Today's News

  • Dec. 3 Local History

    30 years ago, area residents who wanted a “real” Christmas tree were scrambling as there was expected to be a shortage of real trees; the going rate that year for freshly cut trees was $6 to $20. 20 years ago, Santa wore black leather and drove a 900-pound motorcycle as members of the Lincoln Trail Chapter of the Harley Owners Group played Santa and delivered Christmas presents to children at the Glen Dale Children’s Home.

  • Dec. 9 Local History

    30 years ago, the Elizabethtown School Board approved a $3.9 million budget which included instructional salaries of $2,043,309; the school system also decided to raise the cost of lunches at all elementary schools to 55 cents, 60 cents at the high school and 75 cents for adults; this made the lunch costs the same as Hardin County Schools.

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  • Dec. 31 Local History

    30 years ago, looking back on the past decade, an editorial in The News-Enterprise said that the ‘70s had been a time of growth and controversy for Hardin County. 20 years ago, in view of the Carrollton bus crash, State Sen. Virgil Pearman and state Reps. Chester “Bud” Gregory and Bill Ark vowed that drunken driving would highlight the 1990 sessions of the general assembly

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Teams flock to E'town shootout (6/7)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com Tim Mudd has been a long-time subscriber to the idea that to be the best, one has to play the best. Apparently Elizabethtown’s girls’ basketball coach is not alone in his line of thinking. Thirty-eight teams (20 varsity and 18 ju

  • Nov. 22 Local History


    30 years ago, Elizabethtown City Council formed a committee to oversee the $4.1 million Community Development program for Glendale Hill. 20 years ago, a Hardin County school bus driver was suspended for violating a driving policy concerning alcohol.

  • Dec. 17 Local History

    30 years ago, Helping Hand announced plans to distribute Christmas baskets to more than 100 families on Dec. 23; filling each basket cost about $25, and help was needed from the community to make sure that all families in need were helped at Christmas. 20 years ago, the 1990 race for U.S. Senate was heating up; Democrat Harvey I.

  • Dec. 23 Local History

    30 years ago, a Radcliff man, Henry Boyd, won more than $3,000 on a television game show, “Mind Readers;” while taping the show, he also met celebrity contestants Arte Johnson and Patty Duke Astin and host Dick Martin. 20 years ago, the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown held its annual Hollyfest, celebrating the season with Santa Claus and lots of Christmas joy and music.  

  • Dec. 24 Local History


  • County to streamline administrative code



    Hardin Fiscal Court has agreed to postpone passage of a new administrative code until June 22, when members plan to streamline the code’s scope.

    A revised code was proposed in March, but county commissioners postponed passage of the code until June because it is the one month in which they directly can propose changes under state law. Any changes proposed beyond June must come from the county judge-executive.