Today's News

  • Agencies offer flooding assistance



    Representatives from federal agencies visited Hardin County on Thursday to spread the word that local residents are eligible for flooding assistance.

    Homes in the Colesburg area were damaged last month when the Rolling Fork River spilled over its banks after heavy rains.

    A preliminary assessment by the Federal Emergency Management Agency on May 20 showed 19 homes were impacted.

  • Same Helping Hand, new ‘better suited’ location



    An Elizabethtown group that helps the poor has moved from a former church to a former car dealership.

    Helping Hand of the Heartland began seeing clients Wednesday in the former Herb Jones lot just south of the county courthouse on Dixie Avenue.

  • June 4: Services


  • Graduation / Dropout rates

     Graduation Rates (in percentages)

    Elizabethtown High School

    2005 – 87.30 2006 – 89.95 2007 – 86.88 2008 – 84.57 2009 – 85.19

    John Hardin High School

    2005 – 82.96 2006 – 84.32 2007 – 87.08 2008 – 88.95 2009 – 91.02

    North Hardin High School

  • Fort Knox soldier still missing at lake



    Investigators looking for a Fort Knox soldier who’s been missing since submerging Saturday at Taylorsville Lake say the 22-year-old may have had trouble normalizing his blood-sugar content before getting into the water.

    Sgt. Scott Herndon, a law enforcement officer with Kentucky’s Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, said friends of Spc. Anthony M. Carter commented about their colleague’s inability to keep his diabetes in check with insulin in the days before he disappeared.

  • Guthrie hosts local town hall forum



    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie on Wednesday talked with constituents about an array of issues – from immigration laws to federal debt and raw milk.

    The forum at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College was part of a series of GOP-sponsored events called America Speaking Out.

    Guthrie, who is on a Memorial Day recess, has had four such forums and plans more.

  • Sonora Days poised to fill the streets



    Main Street will be hopping in Sonora the next two days.

    You might see a car cruise or a parade. Or hear music or watch cloggers.

    Or you may just see area veterans honored for their commitment to freedom with a cake and punch event. It’s all part of Sonora Days today and Saturday, and while there will be a handful of other venues, Main Street will host the majority of the events.

  • 5TH REGION SOFTBALL: Nelson County tops Central Hardin (06/02)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Central Hardin’s consistently faulty defense finally unraveled in a history-making loss Tuesday night. After committing a combined seven errors in their previous two postseason outings, the Lady Bruins opened the game with the first of their four infield errors and Nelson County’s upperclassmen trio of Paige Holt, Lacy Haga

  • Grad, dropout rates improve for most local schools



    Graduation and dropout rates for the class of 2009, released this week, showed improvement in most areas for local schools.

    John Hardin High School had the highest graduation rate of the four local high schools, and Central Hardin High School had the lowest dropout rate. All four schools lowered their dropout rate from 2008 to 2009, and three of the four schools increased graduation rates from 2008;  Central Hardin did not.

  • June 3, 2010, editorial: Needed road creates conflict for some

    Home is where the heart is. And for many of us, this adage speaks not only to the importance and significance of loved ones with whom we share a dwelling, but also sentimental attachment to the very houses and grounds on which they’re built. Anyone who is blessed with the experience and ability to  fondly reflect on their childhood home can understand the truth exuded through this axiom.