Today's News

  • County budget talks begin



    The opening round of budget talks between county officials commenced Tuesday, but no major changes have yet been proposed to Judge-Executive Harry Berry’s budget.

    A public hearing and first reading is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday. Commissioner Bill Brandenburg urged Hardin Fiscal Court to make any significant changes prior to the first reading; otherwise, the task of passing a budget will be more complicated.

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Monday's Results (05/04)





    Results from Monday’s match at John Hardin:


    Tyler Sweat (CH) def. Peter Lau (JH), 6-0, 6-0

    Judah Thomas (CH) def. Jared Anderson (JH), 6-1, 6-1


    Sam Thomas/Bo Cooper (CH) def. Alex Wilk/Tyler Edlin (JH), 4-6, 6-1, 6-3

    Joe Cox/Brad Jackson (CH) def. Tyler Harp/Kyle Thomas (JH), 6-2, 6-1

    Tad Skaggs/Josh Messenger (CH) def. Steven Lau/Blake McQuown (JH), 6-0, 7-6 (7-3)

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  • Students react to passage of texting legislation

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Most class projects end with a grade for participating students. This one ended with a new law for all of Kentucky. House Bill 415, which bans texting while driving and all cell phone usage for drivers under the age of 18, was signed into law April 12. The law is, in part, a culmination of a year-long class project for Leslie McCurry&rsqu

  • Ask ECTC: CDL training, motorcycle riding classes and Kids College


    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    (270) 706-8800 – Welcome and Admissions Center

    (877) 246-2322, Ext. 68800 (toll-free)

    (270) 706-8858 or (502) 942-0101 – Fort Knox Campus

    (270) 706-8702 Community and Economic Development Center

    600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701


    Q. Does Elizabethtown Community and Technical College offer training to become a CDL truck driver?

  • May 5: Services


  • Honoring the military with movies

      By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com The Historic State Theater honors the military this month with two movies featuring the U.S. Navy. Tomorrow and Saturday audiences can catch the classic comedy/drama “Mister Roberts” (1955) staring Henry Fonda and Jack Lemmon.

  • Life without e-mail

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA   Recently our office experienced a prolonged issue with its e-mail server. Our e-mail system was down when I arrived for work the morning of Tuesday, April 27. Minutes passed, then hours.

  • April 23 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

    Norton Healthcare Inc. v. Bruce R. Casteel, Springfield Road, Elizabethtown. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $4,655.25 plus interest.

  • Growth hot topic in District 5 race



    Candidates running for the District 5 magistrate seat in the heart of Hardin County offered ways to foster growth in challenging times.

    Four Democrats and three Republicans are running in the May 18 primary. The district includes Elizabethtown and the Valley Creek area.

    The candidates submitted brief explanations of why they are running.

  • Former EIS superintendent finalist for Cincinnati post

    The News-Enterprise

    Former Elizabethtown Independent Schools Superintendent Jayne Risen Morgenthal is one of 31 finalists for the superintendent position with Forest Hills Local School District in Cincinnati.

    Morgenthal served less than a year as EIS Superintendent, resigning in September 2009.

    She also was a finalist for the superintendent post with Hernando County Schools in Florida, but she pulled out in favor of another, unnamed job, last December.