Today's News

  • Oct. 2 Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Matthew Holley, 40 Dogwood Circle, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Kevin Asher, 155 Gen Court, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

    Brian A. Prather, 336 Shacklette Court, Vine Grove. Use: deck.

    Glenna Payton, 341 Rock Creek Road, Big Clifty. Use: storage shed.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Panthers pummel Southwestern; Lady Bruins down Apollo (10/06)

    The News-Enterprise Senior Eli Cabezas scored two goals to lift the visiting Elizabethtown Panthers to a 5-1 win over Pulaski Southwestern on Monday. Seniors Wyatt Johnson, Joe Raub and Jack Goblirsch also scored for the No. 16 Panthers (10-2-3), who won their fourth straight game. Southwestern (9-8-1) saw its six-game winning streak come to an end, losing for the first ti

  • Folk craft takes fast track on the information highway

    Getting to know Rachel Blanton: Pets: “I’m starting my own little zoo.” Blanton has a chicken, a rabbit, horses, a chocolate lab, two Mancoon cats and plenty of cattle, which are not pets. She also raises orphaned or injured calves and works with the horses as much as she can.

  • By the numbers: Deadly wrecks

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com FRANKFORT – The number of fatal wrecks in Kentucky has been on a slow but steady decline in recent years, but the promising trend could come to an end in 2009 if fatal collision rates continue through December. The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety noted earlier this month the first statewide increase in fatality crash rates

  • Councilman to speak at NAACP gala Saturday

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    BOWLING GREEN — One of Radcliff’s own will address a Bowling Green collective this weekend.

    City Councilman Stan Holmes is scheduled to speak Saturday at a freedom fund gala hosted by the Bowling Green/Warren County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

    Branch President Joshua Hayes said he has heard Holmes speak on several occasions and is impressed with Holmes’ enthusiasm and ability to motivate people to action.

  • KSP/KVE merger shows merit

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com   HARDIN COUNTY — Last year’s move to consolidate Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement with Kentucky State Police has led to more than just a superficial name change for KVE. KSP Post 4 Spokesman Trooper Bruce Reeves said the change has upped staffing for his post while also increasing communication between the two en

  • Sept. 27 DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.

    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.


    Melissa Ann Friel (1971).

    DUI, BAC 0.11; speeding 12 mph over.

  • So you think you can dance?


    Let’s face it. A lot of us think we are awesome dancers. Whether or not we admit it, most of us probably rock out in front of the mirror in the morning as we get ready.

    In America today, we have taken all cultures of the great melting pot and mixed them together to make a variety of music genres and, of course, dance styles. We might even take the liberty of creating some moves as we go along.

    But nothing is as passionate and irreplaceable as the authentic dance of a specific culture.

  • From the Bookshelf: 'Every Secret Thing'

    “Every Secret Thing” by Laura Lippman Avon Press List Price: $7.99 Rating: four out of five bookworms   By MARY DAUGHERTY   This is as dark a thriller as readers will find, yet Laura Lippman keeps her audience fascinated from start to finish.   "Every Secret Thing" is a book that turned out to be a deeply psychological

  • Storyteller native to area receives national award

    The News-Enterprise Meade County native and current resident of Frankfort, Mary Hamilton recently received the Circle of Excellence award from the National Storytelling Network. She is the first Kentuckian to be given the honor. 

    The Circle of Excellence award is presented to artists who are recognized by their peers to be master storytellers and set the standards for excellence demonstrating a commitment and dedication to the art of storytelling.