Today's News

  • Maing FHA loan limits permanent


    Representatives of the National Association of Realtors testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity earlier this month and said making the current FHA loan limits permanent would ensure liquidity in the housing market. NAR’s belief is that it would make mortgages more affordable for qualified buyers at a time when the market is showing signs of a fragile recovery.

  • Oct. 7 Lending a Hand


  • Oct. 15, 2009: Services

    Thelma Lee Chapman, 90, of Irvington, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m. EDT today at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington with burial to follow in Louisville Memorial Gardens West in Louisville. Visitation continues at 8 a.m. EDT today at the funeral home.

  • Oct. 15, 2009: Obituaries

    Nola Christine Burgess Elliott

    Nola Christine Burgess Elliott, 84, of New Haven, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at Sunrise Manor Health Care in Hodgenville.

    Survivors include her husband, Kenneth W. Elliott; two sons, Dan Elliott and David Elliott; and her stepmother, Debbie Burgess.

    The funeral is at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Joseph L. Greenwell Funeral Home in New Haven with burial in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff.

  • Stimulus funds short-term career training

    Job fair: Fort Knox’s third annual job fair is scheduled for 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. today at the Leaders Club. Participating companies include UPS, Cardinal Health and Jewish Hospital.

  • Oct. 14, 2009: Obituaries

    Thelma Lee Chapman

    Thelma Lee Chapman, 90, of Irvington, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

     The funeral is at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington with burial to follow in Louisville Memorial Gardens West in Louisville.

     Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. EDT today and continues at 8 a.m. EDT Thursday at the funeral home.

    Mary Deeb

  • Don't Fear the Reapers

    IF YOU GO: Ron Blair and at least one other member of The Reaper Family can be seen in “An HCP Halloween,” a fundraising event for Hardin County Playhouse, which will be performed 8 p.m. Oct. 23, and 8 p.m. and midnight Oct. 24 at Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater Complex. No reservations are required. Tickets are $10 and are available at show times. For more information call (270) 351-0577.

  • Photo: Rainy day blues
  • Environmentalist urges action at ‘every level’



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The local chapter of the League of Women Voters is helping its national parent organization’s work on climate change.

    The Hardin County chapter of the League of Women Voters hosted Tom Fitzgerald, an environmentalist and attorney, to speak on climate change Tuesday evening at Pritchard Community Center.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Meade wins 9th District; LaRue finishes second in 16th (10/14)

    The News-Enterprise The Meade County Lady Waves won their third straight 9th District Volleyball Tournament championship with a 22-25, 25-9, 25-22 win over Grayson County on Tuesday. The top-seeded Lady Waves (19-11-1) improved to 2-1 this season against the second-seeded Lady Cougars (18-15). Meade County beat Grayson County in a district final for the third time since 200