Today's News

  • Sept. 23, 2010, obituaries

    Oretha M. Bush

    Oretha M. Bush, 74, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Bowling Green and Mount Washington, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    Survivors include a son, Robert Thomas Bush.

    A graveside service is at 4:30 p.m. CDT Friday at Fairview Cemetery.

    Visitation will be private.

    J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home in Bowling Green is in charge of arrangements.

    Margaret Buggeland

    Terje Reidar Buggeland

  • North Central Education Foundation celebrates 50 years of learning



    For the past 50 years, the North Central Education Foundation has expanded educational opportunities for area residents.

    To celebrate its golden anniversary, the group on Thursday invited the public to an array of events – from an art show to movie screenings to concerts.

  • Sept. 23, 2010 editorial: Value of forums depends on community response

    Vine Grove is to be commended for offering the Brushy Fork Debates as an extension of its 50-year fall festival tradition.

  • Got drugs to dispose of?



    On Saturday, the Drug Enforcement Agency is teaming up with law enforcement assets nationwide to remove unused prescription drugs from medicine cabinets in an effort to reduce abuse.

    Locally, people with unused prescription drugs to dispose of can drop them off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at Elizabethtown Police Department.

  • Quilt show to feature handiwork from throughout region

    The News-Enterprise

    The 2010 Heart of Kentucky Quilt Show, sponsored by the Stitchers Quilt Guild, is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown.

    In its 11th year, the show has grown from a one-day display of about 50 quilts tacked to the walls and laid across tables at the Hardin County Extension Service to a two-day event featuring more than 200 quilts hung from frames along with vendors, door prizes, demonstrations, food and prizes.

  • Local craftswoman honored in national magazine

    The News-Enterprise

    Artisan Christa Smith of Elizabethtown won the highest award this year in Early American Life magazine's Directory of Traditional American Crafts — Holiday. Her work is showcased in the 2010 Christmas issue.

    Smith ranks in the top in her field, according to the panel of national experts who judged the competition. The panel, comprised of curators, antiques dealers, independent scholars and professional instructors, selected the top craftspeople working with traditional tools and techniques for the directory.

  • Trial begins for man accused in child sex case



    A child told a jury of nine women and five men Thursday that she’d touched an adult relative sexually on multiple occasions while living with him in Radcliff.

    The girl’s testimony was given as part of this month’s trial of Frank Long, a 41-year-old Radcliff man charged with multiple felony sex offenses against two child relatives.

    Long was indicted last August on charges that include sexual abuse, sodomy and witness tampering.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Wednesday's Results (09/23)

    GOLF BOYS’ PREP WEDNESDAY’S SCORES ELIZABETHTOWN 147, NORTH HARDIN 154, PLEASURE RIDGE PARK 177 ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Wednesday’s nine-hole match at the par-36 front nine at Elizabethtown Country Club. Elizabethtown (147) Mason Haynes                 &nbs

  • 'Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile.' - William Cullen Bryant


  • Police mum on Buggeland case



    With autopsies complete and the bodies having been released to family members for final arrangements, investigators now have details about the manner in which a retired Elizabethtown couple were killed.

    But cops aren’t sharing those details with the public.

    Retired gynecologists Dr. Margaret and Dr. Terje Buggeland were found dead on the floor of an adult son’s bedroom Tuesday morning.