Today's News

  • Strains announce birth of daughter


    Heather and James Strain of Louisville announce the birth of a daughter, Abigail Leigh, on May 1, 2009, at Baptist Hospital East. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Cheri and Dennis McCormick and Susan and James Strain, all of Elizabethtown. Great-grandmother is Mary Beverage of Jacksonville, N.C.


  • Downs-Wease


    Steve and Peggy Downs of Lebanon announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leslie A. Downs of Lebanon, to Brian T. Wease of Upton, son of Tommy Joe and Rebecca Wease of Upton.

    The bride-to-be is a 1999 graduate of Marion County High School, a 2003 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer information systems, and a 2009 graduate of Kentucky Bankers Association General Banking School. She is a computer systems analyst for Farmers National Bank of Lebanon.

  • Parents welcome Haylee MaeLynn


    Justin and Kayla Pile of Big Clifty announce the birth of a daughter, Haylee MaeLynn Pile on Oct. 5, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Paternal grandparents are Rick and Renee Miller of St. Paul and Pat Pile and Trina Platt of Hudson; and maternal grandparents are Glen and Lisa Cornett and Eddie Booker, all of Rineyville.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: John Hardin, LaRue, Meade boys all notch wins; Meade girls win (12/24)

    The News-Enterprise Junior post Jeff Richard scored 15 points and senior post Cody Sheeran had 12 as the John Hardin Bulldogs rolled past Union County, 80-46 in the third-place game of the Ohio County Eagle Classic on Wednesday. Senior post Deshawn Curtis chipped in with 11 points, while junior guard Malcolm Foster and junior forward Blake Bonner each scored 10. Senior gua

  • Soldiers recognized for accomplishments

    ADAMS. Air Force Airman Seth W. Adams graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2009 graduate of Falls City High School, he is the foster son of Tutti Baker of Falls City, Neb., and Mark Adams of Rineyville.

    JENKINS. Air Force Airman Mark D. Jenkins graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2007 graduate of North Hardin High School, he is the son of Nadine Jenkins of Rineyville.

    KOK. Army Col. Troy D. Kok has been promoted to the rank of colonel in the Army.

  • Thank you from The Hardin County Republican Executive Committee

    On behalf of The Hardin County Republican Executive Committee I would like to thank all the wonderfully generous and caring people who donated to the Wreaths Across America collection at Glendale Days on Saturday. Your generosity was greatly appreciated with over $400 given to Donna Betson, Chairwoman of Kentucky Patriots. This is a great project that boy scouts, girl scouts, classrooms and church groups could support. It would also be a wonderful way for parents to begin teaching (if they have not yet) their children that America’s veterans are not to be forgotten.

  • Garden Club members get lesson on holiday wreath making

    Elizabethtown Garden Club member Elizabeth Long was the winner of a traditional-style red-bow Christmas wreath designed by Greg Durnil, owner of Flowers, Flowers. Durnil created and discussed holiday wreath making at the Nov. 5 club meeting of the Elizabethtown Garden Club at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown.

  • Jenkins graduates from basic military training

    JENKINS. Air Force Airman Joseph R. Jenkins graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2007 graduate of John Hardin High School, he is the son of Andrena Jenkins of Rineyville.


  • Woman’s Club donates to Louisville’s VA, Ronald McDonald House

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently donated 41 hardback books, 168 paperback books and 427 magazines to the VA Medical Center in Louisville. It also collected five pounds of soda can tabs, which it donated to the Ronald McDonald House. Members who drove to Louisville to make these contributions were Marie Deaton, Ruth Hayden, Cora Ellen McKinley-Hall, Betty Sue French and Diane Willis.


  • AM Rotary members welcome Lee and McFarland

    The Hardin County AM Rotary met Oct. 30. Guest speakers were State Representative Jimmie Lee and Jim McFarland, program director of GPS Home Incarceration. Rep. Lee informed members about the new legislation for domestic violence offenders. He noted that he is a co-sponsor of the bill, which is entitled, "Amanda’s Bill." This legislation hopefully would enable victims of domestic violence greeter freedom to work and live in society without fear. He also noted that Kentucky is No.