Today's News

  • Honoring the military with movies

      By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com The Historic State Theater honors the military this month with two movies featuring the U.S. Navy. Tomorrow and Saturday audiences can catch the classic comedy/drama “Mister Roberts” (1955) staring Henry Fonda and Jack Lemmon.

  • Life without e-mail

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA   Recently our office experienced a prolonged issue with its e-mail server. Our e-mail system was down when I arrived for work the morning of Tuesday, April 27. Minutes passed, then hours.

  • April 23 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

    Norton Healthcare Inc. v. Bruce R. Casteel, Springfield Road, Elizabethtown. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $4,655.25 plus interest.

  • Growth hot topic in District 5 race



    Candidates running for the District 5 magistrate seat in the heart of Hardin County offered ways to foster growth in challenging times.

    Four Democrats and three Republicans are running in the May 18 primary. The district includes Elizabethtown and the Valley Creek area.

    The candidates submitted brief explanations of why they are running.

  • Former EIS superintendent finalist for Cincinnati post

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    Former Elizabethtown Independent Schools Superintendent Jayne Risen Morgenthal is one of 31 finalists for the superintendent position with Forest Hills Local School District in Cincinnati.

    Morgenthal served less than a year as EIS Superintendent, resigning in September 2009.

    She also was a finalist for the superintendent post with Hernando County Schools in Florida, but she pulled out in favor of another, unnamed job, last December.

  • District 6 Republicans look for fiscal restraint

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Republicans in District 6 are drawn to service from different backgrounds, but all feel they will transition well to a role in government. Dan Carroll, a business owner with an engineering background, said his experience has placed him in personal contact with the management of projects and the construction and maintenance of budgets. Carroll i

  • Jazz, crafts highlight Vine Grove Spring Fling

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  • Prayer observance expands scope regionally



    Interest surrounding the National Day of Prayer has led one observance to diversify its approach.

    Today, churches and community leaders within Hardin and surrounding counties will partner to observe the 59th annual national observance of prayer, expanding a banquet that originated in Elizabethtown, but soon found the title too limiting.

    The event, known as the Central Kentucky National Day of Prayer banquet, is slated for 6 p.m. Thursday at Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville.

  • Supplies needed for Colesburg cleanup

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    Colesburg Baptist Church is the drop-off center for cleaning supplies to help with the cleaning effort in this flood-ravaged town.

    Items needed include buckets, mops, brooms, trash bags, scrub brushes, sponges, bleach, laundry detergent, all-purpose disinfectant cleaner and antibacterial dishwashing liquid.

    Protective cleanup gear also is needed, including goggles, boots and rubber gloves.

    The church is at 345 Colesburg Road in Elizabethtown.


  • A Dash of Class: One of Hardin County's Finest Cooks


    I have featured many outstanding cooks since I started this part of my column.

    Today’s “One of Hardin County’s Finest Cooks” is a little older than I am, but has been a special friend for a long time. I also had the delight of having her two daughters in my classes. She, her husband, David, and their children are a very close family to me.