Today's News

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club supports Crime Stoppers


    Elizabethtown Lions Club President Travis Langdon, right, presents a donation to Sgt. Terry Netherland for Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers originated in mid 1910 in Hardin County. Rewards are given for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

  • Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant Contestants

    Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant Contestants

    The Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant is at 8 p.m. July 5, opening night of the Hardin County Fair. Miss Hardin County Fair 2009 Alex Perkins will crown this year’s winner.

    Twenty young ladies will compete for this year’s title. They include:

    Samantha Cundiff, 19, daughter of Steven and Kimberly Cundiff of Elizabethtown, sponsored by her parents.

    Whitney Nicole Brock, 19, daughter of Jeff and Marti Brock of Rineyville, sponsored by Jeff Brock Trucking.

  • Woman's Club supports Youth Theatre


    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently presented a check to the Youth Theater of Hardin County. Plans are being completed for its performance of “Bye, Bye Birdie.” The clubwomen support the efforts of this organization to provide theatrical presentations to the community. Diane Willis, past president, and Martha Mengel, president, present the donation to Betty Marsee, director of the Youth Theater of Hardin County.

  • Miss Teen Hardin County 2010 Contestants


    The Miss Teen Hardin County Fair 2010 pageant is at 8 p.m. July 6 at the Hardin County Fairgrounds. The pageant has 10 contestants vying for the title. Miss Teen Hardin County Fair 2009, Caroline Pirtle, will crown this year’s winner.

    This year’s contestants include:

    Sydney Davis, 15, daughter of Kenneth and Tonyia Lee of Elizabethtown, sponsored by her parents.

    Victoria Skillman, 14, daughter of Gregory and Judith Skillman of Elizabethtown, sponsored by Greg Skillman Plumbing.

  • Young professionals to get down and dirty



    If you want to play in the mud while helping a local organization, you’re running out of time.

    The registration deadline for the Young Professionals of Hardin County’s upcoming fourth annual Mud Volleyball tournament is Friday. There is no limit on the number of teams allowed to enter the tournament, which benefits local nonprofit organizations.

  • Senior Life: Staving off boredom could extend your life

    By MONICA RUEHLING, Senior Life columnist

    “I’m bored!”

    How many times, especially during the long days of summer and breaks from school, do parents hear these words uttered by their children? Usually the words send shivers down a parents’ back as they could only wish to be “bored” from all of life’s hectic activity.

    But what happens when it’s a senior adult who says these words??

  • AREA BRIEFS: Locke has five top-five finishes, EABC 14s advance to winner’s bracket final (07/25)


    Locke has five top-five finishes

    LINCOLN, Neb. — Elizabethtown resident Ann Locke finished in the top five in all four of her events at the 2010 USA National Special Olympics Games on Thursday.

    Locke ran the second leg of Team Kentucky’s gold medal-winning 400-meter relay, finished third in the 1,500 run (8 minutes, 9.70 seconds), placed fourth in the long jump (1.77 meters) and took fifth in the 800 run (3:56.23).

  • Hawkins promotes Crusin' the Heartland


    At the Elizabethtown Lions Club’s June 8 meeting, Lion Bob Hicks, right, introduced Rik Hawkins, Chamber of Commerce, as guest speaker. Hawkins spoke of the Cruisin’ The Heartland event.  

  • Sonora community center coming soon



    Sonora City Council is slowly, but surely renovating the former Sonora Elementary School building for use as a community center.

    Classes at the former school ended in 2006 and the city acquired the two-story brick structure with a gym and cafeteria about a year ago, paying Hardin County Schools about $43,000 through sealed bid.

    Mayor Larry Coplin said the building wouldn’t have needed much work, had vandals not wrecked much of it.

  • YOUTH SWIMMING: Surging Dolphins in fifth heading into last day at State (07/25)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Last year, host Dolphin Swimming managed just 12 finals berths in the Kentucky Long Course State A Championship at E-town Swim & Fitness Center. Entering today’s final day of competition at the annual four-day meet, the Dolphins have already earned more than 50 top-eight finishes and are on their way to scoring mor