Today's News

  • Operation Inasmuch: The work of the church is more than ‘church work’



    An army of more than 500 volunteers from at least seven churches scattered across Hardin County on Saturday taking on more than 60 mission projects for Operation Inasmuch.

    The initiative, started last year by Northside Baptist Church, has grown.

    Projects this year included car washes, yard work, other community events, card making, cooking, backyard Bible clubs and more.

  • Powell named Artist of the Month

    Carole Powell was named Artist of the Month at the April 19 meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild.  Her oil painting titled “Baptism–New Life” was selected by those attending the meeting.  It will be hung at “Cobbler’s Café,” 125 E. Dixie Avenue, just off the square in downtown Elizabethtown. 

  • May is Older Americans Month

    By MONICA RUEHLING/Senior life columnist

    Age Strong! Live Long!

    When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthdays. At that time, about a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to meet their needs. A person’s average life expectancy was 69.9.

  • Elizabethtown Woman's Club donates books

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently contributed books to the Hardin County Public Library in memory of a former club member and the husband of a present club member. The presentations were made to Rene Hutcheson, director of the Hardin County Public Library. "Classic English Design and Antiques-Period styles and furniture” by Emily Eardmans was presented in memory of Gerri Sturdivant by Jane Curneal, library chairman.

  • First Christian Church to sell property to EIS

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com One of Elizabethtown’s largest congregations on Sunday voted to sell its church property to Elizabethtown Independent Schools, which plans to put a pre-school and kindergarten center there. First Christian plans to sell its 4.8-acre site on North Mulberry Street for $1.8 million. The congregation must be out by Dec.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club helps North Hardin HOPE

    Radcliff Woman’s Club members were notably visible at the North Hardin HOPE Telethon on April 20. Barbara Proffitt and Mayor Sheila Enyart served as the telephone dignitaries accepting pledges from the listeners.

    Kathy Eubanks, club president, was interviewed as she presented a check for $500 to Janet Perkins, a host of the telethon. The amount was significant for the club because it was a result of the club catering luncheons for various civic organizations.

  • Rambo-Bean


    Kip and Beth Rambo of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Allyson Nicole, to Shaun Lee Bean, son of Donald and Marcie Bean of LaGrange.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Central Hardin High School. She plans to complete her studies at The University of Kentucky, earning a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and a minor in French.

  • Photos: Green thumbs drawn to Master Gardeners Plant Fair
  • Potted Few attend floral design workshop


  • Mandakunis and his command earn honor

    MANDAKUNIS. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class George W. Mandakunis, a 1990 graduate of North Hardin High School in Radcliff, and his command, USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) homeported in Norfolk, Va., recently earned the honor to fly the Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist (EAWS) pennants. Mandakunis joined the Navy in October 1991.