Today's News

  • Flooding leaves residents fuming



    A downpour Tuesday afternoon was an unwelcome dose of déjà vu for residents along Henon Lane in Elizabethtown.

    The area is flood prone: A heavy rain shower can place the neighborhood under water in a matter of hours. Residents are demanding answers from the city.

    Tausha McCubbins and her husband, Matthew, have been fighting floods for the past five years.

    “It’s a mess,” Tausha McCubbins  said Wednesday as she pointed out damage to her home.

  • July 29, 2010: Our readers write

    The weakness of ‘strongmen’

    Should Washington politicians muscle earmarked money to the bottom line of a private business? The answer is likely to be a chest-pounding “no” if coming from a Republican, a conservative, a Tea Party follower or any of the ranters who hang out on the political right.

  • Invitation spawns marijuana bust

    The News-Enterprise RADCLIFF — A Radcliff man was jailed Tuesday after police say they found marijuana growing at his home after he invited officers inside his house earlier this month. According to Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate, police responded to Carman Ray Dailey’s home after midnight July 23, after a report of a minor vehicle collision involving a

  • July 29: Services


  • Trainee critical after lightning strike at Knox



    An out-of-state college student was in critical condition Wednesday at University Hospital in  Louisville where she’s being treated for injuries caused Tuesday by lightning that struck a group of trainees on Fort Knox.

  • E’town woman wins Bowling Green pageant

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com A former Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant winner from Elizabethtown hit the road this summer to compete in seven pageants. The traveling paid off. Alex Perkins won the 2010 Miss Southern Kentucky Fair competition in Bowling Green earlier this week. The 20-year-old University of Kentucky student said she always wanted to w

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Ritz Cracker Pie

    By MARY ALICE HOLT I got a pleasant blast from the past recently when Carole Willis of Elizabethtown sent me a couple of recipes. Carole and I were involved in Girl Scouting as leaders years ago here in Hardin County; we enjoyed talking about food then, too. It was great to hear from her again. The recipe for Ritz Cracker Pie that is featured here is one Carole got from a friend, Dixie McAfee.

  • Where They're Playing

    Concert may include admission even if not listed.   July 30

    HOOKER will perform at Boonedock's, 6645 Flaherty Road, Vine Grove, (270) 828-8009.

    STONE THE CROW will perform at 3-Putt Willie’s, Pine Valley Golf Resort, 850 Pine Valley Drive, E’town, 8 p.m. POC: Sharon Smith, (502) 337-9446.   July 31

    HOOKER will perform at Boonedock's, 6645 Flaherty Road, Vine Grove. POC: (270) 828-8009.

  • Cruisin' the Heartland in search of ...

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA   A couple of weekends ago I found myself with my girlfriend, Rebecca Ricks, walking in downtown Elizabethtown about noon on a very warm July day during the Cruisin’ the Heartland event. Two things about this experience were unusual. First, we don’t do hot weather. We, in fact, avoid hot weather as much as possible.

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