Today's News

  • 'Heartland Review' announces poetry contest

    The News-Enterprise

    The Heartland Review, a bi-annual journal published through Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, is accepting entries for the 2010 Ruth Redel Poetry Prize. It's the second year for the contest.

    Entries should include a cover page with titles of poems, author's name, address and a short biography that is no more than 75 words. Poems should be typed and no longer than 30 lines.

    Names and addresses should not appear on the poems.

  • The park will 'Pop'


    The 21st Annual Pops in the Park is 8:30 p.m. Friday at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults; children 12 and younger are free. Bring chairs and blankets for festival-style seating. For more information, call (800) 314-2265. To purchase a table, contact Rik Hawkins at (270) 765-4334.


    Aaron Copland, “Fanfare for the Common Man”

    Aaron Copland, "An Outdoor Overture"

  • March 17 Local History

    30 years ago, G. C. Burkhead Elementary School began a Junior Great Books program for high-achieving students in grades four through six; the school began the program because they felt that high achieving students were perhaps not getting as much extra attention as those needing remediation. 20 years ago, Gen. Thomas C.

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  • March 26 Local History

    30 years ago, four young women received Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizen Awards: Belinda Baumgardner, a senior at East Hardin High School; Kim Jent, a senior at West Hardin High School; Cynthia Shiver, a senior at LaRue County High School; and Jacqueline Reynolds, a senior at Elizabethtown High School.

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  • Less than magical

    “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” Rated: PG for fantasy action violence, some mild rude humor and brief language Release date: July 14

    Running time: 110 minutes Rating: three out of five take slates


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  • March 28 Local History


    30 years ago, Elizabethtown attorney Mark Watson announced his plans to challenge veteran Second District U.S. Rep. William Natcher; Watson would run as a Republican. 20 years ago, the FBI stopped the Fort Knox search for the body of Ann Gotlib, saying that they were going to continue to look for her, but not at Fort Knox at that time.