Today's News

  • Aug. 18 Local History

    30 years ago, the Hardin County School System sliced $59,000 more from its budget in a special meeting; the budget cuts were necessary because of cuts in the Kentucky Department of Education.

  • Sept. 20, 2010: Our readers write

    Kudos to E’townfor Andre’

    Andre’ Crutcher could not have written this letter. Oh, he is bright and talented, but he is young, only 18. He does not have the perspective that age and experience bring. Besides, right now he is totally immersed in the environment of Harvard University’s campus life, learning and activities.

  • Legaspi will not appear on ballot in E'town council race

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Dan Legaspi will not appear on the ballot this November in the Elizabethtown City Council race, Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb said Monday.

    Legaspi dropped out before the ballots were printed, lowering the number of candidates to 19.

    Tabb said his office is taking requests for paper absentee ballots.

    In-house absentee voting will start Oct. 11 at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office for voters who will be out of town on the Nov. 2 election day, Tabb said.


  • Sept. 22, 2010, editorial: Taking preparation for 'grant'ed

    It’s hard to think about what the approaching winter months may bring when the temperature outdoors remains unseasonably hot. In fact, some of us actually may be longing for the bite of a freezing February morning as we sweat out this week’s record-breaking 90-degree days. But as we look forward to turning off the air conditioning and opening our windows to more seasonably brisk autumn breezes, officials in both Hardin County and Elizabethtown governments are pursuing money to better prepare for response to the potential of another crippling ice storm or similar disaster.

  • Radio personality speaks to Radcliff Rotary

    This week’s guest speaker at the Radcliff Rotary was Louisville radio personality and Rotarian Wayne Perkey. Perkey is an advocate for the Pritchard Committee for Academic Excellence and spoke on the subject of the importance of preschool programs. Quality early care and education for children gives them a better chance of having a high quality of life as adults.


  • Aug. 29 Local History


  • Sept. 28, 2010, editorial: One hour can make significant impact


    To participate in One Hour Revolution, volunteers may call John Wright of Hardin County Schools at 769-8867. Anyone interested in volunteering specifically with children whose parents are in the military all can call Jill Grant with Big Brothers Big Sisters at (270) 769-5225.

    The commitment is brief. The impact can be significant.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Eagles optimistic despite falling to 1-4 (09/28)


    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Fumbles and fatigue. Fatigue and fumbles.

    Turnovers and a lack of depth due to injuries to key players cost the Fort Knox Eagles a win Friday night against visiting North Oldham.

    Fort Knox fumbled six times, losing three, and ran out of gas in the 35-28 double-overtime loss at McAdams Field.

  • Sept. 17: Our readers write
  • Aug. 15 Local History

    30 years ago, Elizabethtown Community College announced plans to offer a new class – Arts Events Symposium – which would be taught by J.R. Hill and Jim Murley; people taking the course wouldn’t just be sitting in a classroom, they would be attending drama, art, opera, music and dance events in the area.