Today's News

  • Speak Up for Family Caregivers

    By Monica Ruehling

    November begins the time of year when we will take a deep breath from our busy schedules to give thanks for the many blessings in our lives. It also begins the season when we often provide for the less fortunate and give tribute and appreciation to unsung heroes. With these thoughts in mind, it seems only fitting that the president once again has designated the month of November as National Family Caregivers Month.

  • Fort Knox sponsors first International Recruiting Summit

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Representatives of nine countries are visiting Fort Knox this week for the first International Recruiting Summit. The program — which on Wednesday included a tour of the Elizabethtown Army Recruiting Station — is an opportunity for the United States and its allies to share information on enlisting

  • City hosting April cleanup

    VINE GROVE — Residents will have their own chance to do some spring cleaning in April. Like Elizabethtown and Radcliff, the city is holding its annual cleanup throughout the month. Mayor Donovan Smith said the city receives the service through Borders Disposal in Elizabethtown as part of its trash contact, and there is no extra cost. But residents will need to stay current on

  • Taylor terminated at HCS


    and BOB WHITE


    RADCLIFF — Angela Taylor, a former teacher at Radcliff Middle School, has been officially terminated after pleading guilty to tampering with a witness.

    Her termination, which went into effect Jan. 26, was presented to the Hardin County Schools board as part of a personnel actions report in February.

  • Guthrie holds party line on health care

    By John Friedlein and The Associated Press


    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie spoke out against the Democrats’ health-care reform plan during a Saturday press conference, saying it would cost Kentucky more than $300 million in extra Medicaid expenses.

    House members are expected to vote on the historic measure today.

  • Gift Ideas for Caregivers

    By Monica Ruehling

    Caregivers are typically those people who do and give to others in an unselfish manner, often putting their own needs last. The holiday season tends to be no different for these caring folks; they’ll help everyone else and make sacrifices for their own needs and wants.

    If you know someone who is caring for a chronically ill, disabled or aging family member, thank them for their deeds with some thoughtful gifts or services. It is always the unexpected gift that is the most appreciated.

  • Seeking support in memory of those who provide protection

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Support those who protect you. It is a message Elizabethtown Police Chief Ruben Gardner hopes resonates with residents as they prepare to renew vehicle licenses this year. Gardner is leading a charge to promote the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation, which was created to provide direct financial assistanc

  • Fans' tourney spirit soars



    LEXINGTON – Longtime North Hardin High School supporter Barbara Proffitt has followed the Trojans to every state tournament appearance.

    Of the 12 trips to the state tournament, this has been the most thrilling – and the most maddening. The Trojans have taken their fans on quite a roller coaster ride this season, overcoming adversity to reach the PNC/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament.

  • LaRue laptops initiative falls short



    Landmark News Service

    LARUE COUNTY — The proposed Laptops of LaRue Initiative – a plan that would place laptop computers in the hands of every LaRue County High School student – was shot down by a lone school board member.

    Superintendent Sam Sanders requested the project move forward with the unanimous consent of school board members. The vote was 4-1 with Norbert Skees voting “no.”

  • Pennington named Kentucky Volunteer of the Year

    Bill Pennington was recently named Kentucky’s Volunteer of the Year by TSS Photography. Pennington volunteers through the sports programs at Grace Heartland Church, and he had been nominated for the honor by the church. The presentation was made at the church’s soccer fields. From left, George Poole, owner of TSS Photography of Louisville, Bill Pennington, and Chad McBeth Activities director at Grace Heartland Church.