Today's News

  • North succeeds in Florida band competition



    RADCLIFF — The North Hardin High School band placed in the top five in a Bands of America regional competition, which band director Brian Froedge called “a big achievement.”


    The North Hardin High School band placed fourth in the BOA regional competition, which took place Oct. 11 in Orlando, Fla.


  • Rineyville teen expected to make full recovery


    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY– A 13-year-old Rineyville boy struck by a car Friday near Rineyville has extensive injuries, but nothing fatally wounding, the teen’s mother said.

  • Wake-up call was entirely too literal

    I didn’t hear the sirens.

    Didn’t smell any smoke.

    At 4:30 a.m. last Wednesday morning, I only could hear the sound of my daughter coughing in her crib.

    She’s been fighting a cold — or maybe it’s allergies — and had woken up coughing for several nights. As had become routine, I walked to her crib and lifted her to hold and rock her until she stopped.

  • Fiery crash on Ky. 84 kills one


    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    EASTVIEW – A Grayson County man died Thursday night along Ky. 84 after the car he was driving struck a tree and caught fire.

    The driver was pronounced dead at the scene by Hardin County Coroner Dr. William Lee shortly after the 10:30 p.m. crash on what’s known to residents as Claggett Hill – the 15,000 block of Ky. 84.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: LaRue 'Withers' under E'town storm (10/19)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com HODGENVILLE — Aesop gave us the classic fable, “The Tortoise and the Hare,” providing this moral: Slow and steady wins the race. The Elizabethtown Panthers beg to differ. The Elizabethtown offense looked much like t

  • 2 from Hardin escape from Fulton County Jail



    HICKMAN  — Police in western Kentucky are searching for two Hardin County men who escaped Sunday night from the Fulton County Detention Center.

    Tommy Lee A. Southard, 28, and Jeremy Phelps, 23, were reported missing Sunday at 9:15 p.m. during work detail in the facility's kitchen.

    Fulton County Chief Deputy Jim Williams said Kentucky State Police were notified five minutes after the escape. KSP then notified other police agencies of the escape.

  • Oct. 5, 2008, editorial: The principles of Congress

    The past week has been a scary one.

    It began with the financial brain trust of the Bush Administration and congressional leaders huddling to develop a $700 billion plan to save the financial institutions on Wall Street from the consequences of the risky loan decisions they've been making.

    The same people who had been asleep at the switch while the financial system was running off the track were in a panic to put the economic engine back on the rails.

    For nothing, because the House rejected the gambit by a vote of 228-205.

  • Road construction planned for I-65


    ELIZABETHTOWN — Portions of Interstate 65 in both directions will be improved beginning Oct. 20 at 8 a.m. each morning and continuing through completion of two separate patching jobs.

    According to the Department of Highways in Elizabethtown, Scotty’s Contracting, Inc. will be milling and patching at the 76 and 98 mile-markers in both directions starting Monday morning.

  • Parents welcome Justin Caleb

      Justin C. Taylor and Courtney Innes of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Justin Caleb Taylor on Aug. 22, 2008, in Bowling Green. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long. He has a brother, Scott Wayne Whitmire. Grandparents are Debbie and Kevin Peters and Gary and Tracy Taylor, all of Elizabethtown and Susan and Phil Innes of Taunton, Mass. &nbs

  • Oct. 12 Howevalley news


    Mona Holbert, 234-3298