Today's News

  • 1-11 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, four-wheel drive mania hit Hardin County; local dealers said there were two kinds of customers interested in four-wheeling: the “young truck cowboy” craving the vibrations of a 360-cubic-inch motor lifting him up and over the top, and the doctor, lawyer, banker or farmer who just wanted to make sure he got to work and the animals got fed, no matter what the weather. 20 years ago

  • 1-23 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the City of Elizabethtown terminated its four-year contract to fight fires in rural areas outside the city limits; this left several outlying communities without protection from fires; Hardin County magistrates urged residents in those communities to consider starting volunteer fire departments. 20 years ago, reacting to the needs of business and industry, Elizabethtown Community College an

  • 1-13 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, a jury in Hardin Fiscal Court found two Jefferson County men guilty of murder in the Sept. 28, 1978 shooting death of Phillip Breeding near Elizabethtown.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin goes on the road to take on Bowling Green in state semifinals (11/24)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — The John Hardin Bulldogs will have to leave the friendly confines of Bulldog Stadium for the first time during this year’s Class 5-A playoffs. The Bulldogs will have to travel to Bowling Green at 8 p.m. Friday in the semifinals after winning three consecutive playoff games at home. Last season, John Hardin played tw

  • 1-7 Local History

     In Hardin County: 30 years ago, workers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continued the delicate task of removing several hundred barrels of toxic chemicals from a farm field near West Point. 20 years ago, the Elizabethtown Airport Board worked to repair Addington Field’s leaking building; it was estimated it would cost more than $2,000 to repair the leak.

  • 11-18 Lending a Hand


  • 1-28 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, a 17-member steering committee was coming up with a plan to redevelop downtown Elizabethtown; the plan, according to Joe Yates, executive director of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, would target parking, traffic flow and walkways.

  • 1-18 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, several area dog owners were concerned as their pets were being caught in traps set out to trap wild animals; in response, the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Department reissued the rules for setting traps for wild animals. 20 years ago, Hardin Fiscal Court unanimously approved a resolution directing County Attorney Steve Bland to draw up an ordinance for a county-wide franchise for garbage col

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Alston happy to be back and helping Bulldogs (11/25)


  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Sweet and easy treats