Today's News

  • Dec. 3, 2009, editorial: Bitten by ordinance?

    To own a pet is to take responsibility for the animal. Those who have taken in an animal bear the burden of caring for and protecting both the pet and those who come in contact with that pet.

    In 2007, Hardin County outlined a vicious dog ordinance detailing the rights and responsibilities of owners. The ordinance defines terms such as at large, keeper, enclosure, owner, restraint and, of course, vicious.

  • Cut costs this winter

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com Make your home more energy efficient to avoid being pickpocketed by Old Man Winter this year.

    Todd Drake, an energy management coordinator for Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown, offered a few tips on how to save money by not letting heat escape.

  • Dec. 3, 2009: Services

    Trey Coates, 41, of Elizabethtown, died Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation continues at 10 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • Holiday Gift Guide 2009

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  • Home-buyer etiquette


    Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases we make in our lifetime. Everyone is concerned about making the right decision and the experience can bring out the best and worst in people. Everyone has their wants and needs and may not always agree. All this adds up to stress and may cause people to do things they would never do otherwise.

    There are some things to keep in mind in helping you through the process:

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Local businesses help send students to title game (12/02)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Championship runs are rare, so John Hardin High School and the local businesses are making sure each student has a chance to be apart of it. Last week for the Class 5-A semifinal in Bowling Green, Rodney Chancey and Big M Chevrolet in Radcliff made a contribution to the school to pay for tickets for any student riding the

  • Keep safe for the holidays

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTYIt’s time to decorate your home for the holidays, but there are safety precautions that need to be considered beforehand.

  • 2009-2010 Basketball Preview

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  • First Federal conserves capital



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A bank with many local investors has suspended payment of cash dividends to common shareholders.

    First Financial Service Corp., which is a holding company of the locally based First Federal Savings Bank, said in a news release that “prolonged economic uncertainty” has made this a necessary step to preserve capital.

  • Goldenrod Homemakers have monthly meeting


    The Goldenrod Homemakers Club had its monthly meeting Oct. 13 at the Hardin County Extension Office. Nadine Bush was the hostess.