Today's News

  • Dec. 15 editorial: Well done, holiday charities

    Four agencies who do great work in our area have streamlined the process of gathering information to provide food and gift baskets for those in need within our community. North Hardin Hope, Helping Hand of The Heartland, the Salvation Army, and Community Action have developed a cross-referencing system to more efficiently gather names of families and give opportunities for caring individuals and companies in our area to buy clothes and toys to make Christmas a little brighter for those in challenging times.

  • Dec. 15, 2009: Services

    James Alfred Brown, Sr., 84, of Glendale, died Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

  • Photos: Handel's Messiah performance marks 250th anniversary of composers death



  • Camera Boy comes to town

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWNAuthor Fred Minnick will have a book signing at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Barnes & Noble, 1980 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. Minnick was a U.S. Army public affairs photojournalist in Iraq in 2004 who covered all sides of the war. He was embedded on missions as tame as public relations events and as dangerous as raids on terrorist strongholds.

  • The great Christmas tree hunt



    VINE GROVE — The family cars pull up to the lot. Kids and parents pile out on a quest. They grab a cart and survey the hillside trying to find their quarry.

    What are they searching for? The perfect Christmas tree, of course.

    This is no ordinary tree. It’s a tree that has been cautiously selected and cut down by hand.

    These families converged Saturday on Creekside Christmas Tree Farm in Vine Grove to find their perfect tree.

  • A duel over development



    HARDIN COUNTY — Titus Lockard says he understands the limitations of his neighborhood in the Big Spring area, and he said a proposed subdivision near his home would strain an already substandard road.

    Lockard is one of several neighbors who have been fighting the establishment of Moorman Acres, a 53-lot subdivision pitched by Kentucky Land Co. that has received conditional approval from the Hardin County Planning and Development Commission.

  • Police want tips on finding arsonists


    Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating those responsible for a Saturday arson that damaged the exterior of a downtown business.

    According to Elizabethtown Police Department spokesman Officer Virgil Willoughby, police responded to Ink Addiction at 1308 N. Dixie Avenue, in reference to an arson investigation early Saturday morning.

    “The vinyl was melted from the ground to the soffit,” Willoughby said.

  • Dec. 16, 2009: Services


  • Dollars and Sense: Smart holiday shopping tips


  • Breaking NewsOne person dead in Ky. 86 wreck

    The News-Enterprise

    HARDIN COUNTY — One person is dead after a two-vehicle wreck early Tuesday afternoon in the 6000 block of Ky. 86.

    The crash happened at about 1 p.m.

    Kentucky State Police and the Hardin County Sheriff's office are on the scene.

    The driver of one of the vehicles was uninjured.

    See Wednesday's edition of The News-Enterprise for more details.