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County schools' board approves working budget

The Hardin County Schools Board of Education approved the working budget for this fiscal year at its Thursday night meeting. Overall, the budget largely is similar to the tentative budget passed in May and doesn't account for potential state budget cuts, said John Stith, the district's chief operati

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 03:30:28

Elizabethtown High School Class of 1960 members gather for 57th reunion

Classmates and guests of the Elizabethtown High School Class of 1960 gathered for their 57th reunion Aug. 5 at Stone Hearth in Elizabethtown. The 27 in attendance visited and reminisced over class photos and memorabilia prior to a buffet meal. Janie Elmore Logsdon said the blessing and remembered Be

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 14:16:57

Elizabethtown Catholic High School Class of 1967 celebrates reunion

The 1967 graduating class of Elizabethtown Catholic High School held its 50th reunion Aug. 26 at the Historic State Theater complex. The group began the activities with a mini-pep rally at the National Guard Armory, where most of the school's sports activities were held, followed by a tour of the fo

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 14:16:40

Local MSA ranks 21st in U.S. in economic growth

Economic growth locally continues to be among the nation's highest, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The local Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses Hardin, LaRue and Meade counties, ranked 21st with gross domestic product growth of 4.6 percent, ba

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 22:30:19

Leave houseplants pests out in the cold this fall

When bringing houseplants indoors before temperatures get too cold, be sure to leave pest problems out in the cold. A rule of thumb is to bring plants in before night temperatures drop below 50 degrees to allow plants to adjust to warmer indoor temperatures. It's a good idea to inspect plants for pe

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 18:42:53

Local author to sign books at E'town library

The main branch of the Hardin Coun-ty Pub-lic Library in Elizabeth-town will host a book signing from 4 to 5:45 p.m. Friday. Local author Rachel Smallwood-Lopez will meet fans and sign copies of her first book in the "Transporter" series, "The Water Cave." Lopez told The News-Enterprise in May she w

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 15:02:21

Housing starts are good sign

ISSUE: Growth in single-family home construction OUR VIEW: Statistics signal healthy local economy An important indicator of positive, near-term economic outlook for Hardin County is on the rise - construction of single-family homes. The growth represents good news for businesses across a variety of

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 04:40:00

PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bruins extend win streak to five (09/22)

The Central Hardin Lady Bruins breezed to their fifth straight win, sweeping 17th District rival Fort Knox, 25-8, 25-12, 25-6 on Thursday. Senior Emma Pike led Central Hardin (17-4, 5-1 district) with eight kills and seven aces, while junior Allie Simpson added seven kills and three aces. Junior Jan

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 04:20:32

Kentucky State Sen. Reggie Thomas speaks at Democratic Woman's Club

The Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman's Club met Aug. 28 at Colvin Community Center. State Sen. Dennis Parrett introduced guest speaker Kentucky State Sen. Reggie Thomas. Thomas has filed to run for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 6th Congressional District that includes Lexington, Ri

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 14:42:23

Lounge to encourage success opens at ECTC

A new coffee shop and student lounge at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is something the college has longed to provide for students. The new Lift Lounge in the Academic Technical Building is a space where students can find mentors and support each other, said Juston Pate, ECTC's presid

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 04:20:30

Flex Films packages world-wide products

Near Cecilia stands a towering building surrounded by farm land. Flex Films USA on North Black Branch Road is the tallest building in Elizabethtown, or so Vijay Yadav, business head, was told. Al-though, he said he hasn't measured it himself. The company is a part of a larger organization based out

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 23:00:20

Atria residents bring gratitude to community

Several Walmart employees and customers were treated Thursday afternoon to a special performance by Atria Elizabethtown residents. Atria Engage Life Di-rector Sonja Vander-ville said this was the second straight year a group of seniors from the assisted-living facility demonstrated acts of gratitude

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 08:00:08

Elementary students organize to aid in Harvey relief efforts

From creating flyers to talking with businesses, students at four Hardin County elementary schools have worked together in the past few weeks to kick-start a supply drive for a Houston elementary school. The Teaming Up for Texas Teachers drive started this week at Creekside, G.C. Burkhead, Heartland

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 07:14:08

Fathers, father figures to keep 'watch' as part of new volunteer initiative

Fathers and father figures filled the cafeteria at Lake-wood Elementary School in Stephensburg this week to learn about a new volunteer program just for them: WATCH D.O.G.S. Lakewood is the latest elementary school in Hardin County to start the initiative, a school-based father involvement program t

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 06:08:42

WWII veterans receive trip to D.C.

Last Saturday, nonprofit Honor Flight Ken-tucky partnered with Kentucky's Touchstone Energy Cooperatives to sponsor a flight to Wash-ington, D.C., for veterans throughout the state with 68 taking part. Among them were three World War II veterans from Hardin County. The veterans and a guest took part

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 07:16:04

Three arrested in Leitchfield funeral home burglary

Three Hardin County residents have been arrested in connection with a burglary of a Leitchfield funeral home earlier this month. Police said the prime suspect is James Neal Sullivan, 35, of Cecilia, who is alleged to have entered Watson & Hunt Funeral Directors pm Sept. 13 and taken among other item

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 15:27:05

Elizabethtown High to provide laptops to all students

Students at Elizabethtown High School will receive their own Chromebook starting next semester after the district's school board approved a four-year lease of 800 Chromebooks at its Monday meeting. The one-to-one initiative has been in the works for more than two years and helps teachers engage stud

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 06:05:54

Charity roadway collections banned under new Elizabethtown ordinance

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- Organizations will no longer be allowed to ask drivers for money in Elizabethtown. The city council passed the new ordinance Monday, which prohibits collections on roadways or at stoplights. The Elizabethtown Police Department recommended the change because of safety con

WDRB.COM - 2017-09-20 05:44:00

Aaron Hernandez had CTE and that's a huge problem for NFL

Aaron Hernandez just became the most dangerous man in football. It's a strange statement, given the former New England Patriots tight end is dead and had spent the last four years of his life not on the field but behind bars for murder. But the revelation Thursday that Hernandez had chronic traumati

WHAS 11 - 2017-09-22 13:48:06

Lawyer: Former Patriot Aaron Hernandez had 'severe case' of CTE

Jose Baez, the defense attorney who represented Aaron Hernandez during the former NFL star's second murder case, said a brain examination determined that the 27-year-old had a "severe case" of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. CTE is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain found in people wi

WLKY.COM - 2017-09-21 20:24:00