Today's News

  • Supporters form living ribbon

    By JILL PICKETT jpickett@thenewsenterprise.com The Ribbon of Hope has been formed in Hardin County for a few years recognizing breast cancer. Organizers added several more colors to the typically pink event this year, to create the living Rainbow Ribbon of Hope. Each color has a different significance related to cancer – purple for being a survivor and other colors for various forms

  • April 18 White Mills

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

    Isn’t this spring weather beautiful? Everything in bloom, dogwood trees, tulips, redbud trees and bushes that have small white flowers on them are all blooming in my yard. I have a small garden planted now with the help of Elnoah and Kathy.

    SYMPATHY. Sympathy to the families of Will Yates of Rineyville and Charles Duncan of Cecilia.

    GET-WELL WISHES. Get-well wishes to Johnnie Logsdon, Billy Johnson, Bobby Williams, Joann Hornback, Wesley Cardin, Mrs. Carlie Ward and all others who are ill.

  • Abe Lincoln visits Elizabethtown Rotary

    Pictured from left are Rotarian Rik Hawkins, Larry Elliott and Elizabethtown Rotary Club President-Elect Cathy Williamson.

    Abraham Lincoln (portrayed by Larry Elliott) was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Tuesday, March 30. He gave a talk on how happy he was that the Civil War had ended.


  • Changing of the guards

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com About a month from now, the authority at Fort Knox will change hands, ushering in the post’s future role within the U.S. Army. Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley, commander of U.S. Army Accessions Command, is set to take the reins of the post May 27 from Maj. Gen. James Milano, commander of the U.S. Army Armor Center. On that day, Accessions Comm

  • Board begins plans for possible new pre-k site



    With the home of its new early childhood center in limbo, Elizabethtown Independent Schools board reviewed plans for a new scenario.

    Architects from RBS Design Group of Owensboro presented a schematic plan Thursday for the preschool and kindergarten center to be placed on North Mulberry Street property now occupied by First Christian Church. The firm previously designed plans for the building on the campus of Helmwood Heights Elementary School off Cardinal Drive.

  • Youth Theatre prepares for auditions

    In the months of January, February and March, the Youth Theatre of Hardin County held workshops to help the youth prepare for the upcoming summer production of Bye Bye Birdie. Auditions for the production are from 5 to 9 p.m., April 23 and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 24 at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School. Those auditioning will be asked to sing, dance and read a selected scene from the show. Those auditioning are encouraged to wear appropriate clothes to allow for movement and bring dance shoes if possible.

  • Stitchers share quilts

     March Featured Stitcher Eileen Robbins of the Stitchers Quilt Guild showed many quilts she has made in the past. She is pictured with her airplane quilt. 

    Margot Van Lengen shares a quilt she made using Asian fabrics during show and tell. The stitchers are planning this year’s quilt show to be held at Pritchard Community Center on Sept. 24-25.

  • Cabezas earns Eagle Scout Award

    Eli Cabezas celebrates at his Eagle Court of Honor with his parents, Kathleen and Craig Cabezas. Eli is Troop 233’s 115th Eagle Scout. He is a senior at Elizabethtown High School and plans to attend the University of Kentucky in the fall. Troop 233 has been sponsored by Memorial United Methodist Church for more than 50 years.

  • Rhodes completes military training

    RHODES. Ethan Rhodes graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Training at Parris Island, S.C., on April 2. He is the son of Shanda Brunson and is a former student of Elizabethtown High School and is enjoying leave in Elizabethtown. Upon completion of Military Occupational Specialty School Infantry he will report to duty on the east or west coast or overseas.


  • Bland receives Eagle Scout rank

    Justin Bland, a senior at John Hardin high School, recently earned his Eagle Scout rank and was recognized at a ceremony on March 14 by Troop 233.