Today's News

  • HCS put its foot down on campaigns


    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY – With candidates of one of Kentucky’s most observed state representative races using a much-attended high school football game between rivals to campaign, Hardin County Schools Superintendent Nannette Johnston has put her foot down, limiting campaign opportunities at such events.

  • A link to history now broken


    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The last real daughter of the Confederacy from Kentucky, Lillie Vertrees Odom, died Sept. 27 in Nashville. She was 93.

    As a Daughter of the Confederacy, her family heritage was traced back to someone who served as a Confederate soldier. What made Odom unique is that she was a direct descendant of a Confederate soldier.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, editorial: Field of Dreams plans on target

    For years, the Field of Dreams multi-sports complex idea has been on the table and in various forms as the city of Elizabethtown and the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau worked on the best plan for this community.

    But the announcement this month of the components that will make up the multimillion dollar endeavor on St. John Road makes the picture just a little clearer.

    While not a finished project, the make-up of FOD is becoming much clearer: There will be something for young and old.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Pulaski Southwestern downs Central Hardin, 21-18 (10/19)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com CECILIA — T.T. Wooldridge showed why he’s being recruited by several Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA) teams on Friday night. A senior quarterback for the Pulaski Southwestern Warriors, Wooldridge rushed for two touchdowns and added another one through the air to lead Southwestern to a 21-18 win ov

  • Rineyville teen struck by car, injured



    HARDIN COUNTY — A 13-year-old Rineyville boy was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon.

    The accident occurred on Ky. 220 approximately one and a half miles north of Rineyville. According to Kentucky State Police, the teenager was crossing the roadway when he was struck by a white Chevrolet sedan driven by Bettie Milburn, 59, of Custer, who was westbound on Ky 220. Milburn was not injured.

  • Glendale's got the goods



    GLENDALE – The dull roar of a train echoed Saturday as thousands of visitors gathered for what many consider a monumental fall event: The 31st edition of the Glendale Crossing Festival.

    Some had journeyed from as far away as Alaska to duck into booths looking through the menagerie of crafts and food. Others watched kettle corn sizzle in large vats before being heaped into a bag for someone’s enjoyment – washed down with a fresh root beer.

  • Oct. 20, 2008: Obituaries

     Amy O. Blankenship

  • Festival parking: a united effort



    GLENDALE — The Glendale Crossing Festival continues to expand from year to year as the event draws patrons from Hardin County and other states, including Tennessee, Indiana and Pennsylvania.

  • Oct. 13, 2008: Our readers write

    Education PAC endorses Lee, Weaver

    The Hardin County Political Education Committee has recommended support for Jimmie Lee in the 25th District and Mike Weaver in the 26th District as our representative to the Kentucky General Assembly when you vote on Nov. 4.

  • U.S. 62 to see closures

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The state will close a portion of U.S. 62 between the Elizabethtown Police Department and Pritchard Community Center this weekend.

    The closures will allow crews to repair the bridge over Valley Creek. The eastbound lanes are scheduled to be closed Oct. 24-26. Traffic will be detoured to U.S. 31W Bypass onto College Street Road and back to U.S. 62. 

    The westbound lanes were closed Oct. 17-19.