Today's News

  • Will business be better in 2010?

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — This year so far has been a chilly one outside, but the economic outlook for 2010 is calling for a warm-up. Signs of heat include the upcoming influx of human resources workers and soldiers to Fort Knox. And Gov. Steve Beshear on Monday plans to visit the Elizabethtown-based Akebono brake company, which recently anno

  • Dec. 27, 2009: Our readers write

    Coal lights our holidays

    In this Christmas season, I would like to remind The News-Enterprise readers that electricity made from coal is the most economical of any other power source in this part of the country. In all probability, your electricity is produced from coal. The twinkling of the lights on your Christmas tree, house decorations and yard ornaments shine as a result of coal being burned at a power generating plant.

  • Dec. 24 editorial: Drama has lost a local ally

    The loss of Bruce Caldera to his family and friends is a loss to the community as well. Caldera died tragically in a car crash on Dec.15, leaving a void unable to be filled by any other. As an active theater enthusiast he contributed to the lives of many who shared a stage with him or bought a ticket to one of the many performances of which he was a part.

  • North grad becomes a reality star

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — While many companies still aren’t making new hires, Bad Boy Entertainment is, and Ebony Jones will be one of its newest employees. But Jones didn’t do the usual sit-down interview and tell someone in a suit behind a desk about her strengths and weaknesses. She competed on a reality show. Jones, a No

  • Dec. 23, 2009: Our readers write

    1800s Classification figures out of date

    The classification issue in Elizabethtown is really a non-news item, even thought The News-Enterprise continues to spread it over numerous pages such as Sunday (Matters of class still matter to Atcher, Dec. 20) which really added no new information.

  • Alleged eat-n-run results in serious charges



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Elizabethtown police arrested five people Thursday afternoon, charging them with robbery and complicity to robbery for what is described as an “eat-n-run” incident at a local restaurant.

    Jail logs show Alisha Young, 20, and Sarah L. Daniel, 20, of Vine Grove, and Terrence Bradshaw II, 24, Decarlos Gordon, 22, and Michela Washington, 20, all of Radcliff, were booked at around 6 p.m. Thursday on felony charges at the Hardin County Detention Center.

  • Guthrie to host veterans info fair



    RADCLIFF — U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie on Monday will host a Veterans’ Information Fair to inform the public about services and benefits provided by the government and other organizations.

    The free event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Colvin Community Center on Freedoms Way in Radcliff, an area with deep military connections.

  • Dec. 22: Our readers write

    What holiday are we celebrating? I was born in 1941, and I grew up in a time completely different from the way people live today. Christmas was a time that we not only recognized the birth of our Savior, but there was a spirit of love, joy and happiness that was passed from person to person. Everyone came together honoring the birth of Jesus, giving and helping each other. I don

  • Dec. 18, 2009: Our readers write

    Keeping Christ in Christmas

    A local writer on Dec. 13 opined “as long as they’re nice, what does it matter” concerning store clerks saying Merry Christmas or Season’s Greetings. In places where Jesus is not honored, the greetings to each other are not as nice, only to tourists (money). I know, having been in other countries.

  • Dec. 29 editorial: No rush to make drink exceptions

    A request by the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau to allow alcohol sales at Freeman Lake Park during the Mastercraft Pro Wakeboard Tour’s 2010 closing ceremony failed following recent deadlocked votes on related motions by the Elizabethtown City Council.