Today's News

  • KCCT results show vast reading, math improvement



    Local school districts reported a mixed bag of improvements and declines in 2010 Kentucky Core Content Test results, which publicly were released today. Many schools saw improvements in reading and math, while science and social studies scores trended lower from 2009.

    The test is in transition, as the General Assembly has done away with the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System and a new system won’t fully be in place until the 2011-12 school year.

  • Upton woman wins state recipe contest


    The News-Enterprise

    Jayne Judd Adams of Upton won first place in the Fleischmann’s Yeast Bake for the Cure at the Kentucky State Fair for her Blueberry Bliss dessert dish.

    This is the second time Adams has won top honors in the contest. A 2007 win with her Orange Nirvana recipe resulted in her advancing to the nationals and winning the grand prize of $1,000.

  • Trucker admits DUI

    The News-Enterprise

    An Alabama trucker pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of prescription drugs Wednesday in Elizabethtown’s 9th District Court after serving 12 days in the county jail.

    Court records show District Judge Kim Shumate ordered William T. Dockery, 45, of Peterson, Ala., to pay standard fines, service fees and court costs totaling nearly $1,000 after he entered the plea. Dockery also was sentenced to 12 days in jail, which he served awaiting trial.

  • E'town artist named Yeiser Center Artist of the Month



  • PREP FOOTBALL: Hawks wary of E'town's passing attack (09/23)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com When it comes to facing the Elizabethtown Panthers, veteran LaRue County Hawks coach Rodney Armes knows he’s on the opposite end of the play-calling spectrum. The Panthers (0-4) take their air-raid offense to Hodgenville to face the ground-gaining Hawks (2-2) at 7:30 p.m. Friday. LaRue County averages an area-best 287 rushing ya

  • Sept. 23, 2010, services

    Kevin L. Anderson, 49, of Guston, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. The funeral is at 6 p.m. EDT today at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg. Visitation continues at noon EDT today at the funeral home.

  • Biography by local author chronicles life that 'overflowed' with activity


  • North band wins Governors Gold Cup


    North Hardin and Meade County bands compete Saturday in a Bands of America regional qualifier at Papa John's Stadium in Louisville.

    Meade takes the field at 9:45 a.m. and North will play at 11:45 a.m. The competition attracted schools from four states.

    Elizabethtown, John Hardin and Central Hardin also will perform Saturday at a competition in Louisville. The local bands are included in the Bruin Invitational field at Ballard High School.

  • Where They're Playing


      Sept. 16

    CHAZ MCKINNEY will perform at Texas Outlaw, 220 Commerce Drive, Elizabethtown, at 7:30 p.m. POC: chazmckinneymusic@hotmail.com.   Sept. 17

    HOOKER will perform at Boonedocks, 6645 Flaherty Road, Vine Grove, (270) 828-8009.

    KTO will perform at 3-Putt Willie’s, 850 Pine Valley Drive, Elizabethtown, 8 p.m.. (270) 737-7772.   Sept. 18

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: John Hardin girls win; LaRue girls and Meade boys play to draws (09/23)

    The News-Enterprise Eight players had a goal or an assist as the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs rolled to a 10-0 win Wednesday against 10th District rival Fort Knox. The mercy rule went into effect with 3:30 remaining after freshman Katie Sivulich scored for John Hardin (5-8-1 overall, 1-2-1 district). Senior Jerrica Scovel, usually the Lady Bulldogs’ goalkeeper, scored t