Today's News

  • July 20, 2010: Obituaries

    Brandon Edward Boone Brandon Edward Boone, 20, of New Haven, died Monday July 19, 2010. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Janie Maupin Boone Stoke and Scott; and his father and stepmother, Bernie Boone and Nellie.   A funeral Mass is at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Catherine Catholic Church in New Haven with cremation to follow. Visitation is from 10 a.m.

  • CSX to close crossings next week

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — CSX Transportation Inc. plans to close two railroad crossings next week, Elizabethtown Public Works Superintendent Don Hill said. 

    CSX contacted the city about the closures, which will be done while crews conduct railroad maintenance. 

    The East Dixie Avenue crossing will be closed July 27-29, while the Nicholas Street crossing will be closed July 29 and 30, Hill said.

  • Photo: Hangin' with the martins
  • DAV appreciates community support

    The Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 156 expresses its sincere thanks for the wonderful support and contributions made by all who gave during the Forget-Me-Not Drive earlier this month.

    The DAV’s van for Radcliff Chapter 156 will not be available starting and ending July 1-14, 2010.

    Radcliff Chapter 156 is looking for volunteer drivers. Call 351-3666 and ask for Maurice McArthur.

    Yours in comradeship.

    Dwight D. Guster


  • Dollars and Sense: Home ownership: Are you ready?

    The purchase of a first home is an exciting time in anyone’s life. It’s also a large financial undertaking, a fact that leaves many people wondering whether they’re prepared for this big step. The Kentucky Society of CPAs suggests you answer these questions to help you decide if the time is right for you. What’s the hurry? Owning a home is a tempting prospect, but make sure that you are not hurried into making a decision.

  • Collecting for Kids

    Girl Scout Troop 851 recently conducted a stuffed animal drive for Kosair Charities. The girls collected approximately 400 stuffed animals. Pictured from left, back row, Rachel Price, Melody Casarez and Stephanie Smith; front row, Abby Cunnigan and Stella Myers. Not pictured, Katie Noland.


  • Jadelyn competes in Summertime Cuties pageant

    Jadelyn Mae Peters, 21-month-old daughter of Chris and Ashley Peters, competed in the Summertime Cuties beauty pageant in June in Cave City.

    She won the mini supreme title by having the second highest score in the 0 to five age group. She also won most photogenic, most beautiful and best swimwear.

  • July 21, 2010: Our readers write

    Heads in the sand?

    A conversation has shown me how uninformed and out of touch with reality some people are. A person stated he didn’t care about the southwest border problems. He felt sorry for “those people along the border” but didn’t want more debt for his descendants to pay. He didn’t know or care that almost all the drugs that his children and grandchildren are exposed to enter the United States through that southwest border.  

  • Boy Scouts earn God & Life Award

    Three scouts from Troop 221 in Elizabethtown recently received their God and Life awards. The boys worked with their mentor, Deacon Monty Gleitz, pastor of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Elizabethtown and Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Leitchfield, to grow in their faith and dauty to God. The award was presented as part of services at Gloria Dei on May 9. Back row from left, Jeremy Emmerling and Phillip Gleitz; front row, Deacon Monty Gleitz and Zachary Broome.


  • July 11 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This young male shorthair named “Darwin” is in need of a loving home. If you are interested in adopting him, contact Hardin County Animal Control at 769-3428 or visit 116 Nicholas St. in Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for information. All dog adoptions are done by application process.  Adoption fees are $15 and you receive a certif