Today's News

  • Dec 31, 2009 editorial: Stand by for good news

    While it’s been a year of uncertainty, economic turmoil and political change in Hardin County and the nation, there have been high points, too. Here are a few — but by no means all — of the good news stories we were privileged to share with readers this year.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Seniors lead Lady Bulldogs over Menifee (12/30)

    The News-Enterprise Senior post Jacobi Sanders and senior guard Shelby Eckerd each scored 10 points to lead the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs to a 61-38 victory over Menifee County in the First Southern National Bank/Roy’s BBQ Classic at Russellville on Tuesday. Sanders also had five rebounds and Eckerd had four steals as the Lady Bulldogs (4-6) won for the fourth time in

  • Legislators foresee tough session ahead



    FRANKFORT — The Kentucky General Assembly will stare down the barrel of another budget shortfall in 2010, and local legislators agree it will be a difficult task to reach an accord on where needed cuts shall fall.

    “It’s gonna be an arm wrestling session,” said Rep. Tim Moore, R-Elizabethtown.

    The exact dimensions of the blow are hazy at the moment, but legislators representing Hardin County said the state may have to make deeper cuts than it has previously.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Goedde, Krupinski lead Central over Male (12/31)

    The News-Enterprise Sophomore forward Abbi Goedde and junior post Kristina Krupinski each posted a double-double to lead the Central Hardin Lady Bruins to a 53-49 win over tournament host Louisville Male on Wednesday in the Bulldog Holiday Bash. Goedde led the Lady Bruins (3-9) with 16 points, 12 rebounds, one assist and one block, while Krupinski had 13 poi

  • Dec. 31 Services

    Helen Marie Botto, 83, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Hardin Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation begins at noon today at the funeral home.

  • Cox's Creek man killed in single-vehicle crash



    GLENDALE — A Nelson County man died Thursday afternoon at the scene of a single-vehicle crash just past exit 86 on Interstate 65 in Glendale.

    Kentucky State Police said the 58-year-old Cox’s Creek resident was southbound on I-65 when his vehicle left the roadway on the right shoulder and struck a tree. His name had not been released as of Thursday afternoon.

  • Charities ready for year-end rush



    HARDIN COUNTY — Making charitable donations sounds like a good New Year’s resolution; but for some, it’s something to do before the clock strikes midnight.

    Some local charitable organizations see an increase in giving right before the new year, when donors are looking for ways to get a little extra back from Uncle Sam. But whenever donations are made and for whatever reason, donors need to know what they need to make those deductions.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL OPINION: Wildcats are still learning (12/30)

    LEXINGTON – Fourteen wins. Zero losses. That’s where the Kentucky Wildcats, who are ranked third in the nation, stand following Tuesday night’s 104-61 rout of the Hartford Hawks at Rupp Arena. Even with the addition of first-year coach John Calipari and some highly touted recruits, not many probably thought this is where Kentucky would be heading into the

  • Paralyzing ice storm the top story for 2009


    2000: Liquor sales approved in Radcliff

    2001: Impact of 9/11 attacks

    2002: Hardin loses out on Hyundai plant

    2003: Local business owner Victor Moseley battles lingerie giant Victoria's Secret in trademark issue

    2004: Commissioner form of county government voted in

    2005: Fort Knox spared from BRAC decision; post to stay open

    2006: Smoking ordinances passed in Elizabethtown, Hardin County