Today's News

  • Rising Voices: Fair play for Vick?


  • Leveraging against the layoff

    If you go: 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday at the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau. To pre-register, call 270-723-2225



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The recession hurts some more than others, with layoffs sweeping the county, taking hundred of jobs away in the past few months.

  • Feb. 23 Services


  • 2-16 Support Groups


  • GIRLS'/BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Elizabethtown closes regular season with rout of Dunbar (02/22)

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Sophomore point guard Natalie Greenwell had 21 points, four assists and three steals as the second-ranked Elizabethtown Lady Panthers routed visiting Lexington Paul Dunbar on Saturday night, 78-51.

    Senior post Alex Jones added 19 points, nine rebounds and two blocks for the Lady Panthers (25-2), while sophomore forward Adelaide Luckett had 10 points and seven rebounds.

    Senior forward Jasmine Deaderick added nine points and senior guard Dorian Downs chipped in with seven points, four assists and four rebounds.

  • Feb. 23, 2009: Our readers write

    More on bipartisanship

    The chairman of the 2nd District GOP trashed Congress’ conduct in a letter to the editor Feb. 19, 2009. I know the wounds the GOP received during the recent election are still stinging but the comments of the chairman were unfair.

    Perhaps, the chairman has failed to read the news lately; listening to Hannity and Limbaugh doesn’t count. Oh, and if I remember correctly, Bush, Paulson and Bernenke passed the TARP Without Strings, maybe, while you weren’t looking.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL OPINION: Better late than never for Miller (2/22)

    LEXINGTON — Twenty-seven games into the University of Kentucky men’s basketball season, the Darius Miller coach Billy Gillispie brought in to be an integral part of the program finally made the contributions many expected from Day 1. With the Tennessee Volunteers intent on not letting Kentucky guard Jodie Meeks score 54 points like he did in their previous meeting, Miller came though with his best game in a Wildcat uniform, scoring a career-high 17 points to help

  • County Road Department seeks help


    Hardin County government is accepting applications to fill 10 temporary positions helping county road crews remove storm debris.

    According to Deputy Judge-Executive Jim Roberts, the temporary employment will last between three and four months, or until debris removal is complete.

    Applications for the positions may be obtained at the Hardin County Treasurer’s Office at the old courthouse at Dixie Avenue and Main Street.

    Applications will be accepted through Friday.


  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bardstown tops North in OT (2/22)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com BARDSTOWN — The defending 5th Region champion showed the North Hardin Trojans the region title still goes through Bardstown. The Bardstown Tigers, who dodged a bullet at the end of regulation, handed the visiting Trojans a 65-62 loss in overtime in a matchup of region heavyweights.

  • Dream to Dive



    NORFOLK, Va. — A maritime museum recently opened an exhibit dedicated to the Navy’s first black master diver, who was from Sonora.

    Dream to Dive: The Life of Navy Master Diver Carl Brashear tells the story of how he served even after his leg was amputated because of a salvage accident. The Nauticus museum display runs until June 7.

    “It’s unbelievable,” said his nephew, H. Ron Brashear of Atlanta.