Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin storms past Madison Central

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com LEBANON — Explosive is a word often associated with the John Hardin offense. In the first half Saturday night against the Madison Central Indians in the Marion County Pigskin Classic, the offense was more fizzle and lacked the usual fireworks generated by past Bulldog teams.

  • Aug. 18, 2009: Our readers write

    On health care and Gitmo

    The Hardin Co. Executive Committee tasked our chairman to contact U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie for a recess briefing on Congress. It occurred Aug. 6 in Radcliff. The briefing was advertised, and it was a standing room only event.

    The chairman introduced Guthrie, indicating he was going to talk about health care, and his trip to the prison facility in Cuba.

  • Kentucky at "regional" outbreak status for swine flu



    HARDIN COUNTY — The Center for Disease Control and Prevention classifies Kentucky as having “regional” outbreaks of the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, but an official at the Lincoln Trail District Health Department said the cases the state has so far seen have been mild.

  • ECTC instructor becomes student again



    ELIZABETHTOWN — An instructor at the local community college decided the best way to help his students was to go back to school himself.

    Gary Stearns, who teaches history at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, attended the International Summer School of History at Cambridge University in England in July. Stearns spent two weeks at the university taking history classes with more than 80 students from 21 countries.

  • BOYS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: John Hardin wants to go back to State (08/31)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com The goal is simple for the John Hardin Bulldogs: Get back to the KHSAA State Championships. Since the school opened in 2001, the Bulldogs have only qualified for State twice – in 2001 (Class 2-A) and last year (3-A). John Hardin was the only area 3-A team to qualify last year, and finished 18th. Led

  • Aug. 31, 2009: Obituaries

    Cora Underwood Curry

    Cora Underwood Curry, 88, of Elizabethtown, passed away, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at her residence.

    She was a charter member of Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church in Hodgenville, and was retired from civil service at Fort Knox.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Harvey Curry; her parents, Elmer Wesley and Nancy Stillwell Underwood; a sister, Dortha Underwood; and four brothers, the Rev. Edgar Underwood, Herman Underwood, Stanley Underwood, and Henry Underwood.

  • Area properties to be considered for National Register



    A state review board on Thursday will consider nominations of Elizabethtown and Hodgenville properties for the National Register of Historic Places.

    Of the nine items in Kentucky to be reviewed, one nomination is the expansion of the Hodgenville Commercial Historic District and the other is the addition of an Elizabethtown home to the National Register.

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  • Aug. 28,2009: Services

     Mae F. Cobb, 73, of Hodgenville, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Hodgenville First Baptist Church with burial in Hubbard Cemetery in Hodgenville. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville.

  • Sept. 1, 2009: Our readers write


    People are not budget items

    Last year at this time I underwent surgery and chemotherapy treatment for cancer. Thanks to the availability of treatment and the wonderful skills of my surgeon, Dr. Crain, my onocologist, Dr. Deshmukh, and the nurses, I survived. I am cancer-free now, but cancer is unpredictable. Thanks to good friends and family, I stayed positive and was never in doubt about the outcome.