Today's News

  • Ladies' Tea at the State

    Women are invited to have a spot of tea Saturday when the Elizabethtown Heritage Council & Woman’s Club Christmas Tea gets underway at the Historic State Theater complex.
    “I think this is our 10th or 11 year,” said Elizabethtown Heritage Council Executive Director Dana Beth Lyddan.
    The formal tea is at 2 p.m. at the First Federal Gallery of the building and is a “ladies only” event.

  • Sing, Strings and Bows

    You’ve likely heard “Silent Night,” and you might have heard “Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella,” but there’s a good chance you haven’t heard “Lille Julaften Waltz.”
    That’s because “Lille Julaften Waltz” is an original composition by musician Kenneth Baldwin. It is one of 12 songs on “Strings & Bows: A Heartland Christmas Homecoming,” a CD recorded by Jerry Williams, Alice Burton and Baldwin.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: 'Stuff'


    Jerianne Strange of Elizabethtown (former food columnist for The News-Enterprise) says that between Boy Scouts, 4-H and several other activities, the daily schedule at her home is often hectic. However, she wants to serve her family home-cooked meals. One way she does this is to keep seasoned, cooked hamburger in the freezer. She gave me this tip several months ago, and I’ve been doing it ever since. What a time saver.

  • Not a cliche, but a play: Tis The Season

    Hardin County Playhouse gets into the holiday spirit this weekend with its production of “Tis the Season.”
    But this isn’t an ordinary play. It was written by cast members who are sharing stories about their memories and feelings about the holidays.

  • Grammy-nominated Christian artist Steve Green to perform in free concert

    Four-time Grammy-nominated Christian artist Steve Green will be in Elizabethtown on Sunday for a free concert at Severns Valley Baptist Church. Green will perform at 6 p.m.
    “This is a wonderful time of the year, a time to remember the greatest gift of all, the birth of Jesus,” Green said. “We’ll celebrate Christmas with lots of familiar music and hopefully have an evening that is inspiring, uplifting and encouraging.”

  • Ask ECTC: Registration

    Contact information:
    (270) 706-8800 – Welcome and Admissions Center
    (877) 246-2322 ext. 68800 (toll-free)
    (270) 706-8858 or (502) 942-0101 – Fort Knox Campus
    (270) 706-8700 – Workforce Solutions
    600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY  42701

  • HUNTING: Local man bags big deer (12/02)

    Bill Heath has been hunting so long he’s lost track of how many deer he’s taken over the years.

    This time, Heath won’t have any problems remembering the deer he took the second day of opening weekend.

    Hunting on a friend’s farm near Cecilia, the Elizabethtown resident bagged his biggest buck yet: a six-pointer with a 20-inch spread that, based on estimations by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, weighed nearly 300 pounds before Heath field dressed it.

  • HMH files civil suit against federal government

    Fallout surrounding the health care reform law passed in March has reached local levels.
    Hardin Memorial Hospital in November filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, claiming her department acted improperly in failing to reimburse the hospital for Medicare payments the hospital claims it is owed for providing hyperbaric oxygen therapy to a diabetic Medicare participant in 2008.

  • Dec. 2, 2010 editorial: A bill worth a second look

    Regardless of their merit, some bills proposed in the General Assembly never receive serious discussion or consideration.
    One overlooked measure from the 2010 legislative session has been refiled and deserves consideration and passage. It deals with state pensions for future legislators.

  • Photo: Snapped under ice