Today's News

  • Senior Life: Suddenly, you're a caregiver

    It’s happened, that dreaded phone call in the middle of the night. It’s one of the phone calls that most adult children and family members try not to think will happen.

  • Legislators: Slots an unrealistic choice



    FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear’s proposal to include $780 million in expanded gambling revenue to bridge a sizable shortfall met Wednesday with a chilly reception.

    Some local legislators also greeted the proposal with a cold shoulder, calling the budget “unrealistic.”

    “It gave the governor a way to balance,” Rep. Jimmie Lee, D-Elizabethtown, said. “Was it realistic? Probably not.”

  • E'town postal worker admits mail thefts



    ELIZABETHTOWN – A former U.S. Postal Service employee pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing various types of mail while working in Elizabethtown.

    Joseph J. Bourg, 45, of Elizabethtown, was charged last year with theft of mail matter and possession of a controlled substance by fraud.

  • A Dash of Class: It's soup season


    There is nothing better on a cold, winter day than a good bowl of soup.

    Of course, you can reach into the pantry and retrieve a can of soup that you bought, but homemade soup is so wonderful. You probably have memories as a child of your mother making vegetable soup or homemade bean soup, or just chicken noodle soup a la Campbell’s.

  • It's more like apples and oranges



    A few weeks ago I, along with two other adults, sat down to play the board game Apples to Apples with a bunch of youths.

  • KAPOS Winners

    The News-Enterprise

    The 5th Region Kentucky Association of Pep Organization Sponsors competition was held Sunday afternoon at Central Hardin High School with three area high schools winning first place awards in their respective divisions.

    Central Hardin High School captured first place in the Small Varsity and Small Co-ed Divisions, Elizabethtown High School took first place in the Medium Varsity Division  and LaRue County High School placed first in the Large Varsity Division.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Carl Pitts' Hodge Podge

    By MARY ALICE HOLT Carl Pitts of Elizabethtown is sharing another great, easy recipe, and this one is perfect for these cold winter days. The name, Hodge Podge, says it all. You can tweak this any way you like. I assume it originally was a way to use up leftovers in the refrigerator. When I first read the recipe, I couldn’t imagine a combination of pork and beans and minestrone soup, but it works just fine.

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  • Sentencing won't end Ricketts' time in court



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Final judgment, negotiated at four years in prison, is scheduled for rendering Feb. 9 for a confessed killer, but that won’t mean the Howevalley housewife is through with court.

    The state’s case against Angie T. Ricketts may end next month when, after a judge hears from a victim’s family, formal sentencing wraps up, but a civil complaint is only beginning.

  • Ashlock decides on run for county attorney



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Encouragement from fellow attorneys was just the push Larry Ashlock needed in deciding to run for Hardin County Attorney.

    The 35-year-old Eastview native, a Democrat, filed for the office Wednesday afternoon. He will challenge fellow Democrat Jenny Pitts in the May primary. As of Wednesday afternoon, Ashlock and Pitts were the only two candidates for the office.