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Today's News

  • April 6, 2010: Our readers write

    Hardin County Vision Project Recommendation

    The April 5 News-Enterprise poll questions asked: How important do you consider the Hardin County Vision goal of developing an area technology center for career training? I responded “unimportant” because we have a technical school in place as part of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Why not utilize the resources that are presently in place?

  • What's for lunch?

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Students likely don’t give much thought to the hamburger or apple they put on their lunch tray at school, but that’s because they don’t have to. Someone in their school district already has put a lot of thought into that lunch. The process of getting chicken nuggets onto a school lunch tray is a long on

  • PREP BASEBALL: Friday and Saturday's results (04/04)

    The News-Enterprise With a diving grab in short center field, Lucas Chaudoin preserved a gritty win for the LaRue County Hawks on Friday. Up one run with two outs and the bases loaded, the LaRue County senior shortstop laid out for the game-ending grab as the Hawks beat Louisville Fern Creek, 7-6. LaRue County (4-3) used five pitchers and two catchers, who overcame four er

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Trojans win LaRue County Invitational (04/04)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com The second invitational for the North Hardin Trojans went much better than their first. A week after finishing fourth in the Lenny Lyles Invitational, North Hardin won the 16-team LaRue County Invitational on Saturday at LaRue County High School. “They had a strong performance today,” North Hardi

  • E'town council allows cake shop to move forward

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    A cake shop on the verge of oblivion because of Elizabehtown’s grease trap ordinance has a new lease on life.

    Water and Wastewater Engineer Scott Fiepke suggested the city change its grease trap ordinance to allow the shop, and similar businesses, to move forward without an external grease trap. But, he said it is crucial the shop’s owners maintain a sink grease trap and comply with the city’s requirements.

    “Keep it clean,” he said of the building’s trap.

  • Gathering made a ‘ham and egg’ weekend

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Jim Brooks describes amateur radio as  “social networking without Facebook.” For many enthusiasts, the worldwide communication made possible by radio long before the Internet is the main draw to the hobby.

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Lady Trojans win LaRue County Invitational (04/04)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com The North Hardin Lady Trojans showed Saturday they’re just as talented as they are young, Backed by strong performances from seniors Sarah Castillo and Brittney Valenzuela and juniors Janaiqua Horne and Hope Weaver, North Hardin won the 16-team LaRue County Invitational at LaRue County High School. Weaver won the shot

  • Door on legislative session closing; no budget yet

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    The Kentucky General Assembly session is racing toward its final hour, and many of the bills proposed by legislators will be left on the cutting room floor.

    Among those are an ultrasound bill that was defeated in a House committee and a regional wastewater pilot program that includes Hardin County, which has stalled in a Senate committee.

  • Boston man hospitalized after motorcycle collision

    The News-Enterprise

    A Boston man was taken Saturday to University Hospital in Louisville after his motorcycle collided with an SUV, according to Elizabethtown police.

    Jeremy Fortune, 21, was riding on U.S. 62 near Interstate 65 in Elizabethtown with Lorri Fortune, 46. A Ford Explorer driven by Felicia R. Williams, 26, of Bardstown made a left turn into Denny's restaurant in front of them. The motorcyle struck the right side of the SUV, according to an EPD news release.

  • Police on the prowl for robbery suspect

    Staff report

    Police are searching for a man they believe stole a Campbellsville woman’s vehicle Saturday from the Five Star Food Mart on East Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown.

    Teresa K. Mitchell, 44, of Campbellsville, told Elizabethtown police officers that her black 2007 Mazda 6 was taken while her daughter and granddaughter waited inside the car.

    A man approached the vehicle, entered it from the driver’s side and demanded Mitchell’s daughter, Jessica L. Taylor, 22, of Cadiz, get out, police said.