Today's News

  • Circling the sky
  • Aug. 10, 2009: Our readers write

    Conservatism misjudged

    I would like to disagree with the writer of a letter (Conservatism in a rut, Aug. 6). His argument against conservatism was riddled with inaccuracies.

  • Boys 2 Men(tors)



    RADCLIFF —  A fraternal organization will continue building mentor relationships that began three years ago with high school students.

    The Boys 2 Men mentoring program, sponsored by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. today at North Hardin High School. The program, focused on high-school-aged boys, works to provide positive role models for them.

  • Free clinic sees surge in demand

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — The Community Health Clinic of Hardin and LaRue Counties on East Memorial Drive is accustomed to long lines and a heady waiting list, but the clinic has seen a surge of new patients this year, with numbers already nearing last year’s total. The influx of new patients comes as unemployment continues to place a strain o

  • Women's Equality Day service is Sunday



    RADCLIFF — A local church on Sunday plans to build on an event that happened more than 90 years ago: Women getting the constitutional right to vote.

    Women’s Equality Day, which roughly coincides with Wednesday’s national observation of the suffrage anniversary, will be celebrated at 5 p.m. at All Nations Worship Ministries.

  • Aug. 19 editorial: Thumbs up for resisting suds sales

    Leaders of the Elizabethtown - Hardin County Chamber of Commerce are to be commended for their continuing efforts to expand and improve the annual Heartland Festival to maintain its well-deserved reputation as one of the top-rated such events in Kentucky.

  • Aug. 13, 2009: Our readers write

    On Gates’ reaction

    As a black peace officer, this is how I would have handled either Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., or anyone else at a location which I thought was the scene of a burglary. I feel that it’s important to hear this situation from a black officer’s point of view as well as for the public to understand that no reader of this paper was there to see the any of the situation.

  • Getting a home inspection


    Hiring a professional home inspector can be one of the most important things you can do to make sure the home you are buying is in good condition. An independent authorized inspector can uncover defects with the house that could cost you a lot of money down the road.

  • Sponsorship down for Heartland Festival

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Despite a dip in sponsor support, the Kentucky Heartland Festival is expected to expand this year. Festival organizers have put additional resources toward music — and plan to have more arts and crafts booths during the Aug. 28-29 event at Freeman Lake Park. “We’re trying to improve the festival in t

  • Aug. 21, 2009: Services

     William Thomas “Rudy” Buckner died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009. The funeral is at 1 p.m. today at King Solomon Baptist Church, 1620 Anderson St., Louisville. Visitation is at 11 a.m. today at the church.