Today's News

  • Woman's Club of Elizabethtown presents memorial gift


    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown made a donation to the Hardin County Public Library in memory of two club members who died this year. Diane Willis, left, president of the club, and Jane Curneal, right, library chairman, presented the gift to Susie Hignite, center, acting librarian. The club women wish the books placed in the library as a memorial will be enjoyed by those who read them.

  • Oct. 18 Cecilia news

      Cecilia Irene Dodson, 862-3808 From the reports I have been hearing about this upcoming winter, those snow lovers may get more than they are wishing for, with predictions of frost this weekend and freezing temperatures already. CONGRATULATIONS. Congratulations and best wishes to Warren Wheat upon his retirement as editor of The News-Enterprise. I wish him well and may he hav

  • Local bands march forward to semis



    HARDIN COUNTY— Central Hardin High School’s football field exploded into a frenzied music den Saturday night as marching bands thwarted cold temperatures and a wet field to compete in the Class 5A West Regional Quarterfinals of the State Marching Band Championships, sponsored by the Kentucky Music Education Association.  

  • Kentucky Patriots assist at funerals of veterans


  • Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau presents donations

    2 pics; not timely   Elizabethtown Tourism Treasurer Jim Long presents a $2,919 check to Dr. Chris Godfrey, representing the Elizabethtown Dolphin Swim Team. The funds were used to assist in hosting the Elizabethtown Summer Classic Swim Meet, June 12-14, and the State A Swim Meet, July 23-26. These events created an estimated economic impact of more than $180,000 for the local c

  • Hardy-Lewis


    Mark and Maria Hardy of Russell announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katie Hardy of Lexington, to Dustin Lewis, son of Maggie and Ron Lewis of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Russell Independent High School and a 2008 graduate of Bluegrass Community and Technical College with a degree in construction technology.

  • Childress-Clark

    Twain and Debbie Childress of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Danielle Childress, to Mitchell Colby Clark, son of S. Kevin and Donna Rae Clark of Sonora.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of JD and Mary Browning of Elizabethtown and Monte and Martha Childress of Mount Sherman. She is a 2005 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is attending Elizabethtown Community and Technical College majoring in elementary education. She is employed at Long John Silver’s.

  • Clark-Hardin


    Charity Hope Clark and Joseph Wayne Hardin announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Christine Clark of Elizabethtown and the late Robert W. Clark. She is a cosmetologist at Fantastic Sams in Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is the son of Ronnie Hardin of Radcliff and Robin Hardin of Boston, Ky. He is the grandson of Margaret and Leonard Hardin of Elizabethtown. He is employed at Greenbriar in Elizabethtown.

  • Yates-Riggs


    Mr. and Mrs. Steven Yates of Rineyville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leah Michelle Yates of Rineyville, to Jacob Allen Riggs of Upton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Riggs of Upton.

    The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and a 2007 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She is a registered nurse in the ICU at Hardin Memorial Hospital and also works at Hosparus of Central Kentucky. She is pursuing a MSN as a primary care nurse practitioner.

  • ECTC Community Forum to be Oct. 19 at Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Center

        Area residents are invited to a public forum from 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau, 1030 N. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown, to learn more about a grassroots effort to garner additional support among Kentucky’s key policy makers for Kentucky’s community and technical colleges. The forum will focus on Kentuckians for Commu