Today's News

  • Photo: Fall foliage
  • Focus on finance:The downside of low interest rates

    Question: Is there a down-side to the low mortgage interest rates we are currently seeing?

    Answer: Many mortgage brokers and bankers remain enthusiastic over the low, and possibly lower, mortgage-rate environment. We prefer to restrain our enthusiasm; low mortgage rates long have ceased to be the stimulus they were earlier in the crisis. Actually, low rates are doing more harm than good these days.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Central Hardin outlasts John Hardin for long-awaited title (10/17)


  • Alternative energy vehicles showcased at ECTC Odyssey



    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College was a host site Friday for the National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey, which displayed vehicles that use alternative sources of fuel at more than 100 sites across the country.

    The local event was organized by the automotive/diesel program at ECTC, which works with hybrid technology.

  • Alpha Phi Alpha to host mentoring event Saturday

    The News-Enterprise

    A local community service fraternity is again extending its hand toward mentoring at-risk youth.

    The Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity is hosting The Alpha Project from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at North Hardin High School.

    The event is part of the fraternity’s education initiative to mentor at-risk males 12 to 17 years of age, said member Stan Holmes. The event will include games and classes to teach the youth about the responsibilities of manhood and the benefits of going to college, Holmes said.


  • Oct. 15, 2010: Obituaries

    Dana Eliza Brewer, 31

    Robert Herman Gray Jr., 61

    Donald “Big Daddy” “Grandpa” Heighter, 77

    Mary “Brooks” Howard, 81

    Joyce Ann Stiles McGrew, 72

    Joe Louis Warren, 70

    Dana Eliza Brewer


    Dana Eliza Brewer, 31, of Hodgenville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.


  • Police seek witness statements


    Elizabethtown police investigating an August collision that caused the death of a 3-year-old are looking for witnesses to the incident.

    The impact occurred Aug. 3 at the intersection of the U.S. 31W Bypass and College Street Road and police believe several motorists were in the area at the time.

    No one has been charged with crimes relating to the child’s death.

    Anyone who witnessed the collision may contact Elizabethtown Police Department at (270) 765-4125.


  • Vigil clarification

    Karen Smith is a volunteer at SpringHaven Domestic Violence Shelter. A story on Page A1 in Thursday's edition of The News-Enterprise didn’t clearly state her status with the shelter.


  • Oct. 17, 2010: Our readers write

    Jenkins for Fiscal Court

    I worked at Hardin Memorial Hospital for 18 years as a security guard, primarily on the late shift.

    Many, many times I would see former Magistrate Terry Jenkins talking with the employees or visiting with those in the emergency room waiting area. He always was concerned with the employees, their families, the patients and their families as well as everything pertaining to our hospital.

  • Oct. 15 Services

    Agnes Eleanor Barger, 84, of Brandenburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. A Mass of Christian burial is at 11 a.m. today at St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi in Payneville with burial in St. George Cemetery in Brandenburg.

    Tressie M. Broeker, 70, of Crestwood, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The funeral is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Heady-Radcliffe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 311 W. Jefferson St., LaGrange, with burial to follow in Louisville Memorial Gardens East. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.