Today's News

  • March 23 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Radcliff City Council opposed Hardin Fiscal Court’s plans to move all arraignments to Elizabethtown; they also opposed the county-wide garbage pickup system proposed by Hardin Fiscal Court.

  • March 12 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, a new Hardin County Planning Commission was sworn in; chairman of the new commission was J.

  • 2-13 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Elizabethtown City Council okayed funds for building a new airport, but Hardin Fiscal Court declined to approve funds; the air board voted to proceed with the application process in spite of lack of support from the county. 20 years ago, former state Senator Joe Prather was named to a 13-member committee to plan how Kentucky’s soon-to-be-launched lottery would be audited.

  • Applying for a dose of green

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A trio of green projects could receive money through the Kentucky Department of Local Government. The city is readying grant applications for an energy audit, energy-efficient upgrades and a recycling program. The combined request is nearly $180,000 and would further the city’s desire to conserve en

  • Wetonbethe: A Story of Hope

     (Editor’s note: The following is the first of a four-part story.)

  • Dec. 9, 2009: Our readers write

    Reflections on a high school title run

    There are certain times in our lives that we will remember forever. Sometimes these moments are exciting but sometimes they can be heartbreaking.

  • From the bookshelf: 'Hush, Hush'


    Hush, Hush Becca Fitzpatrick

    Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

    List Price: $10.99

    Rating: four out of five stars

  • Dec. 8, 2009: Services

    Command Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) James Edward ‘Ed’ Allen, 79, of Vine Grove, died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff with burial with military honors in North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today and after 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. There is a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. today.

  • Gift drives meet with giving hearts in their final weeks

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Gift drives by local organizations are nearing their end for this holiday season, but there are still families to be helped. Helping Hand of the Heartland and the Salvation Army are wrapping up their gift drives and will soon be getting packages to families who applied for assistance. Organizations are seeing

  • Tractor-trailer leaves I-65, crashes near railroad

    The News-Enterprise

    Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement is investigating the cause behind a southbound tractor-trailer’s leaving Interstate 65 Tuesday morning and crashing into trees dividing the state right-of-way and the CSX rail running parallel to it.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 spokesman Bruce Reeves said the driver was trapped in the wreckage temporarily but was later able to get out. Suffering from minor injuries, the driver is expected to survive, Reeves said.