Today's News

  • Nov. 30, 2010, editorial: Bulldogs' success sets area standard

    John Hardin High School’s run at another berth in the Class 5-A state football championship game came to an excruciating end Friday night.
    How the Bulldogs saw their first defeat in 14 games arrive made it a much more bitter pill to swallow.
    Lost in misplays and turnovers on a cold night and a 45-20 defeat to Christian County, was what this team and collection of seniors had accomplished not only in the last three months, but the last three years.
    It is rare in Hardin County that we have had a high school football program this dominant.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town beats Lady Waves, 78-55 (11/30)

    For the first quarter Monday night, the Meade County Lady Waves had high hopes of knocking off former 17th District rival Elizabethtown.

    Freshman guard Raley Johnson hit 4-of-6 3-pointers to spark the homestanding Lady Waves to a one-point lead at the end of the period.

    Then, just like coach Josh Hurt predicted in the preseason, Meade County’s inexperience began to show. Elizabethtown outscored the Lady Waves, 25-15 in the second quarter and pulled away in the second half on its way to a 78-55 victory in both teams’ season opener.

  • New Kumon center opens in Elizabethtown


    Students looking for an extra boost in math or reading skills have a new place to go to enhance their education.

    A new Kumon Math and Reading Center opened Monday in Elizabethtown. The facility is on North Dixie Avenue near Kohl’s department store and Zaxby’s restaurant. The center hosted a ribbon-cutting with the Elizabethtown–Hardin County Chamber of Commerce on Monday, the same day its first tutoring sessions began.

  • Pedestrian dies from injuries

    The News-Enterprise

  • Linda Mayhew makes it all add up


    In 1964, Linda N. Alvey became the first teacher hired for a new school: Elizabethtown Community College.

    “I was hired in April and the college opened in August,” the math teacher said.

    Forty-seven years later, the teacher — now Linda Mayhew — still provides her special brand of instruction at the college, which has since become Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    For Mayhew math isn’t just about numbers and equations.

  • Vine Grove gets in Christmas spirit

    The smell of freshly baked cakes will overtake Vine Grove this week.

    The city is hosting its annual holiday town hall meeting 6 p.m. Thursday at Vine Grove City Hall as the city launches a rousing celebration of Christmas that culminate with Dickens of a Christmas this weekend.

    But before Dickens returns, local bakers are putting their skills to work for a good cause, said Donna Broadway, Vine Grove events coordinator.

  • Potted Few Garden Club decorate Colvin Community Center

    Several of the Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club including Renate Gosser and Ria Malito met at Colvin Center to decorate their tree for the annual Radcliff Festival of the Trees event. Marilyn Ardisson and Bonnie Gunter are proud of the beautiful result.

  • Railroad crossing work planned

    Repairs to a railroad crossing on Ky. 52 in LaRue County will close the highway from Wednesday through Friday, approximately one-half mile north of its intersection with Ky. 583.
    A signed detour will be in place using Ky. 583, U.S. 62 and Ky. 52.
    The date and duration of the work may be adjusted in case of bad weather or other unforeseen delays.  Dial 511 or go to 5111.ky.gov for the latest Kentucky traffic and travel information.

  • Parents welcome Ginny Dean

    Richard and Carol Butler announce the birth of a daughter, Ginny Dean Butler, on Oct. 21, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.
    Grandparents are Jerry and Lois Holman of Elizabethtown and Jimmy and Ruth Gail Butler of Guston.
    Ginny was named after her great-grandmother, Virginia Claycomb of Guston.

  • Sharp promoted to captain in USAF

    SHARP. Heidi Rebecca Sharp of the U.S. Air Force attained the rank of captain on Sept. 20, 2010, at Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah.

    She is now stationed at the Air Force Research Lab in Rome, N.Y.; and is deployed to Joint Base in Balad, Iraq.

    She is the daughter of Doug and Vonda Sharp of Glendale.