Today's News

  • A new face for Panther Place



    By mid-morning, the vigor and youth had been restored to playgrounds that once was dull.

    Inside, the walls contained more character, and each room slowly was regaining its luster.

    For several area companies Wednesday, the main objective was to restore Valley View Education Center, room by room.

  • Oct. 6, 2010: Our readers write

    Insult and injury

    I hope I do not ruffle too many feathers with this letter, but Fort Knox is losing another tradition and something has to be said.

    It is not bad enough that the Armor School and all the armored vehicles are being moved to Georgia.

    It is not bad enough that a majority of the historical vehicles at the Patton Museum, which we thought were acquired by personal endeavors, also are being moved to Georgia.

  • Indictments include man accused of robbing bank


    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    A Hardin County grand jury has returned felony indictments against 27 people accused of committing various crimes, including charges against one man stemming from a July 25 robbery of Wood Forest Bank inside Walmart in Elizabethtown.

    Randal Alan Nabors, 49, was indicted on two counts of first-degree robbery, theft of motor vehicle registration and two traffic offenses.

  • Planning Commission approves overlay zone



    County planning officials say a proposed interstate and highway overlay zone near the site of the Glendale mega site will improve the area and preserve it for development, but some say the proposal is another example of government’s abuse of power.

    The Hardin County Planning Commission voted 4-0 Tuesday night to approve the proposal after closing the second round of a public hearing in which residents decried the move as theft of their land.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North Hardin has "must win" against Greenwood (10/09)


  • Vine Grove resident wins Triple Crown of roles in movie


  • Oct. 7, 2010: Our readers write

    Endorsing Rand Paul

    A vote for Rand Paul to be Kentucky’s next senator is a vote to work for the repeal and reform of the complete takeover of America’s health-care system. Paul will look at the health-care challenges our nation faces one issue at a time. Not whole cloth control and change of the best health system in the world.

  • Later date possible for Heartland Festival


    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    For the better part of three decades the Kentucky Heartland Festival has weathered the August heat, but that might change for the 2011 event.

    “It hasn’t been decided yet,” Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Rik Hawkins said.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: E'town beats North Oldham, 2-0 (10/07)


    The News-Enterprise

    Junior midfielder Samantha Matherly scored two second-half goals as the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers snapped a two-game winless streak with a 2-0 win over host North Oldham on Wednesday.

    Sophomore midfielder Lexy Hazle had both assists for the Lady Panthers (13-5-3), who improved to 6-1-1 in the last eight games.

    Senior keeper Audrey Duke stopped both of North Oldham’s shots.

  • Oct. 6, 2010: Obituaries

    James Guy ‘Jig’ Benningfield

    James Guy “Jig” Benningfield, 76, of Hodgenville, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.

    Survivors include five daughters, Karen Benningfield, Pam Thompson, Shawn Burnham, Shane McCoy and Diann Benningfield; and two sons, James Benningfield and James Eugene “J.C.” Benningfield.

    The funeral is at 3 p.m. Thursday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial in Old Mount Sherman Cemetery.