Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Panthers hold off LaRue (1/24)

    The Elizabethtown Lady Panthers have a simple philosophy for getting wins: Start fast and finish strong.

    The Lady Panthers did both Monday night as they built a 17-0 lead and then held off a late charge by the LaRue County Lady Hawks for a 57-48 victory at Charlie Rawlings Memorial Gymnasium.

  • E’town mulling alcohol at some city facilities

    The Elizabethtown City Council could consider revisions to an ordinance banning alcohol at Freeman Lake Park and Pritchard Community Center as soon as Feb. 6.

    The board for the Historic State Theater and the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau also could revise alcohol policies.

    Mayor Tim Walker said ordinance revisions will be discussed with representatives of the park and Pritchard for more possible changes before being presented to council members, he said.

  • Bridal guidelines for a smooth show

    A 40-page special section previewing the annual Bridal Showcase will be inside Friday's edition of The News-Enterprise. The free event is scheduled from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.

    The wedding planning season is in full swing - and bridal expos are headed to the Louisville area in the coming weeks! Your Better Business Bureau has helpful tips for future brides and bridesmaids attending a show.

  • Radcliff boy receives 500 Christmas cards

    After Carolyn Rosado published her son’s wish to receive Christmas cards from around the globe on Facebook, her hope that at least one card would be sent  was more than fulfilled.

    More than 500 cards were sent to Jacob Rosado, 8, who told his parents after Thanksgiving he wanted to receive holiday cards from all over the world because he wanted to make friends. Jacob is autistic and his mother said he has longed for friendship for a long time, often crying over it and praying for it.

  • Surprised by a daughter's prayer

    “Why don’t you go with me?”

    I asked my daughter to accompany me to the Abby of Gethsemani. She was home with us for a few days during the Christmas holidays, visiting from New York City. Mary had been to Gethsemani with me before.

    “Sure, I’d love to,” was her ready response.

  • White arraigned in LaRue Circuit Court

    Two Hardin Countians arrested in connection with the death investigation of Kristie Allen, a Buffalo woman found dead Dec. 30 in a LaRue County home, were arraigned Monday in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Samantha Kolley, 19, of Elizabethtown, and Abdullah White, 35, of Radcliff, pleaded not guilty to the charges. Both are charged with theft by unlawful taking-automobile and complicity, and White faces additional charges of second-degree burglary, second-degree persistent felony offender and being a fugitive out of Tennessee.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue, Elizabethtown meet tonight (1/23)

    LaRue County coach Travis Wootton hopes the Lady Hawks have found the prime moment to finally end their decade-plus long losing streak to area rival Elizabethtown.

  • IED earns soldier Purple Heart

    Elizabethtown native John Pike’s daughter slept every night with the Purple Heart when her father brought it home last summer from Afghanistan.

    “She said it was ‘Daddy’s heart,’” Pike said.

    The 3-year-old didn’t know anything about the improvised explosive device that earned her father the honor or the concussion he suffered afterward. She only knew that he was brave and special.

    Pike is stationed at Fort Campbell and serves as a chemical, biological and radiological specialist for the U.S. Army.

  • T.K. Stone Middle School to implement engineering program

    Students at a local middle school soon will have an opportunity to receive lessons in engineering.

    T.K. Stone Middle School is implementing Project Lead the Way after the Elizabethtown Independent Schools board heard a presentation on the program from a University of Kentucky representative last month. The board approved the program at its regular meeting Tuesday.

    The program is a series of engineering classes for middle or high school students, and has been put in place at Central Hardin and North Hardin high schools and J.T. Alton Middle School.

  • Smartphone cameras push megapixels too hard

    We are living in the Mobile Age, where we can share and receive information no matter where we are.

    This new era is powered by the smartphone, which at one time was reserved for the early adopters and affluent. But prices keep dropping and more people are picking up the little mini-computers that fit in their pockets.