Today's News

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs sweep Fort Knox (09/21)

    John Hardin’s serving was on Tuesday night and the Lady Bulldogs aced their way past 17th District rival Fort Knox.

    John Hardin totaled 17 aces and rolled to a 25-9, 25-7 win over visiting Fort Knox.

    Senior Taylor Cecil totaled team-highs of eight aces and six assists, while senior Amanda Aumack had three aces and two kills. Senior Meaghan Warsaw and junior Tori Nelson added two kills apiece, while junior Bryanna Fraley had two aces.

  • EIS approves $24 million budget

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools’ budget has grown slightly this year from last year, after the district expected a slight downfall in revenue.

    Teachers will receive a 1 percent pay raise to the salary schedule in this working budget approved at the school board's regular meeting Monday night.

  • Helping make ends meet begins with awareness

    ISSUE: When Ends Don't Meet
    OUR VIEW: Caring readers respond

    Last month, The News-Enterprise published “When Ends Don’t Meet,” a series of stories about struggling Hardin Countians.

    A member of the local community who had something to share or give spoke up following each story, all of which were told from the sites of community organizations that help get the ends a little closer.

  • HMH nominated for best in class award

    Hardin Memorial Health has been honored for its interactive approach to online healthcare tools.

  • Former UK great visits E'town
  • Ray Allan Mackey: A farmer for life

    Getting to know Ray Allan Mackey:

    Travel: When he’s not farming he loves to travel. He doesn’t get to travel as much as he’d like because farming is an around the clock, around the calendar occupation. His family favorite spot is the Smokey Mountain National Park because of location and ease of getting there. A few years ago, we went out west on a bus trip and spent one day in Yellowstone Park, which he said might be one of the most beautiful spots on earth.

  • JC Penney to reopen in October

    After being sidelined by fire, the JC Penney department store at Towne Mall in Elizabethtown soon will return to business.

    The store is projected to reopen the second week of October, said JC Penney spokeswoman Sarah Kelleher. She did not have an exact date for the reopening.

  • Boy Scouts participate in popcorn fundraiser

    Life Acouts Joshua Nightengale and Michael Bentley from Boy Scout Troop 24 in Elizabethtown during annual popcorn sales at the Pilot gas station in Lebanon Junction. Proceeds from popcorn sales are used to pay for summer camp and leadership training attendance for the scouts and to pay for activities that are hosted at the council level.

  • E'town approves tax rates

    Elizabethtown City Council voted Monday to hold property tax rates stable and approved a new limit on change orders for secondary lighting at the Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    Elizabethtown city officials approved tax rates for real and personal property at 11.6 cents per $100 of assessed value. That rate applies to motor vehicles and watercraft. The rate has remained unchanged for the last several years.

    Finance Director Steve Park has said income from the rate will be slightly below budget, but he believes the city can easily recoup the money through the year.

  • Elizabethtown man sentenced in wire fraud case

    An Elizabethtown man charged with 17 counts of wire fraud was sentenced to four years in prison Monday in U.S. District Court in Louisville.

    Ernest Cadick, 60, pleaded guilty to accusations that he fraudulently solicited more than $718,000 from 17 individuals between 1994 and 2008.

    He represented himself as owner and operator of Kingdom Oil as well as a traveling evangelist, meeting potential investors through church functions and contacts with churches, according to a news release.