Today's News

  • Three men charged with roles in Radcliff shooting

    The News-Enterprise — A joint effort between police in Radcliff and Elizabethtown resulted in the arrests of three men accused of robbing and shooting a Radcliff man Tuesday.
    Radcliff police responded to 880 Mill Creek Road on a call about an assault with a handgun. Officers arrived to find Edward F. Razo with a single gunshot wound to the upper left leg.
    Radcliff police detectives along with Elizabethtown police began following up on leads concerning the suspects.

  • Perkins graduates from OCS

    PERKINS. David W. Perkins II has graduated from Officer Candidate School (OCS) at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Perkins has served in the military for 12 years. A 1994 graduate of North Hardin High School, he received a bachelor’s degree in 2007 from Boston University, Mass. He is the son of David W. and Sonya K. Perkins of Vine Grove.

  • Col. Dix earns promotion

    Col. Ron Dix recently was promoted to his current rank.

    He was commissioned through ROTC under the early commissioning program as a quartermaster officer in the United States Army Reserve in May 1984 and has served more than 22 years on active duty.

  • Berry Gives Update on the State of the County

    Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Feb. 1. He gave an update on the state of the county. Pictured are Berry and Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Cathy Williamson.

  • Rotary Members Welcome Student Guests

    Elizabethtown High School students Brittany Daniel and Mitchell Henry were student guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club at the Feb. 1 meeting.

  • Waiting on the results from TV tryout

    KaSaundra Hardin, 15, may not know if she’s made it to the stage of “America’s Got Talent,” but she has a good feeling about the auditions the last weekend in January.

    The John Hardin High School student auditioned during a whirlwind trip to Atlanta.

    When driving around to make sure she knew where to go the next day she noticed people were already standing in line. She rushed to get changed and went back to stand in line all night. Her nerves wouldn’t let her sleep.

  • Woman’s Club has annual spaghetti supper

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown held its annual Spaghetti Supper and Auction on Jan. 20 at the Brown-Pusey House.
    Members and guests were served a spaghetti and meatball dinner made by Chef Moritza Johnson, assisted by salad and garlic bread makers. A variety of desserts made by club members also were served. During the dinner, members and guests made bids on numerous items in a silent auction. This was a fund-raising event for the club to meet the needs of several local charities.

  • Single-family building infiltrates unincorporated areas, Vine Grove

    The resurgence in housing numbers has penetrated all of Hardin County.

    Unincorporated areas saw residential construction return to pre-recession levels in 2010, while Vine Grove’s single-family housing surged.

    The county in particular witnessed significant gains in construction, shooting up from $35.5 million in total construction in 2009 to $53.4 million last year.

  • Transformation nears completion

    The Issue: BRAC transition projects on post remain on pace for September completion.

    Our Opinion: Much remains to be done outside the gates.

  • Looten named Youth Pastor at Tunnel Hill

    Josh Looten was recently named youth Pastor at Tunnel Hill Baptist Church in Elizabethtown. He formerly served as the youth minister for Midway Heights Baptist Church in Columbia, Mo. He is a 2004 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in European Studies. He will be continuing his education at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville while providing his leadership to Tunnel Hill Baptist Church youth.