Today's News

  • 'Dear Mr. President': Six little words



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Toni Perry’s eighth-grade class tried their hands at presidential speechwriting Monday.

    Students at T.K. Stone Middle School completed their election lessons by sending six words to the National Constitution Center that could be considered for President-elect Barack Obama’s inaugural address.

  • Nov. 30 editorial: An ongoing job well done

    TOPIC: Hortensia Morgan

    OUR VIEW: Her dedication should be commended

    One of the most hotly contested races in November didn't come from a battle for a spot on a city council in Hardin County. It was in the election for the presidency of Hardin County's Chapter  of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

    In that three-person race, local chapter president Hortensia Morgan was unseated by businessman Allen Francis. Morgan had held the leadership role in the organization since 1999.

  • Festival of Trees takes in more than $30,000


    The annual Orchestra and Festival of Trees, hosted by SpringHaven Inc., brought in an estimated $33,000 this year, with an increase in ticket sales, said Lisa Holmes, executive director of SpringHaven.

    “I’m always amazed at the community response to this event,” Holmes said. The event is in its seventh year and benefits SpringHaven’s domestic violence program, which serves domestic violence victims’ needs in Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington counties.

  • Judge to weigh in on recount


    Hearing scheduled concerning Pine

    Valley recount

    A hearing is scheduled for today in Hardin Circuit court concerning a requested recount of contested state House votes in the Pine Valley precinct.

    County Clerk Kenny Tabb asked for the hearing because so much has been said about the matter and so a judge could see exactly what is going on, he said.

  • LaRue County home tour features four historic homes

    The News-Enterprise

     Elaborate, charming and cozy, the homes on this year’s Holiday Home Tour and Tasting Party, presented by the Hodgenville Woman’s Club, will give new meaning to the term “home for the holidays.”

    The sixth annual home tour will kick off Saturday with an appetizer and dessert tasting party from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the clubhouse, 19 Lincoln Square, in downtown Hodgenville.

  • Soldier shopping spree set



    FORT KNOX — The Christmas season can be a lonely time for those away from home, especially soldiers who spend most, if not all, of the holidays deployed elsewhere.  

    But for basic trainees, the U.S. Postal Service and Fort Knox have created an annual partnership in an effort to assist the troops in their holiday pursuits and make them feel a little closer to home.

  • KSP to operate holiday checkpoints



    Kentucky State Police Post 4 troopers will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints on roadways in Hardin County and surrounding areas throughout December.


  • Recount: Moore still wins



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A recount of disputed votes in the 26th District state House race Monday did not affect the outcome of the contest.

    Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb has said he wanted a circuit court judge to see exactly what happened at the Pine Valley precinct during the Nov. 4 election — because of the media attention it has drawn and because of what has been said of voting there.

  • State budget woes mean officials expect adverse effects


    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — A recent estimate issued by the Consensus Forecasting Group projects the state government’s general fund is facing a budget shortfall of $456.1 million, a number that has surged nearly $150 million from an estimate released a month ago. In addition, CFG estimated a $104.7 million shortfall in the road fund.

  • PREP WRESTLING ROUNDUP: Saturday's Results (11/30)





    LEXINGTON — Results from Saturday’s Western Hills Duals at Bryan Station High School:

    3. North Hardin

    Team Results

    North Hardin 42, Campbell County B 30

    North Hardin 57, Bryan Station 30

    Oldham County 48, North Hardin 24

    North Hardin 45, Franklin County 33

    Campbell County A 47, North Hardin 21

    Individual Results

    112: Kortland Maguire 2-3

    125: Dakota Wadesworth 2-1