Today's News

  • A Golden Harvest

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Jimmy Stuecker, co-owner of C&J Stuecker Farms, guides his John Deere combine across the end of a wheat field Tuesday afternoon, flips a switch throwing the threshing unit into gear and heads across the field to harvest the 140 acres of wheat the brothers grow. The monitor inside the cab of Stuecker's combine was showing a yield of around 82 bushels an acre in a field along Nicholas-Stuecker Road west of Elizabethtown.

  • Workers endure summer heat


    This is the first of a two-part series. Coming Friday, The News-Enterprise looks at some of Hardin County’s cool jobs By JOHN FRIEDLEIN


    HARDIN COUNTY — Talk about cruel.

    Elizabethtown city employees at American Legion Park have been laboring in the hot sun — grading soil and blowing hay for new grass — right next to people splashing in a refreshing swimming pool.

  • June 18, 2009: Obituaries

    Nancy Melba Bailey Collier Nancy Collier of Elizabethtown died Monday, June 15, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 6, 1919, in Vine Grove to the late A.H. Bailey and Sarah Essie Bewley Bailey. After graduation from Vine Grove High School, she took training at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, attaining an RN degree. During World War II, she served as a nurse, prin

  • Swope Family of Dealerships to hold customer appreciation day Friday



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The Swope family, known in Hardin County for bringing car dealerships to the area, will bring something different to Hardin Countians Friday at Customer Appreciation Days  — the music of country music legend Patsy Cline.

  • Bond unchanged for woman charged with murder, for now


    Judge considering pleas for reduction By BOB WHITE


    ELIZABETHTOWN – Bond for a woman indicted and jailed on a murder charge six months after last September’s fatal shooting of her former boyfriend will remain at $100,000 — for now.

    During what’s known as an adversarial hearing Tuesday evening before 9th Circuit Judge Ken Howard, relatives of Angie Ricketts testified the $100,000 full cash now in effect was simply unattainable.

  • Radcliff porn shop robbed again


    Suspect identified by mother who saw heist on TV By BOB WHITE


    RADCLIFF – Radcliff police say one woman watching the Tuesday evening television news could prove to be the key to solving the most recent robbery of an all-night pornography shop.

  • June 24, 2009: Services

     Donald D. Bennett, 71 of North Port, Fla., died Saturday, April 25, 2009. There is a memorial service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Cash Express robber sought

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Police are on the lookout for an armed man who robbed a cash-advance business on North Mulberry around noon Wednesday.

    According to Elizabethtown detective Dave Neary, a white male, wearing a green shirt, khaki shorts and a blue cap, entered Cash Express on North Mulberry, across from social services about noon with a gun in hand, demanding money.The man was said to have fled on foot, possibly toward North Main Street from North Mulberry.

    No one was injured during the robbery, police said. Police are scouring the area for clues.

  • Garden tour set for Sunday



    HARDIN COUNTY — People looking for more than the flashes of color seen as they drive past a garden will get their chance this weekend.

    The 11th annual Garden Tour, Tea and Art Exhibit will take place from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, with homes scattered throughout Hardin County and the tour and art exhibit at the Brown-Pusey House.

  • Actors sought for trip to chocolate factory

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Think you could put the oomph in an Oompa Loompa? Go gaga over gobstoppers?

    If you understand these references, maybe you should audition for “Willy Wonka,” an upcoming production of Hardin County Playhouse.

    Auditions for the play will be held at Plum Alley Theatre 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

    Actors of all ages are needed in roles about the famed candy maker and the children who visit his factory.