Today's News

  • Election recommendation process under way

    It’s time to get serious about the Nov. 2 general election.

    For the politically minded, including many people who work here at the newspaper, the election process stimulates daily interest and ongoing conversation. But a majority of voters begin paying attention in the final weeks, final days or perhaps final hours before going to the polls.

  • Thomas graduates from basic training


    THOMAS. Air Force Airman Nathan A. Thomas graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    He is the son of Janet Willis of Elizabethtown.

    Thomas is a 2005 graduate of Elizabethtown High School.


  • Oct. 12, 2010: Our readers write


  • Oct. 10, 2010, editorial: She set the standard

    Sometimes, an obituary can tell the entire story of a person’s life. It seemed to last week with the passing of former state legislator Allene Allen Craddock at the age of 96.

    Those who didn’t know Allene Craddock learned that she spent a full life serving Hardin County. She was as much a part of events and causes in this community as anyone.

  • Goldenrod Homemakers Meet

    The Goldenrod Homemakers met Sept. 14 at the home of Minnie Miller. Miller, along with Lois Hay, provided food, conducted games and awarded prizes. The next meeting is Oct. 12 at the Hardin County Extension Office.


  • Enrollment begins for program to help prospective farmers


    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    With 57 being is the average age of this region’s farmers, agriculture doesn’t seem to be one of the more popular career choices these days.

    But those with an urge to work the soil or raise livestock can seek help from a new program offered through the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: LaRue County eliminated by Bethlehem (10/11)

    The News-Enterprise MOUNT WASHINGTON — The LaRue County Lady Hawks’ fourth season of varsity soccer came to a close Sunday with a 5-0 loss to the Bardstown Bethlehem Banshees in the 9th District Tournament quarterfinals at Bullitt East. Bethlehem (12-7-2) led 1-0 with less than a minute to play in the first half before tacking on a goal shortly before halftime and three more in t

  • Winners announced for Howevalley Days


    First place, Michaela Brashear, daughter of Michael and Danielle Brashear; second place, Avian Ward, daughter of Mikey Ward and Shamari Percell; and third place, Presley Royalty, daughter of Randall and Danielle Royalty.


    First place, Easton Jackson Holbert, son of Trinity and Sara Holbert; and second place, Jayden Cripps, son of Brittany Highbaugh and Cody Cripps.


    First place, Elynor Sallee, daughter of Chris and Katie Sallee.

    13-18 MONTHS GIRLS

  • Flowers for the suffering



    SpringHaven domestic violence program plans to commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month in an unorthodox way this year.

    The program is hosting Flowers on the Lake from 6:15 p.m. to sunset Thursday at the Freeman Lake Park bandstand in Elizabethtown.

    Lisa Holmes, director of SpringHaven, said the event is an interactive way to honor those who have lost their lives to domestic violence and to shine “a beacon on a glaring problem.”

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: North Hardin tops Meade County (10/11)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Senior defender Travis Harlan insists he wasn’t trying to score, while senior midfielder Rickey Skoog always tries to score and rarely finds the back of the net. Still, both succeeded Sunday afternoon, as did sophomore midfielder Elijah Linscott, as the opportunistic North Hardin Trojans topped the fifth-seeded Meade County Green Wave, 3