Today's News

  • Guthrie opposes health care bill



    The Republican who represents Hardin County in Congress said he won’t support the recently announced House health care reform bill in its current form.

    Rep. Brett Guthrie, of Bowling Green, said in a telephone interview Friday that private insurers won’t be able to compete with a government-run program in the Affordable Health Care for America Act.

  • Thomas-Senamontry


    Larry and Theresa Thomas of Cecilia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Ann, to Kim Lee Senamontry, son of Khamtanh and Katamphone Senamontry of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Central Hardin High School, a 2004 graduate of Western Kentucky University. She earned her master’s in counseling in 2007 and is an elementary school teacher with Hardin County Schools.

  • Prunty-Martin


    Eddie and Melinda Prunty of Greenville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hillary Rae, to Kyle Jared Martin, son of Hoyt and Brenda Martin of Magnolia.

  • Pattersons celebrate 55th wedding anniversary


    Roy and Mattie Hodges Patterson of Sonora celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary with their family at Doe Run Inn on Aug. 14, 2009.

    They were married Aug. 14, 1954, in Jeffersonville, Ind.

    Mr. Patterson is retired from Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance and is a member of First Baptist Church in Sonora.

    Mrs. Patterson is a homemaker and is also a member of First Baptist Church in Sonora.

    They have eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


  • Oct. 29, 2009: Services

    Ginger Renae Beard, 40, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Round Top Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

    Albert Anthony Carter, 76, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Friday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff. Burial with military honors in North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today and begins at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

  • Red Cross offers classes to the public for October

    The American Red Cross will conduct the following classes in October. IACET CEUs are available for Red Cross training. Registration is open. In honor of those who serve, active duty military discounts are available but must be requested at time of payment. Classes are at the Red Cross Office at 405 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown, unless otherwise stated. For information or to register for a class, call 765-4979.

    Safe on My Own (ages 8-11), 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 5, $10.

  • Kohl’s A-Team helps at Warm Blessings
  • PREP FOOTBALL: Elizabethtown preps for ticked off Tigers (10/30)



    BARDSTOWN — Jimmy Noblin knows his Elizabethtown Panthers could be walking into a hornet’s nest when they travel to Nelson County tonight to take on former district rival Bardstown.

    That’s because the host Tigers (4-5) are coming off a stunning 27-17 loss last week at Class 1-A, District 4 rival Fort Knox, which snapped the host Eagles’ 40-game losing streak over the past four seasons.

  • Oct. 30 Obituaries

    George D. ‘Papaw’ Gray

    George D. “Papaw” Gray, 55, of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, in Hebron.

    He was a native of East Chicago, Ind., was a Kentucky Colonel and was retired from the U.S. Army. He worked for Elizabethtown Schools and Pepsi after retiring from the Army.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Gayle Gray in November 2007.

  • GIRLS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Mattingly cruises to fifth straight conference crown (10/30)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com BRANDENBURG — Rain or shine, nothing seems to slow Maggie Mattingly down. A John Hardin High School senior, Mattingly won her fifth straight Lincoln Trail Heartland Conference title in convincing fashion Thursday at the Brandenburg Telecom headquarters. Mattingly won the 62-runner race in 20 minutes, 8.6 seconds, finishing 45