Today's News

  • St. Clair attorney wants kidnapping trial delayed



    An attorney for convicted killer Michael St. Clair says the state should re-sentence his client on a murder conviction in Bullitt County before planning a third trial in Hardin County for the same victim’s kidnapping.

    Vince Yustas, St. Clair’s attorney since 2005, said, “it only makes logical sense they do the Bullitt County resentencing first."

  • April 18 Cecilia news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Brody Jonathan Barnes was born March 27, 2010, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. Parents are Jonathan Brock and Ashley Webb Barnes of Bowling Green.

    Maternal grandparents are Jerry Webb and the late Paula Webb; Stepgrandmother is Peggy Webb. Paternal grandparents are Wayne and Marcia Barnes.

    Paternal great-grandparents are the late Joseph Barnes and Irene Barnes Dodson and stepgreat-grandad is Floyd Dodson. Brody is the first grandchild on either side of the family.

  • Carls welcome Sophia


    Jonathan and Brittney Carl of Vine Grove announce the birth of a daughter, Sophia Faith Carl, on Feb. 23, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 6 pounds, 14.5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Ronald and Darlene Basham of Rineyville and David and Angie Carl of Houston.

    Great-grandparents are Louis and Shirley Basham of Vine Grove, John and Margenia Dougherty of Radcliff and Arlene Holden of Waite Hill, Ohio. Great-great grandmother is Irene Cravens of Radcliff.


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  • Supporters form living ribbon

    By JILL PICKETT jpickett@thenewsenterprise.com The Ribbon of Hope has been formed in Hardin County for a few years recognizing breast cancer. Organizers added several more colors to the typically pink event this year, to create the living Rainbow Ribbon of Hope. Each color has a different significance related to cancer – purple for being a survivor and other colors for various forms

  • April 18 White Mills

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

    Isn’t this spring weather beautiful? Everything in bloom, dogwood trees, tulips, redbud trees and bushes that have small white flowers on them are all blooming in my yard. I have a small garden planted now with the help of Elnoah and Kathy.

    SYMPATHY. Sympathy to the families of Will Yates of Rineyville and Charles Duncan of Cecilia.

    GET-WELL WISHES. Get-well wishes to Johnnie Logsdon, Billy Johnson, Bobby Williams, Joann Hornback, Wesley Cardin, Mrs. Carlie Ward and all others who are ill.

  • Abe Lincoln visits Elizabethtown Rotary

    Pictured from left are Rotarian Rik Hawkins, Larry Elliott and Elizabethtown Rotary Club President-Elect Cathy Williamson.

    Abraham Lincoln (portrayed by Larry Elliott) was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Tuesday, March 30. He gave a talk on how happy he was that the Civil War had ended.


  • Changing of the guards

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com About a month from now, the authority at Fort Knox will change hands, ushering in the post’s future role within the U.S. Army. Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley, commander of U.S. Army Accessions Command, is set to take the reins of the post May 27 from Maj. Gen. James Milano, commander of the U.S. Army Armor Center. On that day, Accessions Comm

  • Board begins plans for possible new pre-k site



    With the home of its new early childhood center in limbo, Elizabethtown Independent Schools board reviewed plans for a new scenario.

    Architects from RBS Design Group of Owensboro presented a schematic plan Thursday for the preschool and kindergarten center to be placed on North Mulberry Street property now occupied by First Christian Church. The firm previously designed plans for the building on the campus of Helmwood Heights Elementary School off Cardinal Drive.

  • Youth Theatre prepares for auditions

    In the months of January, February and March, the Youth Theatre of Hardin County held workshops to help the youth prepare for the upcoming summer production of Bye Bye Birdie. Auditions for the production are from 5 to 9 p.m., April 23 and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 24 at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School. Those auditioning will be asked to sing, dance and read a selected scene from the show. Those auditioning are encouraged to wear appropriate clothes to allow for movement and bring dance shoes if possible.