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Today's News

  • Rotary Club members welcome EHS Student guests

    Elizabethtown High School students Audrey Duke and Nate Wilson were guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Feb. 7.

  • Shinkle shares Haiti trip highlights at Lions Club meeting

    At the Jan. 24 meeting of the Elizabethtown Lions Club, past president Lois Shinkle spoke to club members about a recent visit to Haiti. Lion Shinkle shared the improvements she saw and the many challenges that still remain. She bought back a message from the people of Haiti, “Thank you for all America has done (to help us), please don’t forget us.’”

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman's Club highlights recent activities
  • Fitness Fridays offers students variety

    P.E. class is not your typical routine on Fitness Fridays at T.K. Stone Middle School in Elizabethtown.

    Instead of focusing on a single activity, Fitness Fridays consist of a number of different stations, including hurdles, push-ups, basketball, resistance bands and chair dips. Sometimes one of the stations is a fitness program like P90X, which uses DVDs that focus on developing specific parts of the body.

    “They get to choose,” said P.E. teacher Daniel Thorn.

  • Sexual abuse workshop opens path to healing

    The numbers are staggering: 1 of 6 women and 1 of 33 men in the U.S. have experienced an “attempted or completed rape” in their lifetime. About 1 in every 3 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. On U.S. campuses, 1 in 4 women are sexually assaulted during their college experience. Almost 1 in 5 female high school students report being physically or sexually abused by a dating partner.

  • Hardin County Schools on one-hour delay

    County schools in the Hardin and Meade will operate on a one-hour delay for the district this morning.

    Buses will be running later and the schools will work on a reduced schedule because of the threat of hazardous weather.

  • Commonwealth's attorney responds to judge's order

    Several days after a Hardin Circuit Court judge delivered a written order in which he chided the Commonwealth’s Attorney Office, prosecutor Chris Shaw responded in the form of a letter to The News-Enterprise.

    “In determining whether to try cases a second (or third) time in this county, I take my cues from Hardin County juries as to what cases and laws they find important enough to convict on,” Shaw wrote in a letter dated Feb. 9.

  • Seventy years of marriage and still each other's Valentines

    Sinatra may have said it best as he crooned, “Fairy tales do come true, it can happen to you, if you’re young at heart.”

    Robert and Mary Duggins, who live in Elizabethtown, have been living that fairy tale for their nearly 70 years of marriage.

    It all began with Sunday afternoon rides in his father’s 1941 Ford.

    They went to the same school and on Sunday afternoons, Mary often hung out with her friends in downtown Sonora. A friend of Robert’s would take her for drives and he would tag along in the back seat.

  • Update: Sixth Hardin County church reports burglary

    Six local churches, three in the Eastview, two in Radcliff and one in Stephensburg, were broken into in the last two days, and church officials say the suspects lifted several pieces of electronic equipment, including PA systems, computers and a guitar.

    The Hardin County Sheriff's Office also investigated a break-in at Stephensburg Methodist Church Monday, the most recent of the burglaries. Sound equipment and computers were taken, police say.

  • Submissions due by Feb. 21 for ECTC art contest

    High school students can enter the 2012 Juried Art Contest at the local community college this year.

    The 2012 Juried Art Contest sponsored by the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s “The Heartland Review” is taking submissions.

    The contest will split into two categories, one for students and one for artists in general. Themes for the pieces are inspired by natural elements, and nature, environmentalism, natural materials, the body, urbanism, identity and responses to modernity are possible themes.