Today's News

  • Playing in the mud:

    IF YOU GO: The Young Professionals of Hardin County’s 3rd Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Field of Dreams at St. John Road between Ring Road and 31W Bypass. Teams with a minimum of six members and a maximum of eight members can be registered at a cost of $100 per team.

  • Fiction: Junior and the Rosewood

    (NOTE: This is the first of a two-part story.)

  • Aug. 6 editorial: Michigan, Indiana win battery lottery


    There’s no other way to say it. We’re disappointed that our community was not selected by President Obama to play a role in developing a light, long-lasting, inexpensive battery to power the cars and trucks of the future. Not to mention all the related business opportunities that would follow. There’s no use denying how we feel.

  • 'Julie and Julia' won't leave audiences hungry for more

      “Julie and Julia” Rated: PG-13 for brief strong language and some sensuality. Release Date: Aug.

  • Woman struck expected to recover



    ELIZABETHTOWN – A county employee and museum volunteer injured Tuesday when struck by a vehicle on North Mulberry Street is expected to recover, according to her employer, Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb.

    Tabb said Susan E. McCrobie was heading to surgery at noon Wednesday to repair a shattered femur.

    McCrobie was hit by a mini-van when crossing four lanes of North Mulberry Street (U.S.62), at Plum Alley.

  • Residents should be wary of unwanted home repair offers
  • County diverting state road money to county funds

    The News-Enterprise

    HARDIN COUNTY — Money normally allocated to tend to state roads within the confines of Hardin County has been approved for county road use, said Judge-Executive Harry Berry on Tuesday during a Fiscal Court work session.

    Though the county is receiving no additional funding, it has been approved to divert a little more than $300,000 in state road funding to county roads that need assistance, Berry said. 

  • Children in need to get new 'dos



    HARDIN COUNTY — A volunteer group will provide free haircuts this week to help children from low-income families look and feel their best when they head back to school this month.

    The local Kids Café has scheduled S’Hair-A-Cut for Saturday at New Hope Community Church between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

  • July 21, 2009: Our readers write


    Freedom or socialism

    Over the six months since Democrats have controlled the White House and Congress, our economy has gone from bad to worse. After years of making false claims that the economy was in the worst shape since the Depression, they have finally gotten what they wanted. Not, in the words of White House Chief of Staff Rahmn Emmanuel, wanting to let this crisis go to waste, the White House and Congress have gone on a radical program of change.

  • Aug. 6, 2009: Obituaries

    Patsy Ann Blair

    Patsy Ann Blair, 63, of Elizabethtown, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    She was the owner of the former Dixie House Restaurant in Clarkson.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, William Wesley and Alma Alice Burton; two sons, Jerry Burton and Johnny Willyard; a sister, Darlene Martin; and two brothers, Tommy and Charles Burton.