Today's News

  • Pitching in can change history

    One summer in the early ‘70s, two women and a storm that raked rural LaRue County changed how Lysa Stanton views history.

    The Ohio woman’s story begins with a car trip to her grandparents’ house in Russell Springs when she was no older than 10. Grandmother Bess, who loved to chat about the past, suggested that Stanton’s parents take the family to Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace in Hodgenville.

    This meant a two-hour-plus round trip and Stanton didn’t feel like going.

  • Radcliff’s sports angel dies

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall said it is practically impossible for a sports-minded kid in his community not to have been impacted by Tom Arflin.

    The 74-year-old Arflin, who less than two weeks ago was honored for his longtime dedication to the Radcliff youth sports scene, died Saturday night.

    Arflin was diagnosed with brain cancer in May and had undergone radiation treatment.

  • History at home: Rineyville property gives up a Civil War secret

    Cecilia resident Frank Taylor was sitting on the porch of a house he owns in Rineyville when he saw a sphere of rusted cast iron protruding from the ground.

    Suddenly, his thoughts switched from the damage he said previous tenants left in the house to a revelation: “That’s a cannonball.”

    The cast iron sphere of several inches in diameter Taylor dug up hasn’t been evaluated by experts, but he’s convinced that it’s a Civil War-era cannonball.

  • WOMEN'S GOLF: Five area players in State Am in Murray (06/20)

    While she certainly doesn’t mind being a more recognizable face on the women’s golf scene, Karisa Akin said last year’s Women’s Kentucky State Amateur championship has helped her in other ways.

  • NBA: Ex-Elizabethtown star Pettigrew pleased with his Memphis Grizzlies workout (06/20)

    Steffphon Pettigrew has long dreamed of playing professional basketball, whether in the NBA or abroad.

    The former Elizabethtown High School star and 2007 Mr. Basketball had a tryout Friday morning with the Memphis Grizzlies. Pettigrew was part of a six-player group; the Grizzlies also had another group of players in for a workout ahead of Thursday’s NBA draft.

  • Gifts from my father

    For The News-Enterprise
    Growing up, I always knew that I was protected and loved. Those special times that he and I shared always will remain in my heart to be cherished.
    And, there are the wonderful gifts that he has given me over the years.

  • ’Til death us to part ... then what?

    “For better or for worse, ’til death do us part,” and then what? For majority of married couples, the harsh reality is one of the spouses will end up living alone.

  • Classical Conversations program comes to Hardin County

    Local homeschooling families have another educational option for their children beginning in August.

    The national Christian homeschooling program Classical Conversations is available to homeschooled students in Hardin and Meade counties in the upcoming school year.

    Vine Grove resident Crystal Costello, who has had success with the program with her own children, is staring it here.

  • Billups celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Horace and Joyce Billups of Radcliff celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 10, 2011.

    They were married June 10, 1961, in Alexandria, Va.

    They attend Heritage International Christian Church in Radcliff.

    They have four children, Lunnette A. Lowe, Patrice R. Howard, Kimberly A. Houston and Vernon E. Billups Sr.; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

      Happy Father’s Day. I hope everyone has the chance to spend the day with their dads. Those of you who have lost their fathers, I wish you a day of remembering all the happy memories that you shared with him.
       We seem to be getting a small break in the weather. It hasn’t been as hot. The farmers finally are finishing their planting. I am looking forward to the produce from our garden.