• Wild Rose Therapeutic officially opens

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting/grand opening of one of their newest Members - Wild Rose Therapeutic, on Oct. 11. They are located at 589 Franklin Lane, Elizabethtown. Wild Rose Therapeutic Classes are active participants with the Wounded Warriors Program. Pictured in the ribbon cutting are Karen Brown and Dawn Santee, Mark Needham-governors office, Dave Jarrett-Disabled American Veterans Association, Brad Richardson-Chamber president/CEO, Tom Hewlett-chamber board chairman, military veterans, family, friends, and chamber ambassadors.


    Under Construction appears Thursdays on the Money page to highlight building projects around the area.

    What is it? Kentucky Fried Chicken Restaurant
    Location: Next to Jerry's Restaurant in Radcliff
    Square footage: 2,978
    Cost of structure: $700,000
    Opening Date: Tenatively set for mid-December

  • Local businesses recognized nationally

    Two Elizabethtown businesses have been named to the 2011 HomeCare Elite top 500 home health agencies in the country 

    Intrepid USA Healthcare Services and Amedisys Home Health both were recognized .

  • Radcliff-Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission receives award

    Radcliff-Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission has received an award in the 2011 Kentucky Travel Industry Association’s (KTIA) Traverse Awards for Excellence in Tourism Marketing competition.

    The Radcliff-Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission received its award on Oct. 18 during the Traverse Gala held at the Lexington Convention Center as part of the 2011 Kentucky Travel Industry Association’s Annual Conference.

  • Brothers expanding Tatu to Towne Mall

    For The News-Enterprise

    A pair of Mount Washington natives are ready to open a premier body modification studio next month in Towne Mall.

    Jason and Jeremy Cantwell hope to open a second Tatu location by Thanksgiving.

    When the first Tatu opened in Jefferson Mall in Louisville, it became the first tattoo parlor to open in a mall in Kentucky. After being approached by Towne Mall in Elizabethtown, the brothers decided to expand their business.

  • Economy forces Sammy's Market closure after 35 years

    Nelda and Sammy Wooten did not have much experience when they began operating the store and gas station that became known as Sammy’s Market on East Western Avenue in Sonora.
    A friend had the property available for lease 35 years ago, so the couple took it on and later bought the property, Nelda Wooten said.
    “We just got an opportunity, and we did it,” she said.

  • Schirmer promoted to senior loan originator

    Mike Schirmer was recently promoted to a senior loan originator with JP Mortgage company. Schirmer recently met the state and federal requirements to originate loans in the state of Kentucky by passing both the state and federal exams and is licensed with the state of Kentucky and National Mortgage License System.

  • Towne Commons celebrates grand opening

    The grand opening of Towne Commons Family Apartments means Elizabethtown’s newest housing community is ready for Hardin County residents to move in.

    Speakers and guests attending the ribbon cutting included Elizabethtown’s Mayor Tim Walker; Kentucky Housing Corporation officials; members of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce; Elizabethtown’s City Council; guests of the Pritchard Community Center; principals of LDG Development; The Weber Design Group and residents.

  • New leadership class introduced

    The first Leadership Hardin County class will be introduced tonight at the fall Community Relations gathering at the Proffitt family farm in Vine Grove.

    The 10-month program coordinated by the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce is the first leadership program staged since the four local chambers chose to merge. It includes 24 participants from local banks,  businesses, schools and governmental entities.

  • Business Calendar

    Monday, Sept. 17