Today's News

  • Trainee critical after lightning strike at Knox



    An out-of-state college student was in critical condition Wednesday at University Hospital in  Louisville where she’s being treated for injuries caused Tuesday by lightning that struck a group of trainees on Fort Knox.

  • E’town woman wins Bowling Green pageant

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com A former Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant winner from Elizabethtown hit the road this summer to compete in seven pageants. The traveling paid off. Alex Perkins won the 2010 Miss Southern Kentucky Fair competition in Bowling Green earlier this week. The 20-year-old University of Kentucky student said she always wanted to w

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Ritz Cracker Pie

    By MARY ALICE HOLT I got a pleasant blast from the past recently when Carole Willis of Elizabethtown sent me a couple of recipes. Carole and I were involved in Girl Scouting as leaders years ago here in Hardin County; we enjoyed talking about food then, too. It was great to hear from her again. The recipe for Ritz Cracker Pie that is featured here is one Carole got from a friend, Dixie McAfee.

  • Where They're Playing

    Concert may include admission even if not listed.   July 30

    HOOKER will perform at Boonedock's, 6645 Flaherty Road, Vine Grove, (270) 828-8009.

    STONE THE CROW will perform at 3-Putt Willie’s, Pine Valley Golf Resort, 850 Pine Valley Drive, E’town, 8 p.m. POC: Sharon Smith, (502) 337-9446.   July 31

    HOOKER will perform at Boonedock's, 6645 Flaherty Road, Vine Grove. POC: (270) 828-8009.

  • Cruisin' the Heartland in search of ...

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA   A couple of weekends ago I found myself with my girlfriend, Rebecca Ricks, walking in downtown Elizabethtown about noon on a very warm July day during the Cruisin’ the Heartland event. Two things about this experience were unusual. First, we don’t do hot weather. We, in fact, avoid hot weather as much as possible.

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  • The world is his stage

    If you go:

    The Elysian Trombone Consort with Michael Priddy will perform 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Historic State Theater. Admission is free, and doors open at 7 p.m. The group also will play at the Cincinnati Conservatory on Aug. 20.



  • Advocate seeks redo of St. Clair murder case



    Steps of the retrial and resentencing of Oklahoma native Michael Dale St. Clair continued Tuesday in Bullitt Circuit Court, but the only sure thing in the 20-year-old murder and kidnapping cases is that there won’t be a disposition anytime soon.

    St. Clair, who along with a former cellmate caused a murderous nationwide crime spree after escaping from an Oklahoma jail in 1991, has been tried and retried in Hardin County for the 1991 kidnapping of Bardstown resident Frank Brady for more than 15 years.

  • Group to break ground on Veterans Tribute

    Ceremony for veterans tribute is Friday



    A tangible step toward the construction of the Hardin County Veterans Tribute in Elizabethtown will roll out later this week.

    The Hardin County Veterans Tribute board is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony 10 a.m. Friday at Elizabethtown Firehouse No. 3 on Ring Road in Elizabethtown. The fire station sits adjacent to the site of the tribute.

  • Area author makes case for 'true father' of Special Forces

    IF YOU GO: 1st Lt. Mike Guardia, a Brandenburg resident stationed at Fort Knox, will host a book signing for his work “American Guerilla: The Forgotten Heroics of Russell W. Volckmann” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.