Today's News

  • Photo: Munching on a frozen dinner
  • Toyota recall ripples locally

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Local Toyota technicians are being trained to fix accelerator pedals that in rare cases have stuck — a problem that triggered the recall of millions of vehicles. Toyota, which apologized to its customers Monday after a production and sales stoppage, will use a small piece of steel to prevent the sticking. Hardi

  • The Art of Performance: Building relationships with referees


    I used to think referees were the enemy.

    They were the people who were on the field to mess up the game and not allow fair play. It seemed referees were out to get certain teams or players.

    Fortunately I have been able to form another opinion of referees. After watching an incredible number of games and getting to know referees, it is clear they are there to help the players have the best opportunity to play a good game. They are there to enforce the rules so all players can have an enjoyable experience.

  • From the bookshelf: 'Under the Dome'

    Under the Dome

    Stephen King


    List Price: $17

    Rating: two out of five bookworms


    As I have said before, I am a great fan of Stephen King. I began "Under the Dome" with anticipated enthusiasm. The weight of the book itself was daunting to say the least —  about 3 and a half pounds and 1,088 pages.

    However, after I got over the fact that the cover reminded me of an episode of the Simpsons, I began a two-week journey though the mind of King.

  • U.S. Cavalry official charged with corruption



    WASHINGTON, D.C. – An executive with Radcliff’s famed U.S. Cavalry technical gear supply store will answer charges Wednesday morning that he violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 as one target of a nationwide anti-corruption sting in U.S. District Court.

  • Photos: Monday morning views
  • Feb. 1, 2010: Obituaries

    Glenn Howell

    Glenn Howell, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010.

    Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

    Lula Mae Judd

    Lula Mae Judd, 82, of Greensburg and Elizabethtown, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, in Elizabethtown at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    Survivors include a daughter, Bobbie Thompson Mullins of Elizabethtown; and a son, Donnie Judd of Greensburg.

  • Jan. 22 Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Barry Hinkle, 30 Shawnee Drive, county. Use: remodel.

    James Williams, 9 Beckley Woods, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Mary Jane Pendelton, 1101 Amish Road, county. Use: remodel.

    Lincoln Helm, 4 Helm Tree, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Hardin, LaRue, Meade schools on one-hour delay

    Hardin County Schools have announced a one-hour delay because of road conditions.

    Many rural roads and side streets have icy patches remaining from Friday's snowfall.

    Schools in LaRue and Meade counties also are operating on a one-hour deley today. Grayson County Schools are closed today.

    Students in Elizabethtown Independent Schools have a schedule day off as teachers take part in professional development.

  • Jan. 24 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Nathan A. Dollens, 34, and Angela Dawn DeWitt, 31, both of New Haven. Married nine years.

    Bryon Wren, 50, and Patricia Shannon, 48, both of Elizabethtown. Married 22 years.

    Andy Hatfield, 27, Radcliff, and Bridget Ferguson, 27, Fort Knox. Married three years.

    William David Camp, 44, Radcliff, and Patricia Ann Camp, 42, Elizabethtown. Married 10 years.