Today's News

  • An old classic has become new again

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com Stone Hearth’s story may be familiar to many because of its 33-year history in Elizabethtown. But its recent history is about something old becoming new again. The retelling of the Stone Hearth story begins with an invasion into their kitchen where Faye Fehnel, who has worked in the restaurant’s kitchen for 20 years, prepared

  • Ex-UK player pleads guilty to ticket scam



    Appearing in a faded green Fleming County Detention Center jumpsuit, former University of Kentucky Wildcats basketball player Derrick Millar pleaded guilty to four counts of felony theft by deception Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court in exchange for a probated four-year sentence.

    The conviction stems from Millar scamming local Wildcat fans by selling them tickets, which he failed to deliver.

  • Aug. 11: Services

    Silas Dayton Brawner, 3, son of William and Ashley Eggen Brawner of Elizabethtown, died Saturday Aug. 7, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Friday at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Tereasa Roades King, 54, of Louisville, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010.

  • Guthrie to host Fort Knox contracting fair



    Businesses wondering how to profit from the Fort Knox Army post realignment are invited to attend a Government Contracting Information Fair on Wednesday.

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  • Ask the Expert: Looking ahead to flu season


    It’s hard to believe, but flu season is just around the corner. The best way to prevent or lessen the severity of the flu is to get vaccinated every fall.

  • I'll fly away



    Elizabethtown city officials could review acceptable uses of the city emblem next week after a local man asked to purchase a city flag.

    Churchill Court resident Zenon Garcia on Monday told city officials he tried to purchase a flag to use in association with his band because all of the members are from Elizabethtown and wanted to represent the city, but his request was denied because the city has trademarked the emblem depicted on the flag.

  • Cecilia Days begins Friday



    A local festival will enter its fifth decade this weekend.

    Cecilia Days is Friday and Saturday, celebrating its 41st year.

    The festival will begin Friday evening with cornhole games, a fish dinner and several pageants. The parade kicks off Saturday’s activities, and is followed by a tractor display, multiple musical acts, a car show, an auction, a magician and a talent show. Fireworks will cap off the festival in the evening.

  • The Art of Performance: Time for youth sports


    This is that great time of the year when school starts for students. It also is the time for fall youth sports.

    There are a number of reasons why kids can enjoy being part of youth sports.

    First, being on a sports team is a way to have fun being active with other kids. It's a great way to spend more time with friends and it provides opportunities to meet new friends. When sharing in the tasks of practice and playing games, kids form bonds with their peers that sometimes turn into lifelong friendships.