Today's News

  • Farmer's Market grand opening is Saturday



    Not only will the Hardin County Farmers Market be open for business on Saturday, there will be a grand opening celebration with food, music and, of course, plenty of vendors.

    Farmers Market President Rene Emond said the third Saturday of the month is a special event day at the market. This one is even more special with a celebration of the new and improved facility on Peterson Drive in Elizabethtown.

  • July 15, 2010, editorial:LaRue jailer relinquishes duties, but not his pay

    After four escapes and a series of embarrassing operational glitches, Kentucky’s Department of Corrections recently took action to ensure proper operation of the LaRue County Detention Center.

  • Task force dissects BRAC



    FRANKFORT — “Regionalization on steroids.” That’s how Col. Mark Needham, special assistant to the governor for BRAC, describes the impact of Fort Knox’s realignment.

    As population peaks on post, the BRAC Task Force gathered Thursday in downtown Frankfort to dissect the state’s response.

    While the group felt a review was in order, the future of Fort Knox and its impact on the state dominated most of the discussion.

  • July 15, 2010: Obituaries

    Lucy L. Gilbert

    Lucy L. Gilbert, 64, of Radcliff, died Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.

    She was preceded in death by her daughter, Yvonne Gilbert; and her father, Heinz Brandt.

    She is survived by her husband, Phillip Gilbert of Radcliff; a granddaughter, Corrina Gilbert of Radcliff; her son, Jack Sibley of Erlangen, Germany; and her mother, Irmgard Brandt of Erlangen.

  • July 15, 2010: Services

    Joan Dwyer Terstegge Downs, 85, of Boston, Ky., died Thursday, July 8, 2010. There is a Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral in Bardstown with burial in the family cemetery on Mount Moriah Road in Boston. Visitation and a celebration of her life will take place at the family farm at 1367 Shady Lane, Boston, beginning at noon Saturday and lasting throughout the remainder of the day. Kappel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  • Garrison commander explains stray pet policy on post

    I need to clarify points and provide updates to the readership of this publication as it pertains to the June 8 story titled, “How much is that doggy at Fort Knox."

  • A Tribute to the Heartland

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com Cymbals will clash and fireworks will flash Friday night as First Federal Savings Bank presents Pops in the Park with the Louisville Orchestra. The program at Freeman Lake Park, conducted by Jason Weinberger, will include music inspired by America’s Heartland. Arrangements from Aaron Copland, John Phillips Sousa, John Williams, Fer

  • June 24, 2010: Our readers write

    The real culprits behind obesity

    Recently it was reported that 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese. Many factors are involved, but the major cause is diet. Eating too much of any food can lead to obesity, but some foods contain more calories than others. The problem will never be solved until we dispel the myth that the consumption of fat including red meat, milk, cheese and other foods containing protein causes us to become fat.

  • June 27 Editorial: Respect danger caused by heat and humidity

    Excessive. Oppressive. Overwhelming. Miserable. Sweltering. It’s not hard to find adjectives to describe the daily impact of temperatures in the 90s and thick Ohio Valley humidity. But one term stands out among the rest. Dangerous. A warmer than usual June ushered in the first days of summer and even more unforgiving heat. Many of us are blessed with comfortably cool homes and

  • Upset vet stands off against cops



    A Westport Road apartment standoff Tuesday night ended peacefully, but with a bang, when Elizabethtown’s Special Response Team used flash grenades to stun an upset man trying to avoid arrest.

    Police say the incident began Tuesday afternoon when a comment from a maintenance worker upset 61-year-old veteran William T. Hartlage, a tenant of an apartment complex in the 600 block of Westport Road.