Today's News

  • Dollars and Sense: The tax advantages of home ownership

    If you own your own home, there are significant tax advantages that can make the prospect more affordable. As a result of the uncertain economy, the federal government has also recently extended a popular tax credit through June of this year and broadened the number of people who qualify. The Kentucky Society of CPAs explains all the details.

    A break for first-time buyers and more

  • The Art of Performance: Tryouts - A Challenge for Talent

    By KEITH WILSON Performance organizations whether it is sport, music or theater often involve tryouts for their participants. The challenge for a performer or athlete is similar. How do you let the coach or judges see your talent and chose you for the team or organization? This past weekend I got to see a soccer tryout for a professional soccer team in Austin, Texas. The tension and the challenge of tryouts was evident in this venue as it is in every top level tryout.

  • Feb. 23, 2010: Obituaries

    Maura Crespo

    Maura Crespo, 72, of Vine Grove, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    Survivors include her husband, Rufino Crespo; three children, Maria E. Nieves, Roberto Siguenza and Emma E. Smith; nine grandchildren, Francisco, Francis, Aida, Roberto, Rufino, Vilma, Maureen, Emmanuelle and Gregory R.; 11 great-grandchildren, Mireia, Anzhel, Denis Jr., Frankie Jr., Alexis, Roberto, Aidan, Emma, Robert, Maura and Sofia; a brother, Humberto; and a sister, Elva.

  • PREP WRESTLING: John Hardin's success causes its coach to cut his hair (02/22)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com FRANKFORT — Adam Lindsey has a case of hair today, gone tomorrow – literally. John Hardin’s veteran wrestling coach promised his Bulldogs if they finished with four or more medalists Saturday at the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament, he would let his grapplers give him a haircut during the morning announcements. Beca

  • From the bookshelf: 'Chinese Cinderella'


    Chinese Cinderella Adeline Yen Mah Laurel Leaf

    List price:  $6.99 paperback

  • From the bookshelf: 'Footprints of Faith'

    "Footprints of Faith"

    Marie Eubanks Turner

    self published

    Available at The Bookstore: $12.50

    "There is a special Cadence, a rhythm to the soul,

    An essence of my existence, that I in reverence hold.

    This major thread of life, I've known and felt since birth,

    Endless and authentic, the music of God's earth."

    — Maire Eubanks Turner 


  • West Hardin honored for green achievement

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com STEPHENSBURG — A Hardin County Schools middle school is being recognized for an accomplishment only two other schools in the state have achieved. West Hardin Middle School is spotlighted this month on the Web site for the Environmental Education Council in Kentucky for being only one of three schools, and the only middle sch

  • Lunar celebration aimed to bring international adoptive families together

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Families in the greater Elizabethtown area who have adopted or are waiting to adopt internationally are invited to a Lunar New Year Celebration at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Kingdom Buffet, 611 W. Poplar St.

    Carla Breeding, who is organizing the celebration, said participating families will get a discount on the buffet and should RSVP to InternationalFamilies@ymail.com to let her know how many will attend.

  • Photos: KAPOS: A cheerful competition

    Area cheerleading squads competed last Saturday in the Kentucky Association of Pep Organization Sponsors’ State At-Large event in Bowling Green.

    Central Hardin High School, top photo, placed second in the state in the small co-ed division. Central Hardin also fielded a squad in the small varsity division. CHHS coach Shauna Thompson was named Outstanding Coach of the Year and CHHS cheerleader Shelby Stein received the Stella Gilb scholarship.

  • Ask the Expert: Repeat. Repeat. Repeat.

    If Pete and Repeat were sitting on a fence and Pete fell off, who’s left? (Repeat.)

    If Pete and Repeat were sitting on a fence and Pete fell off, who’s left? (Repeat.)

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    It’s the joke that never ends. Well, there are some things we have to do repeatedly that have a completion date of never. Let me help you find an easier way to do those monotonous tasks.

    Dirty laundry