Today's News

  • Equipped for learning



    Despite school being in session, back-to-school shopping continued Tuesday for a select group of students.

    Salvation Army and Target teamed up this year to provide children across the country with needed supplies to return to school. The local Salvation Army provided gift cards worth $80 each to 20 area students.

    The program was piloted in one area of the country last year and was expanded to the entire nation this year.

  • Guidelines for letters to the editor

    The News-Enterprise's guidelines for letters to the editor appearing in the print edition have changed. The guidelines now are:

    Letters to the editor reflect the views of their writers and are not intended to reflect the views of the editorial board.

    Submitted letters must be original works directed to the editor and submitted by the writer, and address one topic.

    Personal attacks are not allowed.

    Letters will be edited for clarity, length, grammar and inappropriate content.

  • Vine Grove Eastern Star sends cookies to military

    Chris Letterman and Reanna McCarthy preparing cookies for shipment.

  • CECILIA DAYS: Barbecue chicken, fish dinners festival staples

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com Wandering around Cecilia during Cecilia Days, perusing the arts and crafts booths, listening to live music and enjoying exhibits can really work up an appetite.

  • The Elysian Trombone Consort

    The News-Enterprise   Michael Priddy, a 1994 graduate of Elizabethtown High School, will present a concert with the Elysian Trombone Consort at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Historic State Theater.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Zucchini Pancakes

    By MARY ALICE HOLT Barbara Watkins of Bonnieville sent me a bunch of recipes recently, reminding me that “It is the time to bring out all your recipes for squash and garden fresh vegetables.” She says these are some of her very best recipes. The only one I’ve tried so far is the recipe for Zucchini Pancakes, and I really liked it.

  • CECILIA DAYS: Live entertainment lineup offers a little bit of everything

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com If you like music, Cecilia is the place to be this weekend.

  • ‘If I do not forget Summit ...’

    By RACHEL LOUISE WITTEN In the chaos of the modern world, many things have been forgotten. Many of those things once were treasured and loved. Many of them flourished and prospered. And many of them are just clinging to life, a mere shadow of what they once were. One of those things is a little, time-worn town in Hardin County near the Grayson County line. Its name is short and simple

  • HCS honors 10 distinguished alumni



    Hardin County Schools honored 10 graduates Wednesday as Distinguished Alumni and many of those recognized spent more than just their formative years in the district.

    Former students have to be nominated to be selected to the ranks of distinguished alumni. Half of the alumni not only attended a school in the HCS system, they worked for the district at one point as well. The other half represented a variety of careers, including farming, law enforcement and sales.

  • A Dash of Class: Recipes for school lunches


    Think back to your school days and school lunches. What thoughts come to mind?

    I know school lunches have improved since I was in school. Yes, that was about the time I was walking to school in the snow — uphill, both ways.