Today's News

  • Voter registration deadline nears

    Staff Report

    Kentuckians wanting to vote in the Nov. 2 general election have until Monday to register.

    Hardin Countians not already registered may obtain a voter registration card from the Hardin County Clerk’s office in downtown in Elizabethtown.

    Clerks offices statewide will accept voter registration cards until the close of business Monday.

    Registration cards also can be obtained online at www.vote.ky.gov/register.

  • North Hardin band finishes third in Bands of America event

    The News-Enterprise

    North Hardin took home third place Saturday night at the Bands of America contest at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville.

    After the finals, the Trojan Band’s score of 77.35 was identical to Adair County’s total on the judge’s sheets. By rule, the general effects score is used as a tiebreaker to determine placement and that gave second place to Adair County.

    Carmel, Ind., High won the contest, which attracted bands from four states, with a score of 82.15.

  • Sept. 17, 2010: Obituaries

    Roy Hodge Jr.

    Roy Hodge Jr., 69, of Leitchfield, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010, at his residence.

    Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Hodge and Ginger Lynn Bruce.

    Graveside services are at 11 a.m. CDT today at McGrew Cemetery with burial to follow.

    Watkins-Oller Funeral Home in Leitchfield is in charge of arrangements. Robert L. ‘Bob’ Hoggard

  • Aug. 4 Local History


  • Sept. 8 Local History


    30 years ago, Inge “Yasmeen” Barnes began teaching a six-week Mideast dance class for Elizabethtown Community College’s continuing education program. 20 years ago, Hardin County Metro United Way set a goal for the year of $428,500; the goal for 1989 had been $325,000, but United Way had raised about $70,000 more than that goal.  

  • Sept. 3 Local History


  • PREP GOLF: Panthers, Harrell, Meredith earn trips to State (9/29)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The Elizabethtown Panthers didn’t get the prize they had their hearts set on, but it was still good enough to get them to where the Panthers wanted to go. The same could be said for Central Hardin junior Kyle Harrell. The Panthers fin

  • Sept. 17, 2010 Editorial: How big is your box?


    The overall poverty rate in the United States climbed to 14.3 percent, approximately one in seven people, the Census Bureau reported Thursday in its annual report on the economic well-being of households.|

    That’s food for thought this weekend as many of us choose between enjoying Howevalley Day, Upton Days, Vine Grove’s Autumn Daze, Western Hardin County Days, the Parade of Homes, going to the movies or any other pleasant pastime.

    It’s hard to enjoy much of anything when you don’t have a permanent roof over your head.

  • Signs of reform



    Hardin Memorial Hospital’s board of trustees approved an employee health-care plan Tuesday that holds employee-only premiums stable but places increases on larger coverage plans.

    The plan also implements new regulations called for in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act enacted in March by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama.

  • Aug. 17 Local History