Today's News

  • Woman’s Club donates to Habitat

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently contributed to Habitat for Humanity at the house under construction on Jennie Drive. Diane Willis, president, right, presented a check and donated hardware to John Vaught, left, for use on construction sites in Elizabethtown.


  • GIRLS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Mattingly, Whitworth finish in top 10 (10/15)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com LEXINGTON — One brilliant career at State came to a close Saturday, while another got off to a pretty solid start. John Hardin senior Maggie Mattingly and Elizabethtown sophomore Brittany Whitworth each finished in the top 10 during the KHSAA State Cross Country Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park. Mattingly finished ninth

  • Garden Club tours Saunders Springs

    Members of the Elizabethtown Garden Club toured the Saunders Springs Nature Preserve Area in Radcliff. Director and Chief Volunteer Adrian Bambini, standing left,  conducted a walk around the grounds speaking of both the native plants and the history of the area. Recent beaver activity to both trees and the lake area was evident. Members standing are Rene Bauer, Delma Kittrell, Ann Kowalkoski, Anita Owen and Janet Gebler. Seated are Rosemary Hedges, Beverly Rose and Ruth Mitchell. For information about the club, call Ann Kowalkoski, 737-2048.


  • Thompsons to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    DICK AND JANE THOMPSON, THEN…….AND NOW Dick and Jane Thompson of Elizabethtown are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 27, 1959, in Glendale with the Rev. C. Ford Duesner officiating. Now retired, the Thompsons were owners of Rosey Posey Florist in Elizabethtown for more than 20 years.

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club receives awards at state meeting


  • Lucases celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Jerry and Marianne Lucas will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends on Oct. 10, 2009, at the Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville.

    They were married Oct. 10, 1959 at Ray Barracks Army Base in Friedberg, Germany.

    They have four children, Patricia Lucas, Jerry Lucas, Tony Lucas and Christina Ballard; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


  • Safety Day: "Kids are “Number 1”

    Aug. 19, 2004, The Record (Grayson County): “Leitchfield boy dies in ATV accident;” June 29, 2004, The News-Enterprise: “ATV crash is fatal for recent ECTC graduate;” June 11, 2006, The News-Enterprise, “Central student dies in ATV wreck;” Sept. 24,, 2008, The Grayson County News-Gazette, “ATV accident claims life of Leitchfield man,” and Dec. 30, 2007, The News-Enterprise, “Deaths, injuries related to ATVs keep rising.”

  • Evanses to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


  • Hornback participates in Ride to Conquer Cancer " 2009

    Tim Hornback of Elizabethtown participated in the Ride to Conquer Cancer®, a two-day cycling event, Sept. 26-27. The ride went from Louisville to Lexington, then back to Louisville the following day. Participants rode 152 miles during the two-day event, which was a fundraiser for the Norton Cancer Center of Louisville. More than 400 riders from all over the country participated, including many from the Elizabethtown area. Each participant was required to meet a $2,500 fundraising level to participate.

  • Tom Leach and John Calipari attend Hardin County Chapter of UK Alumni Assoc. meeting

    1 Tom Leach signs a book for John and Joyce Effinger.

    2 Coach Calipari poses with the North Hardin High School Band.

    3 Coach Calipari poses with the event’s most senior member, 97-year-old Jen Harned.

    The University of Kentucky Alumni Association, Hardin County Chapter recently welcomed two UK sports personalities to the area. Tom Leach, the voice of the football Wildcats, was welcomed to town with a reception/book signing before heading off to The Bookstore in Radcliff for the official book signing of his book “Rich Tradition.”