Today's News

  • 4-H club learns about World Equestrian Games coming to Kentucky

    Trailblazer 4-H Horse Club members listened to Jeff Younglove as he spoke about the excitement surrounding the World Equestrian Games coming to the Kentucky Horse Park from Sept. 25 through Oct. 10.  Sponsored by Alltech, a leading animal health and nutrition company located in Lexington, the World Equestrian Games are expected to bring in $150 million to Kentucky’s economy with an anticipated 600,000 in ticket sales for the 16-day event.

  • Barron named Distinguished Citizen



    HARDIN COUNTY — Bill Barron spent nearly four decades in a military uniform, but he has never forgotten the uniform he wore prior to his service.

    Barron, 62, has been chosen as this year’s Distinguished Citizen by the Lincoln Heritage Council, Boy Scouts of America.

    The Distinguished Citizen award recognizes leaders who strive to improve Hardin County, are devoted to family, and place duty to God, country and others before themselves.

  • Elizabethtown Lions name John Hardin student of the month


  • Chamber recognizes Students of the Month

    The Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce recognizes students from area High Schools for their academic achievements and extracurricular activities by presenting them with ABC (Academics Means a Better Community) Awards during February 2010 Chamber Luncheon. Pictured from left to right are, Shelby Stein, Central Hardin High School; Josh Hubbard, West Point Bank-ABC Sponsor; and Andre Crutcher, Elizabethtown High School. Both students were presented their awards along with $50.


  • Faces and Places: Growth in Glendale

    A photo essay by  NEAL CARDIN.

    The original church chapel was built in 1879 and seats 130 people. The new facility seats 500.


  • Feb. 26, 2010: Obituaries

    Francis Leo ‘Pat’ Cambron

    Francis Leo “Pat” Cambron, 83, of Louisville, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville.

    Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Faye Riley and Jane Cambron; and three sons, Ricky, Jimmy and Wayne Cambron.

    The funeral is at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mattingly Funeral Home in Loretto with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery in Holy Cross.

    Visitation is from 3 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

  • Details of veterans festival unveiled

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Friday’s formal announcement of a countywide festival honoring Vietnam veterans was meant only as a teaser. But the excitement of organizers could not be held in check. “This has been months in the making,” Radcliff-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jo Emary said. And years overdue, add

  • Black Army private left a legacy behind

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — A general’s aide in 1941 called a Sadieville bank and asked if anyone from that town would like to attend the dedication of Fort Knox’s main parade ground, because it was to be named after a hometown man killed in the war. Bank employee W.T. Warring brought up the fact the soldier’s pare

  • E-medical records effort may be costly

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com FRANKFORT – The intent of a massive new medical records network is a noble one and few will argue against improved patient safety, reduced redundancies and increased efficiency in health care. The costs and effort involved in achieving that goal, however, won’t be the easiest of pills for health care providers to swallow, according to ar

  • Bonding toward a rebound

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Thanks to an initiative placed within the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, local governments can lend their bonding power as an incentive for economic recovery. The federal stimulus has allotted $15 billion in recovery facility bonds, and Hardin County Government has received nearly $4 million in bondin