Today's News

  • Aug. 14 editorial: Keep your eyes on the road

    Striving for road safety is not a simple courtesy.  It is the responsibility of everyone who to uses our roadways.

    Cars, bicycles and pedestrians alike rely on the same surface to get from point A to Point B.  As traffic thickens, plugging lanes increasingly tight, and the distractions of passengers and technology cloud our ears and eyes, more accidents are occurring.

  • Plea deal falls apart


    ELIZABETHTOWN — Great discrepancies in stories by two murder case defendants are making a planned plea deal difficult to coordinate today.

    Friday morning, Jermaine Lamarl Kirkland, 21, admitted having a key role in the July 2008 robbery and shooting death of Now Fashions owner Charles “Chuck” Dole. While admitting complicity to the crime, Kirkland blamed Harris for firing the single shot from a Chinese-made assault rifle killing Dole.

  • The 233rd returns to Fort Knox
  • ACT scores follow state trend down


    Average 2009 ACT scores for juniors out of a possible 36

    Elizabethtown High School

    English – 19.8

    Math – 20.2

    Reading – 21.0

    Science – 20.9

    Composite – 20.6


    John Hardin High School

    English- 17.7

    Math – 18.4

    Reading – 18.7

    Science – 18.8

    Composite – 18.5

    North Hardin High School

    English - 16.3

    Math – 17.8

    Reading – 17.3

    Science – 17.8

  • A Visit to the Flea Market

    By Neal Cardin


    ELIZABETHTOWN— A soft breeze moves across the crowded gravel lot as shoppers and curious types move between the rows of tables of various items offered for sale Saturday morning at the Bowling Lanes Flea Market. Several tables of fresh produce, some locally grown and more brought in from other places, such as melons from Indiana.

  • NAATBatt would have alleviated job loses



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A local employment official said an electric vehicle battery plant that was proposed for Glendale — but recently denied federal stimulus funding — would have done wonders for this area, which has relied on a shrinking number of manufacturing jobs.

  • 8-14 Services


  • GOLF: Clements in third heading into final round of Kentucky Open (08/13)


  • We're going to pump you up

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com When starting a weight lifting routine, Hans and Franz of SNL fame are not the best examples of proper technique. If you're serious about weight training, getting advice from an actual professional trainer would be a better route.

  • Aug. 9 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Michael Paul Harcharik, 29, Louisville, and Yvonne Moreno, 25, Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    Derrick W. Thomas, 34, Morganfield, and Tracy N. Jones, 39, Radcliff. Married nine years.

    Michael Glenn Thomas, 46, Vine Grove, and Kelly Ann McCall, 41, Shepherdsville. Married four years.

    Brian Jones, 24, Radcliff, and Melissa Palmer, 22, Nolanville, Texas. Married three years.