Today's News


    By Steve Wright

    Question: Do interest rates affect my bond’s value? Magnolia

    Answer: Many investors accept the basic observation that fixed income securities assure income for retirees more so than equities. The basis of fixed income securities are often bonds which are IOUs of corporations, municipalities and the federal government. Understanding how the market affects the interest rates of bonds and the income they generate can improve your investment strategy.

  • Jadelyn wins first place in Shining Stars pageant


  • Langdon installed as new Lions Club president


        At the Elizabethtown Lions Club’s installation of officers banquet, past 43N District Gov. John Horton handed the president’s gavel to newly installed 2009-10 Lion President Travis Langdon.

  • Hines graduates from basic training


    HINES. Army Pvt. Corey L. Hines has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. A 2007 graduate of LaRue County High School in Hodgenville, he is the son of Sharon Mattingly of Magnolia and brother of Misty Blair of Friendsville, Tenn.

  • Smith named Lion of the Year

    Elizabethtown Lions Club member Tony Smith, a doctor of ophthalmology, has been voted by his fellow Lions as Lion of the Year 2008-09. Smith is dedicated to eyesight preservation, and uses his time and talent tirelessly toward that end. “He is a true humanitarian, dedicated to serving his community.” His wife, Theresa, is pictured pinning Lion Smith.


  • National NAACP president speaks at local banquet

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — The head of the national NAACP on Saturday brought a message of both hope and concern to the local branch’s annual Freedom Fund Banquet. Featuring NAACP President and CEO Benjamin T. Jealous as the keynote speaker, the Leader's Club event drew more than 200 attendees from across the state. Jealous ca

  • Jennings and Parziale graduate from basic military training



    JENNINGS. Air Force Airman Robert A. Jennings Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. A 2008 graduate of John Hardin High School, he is the son of Robert and Karen Jennings of Rineyville.

    PARZIALE. Air Force Airman Gavin A. Parziale graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. He is the son of Marlinda Parziale of Radcliff.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Central Hardin 44, Logan County 18 (08/22)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RUSSELLVILLE — Central Hardin senior quarterback Dylan Beger set four school passing records Friday night to lead the Bruins to a 44-18 victory over the homestanding Logan County Cougars. Beger set single game marks for completions (19), touchdown passes (four) and passing yards (333)

  • Democratic Executive Committee meets


    Members of the Democratic Executive committee recently met to discuss the strategic growth of Hardin County and participating in upcoming festivals.


  • Renovation continues at Warm Blessings’ new site

    NETT Construction workers pour and smooth concrete at the former Party Plus building which is being renovated to serve as the future location for Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen.

    Larry Mengel, project manager, for renovation at the future site for Warm Blessings Soup Kittchen, looks on as volunteer Judy Kuegler drills in a stud wall which will be the dividing wall between the two handicapped-accessible bathrooms.