Today's News

  • Suspect in stabbing death surrenders to police

    The suspect in the stabbing death of a New Haven man surrendered Monday to Kentucky State Police in Hardin County.
    David Jerome Willett, 26, is accused of fatally wounding Eric Douglas Stallard, 39, of New Haven after a quarrel Thursday evening.
    An arrest warrant was issued Friday evening and the search for Willett ended Monday in the office of attorney Steven Mirkin. According to a news release from the Nelson County Sheriff's Department, Willett has retained Mirkin to represent him in court.

  • E’town area ranks high as place to live for military retirees


    Two military-related organizations on Monday announced that the Elizabethtown metro area ranked in the top 10 towns for armed services retirees.

    USAA and Military.com, with the help of Sperling’s Best Places, considered variables such as proximity to a military installation, low unemployment, affordability, presence of colleges, recreational opportunities and access to mass transit.

  • Free flu shots to be available at schools, health department

    The Lincoln Trail District Health Department is offering flu vaccinations at all public and private schools in Hardin County between Thursday and Dec. 16.
    The vaccinations are free. Parents should expect their children to bring home permission forms, according to the health department.
    Hardin County is experiencing an outbreak of influenza, the Kentucky Department of Public Health reports.
    Free vaccinations also are available from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Lincoln Trail Health Department.

  • Duvall reinstates public comment at meetings


    Incoming Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall said he plans to reinstate public comment during voting meetings for residents to address Radcliff City Council.

    The decision is one of several initiatives Duvall has said he plans to follow through on in the first months of his term and will take effect during the first called meeting in January. Duvall will be sworn in on Dec. 21 and will take office from Mayor Sheila Enyart on Jan. 1.

  • A sweet family tradition


  • Garden Club Celebrates Christmas

    1 An ensemble from the Heartland Fillies, the local ladies’ barbershop chorus, entertained about 50 members and guests of The Elizabethtown Garden Club at their Dec. 2 Christmas Luncheon held at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. Pictured with Beverly Rose, Garden Club Program chair, left, are singers Wilma Terry, director; and Fillies members, Linda Pierce, Katie Bledsoe, Brenda Brown, Mary Lynn Warren, Ruth Ann Martin, Marty Greenlee and Doris Dozier.


  • Feeding America, Heat or Eat?

    With the winter months, many people will be confronted with difficult choices such as paying for food and paying for utilities or heating fuel. According to a recently released USDA report, more than 50 million Americans are food insecure; meaning they lack consistent access to enough food at some point during the year. Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland is committed to providing hope to thousands of families in need.

  • Two in custody after shot fired into apartment
  • Show us your decorations!

    The News-Enterprise plans to publish a collection of reader-submitted photos of residential Christmas decorations on the Dec. 12 front of Faces and Places. For a chance to have your holiday decorations featured on the page, send your photos, JPEG format only, to photos@thenewsenterprise.com. To be considered, submit photos by noon Thursday.

  • Big changes for small airports

    Security at Addington Field may tighten in the next few years if the federal government creates new rules for general aviation airports — or if Elizabethtown lands a commuter flight service.
    Roger Lawson, a manager at Addington Field and owner of Elizabethtown Flying Service, said if a passenger service started there it would have to abide by the same security rules as a larger operation — such as Louisville International Airport. Otherwise, he doesn’t know what new rules the Transportation Security Administration might adopt for small airports.