Today's News

  • May 7, 2009 editorial: Locals make mark on sports scene

    The basketball road has taken Elizabethtown High School senior Alex Jones many places. This summer she will spend a couple of weeks with the Kentucky All-Stars in the annual showdown with Indiana.

    It is a fitting end to a remarkable high school career for Jones.

    At Elizabethtown, she was a standout from the time she broke into the starting lineup, eventually leading the Lady Panthers into the state title game back in March.

    There are only 12 All-Stars each season in Kentucky girls' high school basketball. We have one of them right here in Elizabethtown.

  • N-E writers commended for work

    Staff Report

    ELIZABETHTOWNThe News-Enterprise sports and editorial teams were recognized for excellence in writing and page design this past week at Landmark Community Newspaper Inc.’s annual awards.

    The sports department won on several fronts.

  • Guest columnist: Around the globe, religious freedom under assault


    Inside the First Amendment

    By Charles C. Haynes

    At a time when religious persecution is at the heart of the world’s most violent conflicts, religious freedom matters. That’s why the 2009 report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom should be required reading for policymakers in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere.


  • PREP SOFTBALL/BASEBALL: Harreld throws no-hitter as Lady Waves win (05/08)

    The News-Enterprise Senior Maris Harreld threw a no-hitter and was an error away from a perfect game as the Meade County Lady Waves blanked homestanding Taylor County on Thursday, 3-0. Harreld (13-1) struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter. “She pitched really well tonight and kept them off balance,” Meade County coach Mike Harreld said. Junior Erin Sireno went

  • Vine Grove Spring Fling this Saturday


  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Thursday's results (05/08)

    TENNIS BOYS’ PREP THURSDAY’S MATCHES JOHN HARDIN 3, BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM 2 Singles Logan Brady (BB) def. Kyle Thomas (JH), 6-4, 6-2 Nick Rogers (BB) def. Tyler Edlin (JH), 6-2, 6-3 Jared Anderson (JH) def. Eric Kirkpatrick (BB), 8-3 Doubles Franco Melgar/Julian Gross-Weege (JH) def. T.J. Boly/C. Conway (BB), 6-0, 6-2 Alex Wilk/Anderson (JH) def. R. Coots/Z. Coots (

  • Recruiting Command changes leaders



    FORT KNOX — Maj. Gen. Don Campbell last week took control of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command — an agency that, on one hand, has enjoyed strong enlistment numbers recently, while on the other, has faced some tough challenges.

    The 52-year-old, who until recently was post commander and led the Armor Center, will oversee about 9,000 recruiters working at more than 1,600 stations worldwide.

  • Corn ... true gold
  • A ticket to memories

    BOX: State Theater Grand Reopening events TODAY — Invitation-only evening cocktail reception SATURDAY — 6:30 p.m. hors d'oeuvres, cash bar; 8 p.m. Headstones concert, tickets, $45.

  • May 7, 2009: Our Readers Write

    Put children’s health first

    As chair of the April 25, 2009 March for Babies event that benefits the March of Dimes work of helping moms have healthy pregnancies and healthy babies, I want to thank all the residents of Hardin County who have already pitched in and contributed to be sure the March of Dimes can con-tinue to provide help and hope for babies and their families. We had a great turn out in spite of these trying times, but we still have work to do to meet the goal for Hardin County.