Today's News

  • Copelin celebrates 88th birthday

    Edward Copelin of Sonora will celebrate his 88th birthday June 23, 2011.

    Cards may be sent to his home or 9788 Flint Hill Road, Sonora, KY 42776.

  • Severe thunderstorm warning extended to Hardin County

    A severe thunderstorm warning has been extended into Hardin and LaRue counties this morning as a storm front pushes severe conditions into the area.

    As the hazardous weather pushes to the east this morning, the thunderstorm warning also has reached into Hart, Nelson, Bullitt and Jefferson counties.

    The National Weather Services issued a tornado watch at 4:20 a.m. today for 55 counties in Kentucky and much of southern Indiana.

  • Focus on finance: Talk financial wishes with children before retiring

    Question: I am retired and my adult children are coming to take me out for Father’s Day. I don’t want to be a downer but I really, really feel that is a good time (while we are all together) to discuss my finances and wishes upon my death. What should I share with them so that they are prepared while still maintaining some privacy while I am still living?

  • Homelessness count shows Hardin County in 31st

    Hardin County isn’t among the counties with the highest population of homeless, but it does rank in the top 15 for a couple of subgroups.
    Point-In-Time Count of the Homeless data for 2011 detail the population of those who are homeless in Kentucky counties. The count helps determine how much money is allotted to homelessness assistance in the state and determines progress toward the state’s 10-year plan to end homelessness.

  • Reflecting images from a previous generation

    The door to my grandparents’ house on Red Hill Road never was locked.

    As kids, most visits began with a race from the car to the front porch. The first to arrive would fling open the screen door, turn the knob and bound inside – announcing your presence with a burst of energy.

    My grandmother – Dad’s mom – was there without fail to welcome us.

  • Father's Day arrives without holiday festivities

    The issue: Today's celebrations 
    Our view: It's Dad's day to shine

    It’s here, dads! Father’s Day! It’s your special day: A day that you’ve looked forward to all year long. It begins with parades televised across the nation in your honor, followed by well-planned community events and lavish celebratory gatherings. A day for bountiful feasts of roast turkey and baked ham shared with cherished family and friends.

    A day for …

  • Golf scramble planned to help Radcliff teenager

    The boy who captivated the city of Radcliff as its smiling junior mayor has found support in Elizabethtown as doctors plan to intensify his cancer treatments.

    The family of Andrew Holland, a Radcliff teenager battling a rare form of Ewing Sarcoma, was notified last week that doctors at Kosair Children’s Hospital plan to intensify his chemotherapy and add radiation in treatment of a disease they admit they know little about.

  • Time for a pith-y idea

    For The News-Enterprise

    PITH HELMET n. A light sun hat made from dried pith.

    I will tell you up front, the pith helmet is the answer.

    This past week I celebrated my 71st birthday. Once again, as in the past several summers, I did it by giving my dermatologist another chunk of money for services rendered. You see, once upon a time, I was a young man of steel — I thought. There was nothing on this earth that could hurt me. Nothing would ever hurt me.

  • Romans-Wolf

    Roger and Tammy Romans of Cecilia, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Andrea Jill Romans of Louisville, to Stephen Paul Wolf of Louisville.

    The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Central Hardin High School. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She is a first grade teacher at Price Elementary School in Louisville.

  • Dunn-Peppers

    Janet Jones Dunn and Ronald Dale Peppers Jr., both of Hodgenville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Jackie Ray Jones Sr. and Shirley Jones of Howardstown and Sharon Copeland and Bill Copeland, both of Brashear, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Katheryn Jones of Hodgenville and the late Raymond Jones, Eugene Gribbons and Maedell Gribbons. She is a graduate of LaRue County High School and is employed at Hardin Memorial Hospital.