Today's News

  • RYDER CUP OPINION: Rookies carry their weight for U.S. (09/22)

    LOUISVILLE — Early in the week, Phil Mickelson was asked about the United States having six rookies on this year’s Ryder Cup team.

    Experience in Ryder Cups is often essential to winning. But Mickelson tried to find a way to put a positive spin on it.

    “Not being a part of the last few U.S. teams is not necessarily a bad thing,” Mickelson said Tuesday. “So the guys who haven’t played, they have never lost this event.”

    They still haven’t.

  • RYDER CUP: Kentuckians Perry, Holmes play big role for U.S. team (09/22)



    LOUISVILLE — The United States team had plenty of pressure entering the 37th Ryder Cup as it tried to win for the first time since 1999.

    Two players — Kenny Perry and J.B. Holmes — not only had to deal with that, but they quickly became the faces of the team, considering both were playing in their home state of Kentucky.

  • CORRECTION to Taser Story

    Elizabethtown police are not training other police departments on Taser usage. Because of a reporter's error, a  story on Page A1 Monday contained an inaccuracy.

  • Sept. 18, 2008: Obituaries

    Edward Truman Causey

    Edward Truman Causey, 59, of Radcliff, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home.

    The guest register may be signed at www.nebfh.com.

    Johnnie Wayne Henderson Sr.

    Johnnie Wayne Henderson Sr., 47, of Morgantown, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at his residence.

  • PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Stewart records first win of season (09/21)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Due to his commitment to the North Hardin boys’ soccer team, Andrew Stewart hadn’t run a cross country meet this season. That didn’t seem to be a problem for the North Hardin High School sophomore on Saturday. Stewart recorded his first win, cruising to victory with a time of 18 minutes, 1.17 s

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin routs Bardstown, 63-7 (09/21)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com BARDSTOWN — In the storied history of the Bardstown High School football team, not many teams can say they have scored 50 or more points in a game against the Tigers. Add John Hardin to the short list. The Bulldogs racked up 552 total offensive yards in winning their fourth consecutive game with a 63-7 drubbing of homestanding

  • Going out of business

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — When Roy Brill bought Ray’s Furniture 30 years ago, he didn’t have enough money to buy a new sign, so he just changed the “a” to an “o,” albeit in a different shade of blue. For about a decade in Buffalo, Ky., Brill sold furniture out of an old building — with creaky fl

  • Sept. 21, 2008, obituaries

    Ola Celestine Bryant

    Ola Celestine Bryant, 88, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at Helmwood Health Care.

    She was a native of Hardin Co. and a retired waitress. She also worked for Greyhound Bus Lines in Louisville.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus M. and Judith Mae Dingus Johnson; one brother, William L. Johnson; and two sisters, Marie Richardson and Ruth Bradley.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Thomas, Elizabethtown roll by Fort Knox (09/21)




    FORT KNOX — Late in the first half Friday night at McAdams Field, the sideline yard-marking chains broke down for the second time during the game.

    With the workout Micheal Thomas, Cody Withers and the rest Elizabethtown Panthers were giving them, it’s no wonder they were worn out.

  • Letter-Brangers

    The Heartland Songwriters Association of Kentucky (HSAOK) consists of musicians, performers, and others who are interested in music. We perform at several of the local festivals during the year, but this season has been a special one for us. The HSAOK has seemed to be a well kept secret here in the Elizabethtown area, but with the help of some of the areas fine people this could change