Today's News

  • Colgan Adds Patriotic Theme To Barr Library

    The Potted Few Garden Club places a flower arrangement each month at the Barr Library at Fort Knox for the community to enjoy, and this July patriotic contribution is from Jan Colgan, left, who stands with Jennifer from the library. The next Garden Club meeting is Sept. 21.

  • Neary graduates from sergeant’s academy

    On June 24, Sergeant David P. Neary of the Elizabethtown Police Department graduated from the Department of Criminal Justice Training’s (APS) Academy of Police Supervision. The APS, also referred to as the sergeant’s academy, is a three-week, 120-hour, training program for newly promoted sergeants or officers who are on their agency’s promotion list.

  • North Hardin Lions Club installs officers

    The North Hardin Lions Club installation of new officers was June 21 at the North Hardin Lions Club building. The guest speaker was district governor Lion Tony Bishop from the Elizabethtown Lions Club and his wife, Becky.

  • Borders celebrates 75th birthday

    Charles R. Borders will celebrate his 75th birthday with an open house given by his daughter and son-in-law from 6 to 9 p.m., July 16, 2011, at 435 Hargan Road in Vine Grove.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Sherry Murphy welcomes area visitors for a living


    Town of birth: Russellville

    Favorite TV shows: “Justified” (because it is set in Kentucky); “Law & Order” series; “Suits.”

    Favorite music: All kinds, particularly '80s; Adele; Train; The Script; Harry Connick Jr.

    Favorite genres of movies: Murder mysteries, thriller, suspense.

    Pets: None, due to extensive travel and being “kind of a neat freak.”

  • Area under excessive heat advisory

    Hardin and LaRue counties are under an excessive heat warning remains in effect until 10 p.m. today according to the National Weather Service.

    Temperatures today and into the evening, outside of any thunderstorm activity, will range between 95 and 100 degrees. These temperatures combined with dew points in the middle 70s to near 80 will produce heat index values ranging from 105 to 115 degrees or higher.

  • The Best: Puffy Corn Fritters

    Since corn is in season now, I thought I would share my favorite corn recipes with you. I think all these have been printed in this column at some time or another; they’re all great.

    The Puffy Corn Fritters recipe is from Frankie Bell of Hodgenville; her mother used to make the corn fritters when Frankie was a child. Warren Wheat was editor of The News-Enterprise when I ran this recipe and he was wild about these because he ate them as a child, too.

  • E'town appoints sports park director

    After receiving more than 75 resumes from 20 or more states, Elizabethtown leaders have chosen a director for Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    City Council unanimously voted Monday to appoint Seth Breitner as director of the still-under development park, a class 10 department head position.

    Executive Assistant Charlie Bryant said Breitner’s starting salary is approximately $58,000. His expected start date is Sept. 6, if not sooner, Mayor Tim Walker said.

  • 2011 ALL-AREA BASEBALL: Bruins land eight on team (07/12)

    Since Central Hardin won the Kentucky National Insurance/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament, the honors have continued to roll in for the Bruins.

  • Time to get busy

    ISSUE: Recreational activities
    Much to see and do