Today's News

  • Old Towne Window Celebration seeking decorators

    The News-Enterprise

    The Elizabethtown Heritage Council announces it will host a community art walk and Old Towne Window Celebration in downtown Elizabethtown the first Saturday of each month from June to October. It will conclude Nov. 20 with the start of holiday festivities.

    Each art walk will be from 5 to 8 p.m. around the downtown square and on surrounding streets.

  • Nonpartisan races expand November ballots



    The conclusion of the primary election represents only half the battle for many political candidates.

    With primary races behind them, candidates look toward the November general election, which will have several more races added to the already-lengthy list that voters saw Tuesday.

  • District 3: Lisa Williams vs. Phillip Crady



    A former magistrate will square off against a prominent mover in local economic development in the District 3 magistrate’s race in November.

    Democrat Phillip Crady defeated lone Democratic opponent Bob Hicks, while Republican Lisa Williams captured her party’s nomination in a field of four.

    Crady finished with 833 votes to Hicks’ 495 votes.

  • Missing the mark

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com Going into this film I expected a “Gladiator”-type version of “Robin Hood” from director Ridley Scott (“Gladiator”) and bad boy Russell Crowe (“Gladiator”). What I got instead was a movie with way too much going on. It is set up as a prequel, a history behind the legend of Robin Hood. But there

  • PREP TRACK: LaRue's Durbin evolves into star (05/18)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com When Ryan Durbin was a freshman in Jeremy Blair’s gym class, the duo had no idea what the future held. Three years later, Blair has helped Durbin, now a senior at LaRue County, become the top-ranked runner in Class 2-A’s Region 2 in the 1,600-meter run. Durbin enters today’s Lincoln Trail Heartland Conference Meet a

  • PREP TENNIS: Storms cut short the first day of the region tournament (05/18)


  • ELECTION UPDATE: Rider earns opportunity to challenge Berry

    At the top of the local ticket Tuesday, Elizabethtown businessman Al Rider won the Democratic nomination for Hardin County judge-executive.

    Rider will face two-term incumbent Republican Harry Berry in the November general election.

    “It’s a challenge,” he said. “I’m an underdog.”

    Rider finished with more than 50 percent of the vote, capturing 4,652 votes. Perry Malito finished second with 2,927 votes and Tim Hinson was third with 1,364 votes. 

  • RISING VOICES: Correction

    The News-Enterprise is committed to accuracy in its news reports and wishes to correct two items that appeared in an article titled "A look back on the past decade," in the Jan. 25 issue of Rising Voices.

    The 21st century officially began Jan. 1, 2001, therefore nine years have passed since the beginning of the century.

    Three U.S. presidents have been in office since the century began: Bill Clinton, for less than a month; George W. Bush, for eight years; and Barack Obama, for just more than a year.

  • Elementaries face off in fitness challenge

    Marine Fitness Challenge tests to see if kids are fighting fit



    Spectators and contestants decked out in team colors watched on bleachers and dotted the gym floor. It would have looked like any other sporting event, except instead of two teams facing off, there were almost a dozen.

  • RISING VOICES: March's student editor

      Amira Bryant, a junior at John Hardin High School, has always wanted to write for a professional paper. She joined Rising Voices because she wants her voice to be heard. She plays basketball, softball and tennis and is a member of Students Against Drunk Driving, pep club, drama club and Health Rocks. She also enjoys reading, writing, playing Halo and playing sports. She volunteers at the American Red Cross and Fort Knox Youth Services and is considering a future career in the fields of sociology, architecture or screenwriting.