Today's News

  • Hermine remnants could ease drought worries



    The bad news: It has been really dry — possibly enough to qualify as a drought — and local crops are suffering.

    The good news: The remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine are headed this way. The system is expect to combine with a front, bringing two to three inches of rain to the area through Sunday, said Brian Schoettmer, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

  • City enters design agreement for veteran's tribute

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown City Council on Tuesday approved an agreement with Lexington-based CMW Inc. for the first phase of design for the Hardin County Veteran’s Tribute, which has been identified as centerpiece for the proposed Elizabethtown Nature Park off Ring Road.

    The bid of $99,125 falls below a budgeted estimate of $100,000 and will get work moving on the tribute, which city officials hope will be finished by Memorial Day 2012.

  • Sept. 8 Obituaries

    Raford ‘Dan’ Dandridge

    Raford “Dan” Dandridge, 69, of Radcliff, passed away Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville.

    SFC Dandridge, a veteran of Vietnam, retired from the U. S. Army after serving 24 years with the military and was presently working civil service work at Fort Knox.

    He was preceded in death by his father, James Woods Sr.; a son, Keith Dandridge; two brothers, James Woods Jr. and David Woods; and a grandmother, Luddie Sesley.

  • Sept. 7, 2010: Obituaries

    Raford ‘Dan’ Dandridge

    Raford “Dan” Dandridge, 69, of Radcliff, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010.

     Survivors include his wife, Virginia Gayle Dandridge; two daughters, Melody Dandridge and Monica Garrett; and a son, Michael Walters.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff.

    James Frederick Daum

    James Frederick Daum, 64, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    Survivors include his wife, Rose Daum.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Central looks to add to good start at Ohio (9/8)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com Central Hardin coach Mike Lawson was concerned in the preseason if his young team got off to a bad start how it would react.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Nelson downs Lady Bulldogs; North Hardin Christian wins (09/08)

    The News-Enterprise Homestanding Nelson County improved to 5-1 against 5th Region teams with a 25-14, 25-18 win over region rival John Hardin on Tuesday. Senior outside hitter Aunna Howard paced the Lady Bulldogs (7-7) with four kills, while junior setter Taylor Cecil had three assists, two aces and one kill. Freshman right-side hitter Naomi Kellogg chipped in with two assists, one

  • Sept. 7, 2010: Services


  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldogs, Trojans reverse roles (9/9)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The John Hardin Bulldogs know what’s at stake when they step on the field at Bulldog Stadium on Friday night to take on the North Hardin Trojans. There are no playoff implications or anything that could make or break a season. Except for bragging rights.

  • Heat may contribute to unusual 'popped kernel'



    How hot has it been this summer?

    Well — some corn in Hardin County has popped on the stalk. And it wasn’t even popcorn.

    How much the heat was a factor in that phenomenon is unclear. Agriculture experts said not much is known about the condition — called popped kernel — “although it has been associated with irregular rainfall, especially when very hot and dry conditions are common,” according to a University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service newsletter.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: E'town thumps John Hardin (09/07)