Today's News

  • Officers bust Cecilia meth lab

    Staff Report CECILIA — The Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force on Wednesday arrested three people for allegedly making methamphetamine. Officers, who had received tips, were serving a warrant about 10:30 a.m. at a Hardinsburg Road home when they found the lab, agent Rex Allaman said. They could smell the odor outside the residence, and a 16-year-old also was inside the home,

  • Girl Scouts: cookies safe from salmonella

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY – As popular brands such as Kellogg, Famous Amos, Austin and Little Debbie issue voluntary product recalls removing products potentially tainted with salmonella, one group is proclaiming its products are safe to eat. Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, which recently began its massive annual cookie sale, announced Tuesday its coo

  • Timing is everything, right?


    I was watching HGTV the other night with my 10-year-old daughter, who watches staging shows with me and gets as excited as I do about the great projects we see. She often thinks we should try the ideas we see and complete them in the same amount of time. For instance, I was talking about painting the living room, and she thought we could get the whole room done in a half hour – just like on TV.

  • Jan. 22 editorial: A vision takes shape

     This month, it begins.

  • KENTUCKY BASKETBALL OPINION: Patterson's beastly performances never get old (01/22)



    LEXINGTON — The million dollar question lately has been: What’s wrong with Kentucky sophomore forward Patrick Patterson?

    In the last week, I couldn’t count the number of times people have asked about Patterson, who has gotten off to a less than stellar start in Southeastern Conference play.

    That all changed Wednesday night.

  • Picking paint can be tricky

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Picking a paint color for an interior wall involves a variety of perhaps unapparent variables — from dining habits to light bulbs. Paint store employees can help guide the choice of a hue.

  • Jan. 22: Services

     Della Dexheimer, 91, of Radcliff, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009. The funeral is 1 p.m. Sunday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in North Hardin Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 2:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

    Christopher David Fulkerson, 28, of Sonora, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Manakee Funeral Home in Sonora with burial in Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue wins third straight, 59-42 over Louisville Southern (01/22)

    The News-Enterprise LOUISVILLE — Sophomore guard Valerie Whitlock scored 22 points to lead the visiting LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 59-42 victory over Southern on Wednesday. Sophomore guard Lyndsay Whitlock and freshman guard Nancy Howell each scored 11 points as the Lady Hawks (10-5) won their third consecutive game and fifth out of their last six. Freshman guard Michelle &l

  • E'town defendants charged in Louisville robberies

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com JEFFERSON COUNTY – Two people charged in the February 2008 robbery of South Central Bank in Elizabethtown were indicted last week on four additional charges of first-degree robbery in Jefferson County. According to the Jefferson County Circuit Clerk’s office, Steven Raphael Bond, 38, and Penny Sue Johnson, 44, were indicted Jan.

  • HCS hosting Super Saturday for gifted students



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Hardin County Schools is making this Saturday a super one for local gifted and talented students.

    Hardin County Schools will be holding a Super Saturday program for gifted and talented students at 9 a.m. this weekend at Heartland Elementary School. About 85 to 90 fifth and sixth grade students have signed up to attend, said Jimmie Dee Kelley, HCS coordinator of the Gifted and Talented program.