Today's News

  • 17TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Central cruises past E'town (5/26)

    The Central Hardin Bruins are making quite a habit out of winning the 17th District Baseball Tournament.

    The Bruins won their third consecutive district championship, using a potent offense to generate 12 hits and a solid performance from senior Austin Walters on the mound to roll past the Elizabethtown Panthers, 10-2 on Wednesday evening at John Hardin High School.

  • Thunderstorm warning issued for Hardin, all neighboring counties

    As a long line of storms approaches the area, Hardin County is under a severe thunderstorm warning issued by the National Weather Service.

    The warning is in effect until 11:45 p.m. for Hardin and neighboring counties of LaRue, Meade, Breckinridge, Grayson, Hart, Bullitt, Jefferson and Nelson counties.

    The Kentucky Mesonet weather station at Cecilia reported sustained winds of 30 mph with gusts of 38 mph at 11:30 p.m. as the leading edge of the storm crossed Hardin County. Five minutes later, the station reported winds of 40 mph.

  • Cecilia man injured in motorcycle wreck

    A Cecilia man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Tuesday.

    Danny N. King, 56, was riding a motorcycle on Ky. 86 about seven miles west of Cecilia when a mechanical failure caused the front brake to lock, throwing King from the bike, according to Kentucky State Police.

    King had serious injuries from the wreck, but none were life-threatening. He was taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital, according to the police report.

    Alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash, according to police.

  • Body identified from dental records

    A man found in a residence on Sunrise Lane last week has been positively identified through dental records as Stephen Moore.

    Hardin County Coroner Dr. William Lee said Wednesday afternoon that records with local dentist Dr. Russ Van Zant identified Moore, 53.

    Police found the body of a man last week. Lee said Moore had died in November at the home from a heart attack.

    Lee said earlier this week that circumstantial evidence pointed to the man as Moore, but he he wanted scientific proof before deciding who was found.

  • Traffic checkpoints out in E'town

    During the “Click It or Ticket” campaign that runs through June 5, the Elizabethtown Police Department will conduct traffic safety checkpoints.

    The No. 1 priority during the safety checks, an EPD news release said, is to reduce the number of impaired drivers on local roadways. In addition, police want to see an increase in the usage of seatbelts and child passenger seats.

  • History Channel films in Elizabethtown
  • Car catches fire on Dixie Avenue
  • Railroads still make commerce go

    The issue: Grants for railroad improvements
    Our view: State government addresses need

    Railroads transformed America by providing consistent, reliable means to move across this vast land.

    No longer relying solely upon waterways to connect the nations producers and consumers, the rails created millionaires and moguls. Towns blossomed along the rails in Hardin County and across the nation.

  • Speakers with Spark: Perspective during adversity

    By Sheila O'Mara

  • The List: Protecting kids from deadly hot vehicles

    The News-Enterprise

    The Kentucky Department for Public Health recently unveiled the elements of a national awareness campaign to help reduce child vehicular deaths caused by heat stroke. The unveiling came shortly after an incident in Louisville in which a 2-year-old died after being left in a hot car.

    Last year, the worst year on record, 49 children in the United States died from heat stroke while unattended in vehicles.