Today's News

  • Gray-Akins


    Mark Akins and Leitha Hunt announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Coleby Lee Akins, to Ashley Faythe Gray, daughter of the late Ernie and Glenda Gray.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Ernest Gray of Boston, Ky., and the late Marcella Gray. She is enrolled in the dentistry program at New Hampshire Technical College.

    The prospective groom is the grandson of Charlene Akins of Elizabethtown and the late Marvin Akins, and Linda Switzer of Hodgenville. He is a MK2 in the U.S. Coast Guard in Kittery, Maine.

  • Defense expert: Burke jury already may be tainted



    ELIZABETHTOWN – A criminal defense expert says this month’s double-murder trial of Army Sgt. Brent Burke might best end in mistrial, since forcing newly identified teen witnesses onto the stand may prove difficult, or even impossible.

    Trial proceedings that began Sept. 1 with juror screening stalled Wednesday after Burke’s attorneys complained about receiving a set of police interview tapes two days after the trial began.

  • Black History Gallery Open House

    The Black History Gallery will have a special open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Aug. 29. The Gallery is located at 100 Gallery Place (across the street from the old RECC building, between Hawkins Drive and US 31W).

    The Gallery features articles, pictures, and other information relating to black history. Charles Connor and his late wife Emma Reno Connor collected the information that is on display. The museum is located in the former Reno home where Mrs. Connor grew up.

  • Sept. 6 Rineyville news


  • PREP FOOTBALL: North Hardin Christian holds on for win (9/14)

    The News-Enterprise

    The North Hardin Christian Falcons rallied from a 14-point deficit to take a 38-30 lead over homestanding Tri-Cities Christian (Tenn.) with 6:58 remaining in the fourth quarter.

    But Tri-Cities Christian scored a touchdown with 2:53 remaining to cut North Hardin Christian’s lead to two, but senior Tyler Davis and junior Alex Jones shut down an option play on the 2-point conversion and senior Justin Vessels recovered the loose ball.

    The Falcons (2-2) were able to run out the clock to preserve the 38-36 victory.

  • Sept. 14, 2009: Services


    Barbara Ann Brock, 80, of Radcliff, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009. The committal service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  • FISHING: A Fish Tale (09/13)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Taulbee Barnett has a whale of a fish tale, and it’s not a tall tale. The 51-year-old Barnett, an Elizabethtown resident since moving from Indiana in 1982, caught a 24-pound channel catfish Tuesday while fishing at Freeman Lake. Barnett reeled in the fish shortly before the park closed for the night. &ldqu

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin 35, North Hardin 0


  • Toddler injured in bike-car wreck recovering at home



    RADCLIFF – A toddler badly injured when a car collided into three bicycles, including the one his father was toting him on, is now home and making good progress in his recovery, police say.

    Unaware of specifics on the child’s medical condition, Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate said last week that 2-year-old Bronson R. Taylor Jr., was “doing good” after returning home from Kosair Children’s Hospital.

  • Cecilia Homemakers Club officers assume duties

    Four members of the Cecilia Homemakers Club attended the Hardin County Homemakers Council meeting on Aug. 3: Byrle Thomas, club president; Bettina Marple, Hardin County Homemaker vice president; Debbie McQueary, Hardin County Cultural Arts chairman; and Diane McCamish, secretary of the Hardin County Homemakers. Members of the Cecilia Homemakers are especially proud to have three members serving as county officers.