Today's News

  • July 8 editorial: Fair time in Hardin County

    THE ISSUE: Summer in the Heartland

    OUR VIEW: A time to build memories

    There’s nothing better than summertime in the Heartland: the balmy nights with fireflies dotting the sky, the smell of charcoal and hamburgers, the excitement of summer festivals and fairs.

  • Youth put 'green' streak on display



    ELIZABETHTOWN— The work of 30 teams coalesced into one final competition Friday afternoon at Pritchard Community Center, where eight teams representing the eight counties in the Lincoln Trail Area Development District presented “green” entrepreneurial proposals as part of Green Summer Forever, a six-week program created through the Green Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute(GEL-IN).

  • June 23 editorial: When relief becomes privilege

    A bill working its way through Congress would extend many provisions of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to the spouses of those service members.

  • June 19 editorial: Need for summer blood donations

    THE ISSUE: Blood donation slowdown

     OUR VIEW: Need takes no holiday

    Summer months bring a decrease in blood donations as people alter their normal routines. The demand, however, increases as warm weather, vacation-time outdoor recreation and travel result in accidents, many of which require blood transfusions.

  • July 22, 2009: Obituaries

    Margaret M. Summers Brand

    Margaret M. Summers Brand, 83, of Florissant, Mo., died Tuesday, July 14, 2009.

  • July 27, 2009: Services


  • Crime Stoppers tip nets result in stolen light-bar case

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Tip nets result in solved stolen light-bar case Responding to a plea last week for community help in solving recent thefts of lights used atop utility trucks, a telephone tipster connected Elizabethtown police with suspects and stolen items Thursday. According to EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby, the useful information came via Hardin County Crime Stopp

  • July 16, 2009: Our readers write

    ‘Divided we fell’

    In defense of Harry Braxton, I am compelled to respond to Donnah Lee’s comments in The News Enterprise July 3.  The title of that correspondence would have more aptly been, “Divided We Fell.”

  • July 13, 2009: Our readers write

    Destroyed from within

    During the 1950s, Nikita Khrushchev pounded his shoe on a table at the United Nations and shouted that he would “destroy the United States from within, without firing a shot.” Later, he said “we cannot expect Americans to jump from capitalism to communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving Americans small doses of socialism until they suddenly awake to find that they have communism.”

  • July 23, 2009: Obituaries

    Genette McCord Bowden

    Genette McCord Bowden, 51, of Radcliff, died Monday, July 20, 2009, at the Veterans Hospital in Louisville.

    Survivors include her husband, Michael Bowden; and a son, Rahsaan Isaac.

    The funeral is at noon Monday at Percell & Sons Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff.

    Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.   Charles Robert Garnett