Today's News

  • Vision project develops consensus on change

    The 24 strategic goals identified through L.B. Schmidt and Associates’ research fall into six categories:

    • Education
    • Community Unification
    • Community Development
    • Quality of Place/Life
    • Downtown Elizabethtown
    • Health Care



  • April 1, 2010: Obituaries

     Dennis Bratcher

    Dennis Bratcher, 59, of Leitchfield, died Monday, March 29, 2010, at his residence.

    Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Bocock Bratcher; a son, Andy Bratcher; and three daughters, Cyndi Black, Tresia Lee and Ashley Coleman.

    The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT Friday at Potter’s Hope Church with burial in Leitchfield Memory Gardens.

    Visitation begins at 11 a.m. CDT today at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson and continues at 9 a.m. CDT Friday at the church.

  • ECTC, Campbellsville partner through shared programs

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Earning a four-year degree without leaving the Heartland region has become even more attainable after Wednesday’s meeting between higher education institutions. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and Campbellsville University announced a partnership that will allow students to begin their studies at ECTC and then

  • April 2, 2010: Services

    Dennis Bratcher, 59, of Leitchfield, died Monday, March 29, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT today at Potter’s Hope Church with burial in Leitchfield Memory Gardens. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. CDT today at the church.

    Alma Jo Barger Goodman, 80, of Irvington, formerly of Mystic, died Sunday March 28, 2010. The funeral is at 2 p.m. EDT today at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington with burial in Dry Valley Cemetery in Dry Valley.

  • Police seek suspect in ’87 murder

    The News-Enterprise Elizabethtown police are seeking the help of the public to help find the person who killed a local woman as well as two women in Indiana during a 25-month stretch. Vicki Heath, 38, of Hardin County was found dead behind trash bin at Super 8 Motel on Feb. 21, 1987. She worked the late shift as a desk clerk. Heath had been sodomized and shot twice in the head with a

  • April 2, 2010: Our readers write

    Thank you for healthy air The Hardin County Tobacco-Free Coalition would like to recognize the residents of Radcliff and welcome you to the growing number of cities, and counties across Kentucky and the United States who made the healthy choice to become smoke-free. As Elizabethtown and Hardin County proceed into their fourth year as smoke-free communities, we commend your c

  • Police: Soldier, girlfriend stockpiled child porn



    A soldier assigned to the Army’s Recruiting Command at Fort Knox was jailed with his girlfriend Wednesday after allegedly being caught with 2,371 pornographic images depicting children on a personal computer.

    Elizabethtown police are investigating Vincent Michael Irvin, 36, and his girlfriend, Clara Lapasion Rickman, for obtaining images sometime on Jan. 8 while at their Glenview Drive apartment.

  • Methadone found at jail

    The News-Enterprise

    Deputy jailers claim a Lexington man serving weekends at the Hardin County Detention Center was caught March 19 smuggling enough methadone for eight addicted inmates doing weekend time.

    According to Hardin County Detention Center Deputy Ricky Routt’s criminal citation against Michael David Campbell, he tried to pass a booking officer with 17 methadone pills and $25 stashed in his boxer shorts’ waistband.

  • Photo: Volunteers honored
  • Holy Week: From solemnity to rejoicing



    Because Easter is about more than chocolate bunnies, churches across the area this week are observing Holy Week in a variety of ways — from musical productions to solemn prayer to, yes, egg hunts.

    Events are planned today through Sunday to follow the story of what Christians believe to be Jesus’ Last Supper, Crucifixion and Resurrection,

    These were days that changed the world, said Dean Sears, parish administrator for St. Christopher Catholic Church in Radcliff.