Today's News

  • Guest Column: New fiscal policy tone has implications for agriculture

    By DOUG SHEPHERD, Guest columnist

    Maybe it was the positive economic growth in the third quarter. Maybe it was the positive economic assessment for 2010 by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. Or, maybe it was the realization that the federal budget deficit and the size of the national debt are starting to get a little out-of-control.

  • Christmas party for animal center is today

    If You Go

    Animal Refuge Center (ARC) is located at 185 Basham Trail, off Deckard School Road and Burns Road. Signs will lead visitors from Deckard School Road to the center.

    The Christmas party is from 1-6 p.m.



    VINE GROVE – The Animal Refuge Center, or ARC, is hosting its annual Christmas party for pets, sponsors and the general public from 1 to 6 p.m. today at the center on Basham Trail in Vine Grove.

  • Nov. 26, 2009: Our readers write

    CKTPP clarifies meeting issues

    On Nov. 17, the Central Kentucky Tea Party Patriots hosted a meeting at Pritchard Community Center with Dr. Alan Keyes and senatorial candidate Bill Johnson as guest speakers. An hour earlier, the Hardin County Republican Women’s Club hosted an event at a different location with senatorial candidate Rand Paul as guest speaker.  These events were sponsored by different groups and were in no way related to each other.

  • It's Gary's gig now



    ELIZABETHTOWN — After two attempts to become superintendent of Elizabethtown Independent Schools, the third time was the charm for Gary French, as EIS’ board voted Friday at a special meeting to offer him the superintendent position.

    There were other good candidates, Board Chairman Guy Wallace said, but at this point in the district, the board knew who it needed to select.

    “We need Gary French as a superintendent,” he said.

  • E'town circuit clerk's office to close early Tuesday

    The News-Enterprise

    The updating of the server for the Hardin Circuit Clerk's office will force the Elizabethtown office to close Tuesday at noon. The driver's license office will remain open until 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

    The closure will not effect court hearings Tuesday. Any pre-payable citation due Tuesday will be re-scheduled until Wednesday.

    The Radcliff office will close at 2 p.m. and from 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. the office will only be able to issue driver's licenses.


  • DRAG RACING: Warren looking to build on success (12/11)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com

    Andy Warren pushed the pedal to the floor and in less than 11 seconds he had captured something that had eluded him for four years.

  • Photo: Look Ma, no reindeer!
  • Nov. 23, 2009: Our readers write

    Constitution is the Law of the Land

    Councilman Larry Ashlock is playing the middle of the road in attempting to please everybody, in his guest column “Classification questions,” (Nov. 22).  He attempts to justify a delay pending some appointment on a task force in the Kentucky League of Cities, as though the KLC will rule the roost in city classifications.

  • Realigned school dubbed 'North Park'



    RADCLIFF — Hardin County Schools’ board voted Thursday to name its new preschool and kindergarten center North Park Elementary School when it opens next year.

    The new early childhood center will be housed in the current Parkway Elementary School building. The shuffling of students is part of a large reconfiguration plan for the northern end of Hardin County.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Can Bruins keep streak going against E'town? (12/11)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com

    CECILIA — Four years ago, it wasn’t much of a rivalry.

    Not after the Elizabethtown Panthers had won 11 straight meetings with Central Hardin and hadn’t let the Bruins within 10 points since 2001.