Today's News

  • April 15, 2010: Obituaries

    Harry Clay

    Harry Clay, 86, of Radcliff, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Woodland Terrace Healthcare Facility.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Percell & Sons Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

    Jessica Hazle

    Jessica Hazle, 29, of Huntsville, Ala., died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Huntsville Women’s and Children Hospital.

     Arrangements are incomplete at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville.

  • Telethon has tall order

    TO LEARN MORE: For more information about the organization or volunteering, contact North Hardin HOPE at (270) 351-4673 By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com North Hardin HOPE failed to meet its goal of $30,000 last year during its annual telethon, but that will not deter the organization from thinking big. As the need for assistance surges, having the cour

  • Nut tree pioneer dies



    Leslie Wilmoth, who played a major role in Kentucky’s nut tree industry, died Wednesday at his Elizabethtown home. He was 92.

    After retiring from Fort Knox in the early ’70s, he started Wilmoth Nursery in Glendale and experimented with propagating nut tree varieties. He came up with some “good methods,” said Nolin River Nut Tree Nursery co-owner John Brittain, who was in business with Wilmoth for a time.

  • Commissions - where do they go?


    In today’s economy everybody is looking for a bargain. If you are buying and selling your home you are no different. But have you ever really thought about where the commission you pay your Realtor is going?

    Commissions are negotiable and it is not unfair or unreasonable for consumers to ask about fees that are charged in real estate transactions.

  • It's pool-cleaning time


    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com With recent temperatures topping 80 degrees, thoughts likely are turning to bikinis and sunscreen.

    While it’s still only April, now is a good time to prepare your pool for the season.

  • HCS testing will begin later, no change for EIS



    Standardized testing for Hardin County Schools will begin later than was originally planned.

  • April 14, 2010: Obituaries

    Sylvester Bowling

    Sylvester Bowling, 85, of New Hope, died Monday, April 12, 2010, at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

    Survivors include his wife, Virginia Woods Bowling; a daughter, Agnes Masterson; and three sons, Gerry Bowling, Joe Bowling and Paul Bowling.

    The funeral Mass is at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in New Hope with burial in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery.

  • Meet The Beatles at the State

    The News-Enterprise John, Paul, George and Ringo will take center stage as The Historic State Theater spends a weekend with The Beatles. First up is a showing of The Beatles' 1964 mock documentary “Hard Days Night” at 8 p.m.

  • Military personnel, families offered Sesame Street/USO Experience

    The News-Enterprise   Cookie Monster and Elmo have a special mission at Fort Knox for military personnel and their families. As part of a Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families, which is aimed at addressing concerns of military families dealing with the hardships of deployments, the well-know children’s characters will help kick off a 2010 tour of the program

  • Forums set for various county races


    x-April 21: County Attorney candidates, noon at ECTC in the Science Auditorium

    April 26: Magisterial District 3 candidates, 7 p.m. at Pritchard Community Center

    x-April 28: Democratic Judge-Executive candidates, noon at ECTC in the Science Auditorium

    April 29: Magisterial District 5 candidates, 7 p.m. at Pritchard Community Center

    May 3: Magisterial District 1 candidates, 7 p.m. at West Point Elementary School