Today's News

  • Changing attitudes about auctions

    By MARGIE HARPER, guest columnist

    While many still may view auctions as a way to dispose of distressed property, they actually are a popular and proven way to sell land, commercial and healthy upscale properties.

    With rising inventories of homes on the market the challenge of attracting buyers is alive and well. In some cases, it can take months to figure out what price and which combination of concessions will attract an offer. Some sellers cannot wait that long.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: LaRue County holds on against North Hardin (05/19)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Lyndsay Whitlock held onto the ball. Then her Lady Hawks held on for a big win. A LaRue County junior center fielder, Whitlock made a running catch at the wall to stave off a potentially huge inning for the visiting North Hardin Trojans and the surging Lady Hawks went on to a 3-1 win Tuesday against Jessica Shartzer and the reigning 5t

  • Seeking ‘efficiency in architecture’

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com   Imagine heating your home with a hairdryer. Such super-efficient dwellings aren’t pipe dreams of science fiction. Elizabethtown native Casey Ryan Mather — who works for the Center for Sustainable Cities Design Studio in Lexington — not only helps create well-insulated residences, but he also conti

  • Flags needed for Eagle Scout project

    The News-Enterprise

    Boy Scout Troop 221 is collecting faded, torn or tattered American Flags that need retirement for an Eagle Scout project.

    Flags can be dropped off at the Hardin County Library, Nolin RECC, Ink Solutions at 216 S. Mulberry St., Home Depot, Energy Fitness Center, First Federal Bank, Plaza 94 gas station, PNC Bank on Ring Road and North Mulberry, South Central Bank on Ring Road and Pritchard Community Center.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Hawks use five-run fifth to down E'town (5/19)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com LaRue County coach Chris Price posed this question to his team prior to Tues-day’s game against the Elizabethtown Panthers: Are we going to play with fear or play fearless? The Hawks said they were going to do the latter and they backed up their words on the field with a 6-1 victory over the vis

  • Homeowners upset by Vine Grove-Fort Knox connector

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Jay Boyd is not happy at the prospect of moving his business — again. Boyd, a Vine Grove resident who lives on Safari Trail, is losing his home to a proposed Vine Grove-to-Fort Knox connector road approved by the state to help maintain traffic flow as the population at the military post increases. Boyd and his wife operate a beauty shop i

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: John Hardin beats Nelson County; North Hardin falls to Bullitt Central (05/19)

    The News-Enterprise For Cody Creamer, 13 was his lucky number Tuesday. The John Hardin junior struck out 13 and helped himself by going 1-for-4 with a double as the visiting Bulldogs cruised to a 7-1 win at 5th Region rival Nelson County. Creamer (6-3) allowed two hits, two walks and one earned run in the complete-game effort. Austin Oldham went 3-for-4 with a double for the Bulldo

  • May 20, 2010: Obituaries

    Ellen Frances Beeler Ellen Frances Beeler, 91, died Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville. She was a native of Jefferson County and a member of St. James Catholic Church. She volunteered for the American Red Cross for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Beeler; her parents, Joseph A. and Lillian Catherine Schardein Vonsick; and

  • County tourism growing despite state decline

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com The statewide tourism industry stumbled slightly in 2009, but Hardin County saw a significant increase during the same period. A report recently issued by the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet shows Kentucky experienced a 1.9 percent decline in tourism from 2008 to 2009, while Hardin County saw a 5.5 percent gain. The study was b

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Give me two Pina Colada (Wedges)

    By MARY ALICE HOLT Terri Swain of Elizabethtown and I came to work at The News-Enterprise within a month of each other – in September 1989. During the last 20-plus years, I’ve basically had the same job, but Terri has worked in various departments at the newspaper. For the past several years, we’ve not only worked in the same department but have been on t