Today's News

  • July 7, 2010, editorial: Bagley runs away with state's top honor

    Congratulations to Brandon Bagley, who ran away from the competition during the recent high school track and field season and into the history books.

    Bagley, who recently graduated, was named Kentucky’s Mr. Track by the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association. Bagley became the first John Hardin student athlete to win a Mr. or Ms. Award in any sport.

  • Indictments show June is meth month



    Crimes relating to methamphetamine have been reviewed every month this year by grand jurors and the latest report by the grand jury was no different.

    Thirteen of June’s 22 indictments related to methamphetamine and all but one defendant are accused of manufacturing the illegal substance. The stimulant has become the most common drug cited on criminal citations and indictments alleging criminal activity. Indicted last week on meth-related charges were:

  • E'town native releases new album

    The News-Enterprise An Elizabethtown native has gone from love to death in his musical topics with the release of his latest album, “Handsome Death.” Doug Lucas’s first release, an EP titled “The Advesa,” dealt with the subject of love.

  • More tuna for HCP
  • July 7, 2010: Obituaries

    Jerry Ray Allen

    Jerry Ray Allen, born Aug. 27, 1950, in Elizabethtown, went to his heavenly home at 6:45 p.m. Monday, July 5, 2010, at Nortons Hospital in Louisville.  At the time of his death, he was surrounded by his loving family that he cared so much for.

    For 30 years he lived in Nicholasville and was a businessman and attended Nicholasville Baptist Church. An avid University of Kentucky fan, he held season tickets for years. He was a Kentucky Colonel and graduated from North Hardin High School in 1969.

  • Space travel, great white adventure return to the big screen

    Show times: “2001: A Space Odyssey” — 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday  “2010: The Year We Make Contact” — 8 p.m. July 23-24 “Jaws" — 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

  • Auditions for 'Grease' set for Monday

    The News-Enterprise "Grease is the word" at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center as the well-known Broadway musical is set to take the stage as this year's Pro-Am production. Auditions for the production are 6 p.m. Monday.

  • Hardin County native sworn in as chief judge of Kentucky Court of Appeals

    Staff report

    For the first time in the Kentucky Court of Appeals' 35-year history, a Hardin County native holds the position of chief judge.

    Elected by his peers on the court, Judge Jeff S. Taylor was sworn in July 2. The chief judge provides administrative oversight to the Court of Appeals and serves in the position four years.

    Retired State Supreme Court Justice William S. Cooper of Elizabethtown conducted the ceremony at the court’s central office in Frankfort.

  • And in other news...

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com While recently watching a television commercial that parodied Facebook updates calling them "breaking news," I wondered: What would life look like if random status updates from "friends" on Facebook made up the sum of a person's day?

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: Cal Ripken District 7 tourneys set (07/06)

    The News-Enterprise Four of the seven Cal Ripken District 7 Tournaments begin today at the University Drive fields and Meade-Olin Park in Brandenburg. In the 7-year-old bracket at the peanut field in Elizabethtown, Meade County plays LaRue County tonight at 6. The Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission All-Stars play Breckinridge County at 8 in the nightcap. In the 8-year-