Today's News

  • Sept. 27 editorial: A hand at the helm

    For the third time since 2005 the Elizabethtown Independent Schools board is beginning a new search for a  superintendent to lead one of the top-achieving school districts in the state. While other districts set their sights on getting into the top 10 percent, academically, Elizabethtown’s goal is No. 1.

    However, if the district’s leadership doesn’t take control of the revolving door on the superintendent’s office, and do it soon, that goal unfortunately will remain elusive.

  • Sept. 27: Our readers write

    Vote ’em out

    If the information I received is correct,and it usually is, for the first time in history, the Democrat-controlled Congress will not allow an increase in the Social Security cost of living adjustment.

    The Henry J.Kaiser Family Foundation predicts there may not be any COLA for the next three years.

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Frazier leads Bluegrass to 26-12 win (10/22)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Khalil Frazier single handedly kept the Bluegrass Colts’ hopes of a two-peat alive Wednesday night. The eighth-grader scored two touchdowns and had 213 all-purpose yards to lead the homestanding Colts past Shelby West, 26-12 in the first round of the Eighth Grade Division I State Playoffs at John Hardi

  • Oct. 13 editorial: Kentucky Constitution should have the last word

    In 2006, the Kentucky General Assembly passed legislation signed into law by the governor requiring registered sex offenders to live more than 1,000 feet from schools, day care centers or playgrounds. The intent of the law was not to penalize convicted individuals, but to offer a degree of insulation around places with high concentrations of children. However, Kentucky’s supreme court ruled that law unconstitutional Oct. 1, saying the blanket ruling did not distinguish between sex offenders convicted before its passing in 2006 and those convicted after.

  • Oct. 2, 2009: Our readers write


    What has happened to society?

  • Breaking NewsShooting leaves one dead in Radcliff; victim identified



    RADCLIFF — Police in Radcliff are investigating a Wednesday night shooting that left one person dead.

    Johnny T. Good, 30, was shot in the hip and the bullet exited through his lower stomach, officials said. The shooting occurred late Wednesday night at Yarwood Mobile Home Park where police responded to the shooting at 11:10 p.m. and found the shooting victim on a street in the park.

    Good lived at the park.

  • Man jailed for "sodding" soccer field

    The News-Enterprise

    RADCLIFF — A Radcliff man was jailed but later released on bond Friday after police charged him with felony criminal mischief and alcohol intoxication in connection to about $3,000 in damages to the city’s soccer field.

    Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate said police received a report of someone using a vehicle to tear sod from the soccer field at around 9:20 p.m. Friday.

    “We were able to follow mud tracks back to the man’s residence,” Shumate said.

  • Sept. 24: Our readers write

    Cling to freedom Emotional plights often are used to support the new health care plan. Since troubling tales of socialized medicine abound as well, it is helpful to consider the principles behind the health care debate. The principles of personal responsibility and freedom helped create America and shouldn’t be ignored now. A suffering child or senior who can’t

  • Oct. 9 Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Town & Country Bank and Trust Company to Shreedhan Inc., property in Elizabethtown, $655,000.

    George R. and Teresa G. Howard to Karen D. Pyle, lot 13 Prairie View Estates, county, $153,000.

    Kindred Investors Inc. to James and Tina Howard, lot 1 Southern Heights, Radcliff, $30,000.

    O’Bryan & Ager LLC to Terry and Carol Reams, lot 17 The Orchard, county, $45,000.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bruins look to get back on track (10/22)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com CECILIA — After starting the season 6-0, the Central Hardin Bruins have dropped back-to-back games, but they have refused to dwell in the past. For a team unaccustomed to success, one might think Central Hardin’s confidence would be dwindling after a 22-17 loss to Nelson County and