Today's News

  • Investigation recovers $10,000 in missing items

    The News-Enterprise

    BRANDENBURG — A Brandenburg man has been charged in connection with a rash of burglaries across several counties and two states, and more arrests are expected.

    Joseph Riggs, 27, of Brandenburg has been charged with receiving stolen property over $500 and was lodged in the Meade County Jail in the wake of an investigation that led to the recovery of more than $10,000 in stolen property.

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  • BOYS' ALL-AREA TRACK & FIELD TEAM: Bagley, Brown and Webb win individual awards (06/25)



    When Brandon Bagley transferred from Georgia before his junior year, John Hardin coaches Ralph Tucker and Leland Warsaw saw an athlete with a lot of raw potential.

    Neither of them, however, expected Bagley to become the elite athlete he is.

  • WOMEN'S STATE AM GOLF: E'town's Akin and Games to face off for town's first title (06/25)



    After 84 years, Elizabethtown will have its first Women’s Kentucky State Amateur champion.

    Karisa Akin and Beverly Games made sure of that Thursday as each won a pair of matches at Lakewood Country Club in Russell Springs to reach today’s championship flight final.

    The berth to the championship match, however, didn’t come easy for either.

  • Rig rolls at Exit 105 after driver blackout

    The News-Enterprise LEBANON JUNCTION — A truck driver lost consciousness Thursday morning on southbound Interstate 65 causing a crash that resulted in no serious injuries and few traffic interruptions. The out-of-state rig was heading into Hardin County from the 105 mile-marker when the driver blacked out and lost control of the tractor-trailer, Lebanon Junction Police Office

  • ETCB lends financial support to Veterans festival

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau has invested $10,000 in a marketing campaign for the Heartland Festival, which is merging into a countywide welcome home celebration for Vietnam veterans. ETCB Executive Director Sherry Murphy said the goal of the investment is to attract attention to the festival as a whole. The Heartla

  • Guess Who opens for Grand Funk

     IF YOU GO: Grand Funk Railroad and The Guess Who will perform rain or shine 8 p.m. Saturday at Freeman Lake Park as part of the Elizabethtown Summer Concert series. No alcoholic beverages, glass containers, video cameras or pets are allowed. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the gate and can be purchased at Pritchard Community Center, T.J. Rhoades State Farm Insurance, Wendy's restaurants, WQXE or www.Ticketmaster.com. VIP tickets, which allow seating near the stage and closer parking, are available for $35 at Pritchard Community Center only.

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  • Caught in the Web



    Comparing Web sites to automobiles, the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau’s site might be considered an antique.

    In the ever-evolving network of technology, the latest innovation can be rendered obsolete within months by an emerging trend. So too can a Web site find itself irrelevant if change does not occur.

    ETCB Executive Director Sherry Murphy said the bureau recognized the need for an extensive upgrade and partnered with Net Tango of Louisville to rebuild the site from scratch.

  • Pair charged with child abuse

    The News-Enterprise EDMONSON COUNTY — A Kentucky State Police Post 3 investigation into an April report of child abuse resulted in an Edmonson County grand jury’s indictment of two Bee Springs residents. According to a KSP Post 3 news release, a tip two months ago accused David Petty, 49, and Sarah Price, 23, of keeping a small child in a dog kennel at their home. Prel