Today's News

  • Shining a light on breast cancer


    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — A small pink ribbon is the embodiment of hope in October as breast cancer awareness is espoused throughout the country to promote education for early detection and adequate treatment.

  • Trash fee changes anger landlords



    HARDIN COUNTY – A recent decision by the Fiscal Court to amend a mandatory trash collection fee ordinance has left some property owners in the county irate.

    An angry group of landlords confronted the Fiscal Court during its working meeting Tuesday, claiming the amended ordinance puts an unfair burden on the backs of landlords who now must pay the collection fee, a change to the original ordinance which originally put the burden of payment on the tenants.

  • Oct. 9, 2008: Obituaries


    Joseph Thomas Bush

    Joseph Thomas Bush, 85, of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at Kensington Manor.

    Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.   Travis Wayne Cruse

    Travis Wayne Cruse, 27, of Hodgenville, passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    He was a 1999 graduate of LaRue County High School.

  • Know your numbers

    Do you know your cholesterol numbers? Do you know what they mean? Did you know that having high cholesterol increases your risk for heart disease and stroke? Do you know how to lower your cholesterol if it is high? Everyone has cholesterol, and some is needed for a healthy body. However, the waxy, fat-like substance can build up in the arteries and cause poor blood flow and other heal

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Postseason on the line for Trojans, Bruins (10/08)


  • PREP SOCCER: Bouthilette records hat trick as Panthers win (10/08)

    The News-Enterprise Sophomore forward Beau Bouthilette recorded a hat trick in the first 25 minutes to lead the visiting Elizabethtown Panthers past Louisville Butler, 8-1 on Tuesday. Bouthilette scored his goals in the fourth and 24th minutes off an assist from junior midfielder Jack Goblirsch and in the fifth minute from freshman defender Todd Lucas as the Panthers (10-6-1) won the

  • Taking the first steps



    ELIZABETHTOWN — “It started out just as a thumb twitch,” Don Coppersmith, 58, recalls.

    At that time — 23 years ago — Don worked at Bowling Green State University in Ohio and was at work when the twitching began. He called his wife, Pam, and told her he couldn’t get the twitching to stop.

    She told him he should see a doctor.

  • Activism, advocacy accentuate life of SpringHaven executive director


  • Knox woman wins scholarship



    FORT KNOX — A local woman received one of 10 national scholarships handed out by two organizations wanting to show their gratitude to members of the military and their families.

    Lisa Carrasco of Fort Knox was awarded a $3,000 scholarship from the Jenzabar Foundation and ThanksUSA. Carrasco is working toward a degree in elementary education at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and will continue next semester at Western Kentucky University.

  • Mystery diagnosis: Stress wasn’t the problem

    By Sandra G. Boodman

    The Washington Post

    Karima Hijane could not believe what she was hearing: The obstetrician who for two years had insisted that her mystifying constellation of symptoms was the result of stress had discovered the real cause, imparting devastating news that would alter Hijane’s plans for her future.

    Now this trusted doctor, who had delivered her only child several years earlier, was telling the IT consultant to make an appointment to discuss the results — in two weeks.