Today's News

  • Rand Paul to make campaign stop in Elizabethtown

    The News-Enterprise

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul will make a stop in Elizabethtown today ahead of the November election.

    Paul, a Bowling Green eye surgeon, is scheduled to meet with voters at 10:30 a.m. at Panera Bread at Towne Center, according to his campaign.

    Paul is locked in a tight race with Democratic challenger Jack Conway, Kentucky’s attorney general. The winner will replace outgoing Sen. Jim Bunning, who opted not to run for re-election.

  • 'Star Trek' creator's son furthers show's ideals

    Southern Fried Sci-Fi Festival

    7 p.m. Friday – "Star Trek Live: Starfleet Academy," Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center

    9 p.m. Friday – Actor/musician Ronny Cox, who was in "Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “Total Recall,” and “RoboCop,” at the PAC

    Beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday – two Star Trek movies, fan films, teleconference with Rod Roddenberry

  • One family's pervasive pain



    Eleven months after the death of a popular cab driver, there still is a void  among the family and friends he left behind.

    Tommy Langley was described as the “quintessential cool guy” everyone liked by friend and former classmate Elisha Hayes, who only learned of Langley’s death a month ago when she scanned his Facebook page and read a litany of memorials.

  • Buggeland extradition getting closer


    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    The Tennessee governor’s office on Friday received documents needed for the transfer of Erik Buggeland from a holding cell in Adamsville, Tenn. to Elizabethtown where he faces two counts of murder.

    Buggeland, 35, a diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic, is the son of retired physicians Dr. Terje and Margaret Buggeland. He is accused of killing his parents Sept. 21 at the Elizabethtown home they shared on Shepherdsville Road.

  • Election recommendation process under way

    It’s time to get serious about the Nov. 2 general election.

    For the politically minded, including many people who work here at the newspaper, the election process stimulates daily interest and ongoing conversation. But a majority of voters begin paying attention in the final weeks, final days or perhaps final hours before going to the polls.

  • Thomas graduates from basic training


    THOMAS. Air Force Airman Nathan A. Thomas graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    He is the son of Janet Willis of Elizabethtown.

    Thomas is a 2005 graduate of Elizabethtown High School.


  • Oct. 12, 2010: Our readers write


  • Oct. 10, 2010, editorial: She set the standard

    Sometimes, an obituary can tell the entire story of a person’s life. It seemed to last week with the passing of former state legislator Allene Allen Craddock at the age of 96.

    Those who didn’t know Allene Craddock learned that she spent a full life serving Hardin County. She was as much a part of events and causes in this community as anyone.

  • Goldenrod Homemakers Meet

    The Goldenrod Homemakers met Sept. 14 at the home of Minnie Miller. Miller, along with Lois Hay, provided food, conducted games and awarded prizes. The next meeting is Oct. 12 at the Hardin County Extension Office.


  • Enrollment begins for program to help prospective farmers


    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    With 57 being is the average age of this region’s farmers, agriculture doesn’t seem to be one of the more popular career choices these days.

    But those with an urge to work the soil or raise livestock can seek help from a new program offered through the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service.