Today's News

  • Aug. 12, 2009: Obituaries

    Dorothy Stith Basham Dorothy Stith Basham, 88, of Clarkson, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. Survivors include a son, James R. Basham; and a daughter, Dorothy “Dot” McCall. The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT Thursday at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson with burial in Clarkson Cemetery. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. CDT

  • Junior and the Rosewood

    (EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second of a two-part story. In the first part, Junior suspects his wife, Miriam, is up to something because he has noticed what he considers odd behavior, such as furniture rearranged overnight. He has considered she might be trying to poison him.)

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: LaRue County opens with straight-set win (08/11)


  • July 28, 2009: Our readers write

    On unequal opinions

    We believe that all men are created equal, but that doesn’t mean that all opinions are equal. Some are based on facts and sound arguments while others are based on foolish notions, smooth rhetoric and even lies.

  • SEEK, ye shall not find



    HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin County Schools and Elizabethtown Independent Schools will lose thousands of dollars in funding for 2010, now that the state government isn’t increasing the amount of money districts receive for each student.

    Officials in both districts said they didn’t expect to have to make budget cuts to survive the loss of dollars, but have said they’re fearful of what the next few years will bring.

  • July 22, 2009: Our readers write


    Republicans and Democrats both

    are at fault

    If I were to believe what I read printed on the opinion page of the newspaper, I’d be convinced that my generation had the misfortune of electing the worst two presidents in history — in successive elections. Get a grip, people.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs get first win over Meade County (08/12)

    The News-Enterprise The senior tandem of Alyssa Gatlin and Amanda Vuleta combined for 13 kills, seven digs and one ace as the John Hardin High School volleyball team notched its first victory against area rival Meade County on Tuesday night, 26-24, 17-25, 25-14. “It was a great win for us. The girls all had one common goal and they wanted to come together. They showed me they w

  • Accused therapist released to home incarceration



    LOUISVILLE — A former Communicare therapist accused of crimes against an Elizabethtown teen and another male was denied a bond reduction Monday, but was allowed home incarceration, according to his attorney, Steve Mirkin.

  • July 24, 2009: Our readers write


    Tort reform would

    help fix health care

    Before fixing anything, should we not determine what the problem is? It would be foolish to replace an engine when it only needs spark plugs. When someone tried to reform our healthcare system, should they not first honestly assess its main problem? Most agree it is not the treatment received but its cost that is the main problem with our system.

  • HCS to honor 10 graduates

    The News-Enterprise

    Ten graduates of the Hardin County Schools District will be honored today as part of the 2009 Distinguished Alumni. A luncheon in their honor will be held at Nolin RECC from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.