Today's News

  • July 12: Our readers write

    Swope donation keeps Helping Hand moving On behalf of the staff, the Helping Hand Board of Directors and those we serve, I want to thank Carl and Bob Swope and the Swope Family of Dealerships for donating a 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck to Helping Hand. This truck will replace our previous truck, which was 18 years old. This donation allows us to continue picking up bread, food, f

  • West Point native receives title of Small Business Person of the Year

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com LOUISVILLE — Tom Masterson’s life has changed considerably in the last 10 years. The West Point native and Elizabethtown High School alumnus said he had a dream of becoming an electrician from an early age, ignited by his father’s work at Fort Knox. Yet he could never imagine it would take him all the way to the White H

  • July 14, 2009: Our readers write

    Coincidence or not?

    Thank you, News-Enterprise, for your recent editorials “Openness in E’town government” on 7/7/09 and “Leading the way” on 7/12/09. Without media’s aggressive efforts to uncover outrageous spending,  the public remains hoodwinked about outrageous abuses in tax spending.

  • June 21 editorial: A nauseating special session



    If the events of the past week’s legislative special session in Frankfort haven’t turned your stomach you have a  strong constitution ... or a very weak conscience.

    What began as an emergency session called by Gov. Steve Beshear to plug a leak in the state treasury, authorize electronic video gambling at horse tracks, provide new incentives for economic development and restart stalled bridge-building initiatives, in just a few days turned into an old-fashioned, blatant vote-buying frenzy.

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  • July 2, 2009, editorial: Democracy on a bucket

    This week, Iraqis took another major step toward complete sovereignty as U.S. troops pulled out of major cities there. And here at home, the U.S. is providing ever more examples of how democracy works.

  • July 7 Editorial: Openness in E'town government

    The Internet has opened the universe to exploration by folks like us sitting behind desks in our offices or in our living rooms with computers cradled in our laps. That’s not news anymore, of course. But the City of Elizabethtown has managed to take those opportunities provided by information technology to a new, productive level. By typing elizabethtownky .org residents of the

  • Kohls helps Habitat for Humanity

    Kohl’s Department Store brought seven employees out to a Habitat house under construction in Radcliff on July 16. This is the 22nd project for the Elizabethtown store. Kohl’s will donate $500 to Hardin County Habitat for Humanity.

  • RPD to bulk up manpower



    RADCLIFF — Radcliff Police Department is one of several law enforcement agencies within the state’s 2nd Congressional District that will be enlisting some new staffing.

    RPD was one of several departments chosen for a grant that will be administered through the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services through the COPS Hiring Recovery Program.

  • 7-24 Religion Briefs