Today's News

  • High-speed chase spans five counties



    ELIZABETHTOWN – A vehicle pursuit that began with a driver refusing to stop for a law enforcement officer on Interstate 65 ended early Saturday morning when the suspect’s truck crashed 68 miles away in Metcalfe County.

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  • Dulcimer players perform at club meeting

    A quintet of dulcimer players opened the Feb. 8 meeting of the Radcliff Woman’s Club. Playing the dulcimers and gospel music were the Tuesday Night Jammers, Jean Scheible, Margaret McCoy, Noah Janes, Mark Fox and Sheryl Pence. The group meets every Tuesday night at Vine Grove City Hall.

  • Judge-executive candidate disputes residency questions



    HARDIN COUNTY — Questions have surfaced about Al Rider’s status as a Hardin County resident and his eligibility as a candidate for the judge-executive’s race.

    The owner of Rider Men’s and Women’s Clothing, he has long been a businessman in the county and listed 2462 Locust Grove Road as his residence when he filed for the county-judge executive’s race in January.

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  • Brandenburg-Andretta

    Thomas Brandenburg of Elizabethtown and Kathy Gardner of Louisville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jaime Brandenburg, to Anthony Andretta Jr., son of the late Darlene Andretta and Anthony Andretta Sr.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Elizabethtown High School and Western Kentucky University. She is an employment specialist for Florida’s Blood Centers.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of Oviedo High School and Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla. He is a medical device sales representative for Conceptus.

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  • Cadets pour into town for JROTC event



    RADCLIFF — Hundreds of Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets representing 39 battalions from Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana and Kentucky flooded into Hardin County this weekend for drill, marksmanship and academic competition.

    The fourth annual 7th Brigade JROTC Championships were hosted by North Hardin High School’s JROTC battalion, with support from John Hardin High School.

  • Leadership class tackles Government issues

    On Feb. 4, the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Leadership Class 2010 met elected officials and explored the different forms of governance in Hardin County and Kentucky.

    The day began with sessions with Hardin County Government, presented by Deputy Judge-Executive Jim Roberts; followed by an informational session with the city of Elizabethtown presented in the absence of Mayor David Willmoth by City Planning Director Ed Poppe and concluded with a visit to Mayor Shelia Enyart at  Radcliff City Hall.

  • More than words

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — The package was stacked full. And inside of what was sent to Joseph Vannausdall, a World II and Korean War veteran, left the 89-year-old local resident emotional and thankful all at the same time last week. There were 17 letters inside the package from youngsters with an Arizona Cub Scout pack. Some letters aske