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Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldogs face tough task in Bowling Green (11/26)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — For the first time in weeks, the John Hardin Bulldogs were challenged and they responded like coach Mark Brown hoped a veteran team would. John Hardin won the Class 5-A, Region 2 championship for the second consecutive year, knocking off the Oldham County Colonels, 36-14.

  • Photos: A squirrel's Thanksgiving
  • Hardin County Adoption Day places 11 in new homes

    To learn more about becoming a foster parent, or adopting Kentucky children, visit www.chfs.ky.gov, or call (800) 432-9346 

     

      By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Focused on the blue balloon balanced on his fingertips, 8-year-old Tavarson Smith talked about how many homes he’d lived in during his short life.

  • Nov. 26: Services

     

  • 1-9 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Elizabethtown City Council adopted an ordinance amending (and raising) natural gas rates; it was to go into effect on March 1. 20 years ago, funnel clouds hit locally during a storm system that blew through Hardin and LaRue counties, destroying two barns, cutting off power to some homes and flooding area roads.  

  • 1-16 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Hardin Memorial Hospital’s Board of Trustees made the first steps in authorizing plans to spend at least $489,000 on upgrading and replacing medical equipment at the hospital. 20 years ago, area farmers were leary of a rise in tobacco quota; the formers worried that the jump could cause a glut in the market and drive down prices.

  • 1-12 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, ice and snow covered roads had caused Hardin County Schools to be closed, and attendance was down in the city schools; when attendance dipped down to 65 percent at Valley View Elementary School, Principal Hade Durbin personally called every absentee and transported students to school; his actions caused attendance to rise to 95 percent. 20 years ago, Elizabethtown Community College once aga

  • A Dash of Class: More recipes from the Woman's Club

    By NORA SWEAT

    First and foremost, from the Sweat family — my husband, Mike, my son, Joey, our golden retriever, Sandy, and I — Happy Thanksgiving to you and all your loved ones. Enjoy your dinner today, no matter where you eat or what you have.

    I love people.

    Both of my parents loved people. My dad used to embarrass my sister and me when, no matter where we went, he would walk up to people and say, "Where you from?" which led to a long conversation, By the end of it we felt like they were our good friends. I am very much like that.

  • Nov. 25, 2009: Obituaries

    Gregory Cranmer Gregory Cranmer, 30, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, at his residence. Survivors include his mother, Glenda F. Webster. The funeral is at 1 p.m. today at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction with burial in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. Visitation is from 10 to 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.   Harold Edward Dunaw

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: 2009 All-Area Team (11/24)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com With one of their youngest, most inexperienced squads in years, it wasn’t easy to pinpoint who would carry the workload for the Central Hardin Lady Bruins. By the end of the season, however, it was pretty obvious who the team’s go-to player was. Whether serving, defending or attacking at the net, Cassidy Sorrells gave opponents