Today's News

  • Vine Grove hosts 'Dickens' for 20th year

    Carriage rides, carols and the Clauses are part of a holiday celebration in Vine Grove this weekend.
    The city of Vine Grove will host its annual Dickens of a Christmas event Friday and Saturday.
    The event has lasted for 20 years, and events coordinator Donna Broadway said it’s the kind of event Vine Grove’s citizens anticipate.
    “Our people in Vine Grove like to get together, eat, party,” she said. They also enjoy dressing up in period costume for the event.

  • Radcliff rolls out annual Christmas parade Friday

    Radcliff’s annual nighttime Christmas parade and celebration will return to the city this Friday.
    The parade is set to begin at 7 p.m. and run along Lincoln Trail Boulevard toward Radcliff City Hall. The event ends with a visit from Santa and the Festival of Trees, said Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate.
    Shumate said around 50 entries will be featured in this year’s parade and all will feature a holiday theme.
    “There is no better way to start the holidays,” he said.

  • RAINN correction

    Sharra Smith, a local volunteer for the Rape Abuse Incest National Network, is raising money for the organization and SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program independently of RAINN. Due to a source error, a story on A1 in the Nov. 14 issue of The News-Enterprise wasn't correct on this fact.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Central rallies past Nelson (12/01)

    Senior guard Matt Nichols recorded a 20-20 game as the Central Hardin Bruins were able to overcome a 12-point, second-quarter deficit to beat visiting 5th Region rival Nelson County, 67-57 on Tuesday.

    Nichols notched game highs with 24 points and 20 rebounds, while junior forward Andrew Kinney added 12 points, four rebounds and four steals.

    Sophomore forward Alex Crowder chipped in with 11 points, and junior guard Cannon Ray hit 3-of-6 3-pointers and finished with nine points and three assists.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Central beats Nelson (12/01)

    Seven players scored at least five points as the balanced Central Hardin Lady Bruins used a 3-point barrage to down the visiting Nelson County Lady Cardinals on Tuesday night, 78-65.

    Senior guard Alysse Bishop hit all three of her 3-point attempts as she scored a team-high 18 points for Central Hardin (1-0), which owned a 10-point halftime lead and buried 10-of-19 attempts from the arc.

    Junior forward Abbi Goedde was 2-of-2 from the arc and scored 17 points, while senior guard Jordan Daniel also hit two 3s and finished with 16 points.

  • Decoration domination



    With Christmas season in full swing, minds now shift to decorations as families come together to resurrect the Christmas tree, string lights and prepare their yards with festive décor.

    And local stores are seeing their share of Christmas fever from shoppers.

    Steve James, owner of Cottage Charm in Elizabethtown, said his store offers both Christmas gift ideas and ornamental accessories to perfectly accentuate a home for Christmas.

  • Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

  • Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

  • ECTC honors World AIDS Day

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is holding local events as part of a global AIDS awareness effort.
    ECTC hosted a World AIDS Day panel discussion Tuesday as part of the college’s series of events for World AIDS Day today. The college sponsored several speakers who have had experiences with the disease. The college also has panels from the NAMES project quilt on display in the Morrison Gallery in the Administration Building.

  • Trees merry despite drought


    This year’s drought and scorching temperatures will somewhat impact local tree farms — but not enough to steal Christmas.

    Much of a drought’s effects will be delayed, because the trees most affected typically are too small to saw down now.

    “Usually the younger ones will not survive the drought,” said Amy Aldenderfer, a Hardin County Extension agent for horticulture.