Today's News

  • Aug. 17, 2010, Editorial: Taylor's life was spent helping many

    Thirty-six years later a simple gesture by B.L. Taylor still stands out. He was coaching a local All-Star baseball team that advanced to a national tournament. The season ended with a defeat in 1974 and a third-place finish in the World Series. So he went to each of his players and while their hearts were broken from the loss and the end of a magical postseason run, he shook their ha

  • Aug. 15, 2010: Our readers write

    Constitutional clarification

    I’m not a constitutional scholar but that doesn’t prevent me from taking a participatory role, or anyone from taking active roles to understand fully the issues facing our common tranquility and security. 

  • Aug. 15, 2010, editorial: 4-1-1 needed

    Earth is moving along St. John Road as contract workers busy themselves with heavy equipment, sculpting the land that will be home to the Elizabethtown Sports Park. Ushered in by a groundbreaking ceremony in June, this flurry of activity is the first phase of construction on the outdoor sports complex.

  • A cover band with heart

    Rockin' for a cause

    Super 69 has a goal to donate more than $1,000 to the Autism Awareness Foundation.

  • ECTC, HCS partner to give students MORE



    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and area public school districts are partnering to ensure students are ready to tackle post-secondary education.

    ECTC has opened a new center to help prepare students for college-level work. It’s called the MORE Center, which stands for math, orientation, reading and English, and is a joint effort with adult education programs in area public schools.

  • The hip hop to the hibby

    The News-Enterprise Radcliff will bring a beat down for charity when Hip Hop for a Cause takes the stage from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the FOP Lodge, 168 E. Vine St. The event is sponsored by HG Music Group with Rio, BBE, Cleazy, AGP, FG, Mark D, Jay Jungle, Face and Ryan Mascio scheduled to perform.

  • Breastfeeding success: It takes a community



    Most women have heard that breastfeeding gives babies a healthy start to life. To fit breastfeeding into their lives, however, mothers need the community's support beginning with the earliest days after their babies are born.

  • Aug. 13, 2010, editorial: Education not wasted

    There was a school teacher and a businessman. A farmer, a former sheriff, an education administrator and many others honored this week as part of the Hardin County School Distinguished Alumni Class of 2010.


    And congratulations to the 10 honored Wednesday during the annual banquet for using what you learned in the halls, classrooms and playing fields of Hardin County Schools, becoming valued members of the communities that you have lived in since leaving HCS.

  • Aug. 13, 2010: Our readers write

    Treading on sacred ground

    It is a great idea to honor Vietnam veterans by feeding the hungry, however the idea of stacking cans in the shape of a form and calling it a model of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is not.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, editorial: Minds over mouths

    Before the unofficial kickoff of Kentucky’s political season Aug. 7 at the annual Fancy Farm picnic, organizers told candidates that swearing at the event would not be permitted.

    It seems shocking that in today’s society anyone would need such a Puritanical reminder before attending a church picnic.

    Maybe they were remembering Jack Conway’s use of a mild profanity there last year or Mel Gibson’s telephone call tirades.

    Perhaps they were thinking of flight attendant Steven Slater’s now infamous profanity-laced temper tantrum.