Today's News

  • June 18 Local History

    30 years ago, the Hardin County Board of Education hired James Lee Light of Murray as band director at East Hardin High School. 20 years ago, David L. Stansberry, the current administrator of Hunt Memorial Hospital in Danvers, Mass, was named Hardin Memorial Hospital’s new administrator.  

  • June 3 Local History

    30 years ago, it was reported that Loretta Salisbury was valedictorian and Janet Boothe was salutatorian at North Hardin High School while Margaret Lancaster was valedictorian and Cathy Peake salutatorian at Elizabethtown High School.  20 years ago, Japanese Cultural Day was celebrated at Elizabethtown Community College; events included a traditional tea ceremony, story telling, and many demonstrations and displays.

  • Stitchers Quilt Guild has Schroeder as guest speaker

    Becky Schroeder of the Stitchers Quilt Guild delivered a wonderful presentation during the August meeting. Schroeder works at the Kentucky Derby Museum as a tour guide and at Churchill Downs at the betting windows. She made this quilt from the horse’s identifying blankets and groomsmen’s vests and told the group the background on a Kentucky Derby winner associated with each particular number. She also made another quilt similar to this one that she donated for an auction to raise money for the Backside Learning Center at Churchill Downs Racetrack.

  • Dancers compete at Coca-Cola Talent Classic

    Kaity Paschetto, center, and Rachel Laws, right, recently competed in the semi-finals for the Coca-Cola Talent Classic at the Kentucky State Fair. They were among the top 20 acts to perform and were invited back for the final round Aug. 28. Paschetto is the daughter of Karol and George Paschetto of Vine Grove and is a student at Central Hardin High School. Laws is the daughter of Michelle and Robert East of Rineyville and a student at John Hardin High School. Both are dance students at Allegro Dance Theatre. The winner of the Coca-Cola Talent Classic will receive $1,200.

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  • April 4 Local History

    30 years ago, Hardin County television viewers who loved TV’s “Dallas” were debating the shooting of J.R. Ewing, and the big question everyone was asking was “Who Shot J.R.?” The News-Enterprise Assistant Managing Editor Jim Henahan even wrote a column about it, inviting newspaper readers to write him with their ideas of who shot J.R.

  • April 19 Local History

    30 years ago, Howevalley Elementary School students teamed up with artist Rich Griendling for an unusual National Book Week project: each of the 400 students illustrated 13 feet of paper which was all put together to make one long scroll; the bookworm drawing reportedly beat the old Guinness world record by 280 feet. 20 years ago, Radcliff City Council took action to improve the city sewer system, declaring an emergency so standard bidding procedures could be bypassed and a sewage l

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Hawks wanting to put together four quarters (09/16)


    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com

    LaRue County has become the heart-attack Hawks the past two weeks, rallying to win back-to-back games despite trailing Green County with less than 8 minutes remaining in the third quarter last week and trailing Shelby County with less than 4 minutes left in the third quarter the week before.