Today's News

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: Like father, like son (06/30)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Never in the 36-year history of the Sonny Chaput Award had a father and son won the honor given annually to a major leaguer in the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission. That changed Tuesday night when Brandt Pawley was presented the award by EABC major league representative Tom Disney and Mike Schaefer, the grand knight of the Eliza

  • More than fireworks

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com If you feel like doing more than just sitting on your porch with a sparkler this weekend, you’re in luck. Hardin County plans to celebrate Independence Day with an array of activities, including music, a play and, of course, fireworks. Radcliff, Fort Knox and Elizabethtown will have at least three programs with nighttime fireworks o

  • Area to honor veterans Monday

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com Memorial Day isn’t just a day off work in the Hardin County area, which is a community with strong military ties because of Fort Knox. From Radcliff to Hodgenville, several local events will honor veterans Monday. In Elizabethtown, American Legion Post 113 will have its annual Memorial Day parade and service. It is

  • July 1, 2010: Services

    Phyllis Ann Kampe Atteberry, 63, of Bonnieville, died Sunday, June 27, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT today at Brooks Funeral Home in Munfordville with burial in Weldon Cemetery in Bonnieville. Visitation continues from 9 to 11 a.m. CDT today at the funeral home.

  • Cecilia Homemakers learn about getting a “Home Makeover”

    The May meeting lesson for the Cecilia Homemakers about “Home Makeover” was given under the direction of Joyce Morris and Bettina Marple, who engaged the expertise of Morris’ daughter-in-law Sandy Morris who does this type of work as her profession. She, presented many interesting ideas for those wishing to redecorate their homes.

    This meeting was held at the Cecilia Ruritan Building due to the Cecilia Baptist Church Fellowship Hall being used as the Cecilia voting precinct.


  • Exchange program needs three host families



    Fifteen teenagers from Spain arrive tonight at Louisville International Airport but an organizer of the month-long educational exchange still needs three host families.

    The commitments to participate in Nacel’s Open Door summer program are modest, according to Joyce Inman, state coordinator. The students come from affluent families and have their own spending money. Most are from the northern part of Spain, and all are familiar with English.

  • Kentucky and federal tax homebuyer credits extended


    Within hours of the June 30 deadline, Congress passed an extension of the Homebuyer Tax Credit closing deadline, the Homebuyer Assistance and Improvement Act (H.R. 5623). The extension applies only to transactions that have ratified contracts in place as of April 30 that have not yet closed. The legislation is designed to create a seamless extension to a new closing deadline for eligible transactions, which is now Sept. 30. There will be no gap between June 30 and the date the president signs the bill into law.

  • Looking for support online

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com An Elizabethtown High School senior who plans to compete in this summer’s Miss Kentucky pageant soon will be one of 30 candidates in an online contest that will guarantee the winner a spot in the finals. To cast a vote for Jessica Caruso, it will cost $1 — although giving more is an option — with proceeds g

  • White Mills Days kicks off tonight

    White Mills Days Schedule of Events

    Friday 6 p.m. — Pet show; Cake walk 6:30 p.m. — Canoe race 7 p.m. — Little Miss and Master Contest; Beauty Contest Patriotic program and fireworks following pageants Saturday 7:45 a.m. — 5K run 10 a.m. — Parade

  • July 1, 2010, editorial: We 'Otter' celebrate

    How many of us have fond memories of Otter Creek Park? Good times spent hiking, tubing, horseback riding or dancing the night away at a special celebration at the lodge? Otter Creek Park offered a vast and wonderful array of activities for generations of residents and while our memories can never be taken away, the park was unfortunately closed and taken away from nature lovers in January of 2009. The park was a casualty of the City of Louisville budget crunch and since its closure, many have been working behind the scenes to bring it back to life.