Today's News

  • Three N.C. men caught with stolen car

    The News-Enterprise

    HARDIN COUNTY — Three Charlotte, N.C. men were arrested and charged with a multitude of crimes Monday after fleeing from Kentucky State Police in a stolen car that ultimately crashed at the intersection of Ky. 86 and Ky. 920.

    According to KSP reports, a trooper attempted a traffic stop of a Toyota Corolla speeding westbound on Ky. 86 Monday shortly before 5 p.m.

  • McCain wins, kids say



    HARDIN COUNTY — The kids of Hardin County followed the rest of Kentucky in selecting Sen. John McCain over Sen. Barack Obama for president in the local Kids Voting program

    McCain received 2,366 votes compared to Obama’s 1,543.

    Hunter Vance, 5, took advantage of the chance to cast a pretend ballot for McCain. Vance said he took his voting cue from his grandfather.

  • Nov. 5, 2008: Obituaries

    David Brent Hughes Sr.

    David Brent Hughes Sr., 54, of Elizabethtown, died there Monday, Nov. 3, 2008.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Alfred Hughes.

    He is survived by his wife, Donna Sue Grubbs Hughes; three children, David Hughes, Aaron Hughes and Abigail Hughes, all of Elizabethtown; his mother, Glenda Hughes of Murray; one sister, Donna Gail Futrell of Murray; and a brother, Barry Hughes of Tuscaloosa, Ala.

  • GOP keeps 2nd District U.S. House seat



    State Sen. Brett Guthrie on Tuesday won Kentucky’s 2nd District U.S. House seat, continuing a 14-year Republican run.

    The Bowling Green businessman’s victory in this conservative district — 53-47 percent — also bucked a national trend that put a Democrat in the White House and gave that party more control of Congress.

  • 11-4 Services

    Delpha Mae Wease Beeler, 83, of Upton died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Brackett Cemetery in Upton. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

    James H. Brown, 74, of Hodgenville, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial in Red Hill Cemetery. Visitation begins at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

  • McConnell holds off Lunsford’s challenge


    Associated Press Writer

    LOUISVILLE — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell claimed a fifth term Tuesday, persuading Kentucky voters to stick with his seniority and appropriating muscle in fending off a strong challenge from Democratic businessman Bruce Lunsford.

  • South Central Bank opens renovated branch

    Mayor David Willmoth officiates as Dorsey Hall cuts the ribbon officially opening the newly renovated branch of South Central Bank at 4079 N Dixie. Employees, friends, Chamber Ambassadors, and other well wishers were on hand.

  • A Bad Mistake

    By Walter Powell

    Toad was just six when he and his family moved from a farm on a narrow dirt road back in the hills of Kentucky in the late 1930s. To Toad, where they moved to was the “Big Road.” It was Highway 86 near Arch.

    Toad’s family moved in next door to folks who had a girl named Jeanette. She was 12, and Toad’s sister was eight. The three struck up a good friendship and played together continuously.

  • Magistrates to return

    Yes 22,719

    No 11,536



    HARDIN COUNTY — The voter response was overwhelming Tuesday as the magistrate form of government overtook the commissioner form by a nearly 2-to-1 margin.

  • Movie listings

    MOVIE PALACE, Elizabethtown 769-1505

    “Madascar Escape 2 Africa” (PG) 1:30, 2, 4, 4:30, 6:30, 7, 9 and 9:30 p.m.

    “Role Models” (R) 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

    “Soulmen” (R) 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

    “Fireproof” (PG) 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

    “High School Musical 3: Senior Year” (G) 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

    “Saw V” (R) 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

    “Zack and Miri Make A Porno” (R) 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.