Today's News

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Weather postpones games (1/29)

    The News-Enterprise sports@thenewsenterprise.com There has been only one winner on the high school basketball scene recently: Mother Nature. Inclement weather forced the postponement of Monday night’s Meade County at North Hardin girls’ game as well as all eight of the games on Tuesday’s schedule, which included Elizabethtown

  • Dollars and Sense

    The cost of fuel may have dropped since its surge last year, but saving money on gasoline is always a top priority for consumers. While you may have no control over prices at the pump,  there are steps you can take to be a smarter gas consumer.

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  • January 28-29: Our readers write

    Terrorists aren’t always foreigners

    I would like to respectfully disagree with Mrs. Dobson’s letter from Monday. First, she seems troubled that Obama has “destroyed” our interrogation tactics that we used on others but would not use ourselves. Simulating drowning, or sending unprosecuted prisoners to torture prisons around the world, are cruel and unusual, and should never be used on anyone. We would not allow it if it was someone in our family, no matter what they did.

  • EIS, HCS, Fort Knox among area schools closed



    HARDIN COUNTY - Several area school districts as well Hardin County Government have been shut down for today after an overnight wintry mix hit the area with more snow and freezing rain expected during the day and night.

  • Shelters provide hope, heat for many



    HARDIN COUNTY – Radcliff firefighter Terry Grunden didn’t sleep much Tuesday night as he battled brutal winter weather as a police officer on patrol in Lebanon Junction.

    “It looked like a tornado hit Oak Street,” Grunden said.

    Wednesday morning, Grunden reported for duty as a Radcliff firefighter to face more of the same – ice, slush and snow; powerlines down, trees broken and residents without heat or lights.

  • Wait for power could be days long for some



    HARDIN COUNTY — A major ice storm has knocked out power to tens of thousands of local residents — at a time when lows this weekend are expected to plunge to the low teens.

    It could be up to a week before all of the power is restored.

    “It is going to be a very slow process in restoring power,” said Vince Heuser, vice president of operations for Nolin RECC. It’s the worst outage he has seen in his 31 years at Nolin, he said.

  • Winter storm looms



    HARDIN COUNTY — What is shaping up to be the biggest winter storm of the season is expected to blanket the area with several inches of snow today.

    The system could bring 3-5 inches of wintry precipitation, with ice farther south and heavier snowfall to the north, said Mark Adams, lead forecaster for the Fort Knox weather station.

    Before today, the deepest snow of the season was 2 inches on Jan. 19.

  • The circus is coming to town

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWNDancing dogs, trapeze acts and clowns are making their way to Elizabethtown. Hailing from Sarasota, Fla., the Walker Bros.