Today's News

  • Leadership Kentucky celebrates 25th anniversary

    From left, Jan Rose Coleman, Lisa Williams and Sherry Murphy.

    Leadership Kentucky celebrates 25th anniversary

  • You could be a star

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — Dust off those tap shoes, tune up the old pipes and get ready to hit the stage for the Rising Star Talent Search. Auditions will take place 5-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Historic State Theater, 209 W. Dixie Ave. in Elizabethtown. Categories are for youth ages 5-12, teens ages 13-19 and adults ages 20 and older.

  • Garment of Praise Concert rescheduled for Saturday

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — Garment of Praise Music Ministry will offer a contemporary Christian concert in English and Japanese on Saturday night at College Heights United Methodist Church. The music ministry program will be at 7 p.m. and is sponsored by the Fine Arts Committee and Multi-Cultural Committee of Elizabeth­town Community and Technical College.

  • Photos: Rebuilding a piece of local heritage
  • Metal artist with Hardin County roots

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com NORTH CAROLINAIn 1975, Henry Lee Grider left Elizabethtown and headed for the Army. Grider was once a student of G.C. Burkhead and West Hardin, which was a high school then. He remembered going out to the creek near his Hardin County home on St.

  • March 4, 2010: Obituaries

    Lois Inez Skaggs Chaney Lois Inez Skaggs Chaney, 78, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at North Hardin Health & Rehabilitation Center in Radcliff. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Chaney; and a son, Charles “Chuck” Chaney Jr. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation was chosen. Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia is in

  • Eating for eyecare



    ELIZABETHTOWN — For $6 on Saturday, you can get plenty of pancakes, sausage and scrambled eggs to eat — not to mention knowledge that for that price you’re also helping many people who need eyeglasses and eye examinations.

  • If you have a guitar the State has a place for you to play

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — If you have a band and are looking for a gig, there soon will be a new opportunity to take the stage in Elizabethtown. The Historic State Theater will begin hosting a showcase for local musicians to display their talent. The show, called Open Up, is a free concert and is open to the public.

  • Author captures memories and more in children's book

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com CEDAR PARK, TEXAS — As a child, Martha Leonard Fontenot enjoyed spending time with her grandmother in their Vine Grove home making a special treat known as a rainbow cake. In fact, the former Hardin County resident eventually wrote and published a children&rsqu

  • March 3, 2010, editorial: A deserving honoree

    The Hardin County Friends of Scouting will hold its eighth annual Distinguished Citizen Dinner on Thursday at Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown.

    The event supports Boy Scouts of America programs in our area and recognizes one of our local citizens for long-term volunteerism and work to improve our community. It also serves as the largest fund raiser for the local Boy Scouts of America council. Across the Lincoln Heritage Council, Friends of Scouting donations account for nearly 40 percent of the council’s annual operating budget of approximately $4 million.