Today's News

  • May 17, 2010: Our readers write

    Signs of hypocrisy

    In September of last year I sent a letter to the editor commenting on the sign ordinance that was enacted in 2008 by the city of Elizabethtown, dealing exclusively with signs for businesses. At that time, we were advertising the price of pergolas, with a sign attached to one. It was facing our building and was sitting on private land.

  • Gyllenhaal swashbuckles


  • Open Up! lineup offers taste of local musical talent

    The News-Enterprise

    The Open Up! series takes the stage again tonight at the Historic State Theater, 209 W. Dixie Ave., in Elizabethtown. The series features local bands and musical artists from Hardin and surrounding counties with each event highlighting a different local charity.

    Tonight's featured performers will include Matthew Pinkham, Katie McDaniel, Holly Brim, Ryan Severns, Robby Payne, Kevin Whitlock and The Upper Room.

  • May 19, 2010: Our readers write

    Assembly should follow Beshear’s lead On behalf of Kentucky’s small business community, I want to thank Governor Beshear for taking such a common-sense approach to resolving the state’s budget crisis. I especially want to thank him for coming out with a budget that doesn’t call for a tax increase and focuses cuts away from essential services. I believe it wou

  • Cautious cooking



    Outdoor grilling is a summer staple in American lore — an act which brings together families and friends unified under blue skies and warm temperatures.

    But this family-friendly excursion can turn destructive if the proper caution is not taken when working with gas, charcoal and even electric grills.

    The U.S. Fire Administration reports grill mishaps lead to thousands of structure fires annually, with a combined direct property loss often exceeding $100 million.

  • Where They're Playing

    Concert may include admission even if not listed.

      June 17

    Firebrand will perform at Cowbill Bill's, Milledgeville, Ga., (478) 453-3283, 9:30 p.m.  

    June 18

    Firebrand will perform at Cowbill Bill's, Milledgeville, Ga., (478) 453-3283, 9:30 p.m.

    Coliseum will perform at Skull Alley, 1017 East Broadway, Louisville, (502) 749-9541.

    June 19

  • May 12, 2010: Our readers write

    Endorsing Steve Hill

    Our family endorses Steve Hill for Hardin County Jailer. Hill is a man of high integrity, has served his country and community for many, many years and has the experience needed for the position.

    As a fiscal conservative, Hill has managed, planned and balanced budgets in the millions. His fiscal credentials are outstanding. Hill also has worked within a prison system of more than 1,700 inmates, counseling them and their families, so he is very familiar with the machinations of the prison system.

  • Photo: Crash snarls interstate traffic for hours
  • Pretty Soulfly for a local guy


  • May 23, 2010: Our readers write

    Hot weather care for animals

    Hot weather is upon us and with the rise in temperatures comes much suffering for animals.