Today's News

  • Oct. 10 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Anna Darlene Chamberlain (1965). Speeding 17 mph over; state traffic school. Total $178.

    Dale E. Daugherty (1955). Speeding 14 mph over. Total $172.

    Joshua L. Eleby (1981). Failure of owner to maintain required insurance; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle. Total $194.

  • ECTC to recognize nine Distinguished Alumni on Oct. 18

    Nine Elizabethtown Community and Technical College alumni will be recognized Oct. 18 for exemplary service to their professions and communities with induction into ECTC’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni.

    The 7 p.m. ceremony and dessert reception in ECTC’s Regional Postsecondary Education Center is open to the public.

  • Oct. 12, 2010 Editorial: White House puts proper emphasis on community colleges


    The nation’s community colleges enroll more than 8 million students and are the largest and fastest-growing segment of higher education in America. Collectively, community colleges enroll 43 percent of all college students and increasingly are recognized for their critical role in preparing the American work force of the future.

  • Trick or treat dates vary this year


    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Ghosts and goblins will be on the prowl in late October, and they’ll have two nights in which to search for sweets.

    Because Halloween falls on Sunday this year, a handful of local governments have opted to set trick or treat times for Saturday, though most will be observing the tradition of candy hunting on Sunday.

  • Photos: Showing signs of teamwork
  • Panther studio art room wins poll

    Hardin Memorial Hospital's work on the Panther Studio art area in the Valley View Education Center was the poll winner in United Way's room makeover to the Panther Place afterschool program.

    HMH received 69 of the 225 votes cast in the project online and over the phone poll. The Panther Jungle from First Federal Savings Bank was second with 58 votes.

    The News-Enterprise ran before and after photos of eight rooms in last Friday's Homes section.

  • ECTC to host 10th annual domestic violence vigil tonight



    The local community college is recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

    The Phoenix Club at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting a Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil at 6 p.m. today in Room 303 A/B in the Occupational Technical Building on campus.

  • Rand Paul to make campaign stop in Elizabethtown

    The News-Enterprise

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul will make a stop in Elizabethtown today ahead of the November election.

    Paul, a Bowling Green eye surgeon, is scheduled to meet with voters at 10:30 a.m. at Panera Bread at Towne Center, according to his campaign.

    Paul is locked in a tight race with Democratic challenger Jack Conway, Kentucky’s attorney general. The winner will replace outgoing Sen. Jim Bunning, who opted not to run for re-election.

  • 'Star Trek' creator's son furthers show's ideals

    Southern Fried Sci-Fi Festival

    7 p.m. Friday – "Star Trek Live: Starfleet Academy," Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center

    9 p.m. Friday – Actor/musician Ronny Cox, who was in "Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “Total Recall,” and “RoboCop,” at the PAC

    Beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday – two Star Trek movies, fan films, teleconference with Rod Roddenberry

  • One family's pervasive pain



    Eleven months after the death of a popular cab driver, there still is a void  among the family and friends he left behind.

    Tommy Langley was described as the “quintessential cool guy” everyone liked by friend and former classmate Elisha Hayes, who only learned of Langley’s death a month ago when she scanned his Facebook page and read a litany of memorials.