Today's News

  • ECTC, HCS partner to give students MORE



    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and area public school districts are partnering to ensure students are ready to tackle post-secondary education.

    ECTC has opened a new center to help prepare students for college-level work. It’s called the MORE Center, which stands for math, orientation, reading and English, and is a joint effort with adult education programs in area public schools.

  • The hip hop to the hibby

    The News-Enterprise Radcliff will bring a beat down for charity when Hip Hop for a Cause takes the stage from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the FOP Lodge, 168 E. Vine St. The event is sponsored by HG Music Group with Rio, BBE, Cleazy, AGP, FG, Mark D, Jay Jungle, Face and Ryan Mascio scheduled to perform.

  • Breastfeeding success: It takes a community



    Most women have heard that breastfeeding gives babies a healthy start to life. To fit breastfeeding into their lives, however, mothers need the community's support beginning with the earliest days after their babies are born.

  • Aug. 13, 2010, editorial: Education not wasted

    There was a school teacher and a businessman. A farmer, a former sheriff, an education administrator and many others honored this week as part of the Hardin County School Distinguished Alumni Class of 2010.


    And congratulations to the 10 honored Wednesday during the annual banquet for using what you learned in the halls, classrooms and playing fields of Hardin County Schools, becoming valued members of the communities that you have lived in since leaving HCS.

  • Aug. 13, 2010: Our readers write

    Treading on sacred ground

    It is a great idea to honor Vietnam veterans by feeding the hungry, however the idea of stacking cans in the shape of a form and calling it a model of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is not.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, editorial: Minds over mouths

    Before the unofficial kickoff of Kentucky’s political season Aug. 7 at the annual Fancy Farm picnic, organizers told candidates that swearing at the event would not be permitted.

    It seems shocking that in today’s society anyone would need such a Puritanical reminder before attending a church picnic.

    Maybe they were remembering Jack Conway’s use of a mild profanity there last year or Mel Gibson’s telephone call tirades.

    Perhaps they were thinking of flight attendant Steven Slater’s now infamous profanity-laced temper tantrum.

  • Aug. 12, 2010: Our readers write

    Dangerous driving

  • Aug. 20, 2010 editorial: E'town voters will deal with crowd on the ballot

    Voters in the upcoming Elizabethtown city government elections have an abundance of choices. When the filing deadline arrived, five men had declared their candidacy for mayor and the council race attracted 20 candidates for six seats.

    The lists include incumbents and experienced office holders, business and community leaders, some recurring candidates and a few newcomers to the process. The community is blessed to have so many interested individuals with a willingness to serve. Many communities would be envious of this interest in public service.

  • Aug. 8, 2010 Editorial: Record would be nice, but serving our own means more

    Stacking will be done from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday and then from 4 to 8 p.m. through Aug. 21.

    For more information about the project — which also is sponsored by the Heartland Chambers Alliance — visit, www.buildawall.org, or search for Building a Wall Against Hunger on Facebook.

    Here are some neat tidbits about the "Building A Wall Against Hunger" food drive that is going on around Hardin County.

  • Aug. 31, 2010: Our readers write

    County did a great and wonderful thing This old soldier and Vietnam veteran would like to offer heartfelt thanks to Rik Hawkins, the cities of Elizabethtown, Vine Grove, West Point, Radcliff and Fort Knox, and to the residents of Hardin County for the exceptional welcome home ceremonies of last week. Many of us returned from our tours in Vietnam only to be greeted with disgust and di