Today's News

  • Thursday thefts remind motorists to lock up

    The News-Enterprise

    Easy access to valuables resulted in several thefts from cars Thursday night in the College Street area.

    “There were no break-ins,” EPD spokesman Officer Virgil Willoughby said. “People just left their cars unlocked.”

    Among the items stolen from unlocked autos was a laptop computer and a cell phone.

    Willoughby said the incident is a good reminder to lock up valuables. He said as of Friday afternoon there were six reports of theft turned in to EPD from Thursday.


  • E'town PD taking applications for citizen academy

    The News-Enterprise

    Enrollment for Elizabethtown Police Department’s spring Citizens Police Academy has started. The program is designed to educate residents on how their police department functions.

    Two-hour classes are conducted 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Mondays from Feb. 22 to March 29.

    The program is free and open to the public.

    Anyone wishing to participate can contact Officer Virgil Willoughby at (270) 765-4125 or pick up an application at EPD headquarters, 300 S. Mulberry St. Applications must be submitted by Feb. 18.

  • Jan. 28, 2010: Obituaries

    Marshall W. Baber Marshall W. Baber, 65, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, at Veterans Hospital in Louisville. He was a native of Culpeper, Va., and attended Trinity Independent Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and retired from A&P. He was a life member of VFW, American Legion in Culpeper, the Culpeper Moose Lodge and the Vietnam Ve

  • Several events postponed, canceled

    The News-Enterprise

    HARDIN COUNTY — Weather-related postponements and cancellations:


  • Snow blankets county



    HARDIN COUNTY —  Kenneth Browning spent part of his Saturday morning racing up and down a small embankment in an Elizabethtown neighborhood. 

    The 14-year-old had a sled in tow, and was joined by a cast of friends — most of whom were younger than him — who relished the snow storm that blanketed Elizabethtown and Hardin County this weekend.

  • Magistrate races attract a wealth of new faces

    *-Candidates are listed in order they will appear on the ballot MAGISTRATE-DISTRICT 1 Jerry Brown-Democrat Curtis Brunson-Democrat Roy Easter-Democrat Portia S. Petties-Democrat Steve Walton-Republican MAGISTRATE-DISTRICT 2 Douglas H. Goodman-Democrat Jacob Pearman-Republican MAGISTRATE-DISTRICT 3 Bob Hicks-Democrat Phillip Crady-Democrat Lisa Williams-Republican Brent

  • Stores see more customers preparing for snow



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Predictions of snowfall for the week sent many area residents hurrying to hoard supplies.

    Local stores saw an influx of customers this week who were looking to win the battle against Mother Nature over the weekend. Items such as shovels and salt were in high demand.

    True Value Hardware in Elizabethtown sold out of shovels Friday morning, floor supervisor Amanda Reintges said.

    “Of course, ice melt is going pretty quickly too,” she said.

  • Church helps fight addiction



    FARM meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church at 1106 S. Wilson Road in Radcliff. The program is open to anyone and is free. Contact the Rev. Lynda Durrett at (270) 312-7043, or the Rev. Ronald Masoni at (270) 351-7483 for more information.



  • Financial aid info offered Sunday



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Students looking for college financial aid and help applying for it can find some answers this weekend.

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is a host site for College Goal Sunday, where information about completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available.

    The event runs from 2-4 p.m. at the Regional Postsecondary Education Center.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Area trio heads to State Duals; Knox hosting 20-team tourney (01/29)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com With one victory at the State Duals on Saturday, longtime LaRue County wrestling coach Gary Canter will achieve a milestone: 400 duals wins. But that’s not what Canter is looking for this weekend as his Hawks hope to win their first State Duals title since winning consecutive titles in 2006 and 2007. “Truthfully