Today's News

  • Wreck leaves two dead

    The News-Enterprise

    A two-vehicle wreck on North Dixie Avenue between St. John Road and Diecks Drive has resulted in two confirmed fatalities, according to police. The wreck occured shortly after 8 this morning. Two other occupants have been taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital by Hardin County EMS. An air emergency helicopter has been called to HMH for the injured parties.

    Dead are Yumeko D. Jackson, 34, of Vine Grove and 47-year-old Rhonda D. Ray of Vine Grove.

    Elizabethtown Fire and Police departments were on the scene with other officials.

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  • March 4 Local History

    30 years ago, a bomb threat forced the evacuation of Elizabethtown Community College; city fire officials searched the building, and classes resumed two hours later. 20 years ago, Michael Mays, a student at Elizabethtown State Vocational-Technical School, took first place in the American Design Drafters Association’s drafting contest; he received the national award in Arlington, Va.  

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: Three E'town all-star teams nab wins (07/15)

    The News-Enterprise Coleman Clark threw a complete-game three-hitter and struck out 12 as the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission 9-year-old All-Stars beat the Owensboro-Daviess County All-Stars, 5-2 on Wednesday night in a pool-play game in the West Kentucky Cal Ripken State Tournament at Chautauqua Park in Owensboro. Wes Irwin had three doubles and three runs for Eliza

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  • Man pulls gun on Steak 'n Shake employee

    The News-Enterprise

    Elizabethtown police are looking for a man who pulled a gun on a Steak ’n Shake employee early Wednesday morning.

    Around 6:35 a.m., the employee heard a tap on the drive-through window, police said. Upon opening the window, the employee was face-to-face with a man in a ski mask, who was pointing a handgun at her, police said.

    The employee told police the man stared at her for a moment before his hand started shaking and he fled the scene.

  • Feb. 4 Local History

    30 years ago, a recent change in the General Telephone System made it easier to trace and apprehend obscene phone callers; because of the switch to computerized dialing in Elizabethtown, it was now possible to record the number from which each call was made. 20 years ago, the Kentucky chapter of Fur Takers of America Inc.

  • Feb. 12 Local History

    30 years ago, Hardin County Fiscal Court adopted new jail rules which Judge R.R.