Today's News

  • ECTC instructor admits exposure



    ELIZABETHTOWN – A humanities instructor at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will report to the Hardin County jail tonight to begin serving part of a 270-day sentence he’s received for indecent exposure.

    David Ray Bowden, 44, of Versailles pleaded guilty Friday in Hardin District Court to exposing his genitals to three students in October.

  • An unplanned vacation


    I love snow days.

    There’s something about an unexpected day off, an interruption to the regular schedule, that is so tantalizing.

  • Personalities Part 4


  • Dollars and Sense: The tax advantages of home ownership

    If you own your own home, there are significant tax advantages that can make the prospect more affordable. As a result of the uncertain economy, the federal government has also recently extended a popular tax credit through June of this year and broadened the number of people who qualify. The Kentucky Society of CPAs explains all the details.

    A break for first-time buyers and more

  • The Art of Performance: Tryouts - A Challenge for Talent

    By KEITH WILSON Performance organizations whether it is sport, music or theater often involve tryouts for their participants. The challenge for a performer or athlete is similar. How do you let the coach or judges see your talent and chose you for the team or organization? This past weekend I got to see a soccer tryout for a professional soccer team in Austin, Texas. The tension and the challenge of tryouts was evident in this venue as it is in every top level tryout.

  • Feb. 23, 2010: Obituaries

    Maura Crespo

    Maura Crespo, 72, of Vine Grove, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    Survivors include her husband, Rufino Crespo; three children, Maria E. Nieves, Roberto Siguenza and Emma E. Smith; nine grandchildren, Francisco, Francis, Aida, Roberto, Rufino, Vilma, Maureen, Emmanuelle and Gregory R.; 11 great-grandchildren, Mireia, Anzhel, Denis Jr., Frankie Jr., Alexis, Roberto, Aidan, Emma, Robert, Maura and Sofia; a brother, Humberto; and a sister, Elva.

  • PREP WRESTLING: John Hardin's success causes its coach to cut his hair (02/22)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com FRANKFORT — Adam Lindsey has a case of hair today, gone tomorrow – literally. John Hardin’s veteran wrestling coach promised his Bulldogs if they finished with four or more medalists Saturday at the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament, he would let his grapplers give him a haircut during the morning announcements. Beca

  • From the bookshelf: 'Chinese Cinderella'


    Chinese Cinderella Adeline Yen Mah Laurel Leaf

    List price:  $6.99 paperback

  • From the bookshelf: 'Footprints of Faith'

    "Footprints of Faith"

    Marie Eubanks Turner

    self published

    Available at The Bookstore: $12.50

    "There is a special Cadence, a rhythm to the soul,

    An essence of my existence, that I in reverence hold.

    This major thread of life, I've known and felt since birth,

    Endless and authentic, the music of God's earth."

    — Maire Eubanks Turner 


  • West Hardin honored for green achievement

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com STEPHENSBURG — A Hardin County Schools middle school is being recognized for an accomplishment only two other schools in the state have achieved. West Hardin Middle School is spotlighted this month on the Web site for the Environmental Education Council in Kentucky for being only one of three schools, and the only middle sch