Today's News

  • E'town man dies in Virginia accident

    The News-Enterprise

    An Elizabethtown man was killed Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle accident on I-64 in Virginia.

    The Roanoke Times reported that Joseph L. Driver, 60, died on Interstate 64 in Alleghany County when his pickup truck ran off the road and hit a guardrail and an overpass abutment, Virginia State Police said.

    Driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the 3:30 a.m. wreck, Sgt. Rob Carpentieri said. The driver was wearing a seat belt.

  • Aug. 3, 2010 Editorial: Returning to routine means adjustments

    Even though the official summer season runs from June 21 to Sept. 22, the end of one school year and the beginning of the next defines summer for many. The flow of life within our community changes with the school calendar regardless of whether a household has a child in school or not. Traffic patterns to shopping and dining options are altered as a new school year begins. W

  • Radcliff Elementary shows off renovation


    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

  • Ask the Expert: Nutrition in the news


    By JESSICA SPALDING BICKETT   News outlets lately have been overflowing with interesting nutrition and health topics. As Americans’ health continues to deteriorate with rising levels of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and hypertension, you can expect these issues to become more prevalent in the media and in Washington. In case you have missed some of the major headlines, here is an overview of what’s on the plate:

    A Happy Meal makeover? (and oatmeal!)

  • FISHING: Meade County's Snyder, Raymer win high school world fishing tournament (08/02)


  • 2009 dog attack yields court case


  • The Art of Performance: Distractions are real



    I recently had the opportunity to work with a community theater’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof.” This production involved experienced performers as well as people who never had been on stage before.

    I watched closely those performers who were on stage for the first time. Obviously, they did not have a wealth of experience to draw upon to help them be prepared for the new challenges they would face.

  • Searching for home


    I’ve been thinking a lot recently about home. What makes a place a home? Is it family? Is it community? Is it time?

    My husband and I have lived in Elizabethtown for two years now. Our jobs are here and we have friends here, but don’t yet feel like we completely belong. We’ve lived in different places over the years, and traveled around the country and world, but home always has been the same place.

  • July 29, 2010, editorial: An experiment to learn from

    Two organizations that do a world of good in Hardin County again are leading the way. North Hardin HOPE and Helping Hand are testing the waters to determine if merging is the right course of action.

    The agencies certainly have parallel missions: providing assistance to those in need through a number of initiatives including food and utility assistance, education opportunities, and connections to other aid sources. North Hardin HOPE assists clients north of Ky. 434 in Hardin County and Helping Hand assists those who live south of Ky. 434.

  • Magic along the mountains



    Gary West could not be labeled a magician, yet he’s conjured up his share of magical moments over the past 10 years.

    The Elizabethtown resident is a member of an elite club of hikers who lay claim to traversing the entirety of the Appalachian Trail. West returns each year to share his adventures and hospitality with others.