Today's News

  • Hardin County reissues recovery bonds to Radcliff



    The city of West Point has returned nearly $4 million in bonding power awarded by Hardin Fiscal Court through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

    On Tuesday, Hardin Fiscal Court voted to reissue the $3.98 million in recovery facility bonds to the city of Radcliff, to help developers of an 83-room extended stay Candlewood Suites hotel under construction on North Dixie Boulevard adjacent to a Holiday Inn Express.

  • HEARTLAND: Kiddie Land, other activities offer fun for kids

    The News-Enterprise Part of Thank You From the Heartland: Salute to Vietnam Veterans is about kids. From 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, limited free children’s amusement rides and activities will be open at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

  • HEARTLAND: Martial Arts tournament is back

    If you go: The Heartland Martial Arts Tournament, sponsored by Victory Martial Arts, is from 9 am. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Central Hardin High School gymnasium, 3040 Leitchfield Road, Elizabethtown. To learn more or to preregister go to www.victorymartialarts.biz. For additional information call (270) 360-0520 or 307-0571.

  • HEARTLAND: Camp Saigon to be part of salute to Vietnam veterans

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com Visitors to the Thank You From the Heartland: A Salute to Vietnam Veterans event Saturday at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown will find special activities honoring those who are the focus of the events. Not the least of these is Camp Saigon, an area to be set up at the south end of t

  • Carjacker agrees to one-year deal



    An Elizabethtown man indicted earlier this year on charges relating to an April 3 carjacking pleaded guilty to amended charges Tuesday as part of a deal that gets him one year behind bars.

    Davell Lee Smalls, 37, admitted to forcing his way into a running car parked at the East Dixie Avenue Five Star Food Mart gas station and driving off.

  • HEARTLAND: Singing, dancing and Bob Hope

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com From barbershop choruses to a Bob Hope impersonator, visitors to events during Thank You From the Heartland: A Salute to Vietnam Veterans will find live entertainment that hits the right note.

  • Fort Campbell dispatchers testify in Burke case



    Two Fort Campbell dispatchers who pleaded guilty to lying to authorities about the time they spent with a man accused of murder, Brent Burke, in the hours before two women were killed in Rineyville testified Thursday that it was Burke who told them to stretch the truth.

    Dispatchers Lindsey Brooks and Michelle Lovelace said they met with Burke, then a U.S. Army sergeant, in a parking lot after leaving the Fort Campbell emergency dispatch center at about 11 p.m. CDT, on Sept. 10, 2007.

  • HEARTLAND: 5K run fun for the whole family

    IF YOU GO: The Bluegrass Cellular Heartland 5K is Saturday at Bluegrass Cellular headquarters, 2909 Ring Road in Elizabethtown. The race begins at 7:30 a.m.; the Fun Run/Walk begins at 7:35 a.m. On-site registration is from 6:30 to 7:15 a.m. or you can register during business hours today or tomorrow at Bluegrass Cellular. The late entry fee is $20. Proceeds go to local cross country teams and Greenspace. To learn more call (270) 769-0339.

  • HEARTLAND: Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall comes to Fort Knox

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    As part of Thank You From the Heartland: A Salute to Vietnam Veterans, the American Veterans Traveling Tribute and Traveling Wall will be on display in Keyes Park behind the Gen. George S. Patton Jr. Museum at Fort Knox for the next four days.

    The traveling wall, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., is an 80 percent-scale version measuring 370 feet long and 8 feet high. It is the largest replica wall traveling the U.S. and features all the service members’ names that are etched on the original.

  • HEARTLAND: Fort Knox, Vine Grove kick off 'Thank You'

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com The four-day Salute to Vietnam Veterans begins today in Fort Knox and Vine Grove. Fort Knox is holding a ceremony for Vietnam veterans and an official welcome home at 10 a.m. on post while events at Optimist Park in Vine Grove begin at 5 p.m. FORT KNOX