Today's News

  • NHHS marching band aims again for state title



    North Hardin High School’s marching band will try again, next week, to break down a wall that’s kept its band from placing better than third at Kentucky Music Educations Association’s annual statewide marching band championship.

    All four Hardin County high schools performed well enough during Saturday’s west regional championships to advance to next week’s semifinals, which is not uncommon.

    Also commonplace, North Hardin scored higher than its competition at the regionals.

  • Workshops paint picture of community

    An army of photographers spread throughout Hardin County last week to capture a moment in time – a timely endeavor because this area will never be the same after the Fort Knox transformation.

    Through dozens of still images and videos, the Western Kentucky University 2010 Mountain Workshops recorded dozens of stories, from political campaigns to quiet family scenes.

  • Oct. 24 Pet of the Week

    Pet of the Week This adult female Beagle named “Cindy Loo” and this adult male Lab mix named “Gunny” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them, contact Hardin County Animal Control at 769-3428 or visit 116 Nicholas St., Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for information. All dog adoptions are done by application process.  A

  • Collinses celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Jerry and Sharon Collins of Rineyville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 17, 2010.

    They were married Oct. 17, 1960.

    They have two children, Teresa Collins of Dallas, Texas, and BJ Brooks of Elizabethtown; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.


  • Oct. 24 South Hardin news


  • Redd graduates from ROTC training course

    REDD. Adam T. Redd has graduated from the Army ROTC, Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox. The cadet is a student at Valley Forge Military College in Wayne, Pa. A 2010 graduate of North Hardin High School in Radcliff, he is the son of Michael H. and Mary J. Redd of Radcliff.


    Brandi Erin Newton and Thomas Alan Shaughnessy were married Oct. 2, 2010.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Dale Newton of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of George and Shelia Shaughnessy of Louisville and Tracey and John Mills of Elizabethtown.


  • Fort Knox fires leave boundary



    Parts of Sonora scorched by Thursday’s 1,000-acre wildfire smoldered Saturday as wind and Level 2 drought conditions fueled an equally destructive blaze across Fort Knox and parts of West Point.

    Fire officials said it appeared the wildfire blew onto the Fort Duffield Civil War historic site from Fort Knox’s northern Longstreet Range.

  • GREG CREWS' FAREWELL: Coming home was difficult choice, but the right one (10/24)

    I have never been a huge fan of YouTube, but last week I enlisted the help of the website.

    For those of you who don’t know, Friday was my last day at The News-Enterprise. After nearly four years covering sports in Hardin, LaRue and Meade counties, I have accepted a position as a sports editor in Guymon, Okla. (I have a shiny nickel for anyone who can locate that without consulting a map).

  • Parents welcome Daylen Rae

    David Ray Basham and Kelly Dawn Rose Basham of Brandenburg announce the birth of a daughter, Daylen Rae Basham on Oct. 18, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 1/2 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Siblings are Jason, Madison and Elijah Rose and Whitney Jordon.

    Grandparents are Rosalie and Daynon Ray Basham of Brandenburg and Mary and Randy Murray of Martinsville, Ind.