Today's News

  • April 16 2010: Woman of the Year award big enough for two

    So often we hear about bad things happening to good people, but sometimes we are fortunate in that we get to see goodness rewarded in a positive way.

    Last week’s Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce meeting recognized two unsung heroines in our community Co-Women of the Year. Barbara Proffitt and Darlene Galvin Castille deservingly shared the honor as the chamber found its decision to select only one woman too difficult. What a great problem to have, to live in a community where it is too hard to select only one winner because the candidates are so strong.

  • April 20, 2010: Services

    Charles H. Belky, 73, of Elizabethtown died Friday, April 16, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT today at Watson & Hunt Funeral Chapel in Leitchfield. Burial will be in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.

    V.A. ‘Tiger’ Bradshaw, 81, of Columbia, Miss., formerly of Buffalo, died Friday, April 16, 2010. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial to follow in Buffalo Cemetery. Visitation is from noon today until the time of the services at the funeral home.

  • PREP TRACK: Strader improves in short time for Panthers (04/18)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Just like former Elizabethtown vaulter Ethan Jones did with him last year, Ty Strader has taken several younger Panther athletes under his wing this season. It’s not only made Strader a better vaulter, but Elizabethtown coach Dickie Jones said it has made the Panthers’ vaulting program that much stronger. &ldquo

  • Rineyville driver admits to fatal hit and run



    Rineyville resident Michael Louis Brunello, 24, admitted to a judge Tuesday that he’d “drank some beer at a friend’s house” before getting behind the wheel early one Saturday night last November to give another friend a ride to work.

    What unfolded after that resulted in Brunello’s life being unraveled, the hearts of an entire family he’d never met being crushed and the death of a cab driver known by Fort Knox soldiers for his knack for telling jokes.

  • Parents welcome twin boys


    Jason and Glenna Smith announce the birth of twin boys, Evan Ambrose and Ethan Jack Smith on Aug. 3, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Evan weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and was 18 ¼ inches long and Ethan weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Regina Nance of Elizabethtown and Jack Nance II of Washington Court House, Ohio. Great-grandparents are Nora Higdon of Howevalley and the late Louis Higdon.

  • Club members attend Hosparus Tea

    Diane McCamish and Byrle Thomas, members of the Cecilia Homemakers Club, attended the Hosparus Tea on March 27.

  • Zonta has March meeting

    Sharon Thompson of the Hardin/LaRue County American Red Cross was the guest speaker at the March meeting of Zonta Club of Elizabethtown. She explained the roll of the Red Cross in the area, volunteers and their training, and how donations are used by the organization. From left, Loretta Crady, club secretary; Sharon Thompson; and Ruth Ellen Stanley, club first vice president.

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown visits the capitol

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown attended the Kentucky Federation of Woman’s Clubs Legislative Day at the state capitol on March 18. Diane Willis, president, and Kay Barrett, art chairman, met the group at the Governor’s Mansion for a tour. They marveled at the furnishings and paintings.

  • Prince returns to Fort Richardson in Alaska
  • April 19, 2010: Obituary

    Doris Ann Yancey

    Doris Ann Yancey, 73, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, April 17, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    She was a native of Tell City, Ind.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, George Spencer Yancey; her parents, Ernest and Barbara Wolf; a brother; and two sisters.