Today's News

  • The great Christmas tree hunt



    VINE GROVE — The family cars pull up to the lot. Kids and parents pile out on a quest. They grab a cart and survey the hillside trying to find their quarry.

    What are they searching for? The perfect Christmas tree, of course.

    This is no ordinary tree. It’s a tree that has been cautiously selected and cut down by hand.

    These families converged Saturday on Creekside Christmas Tree Farm in Vine Grove to find their perfect tree.

  • A duel over development



    HARDIN COUNTY — Titus Lockard says he understands the limitations of his neighborhood in the Big Spring area, and he said a proposed subdivision near his home would strain an already substandard road.

    Lockard is one of several neighbors who have been fighting the establishment of Moorman Acres, a 53-lot subdivision pitched by Kentucky Land Co. that has received conditional approval from the Hardin County Planning and Development Commission.

  • Police want tips on finding arsonists


    Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating those responsible for a Saturday arson that damaged the exterior of a downtown business.

    According to Elizabethtown Police Department spokesman Officer Virgil Willoughby, police responded to Ink Addiction at 1308 N. Dixie Avenue, in reference to an arson investigation early Saturday morning.

    “The vinyl was melted from the ground to the soffit,” Willoughby said.

  • Dec. 16, 2009: Services


  • Dollars and Sense: Smart holiday shopping tips


  • Breaking NewsOne person dead in Ky. 86 wreck

    The News-Enterprise

    HARDIN COUNTY — One person is dead after a two-vehicle wreck early Tuesday afternoon in the 6000 block of Ky. 86.

    The crash happened at about 1 p.m.

    Kentucky State Police and the Hardin County Sheriff's office are on the scene.

    The driver of one of the vehicles was uninjured.

    See Wednesday's edition of The News-Enterprise for more details.

  • Dec. 16: Our readers write

    Forgiveness is a difficult thing First of all I’d like to say how precious Karen Gillespie’s sister’s letter was. I know it took a lot to write that after such a tragedy. The Millers are dear friends of mine and I have known them for 31 years. I know they never would hurt anyone intentionally. It is a terrible thing that has happened and I know that all pe

  • Dec. 6, 2009 editorial: Loss doesnt define season

    The outcome in the final game of the best season in John Hardin High School football history wasn’t what any Bulldog fan hoped for.

    Certainly, John Hardin’s 35-7 setback at the hands of 19-time state champion and nationally ranked Fort Thomas Highlands Friday night has made for a tough weekend for  John Hardin players, coaches and all of Bulldog Nation.

    When you get this close to a state championship, you want to cap the season the right way by hoisting a piece of hardware toward the sky.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: A different take on fruitcake


  • From the bookshelf: The Stragglers

    The Stragglers

    Charles Smith

    Tate Publishing

    List Price: $11.99

    Rating: three out of five bookworms