Today's News

  • EIS, HCS vote for contract addendum

    Families paying tuition in the Elizabethtown Independent Schools district will have another opportunity to attend without payment.

    The EIS and Hardin County Schools boards adjusted their student enrollment contract at a meeting Wednesday night.

    Both boards voted to add an addendum to the contract that allows for a second random drawing among only students attending EIS on tuition. The drawing is for slots left open by students who opt not to use them after being chosen in the annual name draw.

  • E'town man wanted for assault arrested

    An Elizabethtown man identified as a person of interest in a felony assault investigation was arrested Tuesday afternoon.

    Justin Michael Smith, 31, was arrested at 5:21 p.m. Tuesday at the Elizabethtown Police Department, said Virgil Willoughby, EPD’s public information officer. Smith was charged with first-degree assault.

  • Raising the roof at E-Town Swim & Fitness
  • French speaks to Radcliff Woman’s Club members

    Betty Sue French of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown was the guest speaker at the Radcliff Woman’s Club meeting on Oct. 10.

  • Vine Grove author holds booksigning

    Vine Grove author Kat Jordan will hold a booksigning near the downtown Elizabethtown eatery that is the setting of her first novel “Let’s Do Lunch.”

    “Let’s Do Lunch,” which is available as an ebook or paperback at www.createspace.com and as an ebook at www.amazon.com, is set in a diner modeled after Old Vault Deli.

    Jordan will be at Moonlight Serenity Body Products at 114 W. Dixie Ave, Suite B, 5-8 p.m. Saturday.

  • Dr. Rahman is inducted into Lions Club

    Dr. Rafiq U. Rahman, sponsored by Ken Mizoguchi, was inducted into the Elizabethtown Lions Club on Sept. 13 by Past District Governor Tony Bishop.
    Rahman shared with the club how he is following in the footsteps of his father, who was an active member of the Lions Club for many years. Lion Rahman could be found among the club’s volunteers who recently gathered at Feeding America to work the “Back Pack Program,” which ensures school children in need have food for the weekend.

  • Radcliff Optimist Club has Garcia and Gibbs as guest speakers

    The Optimist Club of Radcliff recently held a club meeting with guest speakers Rudolph Garcia and Neal Gibbs, from the Hardin County School System.
    They spoke to the club about the Junior Leadership Corps (JLC). The mission of JLC is to influence students to be self-reliant and motivated to complete their education, establish jobs, careers and be successful, productive citizens.

  • Project United was a community effort

    It is with deep gratitude that I thank United Way of Central Kentucky, E’town Paints and the six companies that provided the funds, creative ideas and manpower for Project United in which many spaces in the American Red Cross building, both inside and out, received a makeover, and The News-Enterprise for hosting the contest to declare a readers favorite.

  • Radcliff considers landscape changes

    Radcliff City Council is considering allocating up to $10,000 to replace mulch with rock in roughly 64 landscape beds around the city. The expense is part of the city’s plan to improve its aesthetics, which included a streetscape project on Dixie Boulevard.

    The idea to use rock came to Mayor J.J. Duvall’s attention after he realized it would cost several thousand dollars each year to replace and maintain the mulch. Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate said the mulch will be reduced to “dust” within a year while the rock will have a much longer lifespan.

  • Military sets trial date for Brent Burke

    The U.S. Army has set a 2012 trial date in the case against Sgt. Brent Burke after an investigating officer referred his charges to a general court-martial, the most serious level of military courts, Fort Campbell officials announced Wednesday.

    This news comes more than three weeks after Burke’s second Article 32 hearing in October, which was heard by investigating officer Maj. Jenny Hamby. The Army has scheduled a Feb. 6 trial date.