Today's News

  • Fighting the flu

    Hardin County’s flu outbreak reported in early December appears to be under control.
    The Lincoln Trail District Health Department is not receiving reports of increased influenza activity from local health care providers, Regional Epidemiologist Karen Card said. The outbreak affected mostly youths.
    As for the local reduction of elevated flu rates, Card credited school-based vaccination clinics, which inoculated thousands of people last month, and a winter break from classes.

  • Nelson helped make the mold

    We are in an exciting time in Hardin County, so we focus on the present and the future.
    Too often, we overlook the past and what many who have led us in Hardin County have done.
    In many ways the life we lead and the path we are on is because of those who have served Hardin County well over the years.
    One of those people was Lenn Lee Nelson.
    Nelson served on Hardin County Fiscal Court for 16 years representing Vine Grove and the county.
    He died Dec. 31. He was 82.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

    SYMPATHY. Sympathy to the families of Betty Horn, Louie Hodge, Maurice Schimmels, Lenn Lee Nelson, Carlie Jenkins, Gary Bennett, Kenny Pike and Thelma Skaggs.

    SCHOOLS. Hardin County Schools will be dismissed Jan. 17 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

    CHURCH NEWS. On Jan. 16 at 6 p.m., a community service will be held at Unity Baptist Church. Brother Elbert Peters will speak.

  • Wesley Hilltop Seniors travel to Bardstown

    The Wesley Hilltop Seniors went on an outing to the Stephen Foster Restaurant in Bardstown on Oct. 14. They had an enjoyable time, eating lunch and having fellowship together. Back row, standing, Randall Clauson, Donna Means, Roy Harper, Lucille Harper and Joe Nagel; front row, standing, Sally Sherwood, Patsy Sullivan, Virginia Nagel, Dorothy Nunn, David Means, Distie Miller and George Coleman; seated from left, Etta Hicks, Naomi Romans, Gladys Givan, Judy Sandfer, Laura Mae Cox, Sue Sydnor and Evelyn Jones.

  • United Way shy of goal

    United Way of Central Kentucky is making a last-minute push to draw closer to its $1.1 million fundraising goal.
    The 2010 campaign as of Tuesday had brought in $886,022. The agency plans to campaign aggressively through the end of January, Executive Director Chris Wilborn said.
    United Way raises money for 15 area organizations, including the American Red Cross and SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program. The agency serves Hardin, Grayson, LaRue and Meade counties.

  • TEASCC needs singers

    For 10 years, The Elizabethtown Area Sacred Community Choir has presented an annual concert to the community.
    The choir will present “Melodious Milestones and Resurrection Requiem” in March, but needs singers for the choir.
    Anyone 15 and older who can commit to the practices is invited to sing with the choir.
    Rehearsals are 2:30–4:30 p.m. Sundays from Jan. 9-Feb. 27 at First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Pear Orchard Road, Elizabethtown. Childcare will be provided.

  • Radcliff, E'town to hoop it up

    It may not be as storied a rivalry as Kentucky vs. Louisville, but two local mayors want to reignite the competitive juices between their respective cities.
    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall and Elizabethtown Mayor Tim Walker announced this week a plan to reinstate a fundraiser that will take the form of a sports game between the two cities’ employees.

  • An ode to the outgoing chief

    Change. Sometimes it’s not a word I’m fond of. Change can bring good things, but it can take aspects out of your life that you’re not sure you want to lose.
    Change is happening at The News-Enterprise this week. Features Editor Holly Tabor is leaving our comfortable little team to go back to school for a master’s degree to teach high school English. I know, we’ve all told her she’s crazy, but after dealing with the features team, teenagers should be a piece of cake.

  • Movie Review: The best and worst of 2010

    By Becca Owsley
    The movies of 2010 were full of great high points, extremely low points and a lot of movies hovering in between.

  • It's Elvis's birthday ... thank you, thank you very much

    The News-Enterprise