Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL: Hawks use five-run fifth to down E'town (5/19)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com LaRue County coach Chris Price posed this question to his team prior to Tues-day’s game against the Elizabethtown Panthers: Are we going to play with fear or play fearless? The Hawks said they were going to do the latter and they backed up their words on the field with a 6-1 victory over the vis

  • Homeowners upset by Vine Grove-Fort Knox connector

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Jay Boyd is not happy at the prospect of moving his business — again. Boyd, a Vine Grove resident who lives on Safari Trail, is losing his home to a proposed Vine Grove-to-Fort Knox connector road approved by the state to help maintain traffic flow as the population at the military post increases. Boyd and his wife operate a beauty shop i

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: John Hardin beats Nelson County; North Hardin falls to Bullitt Central (05/19)

    The News-Enterprise For Cody Creamer, 13 was his lucky number Tuesday. The John Hardin junior struck out 13 and helped himself by going 1-for-4 with a double as the visiting Bulldogs cruised to a 7-1 win at 5th Region rival Nelson County. Creamer (6-3) allowed two hits, two walks and one earned run in the complete-game effort. Austin Oldham went 3-for-4 with a double for the Bulldo

  • May 20, 2010: Obituaries

    Ellen Frances Beeler Ellen Frances Beeler, 91, died Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville. She was a native of Jefferson County and a member of St. James Catholic Church. She volunteered for the American Red Cross for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Beeler; her parents, Joseph A. and Lillian Catherine Schardein Vonsick; and

  • County tourism growing despite state decline

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com The statewide tourism industry stumbled slightly in 2009, but Hardin County saw a significant increase during the same period. A report recently issued by the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet shows Kentucky experienced a 1.9 percent decline in tourism from 2008 to 2009, while Hardin County saw a 5.5 percent gain. The study was b

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Give me two Pina Colada (Wedges)

    By MARY ALICE HOLT Terri Swain of Elizabethtown and I came to work at The News-Enterprise within a month of each other – in September 1989. During the last 20-plus years, I’ve basically had the same job, but Terri has worked in various departments at the newspaper. For the past several years, we’ve not only worked in the same department but have been on t

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  • Jaggers, Thompson take District 6 bids



    A Fiscal Court veteran finds himself face to face with a political newcomer in District 6, but both feel ready for the role of magistrate.

    Democrat Tom Jaggers captured his party’s nomination, while former educator E.G. Thompson won the Republican bid.

  • Shooting suspects still wanted



    Police have identified one of two men who remain at-large after a drug-related shootout on U.S. 31W in Elizabethtown last week.

    A Cadillac, occupied by two men from Louisville, and a white Chevy Impala, occupied by a man from Detroit, Mich., darted from the scene near Swope Chrysler Dodge after shots were fired from both cars.

    Elizabethtown police trailed the Cadillac into Radcliff where its occupants bailed out near an apartment complex.

  • For Duvall, Emary it's on to November



    The race for mayor of Radcliff heads to the Nov. 2 general election, even though nearly 2,100 voters cast ballots on Tuesday.

    Three names appeared on the ballot — J.J. Duvall, Jo Emary and Aundra Lett Jackson — when voters went to the polls. Jackson, however, pulled out of the race in early April, so with only two candidates, there was no need for a primary election.