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Today's News

  • Sept. 30 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, no new chapters had been added to the tale of two landfills in Hardin County as a proposed private industrial landfill on the south edge of Elizabethtown remained closed in the wake of reports that it could pollute half of the city's water supply and a site for the second landfill, to serve city and county, had not yet been selected. 20 years ago, Jim and Karolyn Nunnallee filed suit against Ford Motor Company on charges related to the Carrollton bus crash in which their daughter, Patty, died.

  • Sept. 24 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the health spa project planned for Elizabethtown was still a "go," but the project opening had been set back until late summer or early fall of the next year, according to its developer William Hartman.

  • Oct 1 Local History

    In Hardin County,

    30 years ago, former Louisville mayor, Harvey Sloane, who was running for the office of governor of Kentucky, walked through Hardin County as part of his goal to walk through the whole state. Sloane walked through Kentucky to find out the concerns of Kentuckians and to generate some publicity for his campaign.

  • Ask the Expert: What to look for when buying a planner

    By AMY KEELING WALTON   Here’s one you probably have never heard: Owning a planner is like owning a gun. Both cannot fulfill their purpose unless used wisely by their owners. I am not a gun owner myself, but my husband is.

  • Bright Yellow

    (NOTE: THIS IS THE FIRST OF A TWO-PART STORY.)

  • MOVE to end Alzheimer’s disease

    By MONICA RUEHLING

    Senior Living Columnist

  • Rubbing elbows with history

     

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Those on hand Saturday at the Hardin County History Museum were transplanted into a bygone era.

    While the museum is known as a touchstone to county roots, members of the Historic Downtown Costumed Walking Tour were present, conjuring up an interactive twist on the history the museum weaves. It was all part of a A Day at the Museum, designed to foster more interest in the museum by making its content more tangible.

  • E’town enacts nuisance ordinance to curb early morning trash pickup

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — City officials on Monday enacted an ordinance that will put restraints on the hours waste haulers pick up commercial trash within city limits. The Elizabethtown City Council voted, 4-2, to amend its solid waste franchise ordinance to prohibit commercial trash pickup from midnight to 5 a.m. with a fine attached. Councilmen L

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Norton gets hat trick as Central beats Ballard (09/20)

    The News-Enterprise Sophomore Lauren Norton scored three goals, including the game-winner with 12 minutes to go, to lift the Central Hardin Lady Bruins to a 4-3 win over Louisville Ballard on Saturday in their final game of the Lady Bulldog Cup at Louisville Male. Norton scored her first two goals on assists from senior Jamie Donahue, who scored Central Hardin’s third goal. Fr

  • Tuesday brings equinox and balance

     By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    Stories from the Heartland

    HARDIN COUNTY — If things these days seem out of balance — oh, like the economy or civility — then take a breath: Tuesday is the autumnal equinox.

    The whole world at 5:18 p.m. will cease to be cockeyed, at least in relation to the sun. The amount of daylight will be the same as that of night.

    You even can balance an egg on end. (OK, you can do that on days other than an equinox, but what fun is that?)