Today's News

  • Human trafficking case begins in LaRue court

    Two Hodgenville residents arrested last week on the rarely used charges of human trafficking and promotion of human trafficking entered not guilty pleas in LaRue County’s 10th District Court Wednesday morning.
    Court records show Rhonda J. Brown, 54, is accused of trading the sexual services of a 15-year-old girl under her care to James M. Curtsinger, 63, in exchange for his paying some of her monthly bills.

  • School closings announced

    With ice formed on roads, school closings have been announced for today.

    Hardin County Schools, Elizabethtown Independent Schools, Fort Knox Schools, Elizabethtown Christian Academy, St. James School and West Point Schools all have called off today's schedule. Neighboring districts in Nelson, Meade and LaRue counties also are postponed.

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College also is closed today. Western Kentucky University classes at its Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Fort Knox campuses have canceled all classes today.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Mary Iseler's Church Windows


    Mary Iseler of Elizabethtown has sent us a recipe from her childhood — Church Windows. She says she’s not sure where the recipe originated, but she’s guessing it would have been the Port Huron Times Herald.

  • Author wants business leadership to 'Take It To The Max'


    Professional speaker Jeff Peden wants business leaders to “Take It To The Max.”
    The Radcliff author will be signing copies of his book, “Take It To The Max: The Ultimate Strategy for Maximizing Profits and Growth,” from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at The Bookstore in Radcliff.
    In his book, Peden parlays his business experience into advice for those in leadership roles.

  • A voyage back to Narnia

    “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”
    Rated PG for some frightening images and sequences of fantasy action
    Release date: Dec. 10
    Runtime: 115 min
    Rating: three and a half out of five take slates


  • A Dash of Class: Try a cookie exchange for variety

    Nora’s Note:  Two corrections from last week: The amount of margarine in the chocolate fantasy fudge recipe was supposed to be 1 ½ sticks of margarine or ¾ cup instead of 3 cups of margarine. Also, the headline failed to be changed from the previous week and was supposed to be “Getting Ready for Christmas.” Mistakes do happen; I just hope you didn’t try to make Mrs. Claycomb’s fudge with twice the amount of margarine.




  • The Heartland Winds offers free holiday concert

    Winds in December might sound a bit chilly, but if they’re The Heartland Winds and it’s a holiday concert, you’ll likely want to take off your earmuffs so you can listen.
    The community-based wind ensemble will present its winter concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Historic State Theater.
    The concert is free and open to the public.
    Director Chuck Campbell said the program is titled “O’ Holy Night.”

  • Leg lamp raffle at the State

    The News-Enterprise

    The Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown is raffling off three leg lamps like the one featured in the movie, "A Christmas Story."

    Just like Ralphie's dad, you can win the "fra-gee-lay" trophy to display in your own home. Raffle tickets are $1 each and one winner will be drawn at each showing of the film this weekend.

    Showings are 8 p.m. Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday.

  • The family that dances together ...

    If you go:
    “The Nutcracker” is 6 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at The Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown.
    Tickets range from $5 to $10. Clara’s Tea Party is noon Sunday. Tickets are $5. For more information or tickets call (270) 769-8837 or go to www.thepac.net.

  • Ryan Severns: Musician of all trades

    MORE: To learn more about Ryan Severns, visit his MySpace page at www.myspace.com/sevdiggity or find him on www.reverbnation.com or www.facebook.com.