Today's News

  • Classified advertisers should be aware of phone scam

    Late Monday afternoon, The News-Enterprise was made aware of an attempted phone scam targeting the newspaper’s classified advertising customers. Several classified customers reported being contacted by telephone by individuals falsely identifying themselves as employees of the advertising department. Customers were informed by the callers that a payment problem had occurred with their advertisement appearing in the newspaper. The callers then asked for the customers’ credit card number or checking account transaction routing number.

  • Western Kentucky Parkway Sunday crash turns fatal


    A single vehicle wreck along Western Kentucky Parkway on Sunday, injuring four Bowling Green residents including three children, turned fatal Sunday evening when an adult succumbed to injuries sustained after being ejected.

    According to Kentucky State Police, Augusta N. Clark, 27, was thrown from a car in which she was riding when its driver lost control, and the car left the roadway, overturned and struck a tree.

    A tire malfunction may have caused the wreck, police said.

  • Sharing a story of inspiration

    By MARIANNE HALE mhale@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — At 26, Patrick John Hughes dreamed of having a son who would grow up to play on a football field at a major university. When his son, Patrick Henry Hughes, was born blind and unable to fully straighten his limbs, which prohibits him from ever walking, Patrick John said he buried that dream. But Patrick Henry would make his fa

  • Dance camps aim to raise self-confidence

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — When Tomika Mackey’s sister complained about the lack of summer activities, Mackey didn’t tell her to head to the movies or the mall. She decided to start a camp instead. Mackey, of Elizabethtown, is hosting Dance Mania Summer Dance Workshop over the course of three two-day sessions for girls in many age group

  • Dancing Against the Stars

    Jesse Clemmons and her Zumba crew placed first in the 2009 Dancing Against the Stars competition Saturday night at the Hardin County Fair. The contest was sponsored by WQXE and WULF radio stations.

  • Cause of death determined in eight-year investigation

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenteprise.com BIG CLIFTY — Pieces of a puzzling eight-year investigation into the September 2001 disappearance and subsequent death of a Big Clifty-area woman continue to be uncovered, with investigators announcing two key discoveries in as many weeks. Last week, results of a time-consuming mitochondrial DNA test performed by FBI scientists at an out-of-sta

  • Pawn ordinance goes into effect

    An ordinance requiring pawnbrokers within the city to join a electonic recordkeeping database went into effect Monday.

    City council unanimously approved the second reading of the ordinance, which calls for pawnshops to add the LeadsOnline database. The database can be accessed by the Elizabethtown Police Department, with each transaction added every 24 hours.

    EPD Spokesman Virgil Willoughby said the program is helpful because the department will be able to search the inventory of each shop in the city to better track stolen property.

  • Businesswoman wins entrepreneur award



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A local woman is in the running for a national entrepreneurial award.

    Dana Bowers, co-founder and managing partner of iPay, an online bill-paying service, received a regional Entrepreneur of the Year award from Ernst & Young, a professional service firm.

    Bowers will head to Palm Springs, Calif., to participate in the national competition.

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