Today's News

  • Alex Borja: A Kosair success story



    FORT KNOX – Four years of chemotherapy can produce a number of headaches, sleepless nights and uncertainty of the future for family members.

    Fort Knox-based Daniel and Diane Borja, they were met with a litany of obstacles as their 13-month-old daughter, Alexandria, began therapy for Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

    “We went through a lot,” Diane said.

  • West Point man arrested on various sex charges



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A West Point man wanted in the alleged sexual abuse of a child younger than 12 was arrested Thursday in Alabama and now faces charges of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse.

    Larry Wayne Kendall Jr., 35, was picked up by authorities in Alabama after local police were notified of his whereabouts in another state. Police had been in pursuit of Kendall for the last several months, said Kentucky State Police spokesman Steve Pavey.

  • Local author to speak at public library



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The public library will showcase a local author this week and his book on the Korean War.

    Russell Lunsford, an Elizabethtown author, will discuss his novel, “Letters from a Captive Heart: America’s Heartbreak in the POW Camps of North Korea,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hardin County Public Library .

    Lunsford will read excerpts from the book, and then take questions from the audience. The community is invited to attend.

  • Environmental evolution



    ELIZABETHTOWN – The rapid descent of prices adorning gas station signs has led to an influx of drivers happy to be paying less, but Elizabethtown City Council Candidate Steve Atcher thinks the city should not be lulled into a sense of false security.

  • Office workers recognized statewide and nationally


  • Movie Listings

    MOVIE PALACE, Elizabethtown, 769-1505

    “The Secret Life of Bees” (PG-13) 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

    “Max Payne” (PG-13) 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

    “Sex Drive” (R) 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

    “W” (PG-13) 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

    “Beverly Hills Chihuahua” (PG) 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

    “Eagle Eye” (PG-13) 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

    “Body of Lies” (R) 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Meade, LaRue advance in postseason (10/14)

    The News-Enterprise Sophomore middle hitter Tiffany Filburn had nine kills, four aces and one dig as the Meade County Lady Waves advanced to the championship match of the 9th District Volleyball Tournament with a 25-13, 25-23 win over Grayson County on Monday. Meade County earned a berth in the 3rd Region Tournament, which will be held at Meade County next week. “That would ha

  • The PAC cooks up potluck theme for 'Church Basement Ladies' production


    rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — A potluck-style dinner will be featured both onstage and off when Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center presents a production of “Church Basement Ladies.”

  • 10-15 Services

    Essie Jeffries Ballard, 99, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Jeffersonville, Ind., died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Percell and Sons Funeral Home, Elizabethtown, with burial at 2 p.m. Thursday at Eastern Cemetery in Jeffersonville, Ind. Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home. J.L. Steen Funeral Directors, Elizabethtown, is in charge of arrangements.

  • The debate about political signs


    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Elizabethtown is home to a cornucopia of signage as political signs seek to rally supporters while real estate signs are used to reel in potential buyers.

    However, the sign standards in Elizabethtown, as established in the city’s zoning ordinance, has created hazy criteria for its people to follow, according to some City Council members, leading members to question the rigidity of the law.