Today's News

  • Crumps celebrate 50th anniversary

    Bernice Ray and Dorothy Harper Crump of Hodgenville will celebrate their 50th wedding anni-versary privately with their children and grandchildren on Feb. 13, 2011.
    They were married Feb. 13, 1961, in Celina, Tenn., by Brother Robert Holland.
    Mr. Crump is the son of the late Herbert and Amy Crump. He is a retired barber, having worked in the square in Hodgenville for 20 years.
    Mrs. Crump is the daughter of the late Alvin and Annie Harper. She is a beautician at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.

  • Gas leak closes employment office

    The News-Enterprise
    The Elizabethtown Office of Employment and Training closed Wednesday because of a sewer gas leak and General Manager Tommy Wheatley expected the building to remain closed today.
    Wheatley was working Wednesday to prepare for a second day of closure by finding a temporary office to host basic services for clients who need to file unemployment claims, request benefits or register for jobs.

  • Investments at courthouse create modern meeting place

    ISSUE: High-tech additions
    OUR VIEW: New items are needed

  • Candidate skips governor's speech to meet with local Tea Party

    As Gov. Steve Beshear outlined his vision in the State of the Commonwealth address Tuesday night, one state legislator traveled 90 miles west of the Capitol representing a Republican challenger for the Kentucky’s highest office.
    Mike Harmon, a 44-year-old state representative from Danville, spoke at the monthly Tea Party Patriots meeting at Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown. He is Phil Moffett’s running mate seeking the GOP gubernatorial nomination in May.

  • Nolin RECC sends crews to assist in storm recovery

    Two years ago when an ice storm paralyzed Hardin County, utility crews from a handful of states made their way here to assist in recovery efforts.
    Now, 14 Nolin RECC employees are in Mattoon, Ill., doing the same as that area tries to recover from a wintry blast of crippling ice followed by heavy snow.
    The ice-downed power lines and snapped utility poles in the eastern Illinois town of about 18,000 that is the birthplace of Hope Summers, who played the character Clara Edwards on “The Andy Griffith Show.”

  • New deadlines, delays for taxpayers

    Some people will have to wait to file taxes this year, but everyone is getting an extra weekend to complete the task before the deadline.
    A minority of people won’t be able to file their taxes until Feb. 14 because of Congress’ late decision on tax legislation, which has pushed back the computer updates the Internal Revenue System needs to handle some tax filings.
    However, this year’s tax deadline is April 18, not April 15, because of Emancipation Day, a holiday recognized in Washington, D.C., that falls on April 15.

  • Radcliff lands thousands in grant money for public safety improvements

    The Radcliff Fire Department is wasting no time, storming out of the gate in the new year with an urgent eye on improvement.
    By the end of January, the department had scooped up close to $300,000 in grant money that will be used for emergency- and rescue-related upgrades. The department also launched a new e-mail- and text-based community alert service in January that will connect users  directly to the city through the announcement of weather alerts, community events and other pertinent information.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue County sweeps doubleheader (02/02)

    Junior guard Kyle Sheeran scored a team-high 22 points and senior guard Dylan Parr added 10 points as the homestanding LaRue County Hawks edged the Meade County Green Wave, 55-54, on Tuesday night in the second game of a girl/boy doubleheader.

    Sophomore guard Kelton Ford added eight points, eight assists and seven rebounds for the Hawks (13-6), who entered having lost 3-of-4.

    The Green Wave (8-14) dropped their third straight game and have lost 5-of-6.


  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Bruins rout Eagles, complete season sweep (2/02)

    Even with a 25-point halftime lead, Central Hardin coach David Robbins still thought the Lady Bruins weren’t showing enough defensive intensity.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bonner, John Hardin get redemption against Elizabethtown (02/02)

    In less than a minute Tuesday night, Blake Bonner morphed from goat to hero.

    After committing a turnover that allowed the Elizabethtown Panthers to take a one-point lead, the John Hardin senior forward hit the tying and go-ahead free throws with 32.7 seconds left and the Bulldogs made the foul shots stand up  in their 64-63 road win against their 17th District rival.

    “I was like, I gotta get the ball back for my team. I messed up,” said Bonner, who had 11 points and a team-high seven rebounds.