Today's News

  • ELECTION UPDATE: Rider earns opportunity to challenge Berry

    At the top of the local ticket Tuesday, Elizabethtown businessman Al Rider won the Democratic nomination for Hardin County judge-executive.

    Rider will face two-term incumbent Republican Harry Berry in the November general election.

    “It’s a challenge,” he said. “I’m an underdog.”

    Rider finished with more than 50 percent of the vote, capturing 4,652 votes. Perry Malito finished second with 2,927 votes and Tim Hinson was third with 1,364 votes. 

  • RISING VOICES: Correction

    The News-Enterprise is committed to accuracy in its news reports and wishes to correct two items that appeared in an article titled "A look back on the past decade," in the Jan. 25 issue of Rising Voices.

    The 21st century officially began Jan. 1, 2001, therefore nine years have passed since the beginning of the century.

    Three U.S. presidents have been in office since the century began: Bill Clinton, for less than a month; George W. Bush, for eight years; and Barack Obama, for just more than a year.

  • Elementaries face off in fitness challenge

    Marine Fitness Challenge tests to see if kids are fighting fit



    Spectators and contestants decked out in team colors watched on bleachers and dotted the gym floor. It would have looked like any other sporting event, except instead of two teams facing off, there were almost a dozen.

  • RISING VOICES: March's student editor

      Amira Bryant, a junior at John Hardin High School, has always wanted to write for a professional paper. She joined Rising Voices because she wants her voice to be heard. She plays basketball, softball and tennis and is a member of Students Against Drunk Driving, pep club, drama club and Health Rocks. She also enjoys reading, writing, playing Halo and playing sports. She volunteers at the American Red Cross and Fort Knox Youth Services and is considering a future career in the fields of sociology, architecture or screenwriting.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Harness honored at prep combine (5/18)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com John Hardin sophomore Jeremy Harness had quite a weekend in St. Louis. Harness was named Most Valuable Player of the Schuman’s National Underclassmen Combine in St. Louis, which was held over the weekend.

  • Smashed by bolts from the blue
  • Precincts hope for large turnout


    • Polls are open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voters in line at 6 p.m. will be allowed to vote.
    • Voters must present a valid form of identification.
  • PREP SOFTBALL: North wins, LaRue falls (05/18)

    The News-Enterprise Junior Andrea Whelan struck out 10 as the North Hardin Trojans snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over 5th Region rival Adair County on Monday. Whelan scattered four hits – all singles – against the visiting Lady Indians, who saw their five-game winning streak end. Seniors Brooke Simmons and Beth Fariello and Whelan each went 2-for-4, w

  • Jail cook charged for fake prescription


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    Randy Stephen Cook, 56, manager of the kitchen in Hardin County Detention Center, experienced a taste of life behind bars Saturday after he was accused of attempting to buy medication with an altered prescription form.

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