Today's News

  • March 10 Obituaries

    Freddie L. Dowell

    Freddie L. Dowell, 60, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010.

    He worked at OK Tires until graduating from North Hardin High School, and after graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army. After training, he was sent to Vietnam, where he served four years and was awarded several medals for his service. After returning from the Army, he worked at Gates Rubber plant. He later went to Cleveland to work for Ford Motor Co. and worked there for 28 years until he became disabled.

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  • Juvenile prisoner suffers seizure during transport

    ELIZABETHTOWN — While en route from the Bullitt County courthouse to the Lincoln Village juvenile detention center in Hardin County, a young female detainee suffered a seizure, resulting in a delay in transport of several others and her hospitalization.

    First reports of the seizure were made about 3 p.m. Thursday.

  • Feb. 24 : Our Readers Write

    Combining chambers might not be beneficial I am writing in response to the recent articles regarding the combining of the Hardin County Chambers of Commerce. As a Radcliff resident, I believe that this is not in the best interest for businesses in Radcliff. There are several questions that need to be answered before any action is taken on this matter. What re the benefits for Radclif

  • Feb. 22: Our readers write

    Obama’s failings

    About a year ago I wrote that leaders of the Vatican, Europe, and Middle East accused our president of being arrogant. I referenced the 5th Fleet leaving to go pirate hunting, and asked about a Plan B when he declared he was going to close Guantanimo Bay.

  • Don't forget to spring forward Sunday



    HARDIN COUNTY — Like clockwork, people are expected to visit Clark Jewelers in Elizabethtown on Monday to have their watches set to the right time.

    Owner Patrick Clark said 20 to 25 people — whether they have digital watches or those with hands — will take advantage of the free service because, for whatever reason, they can’t spring forward themselves.

  • SPORTS NOTEBOOK: Mudd, Buckles to be on same sideline (03/11)

    Not-so-random thoughts and notes on the world of sports jotted down while preparing for a long weekend of watching college hoops on TV: Tim Mudd’s Elizabethtown Lady Panthers were one win away from yet another trip to Diddle Arena for the state tournament, but Elizabethtown’s longtime leader will be in Bowling Green on Saturday night anyway. And he’ll be j

  • Keeping your well water safe

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com Although most homes in Hardin County have now converted to the county water system, some still have wells on their property.

  • Feb. 17 editorial: SpringHaven needs makeover

    Interest from a television reality show created an e-mail frenzy and Web-based campaign that has focused attention on a clear community need.

    When producers of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” began soliciting nominations for a deserving Kentucky family, directors of a domestic violence shelter in Elizabethtown saw a possible solution to facility needs.