Today's News

  • April in a word: Waterlogged

    May flowers had better be blooming in the coming weeks if the adage has any truth behind it.

    There have been plenty of April showers to bring out those blossoms, with total rainfall for the month coming to almost 17 inches — so far — in the Elizabethtown and Hardin County area, according to Kentucky Mesonet. Today’s forecast includes a 70 percent chance of showers or storms.

    Only seven days in April were rain-free at the Mesonet recording site in Cecilia.

  • Bank corporation announces first quarter earnings

    The News-Enterprise
    Despite a few troubled commercial real estate loans, Farmers Capital Bank Corp. reported a net income of $1 million for the first quarter of 2011.
    The profit figure was an increase of 17.3 percent from the fourth quarter of 2010 but down $900,000 from the period in the previous year.

  • Sunday concert canceled

    A forecast of heavy rain for Sunday will cancel the free concert by the 113th Army Band at Fort Knox's Eastman Amphitheater at 7 p.m.

    The next concert in the free summer series is at 7 p.m. June 5 at at the amphitheater. off Wilson Road.

  • Webb completes Navy basic training

    WEBB. Navy Seaman Nathaniel J. Webb, son of Rebecca R. Webb of Elizabethtown, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    Webb is a 1998 graduate of Green County High School in Greensburg.

  • Asher speaks to Elizabethtown Lions Club

  • DAR member has workshop

    Sharon Williams, NSDAR Captain Jacob VanMeter Chapter Registrar held a Volunteer Field Genealogist Workshop on April 15 at the Brown Pusey House in Elizabethtown.

  • JOOI guest speaker raises awareness

    At its recent monthly meeting, the Junior Optimist Octagon International Club of Elizabethtown invited Christy Red of Warm Blessings to speak to members of the club. Red raised awareness of poverty in Hardin County and encouraged members of JOOI to volunteer at Warm Blessings. JOOI is a club comprised of middle and high school students dedicated to bettering the community. For more information, contact President Caleb Moore at 300-6342.

  • Parks speaks to AM Rotary

    Emma Parks - Miss Heartland’s Outstanding Teen 2011 was the guest speaker at the Hardin County AM Rotary meeting on April 15. She spoke on platform of bully prevention, especially in elementary schools. She is pictured with Club President Jim Sullivan.

    The Hardin County AM Rotary meets at 7 a.m., every Friday at the Historic State Theater.

  • Garden Club has April meeting

    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown met April 8 at the Brown-Pusey House. Hostesses were MC Meserve and Jana Gore. Lacy Thomas, accompanied by his wife, Brenda, presented a program on attracting birds and other wildlife, which especially benefit gardens. He brought samples of birdhouses that are both functional and artistic.

  • Horse enthusiasts attend clinic

    District 5 4-H horse enthusiasts Stephanie Meredith, Brian Williams, Christy Gollmier, Briann Williams and Orry Williams (Hardin County) along with Dawn Cummings and Caitie Carman (Breckinridge County) recently attended a two-day Basic Horsemanship Clinic at the Kentucky Equine Humane Center in Lexington and Asbury College Equine Center in Wilmore.