Today's News

  • Local authors hold readings, signings in Radcliff

    Two local authors will read from and sign their books at 5 p.m. Friday at Bookends and More in Radcliff.

    Radcliff resident Billy H. Dean will sign copies of his books, “Underground” and “Raid on Innocence.”

    Dean grew up in southern Indiana and is a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Army. Work at Fort Knox brought him to Radcliff.

    Donia Lawson of Elizabethtown will sign copies of her book, “Always.”

    A discussion period follows the signings. There also is a drawing for a signed copy of one of Dean’s books.

  • HCP presents comic satire in 'Greater Tuna'

    The crazy antics of the folks in Tuna, Texas, return Friday to the Hardin County Playhouse.

    “Greater Tuna” is the first of four plays by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, said HCP artistic director Bo Cecil.

    “Traditionally, two actors portray all of the citizens in Tuna, the third smallest town in Texas, and HCP follows that tradition with two actors and a group of backstage dressers rounding out the company,” Cecil said, adding quick changes are part of the magic of the series.

  • Scouts say cookie orders thin, so far

    Girl Scouts are gearing up for cookie booth sales and community service with preorder sales down a little for the area.

    Presales for the Heartland Service Center of the Girl Scouts are 715 boxes less this year than the estimated 190,000 boxes sold by preorder in 2011, a 4 percent dip.

    The decrease likely is because last year was such a successful sales year, putting the smaller service area just behind Louisville. This year has been normal for sales, said Angie Tinch, program delivery coordinator for the service center.

  • New post commander discusses changes, challenges for post

    Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald once thought he would settle down and open a bed and breakfast with his wife, but he’s found a stable living in the Army during the past three decades.

    “I can’t believe they pay me,” he said with a chuckle during an interview Thursday with The News-Enterprise editorial board at U.S. Army Cadet Command headquarters at Fort Knox.

  • Deaderick generates more local interest in Super Bowl

    The Super Bowl is one of the most watched sporting events in the country every year. People tune in for a variety of reasons – the game, the commercials or the halftime show.

    This year when the New England Patriots play the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI, Hardin County residents will have another reason to watch the game. Former Elizabethtown standout Brandon Deaderick is a starting defensive lineman for the Patriots.

  • Building permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

  • PREP SWIMMING: Tuesday's Results (02/03)




    Girls’ 200-Yard Medley Relay

      1. Central Hardin                                  2:17.80

  • PREP BOWLING: Hardin County Tournament of Champions set for Saturday (02/03)

    The Central Hardin, John Hardin and North Hardin bowling teams will compete in the first Hardin County Tournament of Champions is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Dix-E-Town Lanes.

    ** In varsity and JV singles, each school will submit its top four boys and top four girls to bowl a three-game series. Awards will be given for highest single game and best three-game average. For JV, bowlers must be sophomores or younger and cannot compete in both varsity and JV.

  • WKU student's work puts him in star realm

    A local college student’s research on the brightness of a supernova led him to become a star at a recent astronomy conference.

    Andrew Gott, a physics major from Elizabethtown set to graduate in May from Western Kentucky University, received a Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award at the American Astronomical Society’s 219th semiannual meeting last month in Austin, Texas.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Elizabethtown's Perkins signs with EKU (02/03)

    After Taylor Perkins had once again scored a game-winning goal against his team, Central Hardin coach Hal Bender joked about the Lady Bruins’ luck stopping the versatile Elizabethtown senior.

    “Man, will I be glad when that girl finally graduates because she’s a heckuva player,” Bender said Oct. 13 after Perkins scored the game’s only goal as her Lady Panthers edged the Lady Bruins in the Girls’ 10th District Soccer Tournament final at John Hardin.