Today's News

  • 'Suspicious' fire burns abandoned house

    Elizabethtown Fire Department officials are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed an abandoned house Saturday.
    Chief Mike Hulsey said the house, which sits near Woodland Drive and North Dixie Avenue, had probably been empty for 20 years or more. It had no electricity. Because of those factors, the fire is “suspicious,” he said.
    No one was injured in the blaze.
    Firefighters were called at around 5 p.m. Saturday to the area after several people phoned in saying they had seen smoke or other evidence of a fire, Hulsey said.

  • Radcliff Hardees robbed

    Radcliff Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Friday night.

    The Hardees on Knox Avenue in Radcliff was robbed at approximately 9 p.m. by two men wearing masks, said Bryce Shumate, spokesman for Radcliff Police Department. They were armed with a handgun.

    No one was injured during the robbery, Shumate said.

  • Alonso family works in memory of their son

    It’s impossible to enter the home of Vinnie and Cheryl Alonso without seeing a number of photos of their late son Isaiah. They are a reminder of their son, and a reminder of the reason behind their latest endeavor.
    The Alonsos, parents of Isaiah Alonso, the 6-year-old Radcliff Elementary School student who died from cancer in September, have taken over running the Isaiah Alonso Foundation, an organization created in their son’s honor. Its mission is to help families with ill children.

  • Lit Festival aims to create early readers

    It was a Saturday, and snow was falling, but children were learning inside of John Hardin High School.
    The Lincoln Heritage Council, the local chapter of the Kentucky Reading Association and the International Reading Association, hosted its annual Literacy Festival on Saturday at John Hardin High School.
    The festival offered a book fair for children between preschool and middle-school ages and their parents, along with sessions with authors, illustrators and activities for kids.

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  • PREP GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Panthers swoop past Lady Eagles (02/06)

    Elizabethtown’s grueling week finally came to an end.

    Three road games in three days. So much for that challenge presenting any problem.  

  • PREP BOYS' BASKETBALL: Panthers lock up third seed with win at Knox (2/06)

    With Fort Knox in a 2-3 zone, the Elizabethown Panthers took advantage.

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  • Floor traps caused gas buildup in employment office

    The News-Enterprise — Water that had dried in floor traps in the Elizabethtown Office of Employment and Training building on North Mulberry Street caused a gas buildup problem Wednesday.
    Bob Hicks of Hicks Enterprise said when water in the traps evaporates, sewer gases back up into the traps.
    “It didn’t really take that long to fix,’’ he said.
    Sherrard’s Plumbing and Heating looked into the problem.
    Hicks said water and bleach were poured into the traps. The water seals off the gas, he said.

  • Johnston speaks to Radcliff Rotary

    Recent guest speaker at the Radcliff Rotary Club was Kyle Johnston, head trainer for University of Louisville Athletics.

    Johnston is a North Hardin and UK graduate with degrees in sports medicine. He related his career in college athletics from his days at UK to his current position as head trainer. He has encountered and worked with some very famous and colorful people along the way, both players and coaches. He describes his position at U of L as his dream job, but also understands the vicissitudes of big-time college sports.