Today's News

  • New opportunities await women in transition

    The News-Enterprise

    The New Opportunity School for Women is accepting applications for its summer residential program in Berea. The program aims to improve women's lives by building self-esteem and teaching skills including computer basics, job searching and leadership.

    During the free program, set for June 5-25, women will attend classes, complete internships and participate in cultural activities, said Debbie King, of NOSW. They will also have access to health screenings.

  • Hardin County United backs push for increased alcohol sales

    Hardin County United has joined the charge for a special option election to expand alcohol sales in Hardin County.

    The organization formally announced today its support for Yes for Economic Success, a collective of local organizations and residents that have partnered to lead concurrent petition drives in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove.

  • West Point concert lineup includes Conway Twitty's daughter

    A trio of performers, including the daughter of a country music legend, will perform in concert Saturday at Kricket’s Music Ranch in West Point.
    Kathy Twitty, daughter of Conway Twitty, is part of the concert that starts at 7:30 p.m.

    Joining Twitty is Ron Gaddis and Tracy Gabehart. Gaddis is the former backup vocalist and bass player for George Jones.

    Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased at the door, or reservations can be made by calling (502) 235-5186.

    Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

  • Better Business Bureau updates MOAA members

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America MOAA held its monthly meeting March 16 at the new MOAA Clubhouse in Building 2377 on Fort Knox. The evening centered on a St. Patrick’s Day theme to include the host, Kelly. 

  • Thank you from the EF Foundation for Foreign Study

    I would like to thank the Steen, Gonzalez and Cote families for hosting exchange students this year through EF Foundation for Foreign Study.
    Our students never will forget their American families and friends who have graciously opened their hearts and homes to them. Thanks to their generosity, these students have had an unforgettable year in our community. They were given the opportunity to explore the world and immerse themselves in our culture.

  • Scouts spend weekend at Camp Crooked Creek

    Leaders and scouts from Boy Scout Troop 24, chartered by Longview United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, recently attended the Order of the Arrow, the Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. The weekend-long Ordeal/Brotherhood was at the Brotherhood Lodge at Camp Crooked Creek, Frazier Scout Reservation. In addition to ceremonies recognizing members, participants also spent the weekend cleaning and preparing the camp for the upcoming Southern Region - Section 6 Conclave, which will host about 1,000 Order of the Arrow members.

  • ECTC to offer motorcycle training

    Those who always have wanted to ride a motorcycle but need some additional training don’t have to look any further than Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.
    Workforce Solutions at ECTC offers a three-day motorcycle course designed to introduce new riders to motorcycling and provide insight into basic riding skills. The class also helps develop street riding techniques. On-cycle experience is aimed at developing riding skills, safety and confidence, and the course also provides classroom instruction.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Central's Terry, North's House named co-Wrestlers of the Year

    Central Hardin senior Kyle Terry and North Hardin junior Aaron House followed the same path this season, matching each other win-for-win leading up to the state wrestling tournament.

    Those paths took different turns at last month’s KHSAA State Championships in Frankfort as House won the 285-pound state title and Terry was the 130 runner-up.

  • Jurors shown video, pictures from homicide scene

    Detailed testimony and graphic video dominated day two of the Brent Burke murder trial Wednesday in Hardin Circuit Court.

    Jurors watched a video recorded by Sgt. Matt Johnson of Kentucky State Police as the officer narrated. Also using a diagram of the house's floor plan, Johnson discussed how and where the bodies were found by police in September 2007.

  • Legislators optimistic Medicaid debate nearing end

    Uncertainty still looms in Frankfort as a special session called by Gov. Steve Beshear marches on.

    Local legislators said Wednesday that they support a House compromise to shore up a Medicaid deficit and hope the proposal will clear the Senate by the week’s end.

    The House plan was under scrutiny Wednesday in the Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee. Chairman Bob Leeper said he expects some changes to the House version before it will pass the Senate, according to The Associated Press.