Today's News

  • The Art of Performance: Fear Can Destroy A Performance

    By Dr. Keith Wilson An important performance principle is the “Thought-Performance Interaction.” This is the interrelationship between thought, emotions and physiology and its impact on performance. My last column focused on the power of thinking and performance. Mia Hamm was used as an example of a pioneer who popularized a specific performance technique to change negative internal self-talk. This column is going to focus on the second component of the “Thought Performance Interaction” which is emotions.

  • Post-event depression

    Everyone has had those days. The days that come just after something amazing in your life ends and leaves you feeling downright depressed.   You see an incredible movie, read a highly anticipated book, or view the last episode of a long and meaningful TV show and have great time doing so, but then you wake up the next day feeling a regretful emptiness because your anticipation has come to an end. Recently, a large number of teens have suffered from this depression because of the large quantity of great movies, TV shows and books that have been rel

  • Candidates speak at AM Rotary meeting

    Guest speakers at the April 16 meeting of the Hardin County AM Rotary were Jenny Pitts and Larry Ashlock— candidates for Hardin County Attorney. Pictured are Jenny Pitts, Club President Marty Fulkerson and Larry Ashlock. To learn more about the Hardin County Rotary Club, visit www.hardincountyrotary.org.


  • Ring Road extension clears hurdle



    The Kentucky Court of Appeals has denied a petition for rehearing a case that is tying up a $17 million project to extend Ring Road to the Western Kentucky Parkway in Elizabethtown.

    This, however, does not mean the work is a go.

    Midway attorney Hank Graddy — who represents the McGehees, the property owners fighting the extension — said he is considering taking the matter a step further to the state Supreme Court.

  • Just for Kix



    Local employers and those seeking jobs have a new federally funded resource to connect in the labor market.

    Launched on Monday, the Internet site — www.kix.com — is part of the Wired65 project, which aims to integrate the region’s workforce and economic development initiatives.

  • Heritage Council rolls out downtown initiatives



    After meeting with Elizabethtown city officials in January to outline a series of proposals pertaining to downtown improvement, the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council has fleshed out two initiatives aimed at breathing new life into the area.

  • RISING VOICES: Facebook Discussion

    The following is a response to a Facebook discussion question asking local teens: What did you do for Valentine's Day?

    I just had a regular old day. - Caleb Moore


    Who are or were you cheering for in the NCAA March Madness?

    Hey teens! We want to know WHAT YOU SAID! To voice your thoughts and see what other local teens are saying, visit the Rising Voices Facebook page and join in the discussion.


  • Habitat for Humanity puts women in spotlight

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com A home in the midst of construction at 319 Guthrie Place in Elizabethtown is nearing its completion, and it has received more than one woman’s touch. Hardin County Habitat for Humanity is hosting a decking ceremony noon Wednesday at the work site, where a crew of women volunteers and sponsors will deck the home as part of

  • April 26, 2010: Obituaries

    Nick D. Ashley

    Nick D. Ashley, 30, of Brandenburg, passed away Saturday. April 24, 2010.

    He is survived by his wife: Sarah Ashley; two children, Devin and Justin Ashley; and his parents, Donald and Wendy Ashley.

    The funeral is 11 a.m. Tuesday from the Chapel of the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg with burial to follow in Wortham Cemetery near Leitchfield.

    Visitation will be from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Monday and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home

  • RISING VOICES: Point/Counterpoint

    By: Autumn Sandlin