Today's News

  • Mixing fun with fitness

    While New Highland Elementary staff and students spend their days during the week reading and ’riting, when Saturday rolled around, they tried a different “r” — running.

    New Highland Elementary School hosted a Family Fun Run on Saturday. About 60 students arrived at the school in the early morning hours to take part in a 2K run. Students started the run from the parking lot of the school and ran a route near Bluegrass Middle School and John Hardin High School.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UK fan favorites visit Elizabethtown (05/01)

    Hundreds of fans greeted Josh Harrellson with a loud yell and round of applause as he entered the Towne Mall in Elizabethtown on Saturday afternoon.

    All the lone University of Kentucky senior, affectionately known as “Jorts,” had done this year was lead the Wildcats to their first Final Four since 1998.

  • Photo: Welcome home for R&R
  • Essential news arrived as nine-word post online

    Four Alabama refugees and their dog took shelter in our house early Thursday morning. My daughter’s family escaped without injury or significant property damage but not without some degree of impact.

    After our daily April storms, the constant storm watches and warnings almost became background noise. Another threat was predicted for Wednesday but when my wife described news of Alabama’s devastation the information didn’t immediately register.

  • Warm Blessing recruits new volunteers

  • Eagle Scout to help out Warm Blessings

  • Ceremony marks renaming of street

    A ceremony Tuesday afternoon will celebrate the naming of a city street for a former publisher of The News-Enterprise.

    Elizabethtown City Council granted the newspaper’s request in March to redesignate the northern two blocks of Strawberry Lane as Floe Bowles Way. The portion of the street being renamed runs from West Dixie Avenue to Maple Street and surrounds the newspaper's office complex.

  • Standard Register explains company's new approach

    Standard Register introduced its new corporate focus on advancing its customers’ reputations during the shareholders’ annual meeting Thursday.

    The company, which has a manufacturing plant in Radcliff, also revealed its new brand identity that reflects how the nearly 100-year-old company delivers value to customers. A new corporate logo and complementary brand logos for its three business units, Commercial, Healthcare and Industrial, emphasize what Standard Register calls its market-driven strategy.

  • April in a word: Waterlogged

    May flowers had better be blooming in the coming weeks if the adage has any truth behind it.

    There have been plenty of April showers to bring out those blossoms, with total rainfall for the month coming to almost 17 inches — so far — in the Elizabethtown and Hardin County area, according to Kentucky Mesonet. Today’s forecast includes a 70 percent chance of showers or storms.

    Only seven days in April were rain-free at the Mesonet recording site in Cecilia.

  • Bank corporation announces first quarter earnings

    The News-Enterprise
    Despite a few troubled commercial real estate loans, Farmers Capital Bank Corp. reported a net income of $1 million for the first quarter of 2011.
    The profit figure was an increase of 17.3 percent from the fourth quarter of 2010 but down $900,000 from the period in the previous year.