Today's News

  • N-E advertising, graphics teams win big with KPA

    Staff Report

    ELIZABETHTOWNThe News-Enterprise advertising and graphic design team received 10 Kentucky Press Association awards Friday for work performed this past year in a variety of categories.

    Advertising Director Larry Jobe said the awards to The News-Enterprise team was a proud accomplishment and due recognition for hard work done in keeping the newspaper’s advertising and graphics teams “at the top.”

    Names of winners and the categories for which they received awards are as follows:

  • Trooper injured after chase

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN - A state trooper and a domestic violence suspect were treated for minor injuries and released from Hardin Memorial Hospital after a car chase along Interstate 65 Thursday led to a minor scuffle shortly after midnight. According to Kentucky State Police, Trooper Terry Whitaker engaged Louisville Metro Police Department’s

  • Habitat for Humanity turns to women for help with house


    If you are interested in assisting on Saturday, go to 282 Miller Ave. in Radcliff between the hours of 9 a.m.-3 p.m.



    RADCLIFF — A Radcliff home will get a facelift of sorts on Saturday with the help of several area women.

    Hardin County Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build Day will help restore a home on Miller Avenue with new siding, said local director Larry Mengel.

  • May 8, 2009, editorial: Dusted off, polished and shining brightly as ever

    Today it begins again.

    The Historic State Theater reopens.

    The artwork restored and uncovered. The film screen aglow. The seats ready to be occupied once more.

    The theater lives.

    And with it, there is hope:

    That it will be a catalyst for downtown rejuvenation.

    That it will be just like it used to be, only better.

    That it will be more than just a theater.

    And it can be.

  • Seven local students to attend Gatton Academy



    HARDIN COUNTY — While some students have been gearing up for prom season, other members of the Class of 2011 will forego their high school proms for an early glimpse at the college experience.

    Seven students from Hardin County will attend the Carol Martin Gatton Academy for Math and Science in Kentucky on the Western Kentucky University campus.

  • May 7, 2009 editorial: Locals make mark on sports scene

    The basketball road has taken Elizabethtown High School senior Alex Jones many places. This summer she will spend a couple of weeks with the Kentucky All-Stars in the annual showdown with Indiana.

    It is a fitting end to a remarkable high school career for Jones.

    At Elizabethtown, she was a standout from the time she broke into the starting lineup, eventually leading the Lady Panthers into the state title game back in March.

    There are only 12 All-Stars each season in Kentucky girls' high school basketball. We have one of them right here in Elizabethtown.

  • N-E writers commended for work

    Staff Report

    ELIZABETHTOWNThe News-Enterprise sports and editorial teams were recognized for excellence in writing and page design this past week at Landmark Community Newspaper Inc.’s annual awards.

    The sports department won on several fronts.

  • Guest columnist: Around the globe, religious freedom under assault


    Inside the First Amendment

    By Charles C. Haynes

    At a time when religious persecution is at the heart of the world’s most violent conflicts, religious freedom matters. That’s why the 2009 report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom should be required reading for policymakers in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere.


  • PREP SOFTBALL/BASEBALL: Harreld throws no-hitter as Lady Waves win (05/08)

    The News-Enterprise Senior Maris Harreld threw a no-hitter and was an error away from a perfect game as the Meade County Lady Waves blanked homestanding Taylor County on Thursday, 3-0. Harreld (13-1) struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter. “She pitched really well tonight and kept them off balance,” Meade County coach Mike Harreld said. Junior Erin Sireno went

  • Vine Grove Spring Fling this Saturday