Today's News

  • Former U.S. Rep. Lewis honored by Boy Scouts



    ELIZABETHTOWN — As Nolin RECC President and Chief Executive Officer Mickey Miller attested, former U.S. Rep. Ron Lewis is a man who wears many hats. Or at least his name does.

    Miller was one who helped honor Lewis Monday night at the Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner, hosted by the Lincoln Heritage Council, Boy Scouts of America at Severns Valley Baptist Church, and took advantage of the moment, poking some lighthearted fun at the former Congressman.

  • Never too old to learn

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — An initiative launched this week by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System will directly benefit local workers who have been laid off, offering support tools and work force training to better position individuals for new careers. ECTC will offer eligible students six credit hours worth of tuition per se

  • Blood brothers

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com SONORA — According to the American Red Cross, one pint of blood can save up to three lives, and eighty-eight pints potentially can save up to 264 lives. As a result, Dumont Souleyrette’s and Al Blanchard’s contributions have provided enough blood to save the entire city of Sonora. The two Sonora residents were honored T

  • Under the rug

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Maybe a room in your home needs a special accent. Or maybe your hardwood floors need less exposure.

    Whatever the reason, area rugs can be a great choice for a homeowner looking for help in decorating or even for practical uses. A variety of sizes, designs and shapes add to the allure of area rugs.

  • Final storm cleanup under way in Vine Gove


    Staff Report

    Vine Grove has contracted with a private company to remove ice-storm debris remaining on city streets beginning immediately, officials announced Thursday.

    Residents should set out debris if they have not already, next to the road but not blocking sidewalks. The city will not enter onto property for pickup. Streets will be cleared one at a time, according to no set schedule.

  • Calipari makes a splash in the Bluegrass

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com LEXINGTON — New University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari didn’t make outlandish promises or guarantees of Southeastern Conference titles or NCAA championships during his first press conference Wednesday. What Calipari did deliver is a commitment to restore the luster to the Kentucky program, which has l

  • April 3, 2009: Services


  • Fort Duffield cleanup planned for Saturday

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com WEST POINT — January’s ice storm left the old Union Fort Duffield looking, well, like a war zone, giving extra importance to this year’s spring cleaning. The public is invited to join regular volunteers at the hilltop site Saturday to take part in the national Civil War Preservation Trust annual’s Park Day cleanup.

  • Displaced workers eye educational opportunities

    If you go: The second informational sessions will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday in room 421 of the Regional Postsecondary Education Center on ECTC’s campus in Elizabethtown. Registration is not required. For more information, contact Darrin Powell at (270) 706-8620. Prospective applicants must have filed for unemployment benefits since Oct. 1 to be eligible for the program.  



  • A time to clean: Details make the difference


    With the arrival of spring, take time now to buff up your home for yourself or get it ready to put it on the market.

    Here are some ideas that are effortless to do in starting the process.