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Today's News

  • Nov. 27 editorial: Time for a second opinion

    Following the recent failed motion to reclassify Elizabethtown as a second class city, the issue is again making headlines. Councilman Steve Atcher’s motion, seconded by Councilman Ron Thomas, was struck down by the city council by a 4-2 vote. The time for clearing and cleaning up discrepancy and disagreement regarding classification is long overdue.

  • Dec. 6, 2009, As I See It

    By GARY WEST, guest columnist

    I visit Elizabethtown as often as I can. Sometimes it’s a luncheon with former classmates, other times it’s a summer concert out by the lake. Although it’s been years, I have participated in the downtown interactive walking play/tour of historical characters that connected with Elizabethtown throughout its history. The point being, not much reason to go downtown.

    In late November, I had a reason.

  • Dec. 9, 2009: Services

    Command Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) James Edward “Ed” Allen, 79, of Vine Grove, died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff with burial with military honors in North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff. Visitation continues at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

  • Soldiers looking for a few good landlords

    By BRAD RICHARDSON, guest columnist

  • Guest columnist: On Elizabethtown reclassification

    By Steve Atcher

    Guest Columnist

  • Vine Grove man charged with armed robbery

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    VINE GROVE — A Vine Grove man was arrested and charged Friday in the armed robbery a Vine Grove restaurant.

    Joseph P. Hosler, 21, of North Hillcrest Drive, was arrested Friday after a witness identified him as the man who robbed the China House Restaurant on Crutcher Street on Thursday, according to a news release from the Vine Grove Police Department.

  • Nov. 24, 2009: Our readers write

    Ordinance not needed

    I would like to briefly address your article Nov. 22 article, “City Considering Smoke Detector Ordinance.” It is my opinion that this law will unfairly target our poor and elderly.

  • Lights out on liberty?

    I recently read “Lights Out on Liberty” by Mark Steyn, Imprimis, Vol 37, No. 8, www.hillsdale.edu Most of the following ideas and words are Steyn’s.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Elizabethtown, Knox win; John Hardin falls

    The News-Enterprise

    Sophomore guard Kaylyn Cecil scored a team-high 15 points, junior guard Hannah Hart added a career-high 14 and the visiting Elizabethtown Lady Panthers downed Lexington Paul Dunbar, 61-47 on Thursday.

    Cecil also had seven assists, two steals and one block, while Hart added three assists.

    Junior forward Adelaide Luckett chipped in with 12 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals, and junior guard Natalie Greenwell had eight points, four rebounds and two steals.

    ELIZABETHTOWN 61,

    LEXINGTON PAUL DUNBAR 47

  • Hawkins named chamber president

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The last month has been an introspective one for new Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce President Rik Hawkins. He launched his candidacy for county judge-executive in early November, but when Tim Asher resigned as chamber president soon after, questions followed.

    In the aftermath, Hawkins said he feels he has chosen the right path. “It’s a fit that makes sense for me,” Hawkins said.