Today's News

  • Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

  • DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.

  • Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

  • Where They're Playing

    Concert may include admission cost even if not listed.

    April 15
    BRIAN YOUNG @Bardstown Opry, 426 Sutherland Road, Bardstown. POC: (859) 336-9839.

    April 16
    CHAZ MCKINNEY @ Texas Outlaw, 200 Commerce Drive, E’town. POC: chazmckinneymusic@hotmail.com.

    JUNELL STREET @ Gondolier Italian Restaurant, 2414 Ring Road, E’town, 8 p.m.-midnight. POC: Gary Fights, 763-6459.

    April 21

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Low-fat, low suger treats


    Tickle Ragland of Hodgenville has sent us two more recipes that are low in fat and low in sugar. Since Tickle is a diabetic, she’s always on the lookout for such recipes.

  • Tron: Legacy -- Back in the grid

    "TRON: Legacy"
    Rated PG for sequences of sci-fi action violence and brief mild language.
    Release date: Dec. 17
    Runtime: 127 minutes
    Rating: three out of five take slates


    “TRON: Legacy” had a $43.6 million opening weekend, but will audiences return over the competitive Christmas weekend?

  • Dash of Class: Recipes for sharing


    Two days before Christmas and all through the house,

    Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.

    Thank heavens since we have lived in this house (37 years), we have never had a mouse (knock on wood).

    Things have begun to slow down here, the presents are all wrapped and in shopping bags depending on where they are going.

  • Breathe in Christmas


    Christmas decorating hasn’t been as exciting this year as in years past.

    The outdoor lighting has been minimized; it seemed more of a hassle than enjoyable. But part of this year's décor includes a few simple window candle lights.

    At night, I turn off the lights in the house and let the warm glow of the window lights and the lights on the Christmas trees fill my home.

  • 'The Heartland Review' announces two contests

    The News-Enterprise

    “The Heartland Review,” a literary publication of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, is announcing two contests.

    Submissions to the 2011 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize will be accepted until Jan. 30. The review requests a $5 contribution for each poem to support the contest and publication.

  • Terry Strange: The man, the music, the teacher

    For more than four decades, Terry Strange has been strumming along to the music of life, beginning with an interest in guitar and mandolin.

    “It’ll be 45 years in July,” Strange said. “I started when I was 5 years old.”

    Over the years, music has become a driving force in Strange’s life, particularly Bluegrass music.

    Today, as the owner of a music studio where he teaches banjo and guitar, among other instruments, Strange is hoping to preserve what he loves.