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  • DUI stop turns into more

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — What started as a routine traffic stop turned into much more in the early morning hours of Wednesday along Interstate-65 south. Kentucky State Police Trooper Chad Taylor observed a vehicle driven by Ramiro Carrasco-Sandoval, 30, of Louisville, swerving in the southbound lane just after midnight. Taylor pur

  • Jan. 22, 2010 editorial: Eating by the numbers

    Kentucky’s legislators may serve up a proposal requiring restaurants to come clean with nutrient and caloric content for all menu items.

    Senate Bill 86 certainly has many valuable morsels. Under threat of a fine, commercial food service establishments would be required to provide a “clear and conspicuous” posting of nutritional information adjacent to each standard item on the menu, menu board or drive-through signage.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Panthers, Lady Bulldogs win; Trojans beat Warren Central (02/19)

    The News-Enterprise Junior guard Natalie Greenwell scored 17 points and the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers hit 10 3-pointers en route to a 59-37 win over homestanding Lexington Henry Clay on Thursday. Greenwell hit 3-of-7 from beyond the arc and had six assists, five rebounds, three steals and one block. Sophomore guard Kaylyn Cecil hit 3-of-5 3-pointers and finished with 12 points. Ju

  • Feb. 19: Services


  • Jan. 17, 2010, editorial: From the mountaintop

    Civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. left a lasting legacy of words and deeds. The editorial board offers this excerpt as an example of his extraordinary oratory and prescient insight. It’s message is as meaningful today as it was 42 years ago.

    Excerpted from “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” speech.

    … Either we go up together, or we go down together.

  • Jan. 21, 2010: Our readers write

    Where were the bishops before Obama?

    I agree with Betty Dobson (Jan. 19) that the U.S. Catholic bishops should focus their attention on stopping abortion funding in the health care bill instead of including health care for immigrants who are probably here illegally. 

  • Feb. 2, 2010, editorial: Leave no credit behind

    House Bill 160 would require the Council on Postsecondary Education, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and public universities to collaborate on a system that would ensure degree-program credits earned at any KCTCS school will transfer to Kentucky’s public universities.

  • Jan. 15, 2010: Our readers write

    School board faces challenging times

    It’s safe to say that local elected leaders have seldom faced a year like 2009 and the outlook for 2010 is equally challenging. The members of the Elizabethtown Independent School Board of Education have worked to preserve the district’s ability to educate our children in the face of a massive state budget shortfall and tough economic times at the local level.

  • Jan. 20, 2010 editorial: Many hands make light work

    The squeaky wheel gets the grease or the ringing bell gets the donation as this past year’s Salvation Army Kettle Campaign demonstrated. The organization realized a $10,000 decrease from the previous years’ collection when all was totaled. The reason for the decline speculated by organizers was a combination of a down economy and the absence of volunteer bell ringers.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Four area wrestlers move into third round at State (02/19)

    The News-Enterprise FRANKFORT — After the first day of the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament, four area wrestlers have moved on to the third round of the winner’s bracket. LaRue County’s Spencer Hines (103 pounds), Central Hardin’s Kyle Terry (130), John Hardin’s Jordan Murphy (135) and North Hardin’s Malcolm Glover (140) all advanced at the Frankfo