Today's News

  • Sept. 22, 2010, editorial: Taking preparation for 'grant'ed

    It’s hard to think about what the approaching winter months may bring when the temperature outdoors remains unseasonably hot. In fact, some of us actually may be longing for the bite of a freezing February morning as we sweat out this week’s record-breaking 90-degree days. But as we look forward to turning off the air conditioning and opening our windows to more seasonably brisk autumn breezes, officials in both Hardin County and Elizabethtown governments are pursuing money to better prepare for response to the potential of another crippling ice storm or similar disaster.

  • Radio personality speaks to Radcliff Rotary

    This week’s guest speaker at the Radcliff Rotary was Louisville radio personality and Rotarian Wayne Perkey. Perkey is an advocate for the Pritchard Committee for Academic Excellence and spoke on the subject of the importance of preschool programs. Quality early care and education for children gives them a better chance of having a high quality of life as adults.


  • Aug. 29 Local History


  • Sept. 28, 2010, editorial: One hour can make significant impact


    To participate in One Hour Revolution, volunteers may call John Wright of Hardin County Schools at 769-8867. Anyone interested in volunteering specifically with children whose parents are in the military all can call Jill Grant with Big Brothers Big Sisters at (270) 769-5225.

    The commitment is brief. The impact can be significant.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Eagles optimistic despite falling to 1-4 (09/28)


    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Fumbles and fatigue. Fatigue and fumbles.

    Turnovers and a lack of depth due to injuries to key players cost the Fort Knox Eagles a win Friday night against visiting North Oldham.

    Fort Knox fumbled six times, losing three, and ran out of gas in the 35-28 double-overtime loss at McAdams Field.

  • Sept. 17: Our readers write
  • Aug. 15 Local History

    30 years ago, Elizabethtown Community College announced plans to offer a new class – Arts Events Symposium – which would be taught by J.R. Hill and Jim Murley; people taking the course wouldn’t just be sitting in a classroom, they would be attending drama, art, opera, music and dance events in the area.

  • Voter registration deadline nears

    Staff Report

    Kentuckians wanting to vote in the Nov. 2 general election have until Monday to register.

    Hardin Countians not already registered may obtain a voter registration card from the Hardin County Clerk’s office in downtown in Elizabethtown.

    Clerks offices statewide will accept voter registration cards until the close of business Monday.

    Registration cards also can be obtained online at www.vote.ky.gov/register.

  • North Hardin band finishes third in Bands of America event

    The News-Enterprise

    North Hardin took home third place Saturday night at the Bands of America contest at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville.

    After the finals, the Trojan Band’s score of 77.35 was identical to Adair County’s total on the judge’s sheets. By rule, the general effects score is used as a tiebreaker to determine placement and that gave second place to Adair County.

    Carmel, Ind., High won the contest, which attracted bands from four states, with a score of 82.15.

  • Sept. 17, 2010: Obituaries

    Roy Hodge Jr.

    Roy Hodge Jr., 69, of Leitchfield, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010, at his residence.

    Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Hodge and Ginger Lynn Bruce.

    Graveside services are at 11 a.m. CDT today at McGrew Cemetery with burial to follow.

    Watkins-Oller Funeral Home in Leitchfield is in charge of arrangements. Robert L. ‘Bob’ Hoggard