Today's News

  • ‘Larger-than-life’ inflatable colon coming Saturday to Towne Mall

    Area health agencies are teaming up with a “larger-than-life” resource this weekend to spread awareness of the second leading cause of cancer death in the nation.
    Hardin Memorial Hospital, the Lincoln Trail District Cancer Council and the Kentucky Cancer Program are sponsoring The Incredible Colon from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Towne Mall in Elizabethtown. The event is being held as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

  • American Red Cross offers classes in March

    The American Red Cross will offer the following classes in March. Classes are held at the Red Cross office at 405 W. Dixie Ave., in Elizabethtown unless otherwise indicated. For information or to register for a class, call 765-4979.
    CPR/AED for the professional rescuer, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 5, Red Cross Office, 1131 Fifth Ave., Fort Knox. $65.
    Adult, child and infant CPR/AED/ First Aid Basics, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 5, $60.
    CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, 6-10 p.m. March 7 and 8, $65.

  • Radcliff Women participate in Mayor’s Breakfast

    The Radcliff Woman’s Club was well represented at the Mayor’s Breakfast  on Jan. 26.
    The club set up a booth at the event and served ham and breakfast sandwiches to the attendees. In addition, several members were spread throughout the building. Elizabeth Tori was at the door greeting arrivals, Jeannene Shipp and Freda Trail offered donuts at the North Hardin Insurance table, Maria Batistoni offered muffins at the Radcliff Optimist booth and Julie Aldridge guided breakfast goers to the lower level where they could enjoy their meals at the tables set up there.

  • Zonta has February meeting at Pine Valley

    The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown met in February at Pine Valley Golf Resort. The club’s service project for the month of February was the ExCEL Program.
    Director of the ExCEL Program Pat Bohannon, gave a presentation at the meeting to explain the services provided and to accept items donated by club Zontians to be used in the program.

  • Search leads to additional meth charges against Rineyville man

    Members of the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force served warrants Wednesday night containing additional arrest charges for Willie Dean Stallins, 44, of Rineyville, following a methamphetamine manufacturing investigation.
    Detective Rob Green with the Task Force said they discovered numerous items used to manufacture meth at Stallins’ residence including lithium battery parts, empty pseudoephedrine blister packs, Liquid Fire, salt, five HCL generators and a meth pipe.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Radcliff today for Project PASS

    Project PASS, a program designed to improve the future success of students and increase high school graduation rates, will have its national launch at 11:15 a.m. March 11 at a ceremony at North Middle School in Radcliff.

    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey and National Association of State Boards of Education Executive Director Brenda Welburn will give remarks about the PASS initiative during the event.

  • Buddhist monk visits ECTC
  • Photo: Piping wet
  • Hardin County Chamber of Commerce BOD

    The News-Enterprise

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

    Judge-Executive Harry Berry (Hardin County) (Ex-Officio)

    Mayor Tim Walker (Elizabethtown) (Ex-Officio)

    Mayor J.J. Duvall (Radcliff) (Ex-Officio)

    Mayor Blake Proffitt (Vine Grove) (Ex-Officio)

    Mayor Bill Ash (West Point) (Ex-Officio)

    Mayor Debra Riggs (Upton) (Ex-Officio)

    Mayor Larry Copelin (Sonora) ( Ex-Officio)

  • Rik Hawkins stepping down from chamber

    Looking back on his 14-month stint as executive director of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, Rik Hawkins called the time an “emotional rollercoaster.”
    This month, the ride ends as Hawkins plans to exit the role of executive director of the Elizabethtown chamber and interim leader of the newly formed Hardin County Chamber of Commerce. Hawkins’ last day with the chamber is March 15.