Today's News

  • Oct. 12, 2010 Editorial: White House puts proper emphasis on community colleges


    The nation’s community colleges enroll more than 8 million students and are the largest and fastest-growing segment of higher education in America. Collectively, community colleges enroll 43 percent of all college students and increasingly are recognized for their critical role in preparing the American work force of the future.

  • Trick or treat dates vary this year


    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Ghosts and goblins will be on the prowl in late October, and they’ll have two nights in which to search for sweets.

    Because Halloween falls on Sunday this year, a handful of local governments have opted to set trick or treat times for Saturday, though most will be observing the tradition of candy hunting on Sunday.

  • Photos: Showing signs of teamwork
  • Panther studio art room wins poll

    Hardin Memorial Hospital's work on the Panther Studio art area in the Valley View Education Center was the poll winner in United Way's room makeover to the Panther Place afterschool program.

    HMH received 69 of the 225 votes cast in the project online and over the phone poll. The Panther Jungle from First Federal Savings Bank was second with 58 votes.

    The News-Enterprise ran before and after photos of eight rooms in last Friday's Homes section.

  • ECTC to host 10th annual domestic violence vigil tonight



    The local community college is recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

    The Phoenix Club at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting a Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil at 6 p.m. today in Room 303 A/B in the Occupational Technical Building on campus.

  • Rand Paul to make campaign stop in Elizabethtown

    The News-Enterprise

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul will make a stop in Elizabethtown today ahead of the November election.

    Paul, a Bowling Green eye surgeon, is scheduled to meet with voters at 10:30 a.m. at Panera Bread at Towne Center, according to his campaign.

    Paul is locked in a tight race with Democratic challenger Jack Conway, Kentucky’s attorney general. The winner will replace outgoing Sen. Jim Bunning, who opted not to run for re-election.

  • 'Star Trek' creator's son furthers show's ideals

    Southern Fried Sci-Fi Festival

    7 p.m. Friday – "Star Trek Live: Starfleet Academy," Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center

    9 p.m. Friday – Actor/musician Ronny Cox, who was in "Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “Total Recall,” and “RoboCop,” at the PAC

    Beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday – two Star Trek movies, fan films, teleconference with Rod Roddenberry

  • One family's pervasive pain



    Eleven months after the death of a popular cab driver, there still is a void  among the family and friends he left behind.

    Tommy Langley was described as the “quintessential cool guy” everyone liked by friend and former classmate Elisha Hayes, who only learned of Langley’s death a month ago when she scanned his Facebook page and read a litany of memorials.

  • Buggeland extradition getting closer


    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    The Tennessee governor’s office on Friday received documents needed for the transfer of Erik Buggeland from a holding cell in Adamsville, Tenn. to Elizabethtown where he faces two counts of murder.

    Buggeland, 35, a diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic, is the son of retired physicians Dr. Terje and Margaret Buggeland. He is accused of killing his parents Sept. 21 at the Elizabethtown home they shared on Shepherdsville Road.

  • Election recommendation process under way

    It’s time to get serious about the Nov. 2 general election.

    For the politically minded, including many people who work here at the newspaper, the election process stimulates daily interest and ongoing conversation. But a majority of voters begin paying attention in the final weeks, final days or perhaps final hours before going to the polls.