Today's News

  • "Put on a happy face"

    The News-Enterprise

  • Junior Woman’s Club Welcomes New Members

    The Elizabethtown Junior Woman’s Club installed two new members for the Month of March. Pictured are new members, Crystal Ryan and Tashawna Mather, with Club Vice President Shelley Brackett.


  • Convicted rapist ruled competent for trial

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A convicted rapist accused of sodomizing an elderly Sonora woman after breaking into her home last summer is mentally competent to stand trial, a judge ruled Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court. Kentucky State Police Detective Matt Johnson found Edward L. Dipietro, 41, hiding in the attic of his North Main Street home in July after

  • Dollars and Sense: Tax credits for education

    A college education remains a big-ticket item. In fact, the average annual tuition at a private four-year college is now $26,273, up 4.4 percent from last year, while annual tuition at public four-year colleges jumped 6.5 percent to $7,020. That’s why it’s important to take advantage of any chances to lower the impact on your wallet, including tax credits that apply especially to education expenses. The Kentucky Society of CPAs advises that some important changes this year make tax advantages available to more people.  

  • Tree seedling giveaway today



    While this morning’s free seedling giveaway may not draw last year’s post-ice-storm crowd, those wishing to pick up the trees might want to arrive early.

    Starting at 8 a.m., the Hardin County Conservation District plans to hand out 1,600 seedlings, including dogwoods, white pine, redbuds and white and red oak.

    They will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • March 17, 2010: Obituaries

    Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Frank William Flavell Jr. Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Frank William Flavell Jr., 74, of Elizabethtown, died Monday, March 15, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. He is survived by his wife, Beverly; five children, John Flavell, Jan Marie (Paul) Newton, Kimberly Meyer, Christopher Clamon and Chuck (Sandra) Clamon; five grandchildren, Madison Mey

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  • Heartland Winds to present concert

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWNThe Heartland Winds will present a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown. Heartland Winds is a community-based wind ensemble that was founded in 2007. The group has held many concerts and was selected to perform at the Kentucky Music Educator’s In-Service Conference last year.

    Members also have been invited to perform in Carnegie Hall in New York City and hope to do that in 2011.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Pizza Chicken

    By MARY ALICE HOLT Sue Bell of Sonora has sent in one of the easiest main dish recipes I’ve ever seen. This Pizza Chicken can be put together in about 3 to 5 minutes, baked for about 40 minutes, then eaten in about 5 minutes or less (that’s unfortunate, but it’s so good you just sort of gobble it down). Is that easy enough?

  • Health options available for the uninsured

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — The future of a health care overhaul is still a mystery as legislators remain in gridlock on the issue, but local health agencies see the value in helping the uninsured or underinsured as they can. This week, agencies such as Hardin Memorial Hospital and Lincoln Trail District Health Department are making a push to educat