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Today's News

  • Sports parks driving home success

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    City and tourism officials have hailed the construction of the Elizabethtown Sports Park as an economic catalyst for the city, promising tournaments and out-of-state interest will lead to increased revenues for existing businesses and outlets for new businesses to crop up.

    Now, as construction units mobilize at the park site, the goal of a strong tournament base for youth sports has been realized at two other facilities in the region.

  • Child succumbs to wreck injuries

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    A 5-month-old injured in a single vehicle crash on Interstate 65 in Hart County on May 28 has died, according to Kentucky State Police.

    The child, Preston Tichenor, was flown to Kosair Children’s Hospital around 8:30 a.m. on May 28 after the SUV he was riding south in crashed near the 68 mile-marker.

  • Wells-Gray

     

    Merle and Debbie Wells of Cecilia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily L. Wells, to Ryan R. Gray, son of Rick and Melissa Gray and Mona Curtis, all of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2009 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. She is employed at Drs. Godfrey and Eklund.

    The prospective groom is a 2005 graduate of Elizabethtown High School. He is employed at Publisher’s Printing Company.

  • Photos: Raising money for Relay
  • 3RD REGION SOFTBALL: Meade falls in 11th (06/04)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com HARTFORD — The longer the night wore on Thursday, the more charged Butler County’s battery became. Senior catcher Kristin Palmer capped off junior pitcher Cheyanne Gaskey’s 13-strikeout complete-game shutout with a two-out, two-strike, two-run home run in the bottom of the 11th inning as they led their 11th-ranked Lad

  • Indictments illustrate drugs, crime links

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    Two-thirds of May indictments allege drug crimes, including a few tied to theft and sex offenses.

    The 35 felony indictments grand jurors returned to 9th Circuit Judge Ken Howard include charges of being under the influence; trafficking or being in possession of illicit drugs, alcohol, narcotic pharmaceuticals or a mix of the three.

  • Smith

     

    Donnie Smith and Brenda Baker Dockins were married on April 9, 2010, in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.

    The couple is planning a wedding trip to Mexico this summer.

     

  • Hardin County Library presents awards to writers’ contest winners

    Kristen Elassen was the first honorable mention winner in the Hardin County Public Library Writer's Contest held recently.

    Devin Stapleton was the winner in the Pre-teen Category in the Hardin County Public Library Writer's Contest.

    Tony Sexton, president of the Kentucky State Poetry Society, addressed local writers at the Kentucky Writers Day workshops  at Hardin County Public Library, North Branch. 

    Tiffany Pavey was the winner in the Teen/Adult Category in the Hardin County Public Library Writer's Contest.

  • Breaking NewsPursuit ends in fatal crash

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    Kentucky State Police and the Hardin County Sheriff's Office are conducting a joint investigation today into events leading up to a fatal multiple-vehicle crash at U.S. 31W and Ky. 313.

    According to KSP Post 4 spokesman Bruce Reeves, a sheriff's deputy was pursuing a suspected speeder westbound on Ky. 313 around 8 a.m. Sunday. The fleeing driver reached a top speed of 125 mph as he headed into one of the county's busiest intersections.

  • Radcliff Rotary welcomes tourism director