Today's News

  • Cattlemen's Association members visit Canada

    Recently some members of the Kentucky Beef Cattlemen’s Association took the 2011 Facts Tour to Calgary, Canada. Several feedlots and ranches were visited. pictured from left at Banff National Park were Gary Priest, Chuck Crutcher, Tim Smallwood, Tony Taylor, Nan and Butch Filburn and Ronnie and Bea Filburn.

  • HCU plan pitched at chamber luncheon meeting

    Ken Howard learns more about what residents think about unified government and what it might look like every time he speaks to a civic organization.
    Howard, circuit judge and Hardin County United’s governance committee chairman, addressed a Hardin County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.
    He talked to members about potential advantages of unification and reasons to support creation of a commission that would further explore the issue.

  • Great special effects meets a predictable storyline in 'Real Steel'

    Robots take over the boxing ring in DreamWorks Pictures “Real Steel.”

    The story might sound familiar but the special effects are beyond expectations.

    Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman, “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”) is an ex-boxer who is trying to make a name for himself in robot boxing. He’s not having much luck. An ex-girlfriend dies and he spends time with a son they had together, Max (Dakota Goyo, “Thor”) to get money out of the boy’s aunt.

  • Pinterest: An obsessive new distraction

    My mind is fluttering in about 50 different directions. I have so many ideas, but I can’t seem to focus on any of them.

    I blame my newest social networking obsession for this. Yes, I’m often on Facebook, I tweet and watch funny videos on YouTube but lately, thanks to a friend, I discovered Pinterest.

  • Vincent Price classic shows at the State Theater

    In the 1950s and 1960s there was one name in horror and it was Vincent Price. The Historic State Theater will be scaring patrons as Price stars in “The House on Haunted Hill” (1959) this weekend.

    The film features Price as a millionaire who, along with his fourth wife, invites five people to the home for a party. If partiers stay the entire night, they receive $10,000, but as the night goes on, the hauntings and terrors begin.

  • The Road to War: Soldiers refresh grappling acumen during combatives training

    Members of the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command are not known as a combat unit, but the group recognizes the need for readiness when it enters a war zone early next year.
    Part of the process to prepare bodies and minds for the upcoming deployment was unleashed in September on a padded wrestling mat in a gymnasium on Fort Knox. The exercise was part of combatives training, a multi-dimensional course in hand-to-hand combat completed in stages.

  • The Road to War: Richey ready for Afghanistan

    Maj. Josh Richey is getting the itch again, never mind the two deployments under his belt and the personal tragedies that plagued his second deployment to Iraq in 2007.
    He has been trained to respond in high-pressure situations and he is anxious to put his skills to work.
    “I don’t want to say I’m addicted to war, but I enjoy the op tempo,” he said during an interview on Fort Knox. “I have to be doing something. Otherwise, I get bored and complacent real easy.”

  • Lakes searched in Burke case; new hearing Friday

    Nearly four years after U.S. Army Sgt. Brent Burke was arrested and charged with two Rineyville murders, a second Article 32 hearing is scheduled and Fort Campbell officials and members of the Louisville Metro Police Department have been in Hardin County combing area lakes.

    Fort Campbell officials approved a defense counsel’s request for a second Article 32 investigation in the murder case against Burke. The hearing is scheduled to begin Friday morning at the post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

  • 9 headed into ECTC’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni

    The News-Enterprise
    Nine Elizabethtown Community and Technical College alumni will be recognized Monday for exemplary service to their professions and communities with induction into ECTC’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni.
    The 7 p.m. ceremony and dessert reception in ECTC’s Regional Postsecondary Education Center is open to the public.

  • Event today draws attention to danger in community

    ISSUE: Domestic Violence Month
    OUR VIEW: Issue deserving attention