Today's News

  • Babcock-Williams


    John E. and Connie Williams of Custer announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, John Christopher, to Christina R. Babcock of Warrensburg, daughter of John G. and Valerie Babcock of Warrensburg, Mo.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh with a bachelor’s degree in graphic design.

    The prospective groom is a staff sergeant in the Air Force as a combat arms instructor. He is stationed at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri and will be stationed at Hurlburt Field, Fla., in September.

  • E'town woman readies for Miss Kentucky pageant



    Jessica Caruso is in pageant preparation mode.

    “I’m at the gym more than ever and I’m looking at current events every single day,” the 18-year-old Elizabethtown woman said.

    But for the next two weeks, she won’t be getting ready for just any pageant.

    On July 15-17, Caruso will compete with 29 other contestants from across the state for the crown of Miss Kentucky. The winner will advance to the nationally televised Miss America pageant in January in Las Vegas.

  • Kamari to compete in National American Miss Kentucky Pageant


    Kamari Sherwood, 5, daughter of Camille Nichols, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky pageant to be held July 30-Aug. 1 at the Hyatt at Rupp Arena in Lexington. The pageant is for girls 4 to 6.

    The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses and air transportation to compete in the national pageant at Disneyland in California.

    Kamari’s activities include dancing, singing and time with family and friends.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: South Hardin rolls in opener (07/04)

    The News-Enterprise Isaac Peters hit a solo home run and also had a single and three RBIs to lead the South Hardin 9-year-old All-Stars to an 11-1 win over Washington County on Saturday in pool play of the Little League District 5 Tournament in Cecilia. Bailey Hall had two doubles and an RBI, while Aaron Burden, Jacob Hobbs and Hunter Lesley each had a single and an RBI. C

  • Jeffrey DeWitt receives scholarship from Radcliff Rotary Club

    Radcliff Rotary Club President Bill Dennison presents a $500 check to Jeffrey DeWitt, the son of Terry and Linda DeWitt. Jeffrey is a senior at North Hardin High School and plans to attend the University of Kentucky Medical School in the fall. The Radcliff Rotary awards a $500 scholarship each year to a deserving scholar at North Hardin and at Fort Knox high schools.

  • July 4, 2010: Obituaries

    Doris G. Adams

    Doris G. Adams, 61, of Battletown, died Friday, July 2, 2010, at University Hospital in Louisville.

    Survivors include her husband, Stephen E. Adams; and three sons, Timothy Adams, Dennis Adams and Gregory Adams.

    The funeral is at 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg with entombment in Louisville Memorial Gardens West.

    Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday and continues at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

  • Precinct officer shortage a possibility



    A grand jury report issued last week on Hardin County’s primary election revealed it was free of fraud and corruption, but other concerns came to light during the review.

    Namely, the potential for a precinct officer shortage come November.

    Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb, who addressed the grand jury, said such a shortage would be a first, but it is not out of the realm of possibility.

  • Marissa announces birth of brother


    Marissa Bates announces the birth of a brother, Gavyn Wylie Bates, on March 22, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18¾ inches long.

    Parents are Wesley and Laura Bates of Elizabethtown.

    Grandparents are Thomas and Linda Strickland of Vine Grove, Robert A. Bates of Morristown, Tenn., and Midred Druen of Elizabethtown.

  • KSP: Expect safety checkpoints, heavier patrol in July

    The News-Enterprise

    Throughout July, the Kentucky State Police will conduct safety evaluations on roadways in Hardin County and seven other counties served by Post 4.

    Troopers will set up safety checkpoints on roadways in Breckinridge, Bullitt, Grayson, Hardin, Jefferson, LaRue, Meade and Nelson counties at various times, particularly on weekends when impaired driving is at its maximum.

    The focus of the safety checks is to reduce the incidence of drug- and alcohol-impaired drivers. Officers also will emphasize the use of child safety seats and seat belts.

  • Cecilia crash victims recovering

    Staff Report

    A young family of three from Cecilia is recovering from injuries sustained Wednesday in a serious crash on St. John Road.

    Kayla Clenney and Jonathon Hart, both 20, and their 8-month-old child were southbound Wednesday afternoon in the 14000 block of St. John Road when the 1978 Ford pickup they occupied left the right side of the road, hit a tree and stopped in a creek.

    The parents, neither of whom had been wearing seat belts, were flown to a Louisville hospital with serious injuries, police said.