Today's News

  • EHS students mourn sophomore’s death

    Elizabethtown High School was missing a lot on Tuesday.
    Sophomore Tristan Clark died early Tuesday from injuries he sustained when a car struck him on North Miles Street Monday afternoon.
    The 15-year-old was walking south on Beech Street when just before 4 p.m. Monday he was struck by a westbound Nissan sedan driven by a 17-year-old female EHS senior. Clark was crossing North Miles Street.  
    Upset by the collision, she also was absent from EHS on Tuesday.

  • First Financial Service Corp. increases stock flexibility

    Like putting money in the bank, First Financial Service Corp. recently increased its authorized shares of common stock from 10 million to 35 million.
    The move provides the Elizabethtown-based corporation flexibility for the future if it needs additional capital — but it won’t impact the 4.7 million shares already issued. First Financial Service Corp. added 25 million shares to the 5.3 million it had in reserve.
    The corporation is holding company for First Federal Savings Bank.

  • An island unto itself
  • Vine Grove hosts 'Dickens' for 20th year

    Carriage rides, carols and the Clauses are part of a holiday celebration in Vine Grove this weekend.
    The city of Vine Grove will host its annual Dickens of a Christmas event Friday and Saturday.
    The event has lasted for 20 years, and events coordinator Donna Broadway said it’s the kind of event Vine Grove’s citizens anticipate.
    “Our people in Vine Grove like to get together, eat, party,” she said. They also enjoy dressing up in period costume for the event.

  • Radcliff rolls out annual Christmas parade Friday

    Radcliff’s annual nighttime Christmas parade and celebration will return to the city this Friday.
    The parade is set to begin at 7 p.m. and run along Lincoln Trail Boulevard toward Radcliff City Hall. The event ends with a visit from Santa and the Festival of Trees, said Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate.
    Shumate said around 50 entries will be featured in this year’s parade and all will feature a holiday theme.
    “There is no better way to start the holidays,” he said.

  • RAINN correction

    Sharra Smith, a local volunteer for the Rape Abuse Incest National Network, is raising money for the organization and SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program independently of RAINN. Due to a source error, a story on A1 in the Nov. 14 issue of The News-Enterprise wasn't correct on this fact.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Central rallies past Nelson (12/01)

    Senior guard Matt Nichols recorded a 20-20 game as the Central Hardin Bruins were able to overcome a 12-point, second-quarter deficit to beat visiting 5th Region rival Nelson County, 67-57 on Tuesday.

    Nichols notched game highs with 24 points and 20 rebounds, while junior forward Andrew Kinney added 12 points, four rebounds and four steals.

    Sophomore forward Alex Crowder chipped in with 11 points, and junior guard Cannon Ray hit 3-of-6 3-pointers and finished with nine points and three assists.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Central beats Nelson (12/01)

    Seven players scored at least five points as the balanced Central Hardin Lady Bruins used a 3-point barrage to down the visiting Nelson County Lady Cardinals on Tuesday night, 78-65.

    Senior guard Alysse Bishop hit all three of her 3-point attempts as she scored a team-high 18 points for Central Hardin (1-0), which owned a 10-point halftime lead and buried 10-of-19 attempts from the arc.

    Junior forward Abbi Goedde was 2-of-2 from the arc and scored 17 points, while senior guard Jordan Daniel also hit two 3s and finished with 16 points.

  • Decoration domination



    With Christmas season in full swing, minds now shift to decorations as families come together to resurrect the Christmas tree, string lights and prepare their yards with festive décor.

    And local stores are seeing their share of Christmas fever from shoppers.

    Steve James, owner of Cottage Charm in Elizabethtown, said his store offers both Christmas gift ideas and ornamental accessories to perfectly accentuate a home for Christmas.

  • Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.