Today's News

  • It's Gary's gig now



    ELIZABETHTOWN — After two attempts to become superintendent of Elizabethtown Independent Schools, the third time was the charm for Gary French, as EIS’ board voted Friday at a special meeting to offer him the superintendent position.

    There were other good candidates, Board Chairman Guy Wallace said, but at this point in the district, the board knew who it needed to select.

    “We need Gary French as a superintendent,” he said.

  • E'town circuit clerk's office to close early Tuesday

    The News-Enterprise

    The updating of the server for the Hardin Circuit Clerk's office will force the Elizabethtown office to close Tuesday at noon. The driver's license office will remain open until 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

    The closure will not effect court hearings Tuesday. Any pre-payable citation due Tuesday will be re-scheduled until Wednesday.

    The Radcliff office will close at 2 p.m. and from 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. the office will only be able to issue driver's licenses.


  • DRAG RACING: Warren looking to build on success (12/11)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com

    Andy Warren pushed the pedal to the floor and in less than 11 seconds he had captured something that had eluded him for four years.

  • Photo: Look Ma, no reindeer!
  • Nov. 23, 2009: Our readers write

    Constitution is the Law of the Land

    Councilman Larry Ashlock is playing the middle of the road in attempting to please everybody, in his guest column “Classification questions,” (Nov. 22).  He attempts to justify a delay pending some appointment on a task force in the Kentucky League of Cities, as though the KLC will rule the roost in city classifications.

  • Realigned school dubbed 'North Park'



    RADCLIFF — Hardin County Schools’ board voted Thursday to name its new preschool and kindergarten center North Park Elementary School when it opens next year.

    The new early childhood center will be housed in the current Parkway Elementary School building. The shuffling of students is part of a large reconfiguration plan for the northern end of Hardin County.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Can Bruins keep streak going against E'town? (12/11)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com

    CECILIA — Four years ago, it wasn’t much of a rivalry.

    Not after the Elizabethtown Panthers had won 11 straight meetings with Central Hardin and hadn’t let the Bruins within 10 points since 2001.

  • Cemetery wears a blanket of green



    RADCLIFF — As Donna Betson watched volunteers place evergreen wreaths with red bows against each grave, she knew she didn’t need to wait until Dec. 25.

    “This is my Christmas present,” she said.

    The first local Wreaths Across America took place Saturday at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central. Vehicles lined the road through the cemetery as a large crowd of volunteers laid more than 1,000 wreaths with the graves.

  • Nov. 29 editorial: YMCA could become a local reality

    A recent “founders meeting” of community leaders organized by Hardin County Schools Superintendent Nanette Johnston and local YMCA representatives has carried the potential for a local “Y” one step closer to reality. With them, we see a local YMCA as a resource that will strengthen the quality of life for families in Hardin County.

  • Nov. 30, 2009: Our readers write

    Pass safely on two-lane road

    Almost three years ago my family moved to Rineyville. We truly love this area and the wonderful people here in the community. However, living in an area with two-lane roads has brought out a particularly negative character trait in our local drivers.