Today's News

  • Siblings welcome baby brother


    Alix and Kayla McIntyre announce the birth of a brother, Ryan James Rothert, on Feb. 25, 2010. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Mother is DeAndra Rothert-McIntyre of Elizabethtown.

    Maternal grandparents are Dennis and Darla Rothert of Elizabethtown.


  • Cantrell-Patrick


    April Cantrell and Brian Patrick, both of Cecilia, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kevin and Tammy Ash of Elizabethtown. She is attending Elizabethtown Community and Technical College with a major in ultrasound technology. She is employed at Sam’s Club.

    The prospective groom is the son of Margaret and Keith Patrick of Cecilia. He also is attending Elizabethtown Community and Technical College with a major in industrial maintenance. He is employed at AGI.

  • Heartland Coalition of Military Veterans meets
  • April 9, 2010: Obituaries

    Doris Jean Williams Bailey

    Doris Jean Williams Bailey, 79, of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    She was a native of Hardin County, a member of Heaven Bound Baptist Church and was retired from the laundry at Fort Knox.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Durward L. “Dude” Bailey; and a son, Ronald Bailey.

  • Women of the Year

    Next Heartland Festival theme could be your idea        Bob Swope Ford is once again working with the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce to determine a theme for the Heartland Festival.

    Bob Swope said the goal is to begin advertising the contest in The News-Enterprise next week, with all entries to be collected by the end of April.

  • April 7, 2010: Our readers write

    Pitts is an excellent attorney We are fortunate to have a candidate for county attorney with the experience and high competence of Jenny Pitts. I have known Ms. Pitts for the 10 years that I have been practicing in Harden County. I have followed her career with interest and admiration as she advanced within the office of the Hardin County Attorney to her present position as first ass

  • Hargan exits District 5 magistrate's race



    The crowded District 5 magisterial race became a little less packed this week when Republican candidate James K. "Jamie" Hargan opted out of the May primary.

    Hargan was one of four Republicans seeking a primary nomination. In all, eight candidates had filed for office in District 5. Districts 6 and 7 have the most candidates to file for the primary with nine apiece.

  • April 9 Services

    Hildegard “Hilde” Margarete Katzenmeier Christopher, 79, of Bradenton, Fla., died Sunday, March 14, 2010. A memorial service is at 4 p.m. Saturday at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg. Visitation is from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

  • April 9, 2010 Editorial: Making a bigger splash than ever

    If the numbers hold steady for this summer, about 1,300 children will get to experience the new pool at White Mills Christian Camp.

    Thanks to a facility upgrade, the pool has been renovated at a cost of $500,000 in the most recent of several upgrades at the facility.

    In the last few years, the camp has opened a multi-purpose retreat center, which includes areas for registration and a gymnasium. Also, a nearby pond is available for campers to canoe.

  • April 7, 2010 Editorial: Local residents respond with heart

    This region has much of which to be proud as many compassionate people call this area home and strive to improve the world around them by getting involved and giving back. The generosity of donated time and resources is not limited to age, gender, economic status or education level. Caring individuals choose to direct their energies to fill a need in a variety