Today's News

  • Alleged eat-n-run results in serious charges



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Elizabethtown police arrested five people Thursday afternoon, charging them with robbery and complicity to robbery for what is described as an “eat-n-run” incident at a local restaurant.

    Jail logs show Alisha Young, 20, and Sarah L. Daniel, 20, of Vine Grove, and Terrence Bradshaw II, 24, Decarlos Gordon, 22, and Michela Washington, 20, all of Radcliff, were booked at around 6 p.m. Thursday on felony charges at the Hardin County Detention Center.

  • Guthrie to host veterans info fair



    RADCLIFF — U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie on Monday will host a Veterans’ Information Fair to inform the public about services and benefits provided by the government and other organizations.

    The free event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Colvin Community Center on Freedoms Way in Radcliff, an area with deep military connections.

  • Dec. 22: Our readers write

    What holiday are we celebrating? I was born in 1941, and I grew up in a time completely different from the way people live today. Christmas was a time that we not only recognized the birth of our Savior, but there was a spirit of love, joy and happiness that was passed from person to person. Everyone came together honoring the birth of Jesus, giving and helping each other. I don

  • Dec. 18, 2009: Our readers write

    Keeping Christ in Christmas

    A local writer on Dec. 13 opined “as long as they’re nice, what does it matter” concerning store clerks saying Merry Christmas or Season’s Greetings. In places where Jesus is not honored, the greetings to each other are not as nice, only to tourists (money). I know, having been in other countries.

  • Dec. 29 editorial: No rush to make drink exceptions

    A request by the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau to allow alcohol sales at Freeman Lake Park during the Mastercraft Pro Wakeboard Tour’s 2010 closing ceremony failed following recent deadlocked votes on related motions by the Elizabethtown City Council.

  • Photo: Some snowbirds stick around
  • Dec. 30, 2009: Our readers write

    Terrorism by any other name is still terrorism

  • Dec. 23 editorial: 2,000 wins shows UK has been dominant

    University of Kentucky basketball sure has come a long way from its humble beginning back in 1903.

    What started out as an 11-10 win over the Lexington YMCA for win No. 1 continued Monday night with an 88-44 thrashing of overmatched Drexel for win No. 2,000.

    The Kentucky program became the first in Division I basketball, regardless of gender to reach that mark.

    Winning 2,000 games tells us this: Kentucky basketball has been very, very good for a very long time. You don't reach this plateau when you are accustomed to 16-win seasons.

  • Health department to host second public H1N1 clinic



    HARDIN COUNTY — Continued demand for H1N1 vaccinations has prompted Lincoln Trail District Health Department to schedule a second public clinic later this month.

    The clinic for the Hardin County community is from 3-6 p.m. on Jan. 28 at Pritchard Community Center.

    Vaccinations are free and available to anyone 6 months and older, according to a health department news release.

  • Kettle donations drop as needs increase

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — The bells are no longer ringing and the kettles have been tucked away for another year. The 2009 Salvation Army kettle program collection numbers were down about $10,000 compared to 2008’s $63,005.91 total, Assistant Director Chris Deckard said. He estimates the program brought in a little more than