Today's News

  • Dollars and Sense

    Some parents spend years saving for their children’s college education, while others scramble to search out scholarships and loans at the last minute. No matter which approach you’ve taken, there are a number of tax breaks available for qualifying taxpayers paying education bills. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to offset your education costs.

    Great tax credits

  • Life or something like it

    I love Thanksgiving. And it’s not for the turkey and fixings. Although my sister Mia’s cornbread terrine is pretty special.

    It’s really about getting together with my brother and sisters and their families. I’m not sure who suggested the tradition, but for the past 15 years or so, my brother and two sisters and our children and our mom, who lives with me, have been going to one house or the other’s for Thanksgiving.

  • National Chrysler raffle benefits charitable organizations

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The Swope Chrysler dealership in Elizabethtown today will be the site for a national program called “Challenger for Charity.” A 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 will be on display and visitors to the dealership can purchase raffle tickets for a drawing for the vehicle.

    Tickets cost $5 each or six for $25. The dealership is open from 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

    The vehicle had been taken around the country to various Chrysler dealerships the last several months for the raffle.

  • E'town's second-largest employer announces cuts



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Hardin County’s second-largest private employer, automobile glass company AGC Automotive Americas, announced Wednesday that more than 100 employees will be cut from its 625-person work force by the end of December.

  • Rineyville report of abduction isn't first in area
  • The first lady visits Hodgenville


    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HODGENVILLE — First lady Laura Bush on Tuesday visited the Abraham Lincoln birthplace park to kick off a fundraising campaign for sites significant to the 16th president’s life.

    Bush had planned on traveling to the park on Lincoln’s 199th birthday this past winter to launch a two-year bicentennial celebration, but canceled the trip because of an ice storm.

  • Nov. 14 Editorial: A void left to fill


    Since September, certain members of this community likely have felt lost and unwanted. They are the young and the young at heart who sought emotional, social, intellectual and physical support through Wesley Hilltop House.

  • Every time a bell rings...

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWNGeorge, Clarence, Zuzu and the entire gang will be live on stage Friday and Saturday as the Historic State Theater presents “It’s a Wonderful Life" radio drama. The adaptation, by Don Vest, i<

  • Nov. 2 editorial: Time to vote

    THE ISSUE: Election 2008 countdown

    OUR VIEW: Just you and your ballot

     It's almost over.

    Campaign 2008 is inevitably, noisily kicking and screaming its way into history. Just the rest of today, Monday and part of Tuesday and those irritating, snarling, nasty, annoying, misleading, disruptive, depressing, disillusioning, negative, lying TV political smearmercials will be gone. No more yard signs, radio spots or political junk mail.

    Tuesday's it's your turn to speak.

  • Oct. 29 editorial: ECTC continues to grow

    THE ISSUE: Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    OUR VIEW:  A community attraction

    The growth of enrollment at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College despite serious cuts in state funding and increasingly difficult economic circumstances reinforces the value of having such a comprehensive, versatile post-secondary education institution serving Hardin and neighboring counties, through hard times and good.