Today's News

  • Unlocked autos tempting to thieves



    With summer vacations in full swing and the air getting hotter, conditions are ripe for one petty crime that keeps police officers busy.

    This past month in Elizabethtown alone, more than a dozen thefts from unsecured vehicles were reported.

    Vine Grove and Radcliff residents also are reporting a similar number of thefts from cars and trucks left unlocked overnight.

  • Jan. 26 Local History

    30 years ago, Overeater’s Anonymous formed its first group in Elizabethtown; it planned to meet at the Kentucky Utilities Building on Dixie Avenue. 20 years ago, Radcliff City Council decided to raise sewer rates in an effort to eliminate the growing deficit.  

  • E'town pair gets prison for meth-making

    The News-Enterprise

    Two Elizabethtown residents indicted on the charge of manufacturing methamphetamine and other drug crimes this spring were given prison sentences of four and 15 years Tuesday after being found guilty by 9th Circuit Judge Kelly Mark Easton.

    Robbie Lynn Hamilton and Deanna Lynn Hamilton, both 38, were indicted in March on multiple felony counts relating to meth lab components and product allegedly being found at a home in the 2400 block of Gaither Station Road on Jan. 14.

  • Jan. 28 Local History

    30 years ago, Rodman Maffet Sr. resigned as president of the Hardin County Fair Board after 18 years with the local fair; he had been one of the Hardin County Fair’s founders. 20 years ago, Radcliff artist Willie Moody’s paintings were on display at Minagawa & Co.

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  • Another can in the wall



    Fort Knox engineers have come up with a design for the world’s largest wall of cans: 15 cans high, 14 rows deep, 164 feet long.

    Local organizations are trying to collect more than 198,000 cans to help make sure area residents don’t go hungry — and to honor Vietnam veterans. Designed for 120,000 cans, the wall would be 5,000 more than the record set at Walt Disney World.

  • Drake-Thorn


    Daniel Thorn and Amanda Drake, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Rita Drake of Elizabethtown. She has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and communication studies from Western Kentucky University. She is employed with the Academic Advising and Retention Center at Western Kentucky University.

    The prospective groom is the son of Russell and Lisa Thorn of Elizabethtown. He has a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and is a personal trainer.

  • Boes-Fackler


    Maryjane Boes of Elizabethtown and Mark Boes of Berea announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Molly Anne Boes, to Les Fackler, son of Steve and Beth Fackler of Payneville.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2008 graduate of Campbellsville University. She is an elementary teacher with Meade County Schools.

  • July 12, 2010: Our readers write

    Civil rights should include animals

    When some people hear the term “animal rights,” they think it means animals should have the same rights as humans, be allowed to run free and to vote. Of course, that's ridiculous. It simply means that all domesticated animals should have the right to food, shelter and water, should not be caged, chained or tied-up for long periods of time, should be protected from extreme heat and cold, should be provided medical care when necessary, and should not be abandoned or beaten.