Today's News

  • Union troops stationed here considered ‘exotic’

    Stories from the Heartland by JOHN FRIEDLEIN


    Elizabethtown briefly had a newspaper with a name that conjured up images of men in exotic clothing.

    And it was pro-Union to boot. Not a popular stance around here.

    James Henry Haynie, who once served as New York Times’ foreign editor, referred to the Civil War-era populace of Elizabethtown as “secesh” who needed to be “handled carefully.”

  • May 3: Services

    Charles Gary Essex, 58, of Loretto, died Friday, April 30, 2010. The funeral is at 8 p.m. today at Mattingly Funeral Home in Loretto; cremation will follow the funeral. Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

    Ralph James Garner, 79, of Radcliff, died Friday, April 30, 2010. A memorial service is at 6 p.m. today in the chapel of Coffey & Chism Funeral Home in Vine Grove.

  • May 4, 2010: Services

     Ina Vivian Morgan Kerfoot Cain, 78, of Vine Grove, died Sunday, May 2, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Blue Ball Cemetery.

  • PREP BASEBALL OPINION: Some trends in baseball need to go (5/3)

    In baseball, like everything, trends come and go. Some add to the game, some take away. Some have their place, others are just plain tacky. Over the past few seasons there have been a few fads that have gotten a bit out of control in high school baseball — at least in this area. Meanwhile, some timeless classics of America’s pastime seem to have unjustly slipped into the history books.

  • 4th District Republicans ready to be 'true voice'



    The four Elizabethtown Republicans in the District 4 primary race feel the needs of their district are unique; therefore, a true voice is needed.

    Whether it is business acumen or a willingness to listen, all feel they have the attributes needed to heed the call.

    Shannon Bates, owner of Hardin Motors, has been active in the business world for several years as he worked under his father before taking over the family business.


    The News-Enterprise

    The Central Hardin Lady Bruins went 1-1 Friday in the Sports Warehouse Classic at Owensboro Catholic.

    Central Hardin (13-9) beat Edmonson County, 3-2 in six innings and lost to 20th-ranked Frankfort Western Hills, 2-1 in six innings.

    n Sophomore Abbi Goedde hit a two-run homer to help send the Lady Bruins past Edmonson County.

    Junior Natasha Crowder had three singles, while freshman Jordan Lasley had two.

    Eighth-grader April Pence (2-2) allowed four hits and two unearned runs in six innings. She struck out one.

  • Local officials support 'Amanda's Law'



    Local law enforcement  officials are unsure about what the passage of Amanda’s Bill — House Bill 1 — might mean for their agencies, but all agree a judge’s new ability to strap global positioning system monitoring devices on those who violate domestic violence orders could help deter a growing problem.

  • People to People helps local ambassadors study abroad

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Just days after the school year ends, three local students will continue their studies in European history. The three students from Hardin County will participate in the People to People Ambassador program, a program begun in 1956 by President Dwight Eisenhower that offers educational travel for students in fifth through

  • April 25 White Mills news


  • Spencers celebrate 40th wedding anniversary


    Bob and Susie Spencer of Elizabethtown and Gulf Breeze, Fla., are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, April 4, 2010.

    They were married on April 4, 1970, by Father John T. Spalding at St. James Church in Elizabethtown. They were one of the last couples to be married in the old St. James Church building.

    Mr. Spencer holds a doctorate in computer science and is an internationally-known technology speaker, consultant and author.