Today's News

  • Murder trial ends abruptly



    Witnesses on Monday began painting for jurors in Brandenburg the scene of events surrounding the Aug. 3 hit-and-run that killed a Vine Grove farmer.

    The impact of that testimony became apparent Tuesday morning when Doug Vowels, attorney for military contractor Michael R. Pierce, 42, asked 46th Circuit Commonwealth’s Attorney Susan Streible if a plea deal she’d previously offered remained on the table.

  • Lincoln look-alike briefs Rotarians about Abe convention

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com If local Rotarians enjoyed seeing “Larry Like Lincoln” during a Tuesday meeting in Elizabethtown, they’ll probably like the loads of Lincolns who plan to come here the middle of next month. Portrayer Larry Elliott, who is organizing the Association of Lincoln Presenters convention, told the Noon Rotary Club that communitie

  • Tea time

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — Hosparus, Hospice of Central Kentucky, is hosting a tea and auction 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Severns Valley Baptist Church at 1100 Ring Rd. in Elizabethtown. Hosparus is a non-profit organization that provides care, comfort and counseling for people facing life-limiting illnesses in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Elizabethtown office at 105 Diecks Dr.

  • March 21 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Sehwan Kim (1981). Speeding 12 mph over. Total $168.

    Jacqueline M. Mercer (1991). Theft by unlawful taking. Sixty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $255.

    Matthew C. Slayton (1991). Possession of alcoholic beverage by a minor. Total $205.

  • March 29, 2010: Obituaries

    Lloyd Edward ‘Eddie’ Jones

    Lloyd Edward “Eddie” Jones, 62, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, March 28, 2010, at his home.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home.

    Suzanne ‘Suzy’ McFadden

    Suzanne “Suzy” McFadden, 54, of Elizabethtown, passed away Friday, March 26, 2010, at her residence in Elizabethtown.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Brashear lifts John Hardin past LaRue in 10 innings (03/28)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com The opening week of the high school baseball season didn’t start off well for Sam Brashear. Fortunately for the John Hardin sophomore second baseman, the week got better as Friday drew colder. After losing 16-2 in his pitching debut Monday against Glasgow, Brashear got the job done at the plate Friday against visiting 5

  • RISING VOICES: Point/Counterpoint


    “Believe me, dear Sir, there is not in the British Empire a man who more cordially loves a union with Great Britain than I do. But, by the God that made me, I will cease to exist before I yield to a connection on such terms as the British Parliament proposes; and in this, I think I speak the sentiments of America.” – Thomas Jefferson


    After the Seven Years War ended in 1763, England's economy was a shipwreck.

  • Cooking up a meth bill


    The News-Enterprise's special publication “Meth... and the hold its effects have on Hardin County” is online at www.thenewsenterpriseonline.com. The section includes data and a map showing the number of meth labs and production sites found in Hardin County, cases prosecuted in local courts and other information about the illegal stimulant's production and its grip on its users.



  • March 29, 2010: Services


  • Photo: A sign from above