Today's News

  • Dollars and Sense: Home ownership: Are you ready?

    The purchase of a first home is an exciting time in anyone’s life. It’s also a large financial undertaking, a fact that leaves many people wondering whether they’re prepared for this big step. The Kentucky Society of CPAs suggests you answer these questions to help you decide if the time is right for you. What’s the hurry? Owning a home is a tempting prospect, but make sure that you are not hurried into making a decision.

  • Collecting for Kids

    Girl Scout Troop 851 recently conducted a stuffed animal drive for Kosair Charities. The girls collected approximately 400 stuffed animals. Pictured from left, back row, Rachel Price, Melody Casarez and Stephanie Smith; front row, Abby Cunnigan and Stella Myers. Not pictured, Katie Noland.


  • Jadelyn competes in Summertime Cuties pageant

    Jadelyn Mae Peters, 21-month-old daughter of Chris and Ashley Peters, competed in the Summertime Cuties beauty pageant in June in Cave City.

    She won the mini supreme title by having the second highest score in the 0 to five age group. She also won most photogenic, most beautiful and best swimwear.

  • July 21, 2010: Our readers write

    Heads in the sand?

    A conversation has shown me how uninformed and out of touch with reality some people are. A person stated he didn’t care about the southwest border problems. He felt sorry for “those people along the border” but didn’t want more debt for his descendants to pay. He didn’t know or care that almost all the drugs that his children and grandchildren are exposed to enter the United States through that southwest border.  

  • Boy Scouts earn God & Life Award

    Three scouts from Troop 221 in Elizabethtown recently received their God and Life awards. The boys worked with their mentor, Deacon Monty Gleitz, pastor of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Elizabethtown and Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Leitchfield, to grow in their faith and dauty to God. The award was presented as part of services at Gloria Dei on May 9. Back row from left, Jeremy Emmerling and Phillip Gleitz; front row, Deacon Monty Gleitz and Zachary Broome.


  • July 11 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This young male shorthair named “Darwin” is in need of a loving home. If you are interested in adopting him, contact Hardin County Animal Control at 769-3428 or visit 116 Nicholas St. in Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for information. All dog adoptions are done by application process.  Adoption fees are $15 and you receive a certif

  • One week later: Families wrecked by fatal crash

    One woman had just moved to Hardin County with her teenage daughter and was set to begin work at Fort Knox. The other was from Vine Grove, single, had no children but cared for her parents. A week ago today their paths met and their lives ended, and the lives of their families and friends changed in an instant on U.S. 31W. By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com Today marks a week since

  • Club presents donation to benefit Let's Spruce Up

    Elizabethtown Lions Club President Travis Langdon, right, presents a donation from the club to Hugo Davis for Let’s Spruce Up – Arboretum and Adopt-A-Spot Program.

  • Dozer to take over as Helping Hand director

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com After spending the last 18 months as executive director of North Hardin HOPE, David Dozer is taking on a new, familiar challenge: As the new executive director of Helping Hand of the Heartland. Dozer will begin his duties Aug. 1 at Helping Hand. He replaces the Rev. Henry White, who retired July 9. “God is saying that’s wh

  • Ask the Expert: Swim safely this summer



    As the weather heats up, one of the most popular ways to beat the heat is to head to the water.

    While swimming is great exercise and a fun way to cool down, it also can be very dangerous if safety isn’t your No. 1 priority.

    Every summer in the United States, many hundreds of children, teenagers and young adults drown in pools or natural bodies of water.