Today's News

  • Jailer: Road supervisor, preacher advance to November



    Overcoming the son of a former jailer, a retired detective, a former deputy and two veteran detention center employees, Republican Steven R. Hill and Democrat Danny Allen will continue their bids for Hardin County jailer in the Nov. 2 general election.

    Both Republican and Democratic primary races Tuesday were tight, with neither Allen nor Hill winning by large margins.

  • Bringing their own brand of fire

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com Owen and Whitney Brand, better known as Firebrand, recently started calling Elizabethtown home. Owen Brand was born in Dallas and eventually landed in Elizabethtown, where his dad, the Rev. Chad Brand, is pastor at Northside Baptist Church and a professor at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. “He ma

  • May 18, 2010: Services


  • A Dash of Class: Birthday favorites


    Happy birthday to my one and only son, Joseph William Sweat, once known as Joey, now Joe.

    He is 28, and the time has flown by so quickly.

    It seems like yesterday his dad and I were following him from one "Belles and Beaux" performance to another, then to college on Parents’ Weekend and other activities at Western Kentucky University. It has all gone so fast.

  • Easter wins District 1 magisterial primary



    A former magistrate may have another chance to serve Hardin County after coming out ahead in Tuesday’s election.

    Democrat Roy Easter won his party’s District 1 magisterial primary, garnering 235 votes, almost 35 percent of the 675 votes cast for the district. Easter served as a magistrate from 1998 to 2006, and is a former Radcliff police chief.

    Several phone calls to Easter’s home went unanswered.

  • Sports league challenges proposed tobacco ban



    Radcliff city officials on Wednesday heard the first reading of an ordinance that would ban tobacco products entirely in city parks and the Saunders Spring Nature Preserve.

    The proposed ordinance would toughen the city’s smoking laws further after it adopted a comprehensive ordinance late last year that banned smoking in public facilities.

  • Ask the Expert: Make physical activity a part of your life


    For some people, “exercise” is a dirty word. The fact remains, however, that almost everyone can improve their health through physical activity.

  • April 30 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.

    James Russell Johnson, 509 Partridge Way, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

    William Rademacher, 105 Blue Ball Road, Rineyville. Use: garage.

    Allen’s Air Conditioning, 1302 Old E'town Road, Hodgenville. Use; addition.

    Lisa Waldeck-Huffer, 2635 Middle Creek Road, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

  • May 18, 2010: Obituaries

    Alma A. Benningfield

    Alma A. Benningfield, 95, of Hodgenville, passed away, Monday, May 17, 2010, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.

    Professing faith in Christ when she was nine years old, she was a member of Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school and directed Christmas and other programs for more than 60 years.

  • Some shed under the rainbow