Today's News

  • 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.

  • She loves her North Hardin Trojans

    Getting to know Barbara Proffitt Family • Ronnie, her husband of more than 50 years; Rhonda, her daughter who is now the budget manager at Hardin Memorial Hospital; Blake, her son who owns his own business in Vine Grove; grandchildren, Rachel, Molly and Braden. Hobbies • She doesn’t have time for hobbies right now but hopes to pick up quilting and one-touch painting when she finally retires.

  • Dreams of new home deferred

    By JEFF D'ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com HOWEVALLEY — The house sits just off of Ky. 86, about a mile past Howevalley Elementary School. From the road, it looks like a construction site with a house being built. But the closer you get on the gravel road of a few hundred yards leading up to the one-story home, the picture becomes clearer as a site that h

  • Swelfer awarded Silver Star for gallantry

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — Tuesday was not an ordinary day for Sgt. Zachary Swelfer, but his demeanor was calm and his reaction was modest. Swelfer — a member of the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division — was awarded the Silver Star at Fort Knox for his bravery and quick response in the

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Luckett, Lady Panthers cruise past Fort Knox (12/06)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — After Saturday night, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers trust Adelaide Luckett a lot more. Luckett, an Elizabethtown junior post, recorded a double-double to lead visiting Elizabethtown to a 75-26 victory over 17th District rival Fort Knox. Luckett just missed out on a quadruple-double, tallying 23 points, 1

  • Morgenthal one of seven candidates in Hernando County



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Jayne Risen Morgenthal is one of seven final candidates for a superintendent position in Florida, according to a Hernando Today news story.

    Morgenthal, former superintendent for Elizabethtown Independent Schools, will be interviewed by the board for the Hernando County School District in Brooksville, Fla., according to the Hernando newspaper.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks win twice (12/06)

    The News-Enterprise The LaRue County Lady Hawks won two games over the weekend, beating Bardstown Bethlehem, 33-30 in the Nelson County Panarama on Saturday and homestanding Campbellsville, 51-37 on Friday. n Eighth-grade forward Ivy Brown scored 13 points and had five rebounds and three steals to lead LaRue County past Bethlehem. Junior guard Valerie Whitlock chipped in w

  • Police announce holiday traffic 'checkpoints'



    State, county and city police are warning the public of a planned crackdown on intoxicated driving and other traffic offenses through the first week of January.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4, the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office and Elizabethtown Police Department announced their plans to increase road patrols and enforcement of seat belt, child safety seat and impaired driving laws last week, in a series of three separate, but similarly worded news releases.

  • Deleting memories


    Well I finally did it. After years of worrying about accidentally deleting a photo I wanted to keep, it happened. And it was just as nerve-wrackingly awful as I thought it would be. 

  • City OKs smoke detector ordinance


    City council approves smoke detector ordinance

    Elizabethtown City Council approved an ordinance Monday that calls for smoke detectors in city dwellings, from residences to hotels.

    The ordinance was drafted in part by the Elizabethtown Fire Department and Councilman Kenny Lewis. Lewis said it’s a positive maneuver by city officials.

    “It’s a small step, but it’s a step in the right direction,” Lewis said.