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Today's News

  • Trick-or-treat times

    Area Trick-or-Treat Times

    All events are on Oct. 31

    ELIZABETHTOWN

    5-8 p.m.

    RADCLIFF

    6-8 p.m.

    UNICORPORATED HARDIN COUNTY

    5-8 p.m.

    VINE GROVE

    6-8 p.m.

    SONORA

    6-8 p.m.

    UPTON

    5-7 p.m.

    WEST POINT

    5-8 p.m.

    HODGENVILLE

    6-8 p.m.

     

  • Oct. 11 editorial: ECTC growing with community

    ECTC Enrollment increases

    Semester      Enrollment

    Fall 2005        4,941

    Fall 2006        4,983

    Fall 2007        5,515

    Fall 2008        5,762

    Fall 2009        6,500

  • State Theater notches design award

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Historic State Theater Executive Director Dana Beth Lyddan said the years of hard work are starting to pay dividends. Even the state is paying attention.

    The Historic State Theater won best in design earlier this week at the inaugural Kentucky Main Street Awards, held at the Grand Theatre in Frankfort and hosted by the Kentucky Main Street Program.

  • A new farming frontier

    By BECCA OWSLEY

    bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Driving in a field during harvest season, Drew Langley, 20, sat in the cab of a combine equipped with all the modern harvesting technology to monitor crop yield. At his fingertips was an iPhone.

    For today’s young farmer, production does not have to stop to talk about farm business. The latest corn prices also can be found on the phone at a moment’s notice, allowing the farmer to make decisions about selling the crop.

  • KSP to rehire retired troopers

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – A new policy passed into law last summer may help Kentucky State Police remedy a continuing shortage of troopers patrolling the road. Dating back to 2000, the number of qualified applicants to train and serve as state troopers has been on a steady decline while retirements have remained high. Coupled with b

  • Halloween production seeks to scare up funds

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — Take a bit of “Saturday Night Live,” add a dash of “Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” blend in trivia, song and dance, and you have “An HCP Halloween.” The play is a fund-raiser for Hardin County Playhouse and will be performed at Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater Complex at 8 p.m. Friday and 8 p.m. and midnight Saturday.

  • Cecilia loses community leader

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    CECILIA — The small town of Cecilia was important to Donald Morgan.

    He was heavily involved in the annual Cecilia Days and for many years could be found cooking the chicken that would be sold. This year, he worked as a server.

    For many years, Morgan served the community he called home. He died on Tuesday at the age of 70 at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

  • Superintendents oppose using contingencies for state

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Local superintendents have expressed concern over a state budget fix that was suggested this past week, and local legislators have mixed feelings about the idea. Nannette Johnston, superintendent of Hardin County Schools, and Gary French, interim superintendent of Elizabethtown Independent Schools, both opposed the

  • Dancing by impulse

    ABOUT MARK LAMB DANCE

  • A Dash of Class: Pumpkins, pumpkins and more pumpkins

    By NORA SWEAT

    The calendar tells us, the changing leaves tell us, the cool morning temperature tells us — fall is here. In so many front yards there are displays of pumpkins, gourds and fall flowers.

    I thought about giving you pumpkin recipes this week and I will.