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Today's News

  • Home becomes a part of history

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — The federal government has added a downtown home — known for its timber skeleton — to the National Register of Historic Places. Built in the early 1800s, the Jonathan Hills House at 202 N. Main St. is said to be the second oldest in the city still standing at its original location. It is one of the few Ken

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Meade, LaRue fall (01/06)

    The News-Enterprise Sophomores Cheaney Schwartz and Bo Wilson hit a combined seven 3-pointers, but the homestanding Meade County Green Wave fell to Floyd (Ind.) Central, 61-52 on Tuesday. Schwartz, a forward, led Meade County (2-10) with 17 points, six rebounds and two blocks and hit 3-of-4 3-pointers. Wilson, a guard, had 14 points and three assists and hit 4-of-7 from lon

  • YMCA eyeing Otter Creek Park

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    MEADE COUNTY — The YMCA of Greater Louisville is fielding questions from the city about how the group would operate Otter Creek Park if chosen among a field of five applicants.

    According to a recent Louisville Courier-Journal article, the YMCA appears to be favored to run the park, which was a popular getaway for central Kentucky residents until the cash-strapped Metro government shuttered it a year ago this month.

  • Sheriff files for re-election

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Hardin County Sheriff Charlie Williams vows not to become “an old man carrying a gun” like some Kentucky officials who run for office only after retiring from their first careers.

    “I am not retired from anything,” Williams said. “I’ve been at the Hardin County Sheriff's Office for 24 years, with the last seven as sheriff. My plans are to retire after this upcoming term.”

  • Elvis with a side of Meat Loaf

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWNElvis and Meat Loaf are back in town for their annual performance 8 p.m. Saturday at the Historic State Theater. The tribute-performing Perkins brothers, Jesse and Colonel, have brought these two rock stars to life throughout the region and at the State several times.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Grape Salad

    By MARY ALICE HOLT Jeanette Henderson of Elizabethtown sent in a different and delicious recipe for a Grape Salad. When I first read the recipe, I thought, “Oh yes, this sounds like one of those really good, old-fashioned type ‘salads’ that are really desserts like my mother used to make for her bridge club.”

    Then I reread the recipe. This one wasn’t like that at all.

  • The whimsical way

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — The critters at Belinda Johnston’s Radcliff residence are looking for homes, and they don’t need feeding. As owner of Wandering Whimsies, a business featuring handmade country primitives, Johnston creates pigs, sheep and cows that dangle off shelves or are used to decorate homes.

  • A Dash of Class: Best Recipes of 2009

    By NORA SWEAT

    The results of the recipe contest are in. Maxine Shanks’ chili received the most votes as the Best Recipe from 2009 Dash of Class columns.

    Joan Jarrell’s Apple Dumplings came in second.

  • CPA, songwriter to perform at State

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Singer, songwriter and CPA Mike Jones of Elizabethtown will perform with PG-43 at the Historic State Theater at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Jones, who has played several times at Nashville's Bluebird Cafe, writes easy-listening, mostly-acoustic music.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Emerson, Trojans down Bruins (01/06)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — It took some time for the North Hardin Trojans to get into gear Tuesday night, but once they got out of neutral, it spelled trouble for the Central Hardin Bruins. After falling behind 7-0 and prompting North Hardin coach Ron Bevars to call a 30-second timeout, the Trojans stormed back with a 26-3 run en route to