Today's News

  • Grayson to stop Thursday in E’town

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Secretary of State Trey Grayson said the decisions made in Washington today will affect future generations, and he is prepared to play a role in finding solutions, particularly when it comes to the country’s unstable economic status. “We’ve got to restore our nation’s fiscal health,

  • Hospital worker hurt in elevator shaft fall

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN —  A Hardin Memorial Hospital worker was injured early Monday morning after falling down an elevator shaft.

    The employee had been stranded in an elevator between floors when “appropriate staff responded quickly to assist,” according to a hospital statement.

  • Admitted bank robbers take plea deal



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Court documents show a Louisville woman pleading guilty to a 2008 bank robbery in Elizabethtown confessed to partnering with the so-called “Old Man Mask” robber in a half-dozen prior heists at other Kentucky and Indiana banks.

  • PREP FOOTBALL OPINION: Game Night debuts Sept. 6 (08/25)

    Beginning Sunday, Sept. 6, The News-Enterprise sports section will have a different look. Instead of finding all the prep football coverage in the regular section, it will be moved to Game Night, a new section on Sundays. Game Night will feature the same solid coverage of high school football and more. The section will include game stories and box scores from each area game

  • Hooray for what?!

     The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. And Tiffany Deering plans to make Hardin County aware and “normalize breastfeeding” by hosting a Hooray for Boobies! breastfeeding picnic at Freeman Lake Park this weekend during the Heartland Festival.

  • Dollars and Sense: Tips for lowering your mortgage payments

    Many people are struggling to pay their home loan bills as a result of the bad economy. Don’t despair, however, if you are concerned about falling behind on payments, according to the Kentucky Society of CPAs. There may be options available to you that can help make it easier to keep up with those monthly bills.

  • Fugitive nabbed at Radcliff home



    RADCLIFF – A man considered “armed and dangerous” by Radcliff police was taken into custody Thursday after a neighbor’s tip.

    Larry Joe Spencer, 56, of Radcliff, was wanted for auto theft stemming from an incident in Tennessee.

    Spencer had fled Radcliff two weeks ago after a dispute with his wife, according to Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate.

  • Area residents rake in the state fair ribbons



    LOUISVILLE — Clumps of wild daisies bloomed alongside the road.

    The early June sun was just right, the shadows nice. Theresa Shelton stopped, photographed the flowers and later painted them.

    Her “Wild About Daisies” is one of several blue ribbon winners entered by Hardin County area residents in this year’s Kentucky State Fair. Others ranged from iced cupcakes to a very old Bible.

  • From the Bookshelf: 'A Great and Terrible Beauty'

    "A Great and Terrible Beauty" —The Gemma Doyle Trilogy

    By: Libba Bray

    Delacorte Books for Young Readers

    List Price: $9.99

    Rating: Four Bookworms

  • Ask the Expert: Show and Tell

    By AMY KEELING WALTON   “Papers, papers” was the daily refrain we heard upon crossing the threshold of our front door after a steamy 45-minute bus ride. We would diligently unload our backpacks on the kitchen table and wait eagerly for the accolades in the form of oohh’s and ahhhhh’s to emerge from our mother’s mouth.