Today's News

  • E'town council approves tank mixing system, sports park purchases


    The News-Enterprise

    Elizabethtown City Council on Monday approved a new tank mixing system for an Industrial Park water tank, authorized more purchases for the Elizabethtown Sports Park and approved engineering services for work in the Haycraft Neighborhood.

  • Renewing the earth

    A group of environmentally aware organizations are partnering this Saturday to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day through a massive cleanup and renewal project.

    Greenspace, Let’s Spruce Up, the Kentucky Division of Forestry and students from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are pooling their talents and resources to clean up around Freeman Lake Park and plant hundreds of trees welcoming new life to nature. The cleanup is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • Conference called off but Amy Roloff speaks tonight

    SpringHaven domestic violence shelter has canceled its upcoming Get Real And Create Excellence women’s conference, but a reality TV star still will speak in Elizabethtown as planned.

  • Book sale Saturday to promote history

    Residents interested in local or family history can be educated Saturday on those issues.

    Members of the Ancestral Trails Historical Society are celebrating their 10th annual historical and genealogical book fair with more speakers and lessons than usual to interest community members in historical research and teach how to find information.

    The event is from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pritchard Community Center on South Mulberry Street.

  • PREP TENNIS: Tuesday's Results (04/18)



  • PREP TENNIS: Lincoln Heritage Conference Tennis Tournament gets under way today (04/18)

    Winning last year’s Lincoln Heritage Conference Tennis Tournament boys’ singles championship as the No. 3 seed changed Reza Haider’s entire season.

    That’s when he banished the negative thoughts and developed a positive approach, a move which guided him to his individual title.

  • PREP BASEBALL/PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: North Hardin sweeps Fort Knox (04/18)

    Five players collected at least two hits and visiting North Hardin erupted for 13 runs in the fourth inning en route to an 18-8 six-inning win over 17th District rival Fort Knox on Tuesday.

    Senior Antonio Simmons went 4-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and three runs, while senior Brady Patterson had two doubles and two runs. Freshman Javier Echevarria had two singles, two runs and three RBIs, and junior Jamaal Wilson went 2-for-2 with three runs and two RBIs for the Trojans (13-5 overall, 3-2 district).

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Mercy edges Central Hardin in nine innings (04/18)

    As a 1996 Central Hardin High School graduate and a former Lady Bruin softball assistant, Josh Bloomer likes the chance to come home.

    What doesn’t exactly thrill him, however, is when it takes his current team – the reigning state tournament runner-up Louisville Mercy Jaguars – a while to reach home.

    After being stifled by Central Hardin sophomore Jessica Nall for eight innings Tuesday night, the third-ranked Jaguars finally got to the No. 15 Lady Bruins in the top of the ninth and eventually emerged with a 2-0 win.

  • Country Club allows alcohol sales

    Elizabethtown Country Club members will be allowed to unwind with beer, wine and liquor by the drink.

    Community members in the one precinct voting on the question during a special vote Tuesday approved allowing the private country club on Hodgenville Road to sell alcohol to members.

    The measure passed in a 148 to 86 vote, a percentage of 58.1. There were four absentee votes in favor and one against.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central shuts out John Hardin (4/18)

    Central Hardin junior Drew Harrington had no trouble getting into a groove on the mound Tuesday. It took the Bruins’ offense a little longer to get going, but it was more than enough for Harrington.

    Harrington had a good feeling when he was warming up in the bullpen and it translated into a successful day on the mound as he struck out 15 to help the Bruins to a 6-0 victory over the homestanding John Hardin Bulldogs in a 17th District game.