is in Hardin County. He grew up in the Upton area, taught school in Vine Grove and Elizabethtown, has operated a downtown clothing business for decades and worships at one of the community's most prominent churches.

  • April 8, 2010: Obituaries

    Daniel Balinski


    Daniel Balinski, 59, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Saturday, April 3, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.


    He is survived by his wife, Chong Ye Balinski.


    The funeral is at 1 p.m. today at Best Funeral Services in Phoenix. Burial will follow in the National Cemetery of Arizona.


    Percell & Sons Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of local arrangements.


  • March 19, 2010, editorial: Keep the light shining

    It’s Friday, March 19, 2010: Do you know where your money is? If you are a Kentucky taxpayer, it’s easier than ever to see where your money is, thanks to Kentucky’s Open Records Act and the efforts of the Beshear administration and others to increase transparency in government.

  • March 19, 2010: Our readers write

    Stereotypes at work

    Concerning “Man claims political vandalism,” (March 9), it is nice to know that stereotypes still exist.

    The owner of the vandalized truck stated he did not understand why a person with secure income and a nice home would be causing mischief. I guess he expects trouble only to be caused by the homeless and the unemployed. Anyone at any given time can be pushed to create mischief.

  • 'Take 10' in 2010 and participate in the census


    Hardin County Judge-Executive

    One of the most important civic duty events for our nation is fast approaching – the 2010 Census.

  • March 9, 2010 editorial: Veterans in the Heartland

    Hardin County will come together the last week of August to honor and celebrate the heroes of a sometimes forgotten Vietnam War. The four Chamber of Commerce organizations within our county, along with Fort Knox, have teamed up for a nearly weeklong tribute to the men and women who sacrificed so much without the benefit of an appropriate and deserved homecoming more than 30 years ago.

  • Finding ways to fulfill needs

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com For new Hardin County Salvation Army Director Lt. Marie Inmon, the first six months on the job will chart a course for the direction the organization will take under her leadership. That’s why she’s been meeting with or setting up meetings with various community leaders to help her understand needs of the area. &ld

  • March 21, 2010: Our readers write

    All dogs go to heaven

  • April 8, 2010: Services


  • March 31, 2010, editorial: Tipping point

    Eleven victims.

    Apparently that’s the tipping point that triggered a National Transportation Safety Board investigation that will examine, among other things, the design of Interstate 65 in Hart County.

    The NTSB, better known for investigating plane crashes and other mass transportation incidents, probes as many as 10 highway crashes each year. A spokesman said the number of victims contributed to the board’s decision to look into the matter.