Today's News

  • Byler-Graham

    Shirley Graham of Elizabethtown announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Vivian Graham, to Heston “J.C.” Byler, both of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Shirley Graham of Elizabethtown and the late Charles Graham; and mother of Joshua Dale Noble Graham. She is a 1982 graduate of North Hardin High School. She is a part-time employee of Rosey Posey Florist.

  • Riggs-Skaggs


    Emily Brooke Riggs and Cory Adam Skaggs announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tonya Thomas of Magnolia and Timmy and Tammy Hatcher of Elizabethtown. She is the granddaughter of the late Genrose Bailey Riggs and the late Herbert and Laura Ellen Hatcher. She is a 2006 graduate of LaRue County High School, a 2009 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and is a color lab technician at Dow Corning.

  • Sports parks driving home success



    City and tourism officials have hailed the construction of the Elizabethtown Sports Park as an economic catalyst for the city, promising tournaments and out-of-state interest will lead to increased revenues for existing businesses and outlets for new businesses to crop up.

    Now, as construction units mobilize at the park site, the goal of a strong tournament base for youth sports has been realized at two other facilities in the region.

  • Child succumbs to wreck injuries



    A 5-month-old injured in a single vehicle crash on Interstate 65 in Hart County on May 28 has died, according to Kentucky State Police.

    The child, Preston Tichenor, was flown to Kosair Children’s Hospital around 8:30 a.m. on May 28 after the SUV he was riding south in crashed near the 68 mile-marker.

  • Wells-Gray


    Merle and Debbie Wells of Cecilia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily L. Wells, to Ryan R. Gray, son of Rick and Melissa Gray and Mona Curtis, all of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2009 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. She is employed at Drs. Godfrey and Eklund.

    The prospective groom is a 2005 graduate of Elizabethtown High School. He is employed at Publisher’s Printing Company.

  • Photos: Raising money for Relay
  • 3RD REGION SOFTBALL: Meade falls in 11th (06/04)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com HARTFORD — The longer the night wore on Thursday, the more charged Butler County’s battery became. Senior catcher Kristin Palmer capped off junior pitcher Cheyanne Gaskey’s 13-strikeout complete-game shutout with a two-out, two-strike, two-run home run in the bottom of the 11th inning as they led their 11th-ranked Lad

  • Indictments illustrate drugs, crime links



    Two-thirds of May indictments allege drug crimes, including a few tied to theft and sex offenses.

    The 35 felony indictments grand jurors returned to 9th Circuit Judge Ken Howard include charges of being under the influence; trafficking or being in possession of illicit drugs, alcohol, narcotic pharmaceuticals or a mix of the three.

  • Smith


    Donnie Smith and Brenda Baker Dockins were married on April 9, 2010, in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.

    The couple is planning a wedding trip to Mexico this summer.


  • Hardin County Library presents awards to writers’ contest winners

    Kristen Elassen was the first honorable mention winner in the Hardin County Public Library Writer's Contest held recently.

    Devin Stapleton was the winner in the Pre-teen Category in the Hardin County Public Library Writer's Contest.

    Tony Sexton, president of the Kentucky State Poetry Society, addressed local writers at the Kentucky Writers Day workshops  at Hardin County Public Library, North Branch. 

    Tiffany Pavey was the winner in the Teen/Adult Category in the Hardin County Public Library Writer's Contest.