Today's News

  • Area residents rake in the state fair ribbons



    LOUISVILLE — Clumps of wild daisies bloomed alongside the road.

    The early June sun was just right, the shadows nice. Theresa Shelton stopped, photographed the flowers and later painted them.

    Her “Wild About Daisies” is one of several blue ribbon winners entered by Hardin County area residents in this year’s Kentucky State Fair. Others ranged from iced cupcakes to a very old Bible.

  • From the Bookshelf: 'A Great and Terrible Beauty'

    "A Great and Terrible Beauty" —The Gemma Doyle Trilogy

    By: Libba Bray

    Delacorte Books for Young Readers

    List Price: $9.99

    Rating: Four Bookworms

  • Ask the Expert: Show and Tell

    By AMY KEELING WALTON   “Papers, papers” was the daily refrain we heard upon crossing the threshold of our front door after a steamy 45-minute bus ride. We would diligently unload our backpacks on the kitchen table and wait eagerly for the accolades in the form of oohh’s and ahhhhh’s to emerge from our mother’s mouth.

  • Aug. 25, 2009: Services


  • Grad rates increase for three of four schools

    These are graduation rates for the four local high schools since 2004, compiled by the Kentucky Department of Education. Central Hardin High School

  • PREP SOCCER: E'town rolls to win; Knox comes from behind to win first game under Huerta (08/25)

    The News-Enterprise Junior Beau Bouthilette and junior Zach Frank each scored two goals to lead the Elizabethtown Panthers to a 6-0 win over homestanding Warren Central on Monday. Leading 1-0 after Bouthlitte’s first goal, the Panthers (2-0) scored three goals in an eight-minute stretch to take control. Senior Jack Goblirsch and junior Adam Porter also scored for Eli

  • Aug. 17 obituaries

    Catherine Hayes Grant

    Catherine Hayes Grant, 90, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009 at Grayson Manor Nursing Home in Leitchfield.

    She was born Jan. 16, 1919. She was a housewife and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Ishmael Grant; her parents, Robert Emmett and Hattie Ann Bright Hayes; four brothers, Warren, Lawrence, Chester and Paul Hayes; and two sisters, Anna Vera Delaney and Lillian Frances Walker.

  • Aug. 16 obituaries

    Samuel G. ‘Sammy’ Goff Sr.

    Samuel G. “Sammy” Goff Sr., 32, of Buffalo, Ky., died Thursday, Aug.13, 2009, at his residence.

    He is survived by his wife, Khristina Moore Goff; a daughter, Bethany Goff; two sons, Samuel G. Goff Jr. and Steven Goff; and his mother, Carolyn Chaudoin.

    The funeral is at 1 p.m. today at Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia with burial in Magnolia Cemetery.

    Visitation continues after 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • The Art of Performance: Cool performers and garter snakes


    For Wednesday Magazine

    Garter snakes benefit when people are able to think and perform under pressure.

    Think about it this way: Not many people like snakes. In fact many people have phobias about snakes and are glad to tell you they never met a snake they liked. Snakes, of course, have a bad name because there are some poisonous snakes in the United States. You know the list: 1) rattlesnakes, 2) water moccasins, and of course 3) coral snakes. All have the well-earned reputation of being poisonous and dangerous.

  • Ask the Expert: Making mealtime family time


    For Wednesday Magazine

    One of my fondest memories of childhood is that of my entire family sitting down almost every evening for a nice meal together. It was a great opportunity for us to talk about the day’s events and stay connected with each other. For most families these days it is hard to make time for family meals for many reasons. But the benefits of sharing a meal together are tremendous for parents and kids.