Today's News

  • ECTC instructor becomes student again



    ELIZABETHTOWN — An instructor at the local community college decided the best way to help his students was to go back to school himself.

    Gary Stearns, who teaches history at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, attended the International Summer School of History at Cambridge University in England in July. Stearns spent two weeks at the university taking history classes with more than 80 students from 21 countries.

  • BOYS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: John Hardin wants to go back to State (08/31)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com The goal is simple for the John Hardin Bulldogs: Get back to the KHSAA State Championships. Since the school opened in 2001, the Bulldogs have only qualified for State twice – in 2001 (Class 2-A) and last year (3-A). John Hardin was the only area 3-A team to qualify last year, and finished 18th. Led

  • Aug. 31, 2009: Obituaries

    Cora Underwood Curry

    Cora Underwood Curry, 88, of Elizabethtown, passed away, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at her residence.

    She was a charter member of Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church in Hodgenville, and was retired from civil service at Fort Knox.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Harvey Curry; her parents, Elmer Wesley and Nancy Stillwell Underwood; a sister, Dortha Underwood; and four brothers, the Rev. Edgar Underwood, Herman Underwood, Stanley Underwood, and Henry Underwood.

  • Area properties to be considered for National Register



    A state review board on Thursday will consider nominations of Elizabethtown and Hodgenville properties for the National Register of Historic Places.

    Of the nine items in Kentucky to be reviewed, one nomination is the expansion of the Hodgenville Commercial Historic District and the other is the addition of an Elizabethtown home to the National Register.

  • Making use of natural light
  • Aug. 28,2009: Services

     Mae F. Cobb, 73, of Hodgenville, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Hodgenville First Baptist Church with burial in Hubbard Cemetery in Hodgenville. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville.

  • Sept. 1, 2009: Our readers write


    People are not budget items

    Last year at this time I underwent surgery and chemotherapy treatment for cancer. Thanks to the availability of treatment and the wonderful skills of my surgeon, Dr. Crain, my onocologist, Dr. Deshmukh, and the nurses, I survived. I am cancer-free now, but cancer is unpredictable. Thanks to good friends and family, I stayed positive and was never in doubt about the outcome.

  • After the thrill is gone
  • Aug. 31, 2009: Services

    Constance Ammons Blair, 67, of Louisville, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009. The memorial service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove with interment in Big Spring United Methodist Church Cemetery in Big Spring. Visitation begins at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

  • A festival fine-tune



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The Heartland Festival of 2009 was a slightly different animal from its predecessors of yore.

    It boasted the same venue with many of the same events festival-goers have come to love, but it was also a breeding ground for a more controlled and focused festival organizers plan to foster in the future by leaving less to chance.