Today's News

  • E-town woman styled star's hair, won in horse ring



    ELIZABETHTOWN — When Louise Wood styled hair at a Tennessee department store, she’d know when a particular customer had arrived.

    A — “Howwwdeee!” — would peal through the balcony salon at Loveman’s in Nashville.

    The late Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon didn’t look like she did on the Grand Ole Opry stage. No $1.98 price tag dangled from her hat.

  • Teen cyclist struck by car on Ky. 567

    The News-Enterprise

    Kentucky State Police say a teen cyclist struck by a vehicle Saturday afternoon will recover.

    According to KSP activity reports, a 16-year-old bicyclist was riding along Springfield Road, about three miles outside Elizabethtown, when he was struck by a car.

    The collision occurred around 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Police were at the scene of the wreck for about one hour.

    Complaining of leg and hip pain, the teen was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries, according to KSP.

  • ‘He saved my life’



  • Soldier's Knox funeral Friday



    FORT KNOX — The funeral of a U.S. Army soldier killed last month in Afghanistan is scheduled for Friday at a chapel on post.

    Staff Sgt. Edward Bernard Smith, 30, died Sept. 24 in Omar Zai after a roadside bomb detonated, according to the Department of Defense.

    Smith, who was from Homestead, Fla., was with the 23rd Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division out of Fort Lewis, Wash.

  • Oct. 4, 2009, editorial: Help Wanted


    Positions Available: Eight magistrates to take over work of three commissioners.

    Responsibilities: Spend other peoples' money, debate county judge-executive; vote. No heavy lifting.

    Experience: None necessary.

    Skills: Ability to get elected. 

    Full time/Part time: Part-time job, full-time pay.

    Compensation: Generous $48, 472 package. 

  • Fort Knox flu clinic reopens

    The News Enterprise

    Fort Knox’s flu clinic is slated to reopen today.

    The clinic, located on the first floor of Ireland Army Community Hospital, temporarily closed last week due to its limited supply of seasonal flu vaccine. A new shipment of the seasonal vaccine arrived this week.

  • Photo: Getting a clean signal
  • Natural gas rates decline as supplies boom

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Gusts of air are becoming cooler, and with cooler weather local residents can expect a breath of fresh air in natural gas rates compared to the burn left one year ago. Elizabethtown Finance Director Steve Park said the city’s customers through Elizabethtown Water & Gas are looking at one of the lowest rates of th

  • Tea Party to host Jimmie Lee

    The News Enterprise

    The Central Kentucky Tea Party is hosting state Rep. Jimmie Lee, D-Elizabethtown, today at 7 p.m. during its meeting at Nolin RECC.

    Lee is expected to share information on issues facing the state and will answer questions in a session after his speech. Following Lee will be retired attorney Mike Malone, who also will speak about issues facing the state and nation, according to a news release issued by the group.

    Refreshments and a period of open discussion will follow the meeting.

  • Disabled man faces enhanced arson charge

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – A Hardin County grand jury has upped the ante for a mentally disabled man accused of setting fire in May to an old pair of lakeside cabins known as the Lincoln Heritage House. After hearing evidence relating to the Freeman Lake Park blaze, a grand jury chose Tuesday to indict 34-year-old Kenneth Robert Earl Bennett on the Cla