Today's News

  • Aug. 6, 2010: Our readers write

    Words to remember

    I urge all independents, tea party advocates and other disillusioned and disappointed voters regardless of part affiliation to remember this famous remark of Ronald Reagan.

    He said that the most terrifying words in the English language are “I’m from the government, and I’ve come to help you.”

    Austin Hansel


    On the Hardin County Vision Project

  • MomsTown comes to Central Kentucky


      The News-Enterprise

    Bonnieville mom entrepreneur Deborah Todd has launched a new local Web site — www.CentralKentuckyMomsTown.com — and she hopes it will be a place where moms can connect with each other and with local businesses.

  • Aug. 19, 2010: Our readers write

    Wall Against Hunger has meaning

    I read with much interest a letter from a local resident who had opposition regarding what our local “wall of cans” represents. It seems the writer’s issue was the wall’s comparison to the actual Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, honoring our fallen veterans. The writer seemed to believe no one would tie the meaning of the actual monument to a simple wall of cans of corn.

  • Welcome home

    Getting to know: Mary Tindall and Pat Exum Mary Tindall Hobbies: Scrapbooking and reading light mysteries, books with happy endings and modern history. She won’t read Nicholas Sparks because his books don’t have happy endings.

  • BOYS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: North Hardin's Stewart savoring last ride (08/31)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Andrew Stewart knows this is it, his last chance to win a cross country state championship. It’s his last chance to go out on top in Class 3-A, to prove he’s the best. It’s something the North Hardin senior has been working for since joining the team as a freshman, something he’s thought about since the end of

  • A vision now realized



    An assistance program long in the making for one local representative is now closer to fruition.

    Rep. Jimmie Lee, D-Elizabethtown, on Tuesday joined Gov. Steve Beshear and local and mental health officials to break ground on a series of residential homes and clinics in Louisville for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities

  • E'town snags walking trails grant


    Area grant winners: 

    Elizabethtown - $80,000

    Hardinsburg- $17,000

    Hodgenville- $24,692

    Munfordville- $27,787

    Meade County Fiscal Court- $31,350

    Nelson County Fiscal Court- $5,000

    Source: Governor's office



    The Elizabethtown Sports Park has received a financial boost from federal coffers.

  • E'town teen wins essay contest



    Considering the financial challenges faced by newspapers and television stations these days, should the government make the media dedicate a minimum amount of coverage to elections — with the goal of bolstering voter turnout?

    Elizabethtown teenager Caleb Moore thinks not. After all, he wrote, the media sufficiently informs the public about candidates and races. Plus, such an act would be unconstitutional and could be a slippery slope leading to a law against negatively writing about public officials.

  • GIRLS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY PREVIEW: Lady Panthers believe they are in for big year (08/31)

    JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com If Jack Breunig’s expectations were high last season, they’re through the roof in the Elizabethtown coach’s second year. Having six runners out of seven who competed in the Class 2-A State Cross Country Championships last season gives Breunig good reason to have those high expectations. The Lady Panthers return seniors

  • Area students participate in Rachel’s challenge


    Tonight at 7 at John Hardin High School

    Thursday at 7 p.m. at North Hardin High School





    Students at Central Hardin High School and West Hardin Middle School, used to the usual academic challenges they encounter from day to day, were given a challenge of a different sort Tuesday.