Today's News

  • Trucker pinned by Interstate collision



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Roads made slick by ice, snow and freezing rain spurred numerous minor wrecks Tuesday morning throughout Hardin County, but officials say it’s unclear if road conditions contributed to an Interstate-65 crash that left a trucker critically injured after the rig he was driving rear-ended a fellow trucker’s trailer.

  • March 13, 2009, editorial: Opportunity is knocking

    For those who recently — and involuntarily — have joined the growing number of unemployed, local institutions are stepping up to help create success and a silver lining out of disappointment and downsizing.

  • SPRING SPORTS: District play set to start today (4/7)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — John Hardin softball coach Andrew Hundley likes to break the season down into smaller parts.

  • March 1: Our readers write

    First Citizens is strong, healthy

    I am writing you in order to hopefully correct misconceptions about the U.S. Treasury’s Capital Purchase Program and the involvement of Farmers Capital Bank Corp. (Farmers) and its subsidiary, First Citizens Bank, Elizabethtown (First Citizens), in the program.

  • March 10: Our Readers Write

    Second Harvest success America’s Second Harvest of Kentucky’s Heartland Food Bank, based in Elizabethtown, provided wonderful support to our community during the recent ice storm. I believe all of us have a deeper appreciation of basic needs, such as food and shelter. I’ve never been so proud of being on the Board of Directors of this largely unheralded, behind-the-s

  • March 17 editorial: E'town girls made Hardin County proud

    TOPIC: E'town's state runner-up

    OUR VIEW: Lady Panthers did city, county proud

    Of all the girls' high school basketball teams that started practice back in October, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers were one of two teams left standing for Saturday's state championship.

    From nearly 300 teams, the field was whittled down to 2 — Elizabethtown and the Louisville Iroquois in Saturday night's final at Western Kentucky University. The Lady Panthers fell just short of their state title goal, losing in overtime, 55-47.

  • March 13: Our readers write

    It’s always a free choice

    This is crazy. I have been watching the papers for years. It seems almost every time a person offers an opinion in the paper and frames it with a Christian perspective, or uses the word God, prayer, church or Christianity, the agnostics, atheists and just plain hate- mongers come out of the woodwork and attack.

  • March 12 Editorial: March Madness is alive in Hardin County

    For high school and college basketball, the excitement and emotion found in March is unmatched. It’s where the madness begins and often ends. And for Hardin County, there’s a big influence in one state tournament as well as the NCAA Tournament. Today, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers begin their quest for a second state championship with an opening round game in the Kentu

  • March 24 editorial: March is about more than basketball

     THE ISSUE: Charity fundraisers

     OUR VIEW: A giving community

     March Madness brings more than just basketball excitement to this area, the month also brings two United Way of Central Kentucky agency fundraising events, the Hosparus Tea and Big Brothers Big Sister’s Bowl for Kids Sake. Each had its success again this year and continues to see the generosity of supporters increase year after year.

  • April 3 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.