Today's News

  • Counting the cost



    ELIZABETHTOWN — City officials have opted out of publicly condemning a number of expenses made by the Kentucky League of Cities for travel and other items, discarding a proposal to suspend its annual dues to the organization.

  • It's the same, only different

    By HOLLY TABOR htabor@thenewsenterprise.com Our baby is growing up. Since its birth day Sept. 17, Wednesday Magazine has graced Wednesday’s edition of The News-Enterprise with news and information for and about women.

  • Different name, same need:

    The News-Enterprise HARDIN COUNTY — Fiction writers in the Hardin County area are encouraged to submit their work to Wednesday's Woman, previously Wednesday Magazine. The name might have changed, but the need is still the same.

  • Experts: Elevator mishaps rarely produce serious injuries



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Emergency responses to malfunctioning elevators are not uncommon, but rarely do they lead to a life-threatening situation like the one Monday at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    According to rescuers and HMH reports, a cable-operated elevator stalled between the second and third floors before dawn, stranding a lone female patient inside.

  • Aug. 14 Obituaries

    Harold Wayne Bailey

    Harold Wayne Bailey, 65, of Magnolia, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at his residence.

    Survivors include his father, Gilbert Bailey; his wife, Jean Bailey; two daughters, Sheila Sexton and Jessica Shirley; and seven sons, Michael Bailey, Troy Bailey, Brian Bailey, Terry Bailey, Jonathan Bailey, Brandon Bailey and Cody Bailey.

    The funeral is at 2 p.m. CDT Sunday at Brooks Funeral Home in Munfordville with interment in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Magnolia.

  • Cable barriers prove successful on I-65

    Cable Barrier Impacts and Success

    Jefferson County – 589 impacts along 51 miles of cable barrier along 12 miles of barrier

    Bullitt: 9 hits along 6 miles of cable barrier

    Hardin: 6 impacts in 16 miles of barrier

    Hart and Barren counties: 9 impacts

    *Source: Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Districts 4 & 5



  • From the Bookshelf: 'Good Day! The Paul Harvey Story'

    "Good Day! The Paul Harvey Story" By: Paul J. Batura

    Regnery Publishing

    List Price: $18.45

    Rating: Three bookworms

  • Aug. 25, 2009: Obituaries

    Mae F. Cobb

    Mae F. Cobb, 73, of Hodgenville, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    She was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church and was a homemaker.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Shirley James Cobb; a daughter, Mary Ann Adkins; her parents, George Washington and Beatrice Cawrley Andrews; a grandson, Terrell Ford; a sister; and three brothers.

  • Grayson to stop Thursday in E’town

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Secretary of State Trey Grayson said the decisions made in Washington today will affect future generations, and he is prepared to play a role in finding solutions, particularly when it comes to the country’s unstable economic status. “We’ve got to restore our nation’s fiscal health,

  • Hospital worker hurt in elevator shaft fall

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN —  A Hardin Memorial Hospital worker was injured early Monday morning after falling down an elevator shaft.

    The employee had been stranded in an elevator between floors when “appropriate staff responded quickly to assist,” according to a hospital statement.