Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL OPINION: Bruins shouldn't be satisfied with State trip (6/15)

    LEXINGTON — The Central Hardin Bruins set a number of goals prior to the season. One of those goals was getting to Applebee’s Park, site of the Forcht Bank/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament. The Bruins accomplished that goal by virtue of their 6-2 victory over Elizabethtown in the 5th Region Baseball Tournament.

  • A Dash of Class: Microwave recipes


    When it's 95 degrees in the shade, nobody likes to slave over a hot stove — uh, range, that is, just in case my students are reading. (You burn coal in a stove.) That's the time when a wonderful invention, the microwave oven, takes over.

    If you are lucky enough to have a vented microwave oven, the heat will leave the house through the attic. Even with a counter-top microwave, it is much cooler than having the oven at 350 to 400 degrees.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Strawberry cake from Gloria Ashton

    By MARY ALICE HOLT Gloria Ashton of Vine Grove is sharing a recipe that’s just perfect for this time of year – Strawberry Cake! Gloria’s grandmother made it, her mother made it and now Gloria’s continuing the family tradition by making it too.

  • Where They're Playing

    Concert may include admission even if not listed.


    Firebrand will perform at Cowboy Bill's, Milledgeville, Ga., (478) 453-3283, 9:30 p.m.


    Firebrand will perform at Cowboy Bill's, Milledgeville, Ga., (478) 453-3283, 9:30 p.m.

    Coliseum will perform at Skull Alley, 1017 E. Broadway, Louisville, (502) 749-9541.


    Firebrand will perform at Cowboy Bill's, Milledgeville, Ga., (478) 453-3283, 9:30 p.m.

    June 25

  • June 16, 2010: Services

    Richard Earl Baughman, 90, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, June 12, 2010. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation continues at 10 a.m. today at the funeral home.

    Mae R. Campbell, 78, of Muldraugh, died Friday, June 11, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. EDT today at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff, followed by burial. Visitation continues at 8 a.m. today at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg.

  • Radcliff approves budget plan

    In other business:

    The city heard the first reading of an ordinance amending rules and regulations at city parks and Saunders Spring Nature Preserve to allow for designated smoking areas.

    An ordinance banning tobacco in these areas was defeated, 4-2, last week at a called meeting, but some council members expressed interest in establishing designated smoking areas.

  • Twistin' again with Chubby Checker

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com For 50 years people have been doing The Twist, thanks largely to Chubby Checker, whose recording of the song made it a hit.

  • FEMA sets up temporary office in Etown



    A local government office opened Tuesday morning to give face-to-face assistance to those impacted by spring storms.

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened a temporary disaster assistance office in Elizabethtown to serve those affected by flooding that hit the area in May.

    The Elizabethtown office is at the Emergency Services Center on Rineyville Road. The office is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Saturday. The deadline to apply for assistance is July 12.

  • June 16, 2010: Obituaries

    Dorothy Sue Hill

    Dorothy Sue Hill, 62, of Hodgenville, passed away Sunday, June 13, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    She was a member of Open Door Assembly Church in Elizabethtown.

    Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Elwood and Dorothy Wiseman Townsend; and her stepmother, Evelyn Townsend Shultz.

  • COLLEGE SPORTS: WKU gets the welcome mat in Vine Grove (06/16)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Ken McDonald and Willie Taggart have been in Bowling Green together for not all too long, but that’s not keeping the former from already putting the pressure on the latter. McDonald, who’s entering his third season as WKU’s men’s basketball coach, had to follow in the successful footsteps of Darrin Horn. Taggart