Today's News

  • Kamer Speaks At E-Shrm Meeting

    Mauritia Kamer, attorney for Stites & Harbison, left, with Elizabethtown Society of Human Resources Management E-SHRM president Kris Wood, spoke at the August meeting on skills for performing an effective investigation. The next E-SHRM meeting is at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 16, at Elizabethtown Community & Technical College. Visit  http://elizabethtown.shrm.org for information.

  • Radcliff man arrested on assault, custodial interference charges

    The News-Enterprise
    A Radcliff man was arrested Sunday evening on assault and custodial intervention charges after he took his 6-month-old child from the mother’s home at 251 Shelby Ave., Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate said.
    Sherrod R. Moore is charged with fourth-degree assault fourth-degree, custodial interference and violation of a domestic violence order, Shumate said.

  • Fire at J.C. Penney causes evacuation, investigation

    The Elizabethtown Fire Department is investigating a fire that forced employees and customers of J.C. Penney department store in Towne Mall to evacuate Sunday afternoon and forced the store to close for the remainder of the day.

    EFD Battalion Chief Mark Malone said the fire originated in a stock room just hours after firefighters were dispatched to the store to douse a trash can fire in the women’s restroom.

    Malone said the first fire was handled quickly.

    “It never left the trash can,” Malone said.

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    Our evenings have been so nice, a lot cooler to be outside. Fall weather is upon us.

    H. V. DAY. Another one has come and gone. I will try to have an update on activities that went on in my next column. If you were an organizer, please e-mail me the results on contests and so forth.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The pumpkins are in the ground. We are going to try and grow our own and I hope they do well.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Jon Bell, Michael Corey, Taylor Martin, Natalie Richardson, Robert Gardiner, Sandra Powell, Heather Bird, Jay Ramsey, Martha Smith, Jeff Polston, Jim Thompson and Austin Keesee. 

    ANNIVERSARIES. Happy anniversary wishes go to Luis and Andrea Guzzman today; Jason and Amy Adweell on Tuesday; and Ruby and George LaBella on Thursday.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    SCHOOL NEWS. Lakewood’s 2nd annual sunflower festival, sponsored by the PTT, is Sept. 10. The festival will include food booths, bouncies, kids’ game booths, health screenings, a military exhibit and more. All money raised will go directly back to the students of Lakewood. Contacts are as follows:

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Gilpin, 735-7845

    August hasn’t been extremely hot so far, and can you believe the month is almost over? Time flies by. Some of Hardin County received some much needed rain last weekend and as usual it rained on Cecilia Days.

  • Toddler drowns in family swimming pool

    A 2-year-old Meade County girl drowned Saturday evening in her family’s swimming pool,  Kentucky State Police said.
    The girl’s father found her unresponsive in the pool on Rhodelia drive, according to police. The child was transported to Harrison County Hospital in Indiana, where she was pronounced dead at 6:40 p.m. Saturday evening, KSP said in a statement. The child’s name had not been released Sunday.
    An autopsy is scheduled and KSP does not suspect foul play in the child’s death. However, police are investigating the case.

  • When ends don't meet: Home is a motel room

    On the third Sunday of each month, residents at motels along South Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown have what they call their church.

    They gather in a dining area in Commonwealth Lodge. In July, it was without air conditioning, but they came anyway.

    The group ranges from 25 to 50 people each month. Their afternoon begins with a devotion, followed by a hot meal and a bag full of necessities.

  • HCS plans vo-tech center

    Hardin County Schools wants to hand students more than a high school diploma upon graduation.

    HCS plans to open a vocational-technical center to help students earn career certificates or college hours before they graduate from high school.

    The timeline for opening such a facility depends on finding land to build a replacement for G.C. Burkhead Elementary School. The vo-tech center would be moved into the existing Burkhead building on Charlemagne Boulevard on Elizabethtown's west side.