Today's News

  • Aug. 25, 2009: Services


  • Grad rates increase for three of four schools

    These are graduation rates for the four local high schools since 2004, compiled by the Kentucky Department of Education. Central Hardin High School

  • PREP SOCCER: E'town rolls to win; Knox comes from behind to win first game under Huerta (08/25)

    The News-Enterprise Junior Beau Bouthilette and junior Zach Frank each scored two goals to lead the Elizabethtown Panthers to a 6-0 win over homestanding Warren Central on Monday. Leading 1-0 after Bouthlitte’s first goal, the Panthers (2-0) scored three goals in an eight-minute stretch to take control. Senior Jack Goblirsch and junior Adam Porter also scored for Eli

  • Aug. 17 obituaries

    Catherine Hayes Grant

    Catherine Hayes Grant, 90, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009 at Grayson Manor Nursing Home in Leitchfield.

    She was born Jan. 16, 1919. She was a housewife and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Ishmael Grant; her parents, Robert Emmett and Hattie Ann Bright Hayes; four brothers, Warren, Lawrence, Chester and Paul Hayes; and two sisters, Anna Vera Delaney and Lillian Frances Walker.

  • Aug. 16 obituaries

    Samuel G. ‘Sammy’ Goff Sr.

    Samuel G. “Sammy” Goff Sr., 32, of Buffalo, Ky., died Thursday, Aug.13, 2009, at his residence.

    He is survived by his wife, Khristina Moore Goff; a daughter, Bethany Goff; two sons, Samuel G. Goff Jr. and Steven Goff; and his mother, Carolyn Chaudoin.

    The funeral is at 1 p.m. today at Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia with burial in Magnolia Cemetery.

    Visitation continues after 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • The Art of Performance: Cool performers and garter snakes


    For Wednesday Magazine

    Garter snakes benefit when people are able to think and perform under pressure.

    Think about it this way: Not many people like snakes. In fact many people have phobias about snakes and are glad to tell you they never met a snake they liked. Snakes, of course, have a bad name because there are some poisonous snakes in the United States. You know the list: 1) rattlesnakes, 2) water moccasins, and of course 3) coral snakes. All have the well-earned reputation of being poisonous and dangerous.

  • Ask the Expert: Making mealtime family time


    For Wednesday Magazine

    One of my fondest memories of childhood is that of my entire family sitting down almost every evening for a nice meal together. It was a great opportunity for us to talk about the day’s events and stay connected with each other. For most families these days it is hard to make time for family meals for many reasons. But the benefits of sharing a meal together are tremendous for parents and kids.

  • Online Entrepreneur


    Husband: Mike

    Children: 6

    Pets: Three dogs

    Hobbies: Taking care of family, gardening and yard work

    Book recently read: “Finger Lickin’ Fifteen” by Janet Evanovich (“I read strictly for entertainment.”)

  • Dollars and Sense: Don't let a loan ruin a relationship

    Now that banks have tightened their lending standards, it is more difficult to borrow money — even for those with strong credit histories. So what do you do if you need a loan? Many people are turning to friends and family to borrow funds. The Kentucky Society of CPAs warns that some smart steps are needed to prevent the loan from damaging a good relationship.


  • Child ID solicitor alarms police

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Radcliff police say a man offering a free child identifier registry service to Meadow View Elementary-area families is falsely saying he’s sanctioned by city police when he’s not. Radcliff police grew concerned with the situation last week after a city resident called with questions about the man, the “free servic