Today's News

  • Stores see more customers preparing for snow



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Predictions of snowfall for the week sent many area residents hurrying to hoard supplies.

    Local stores saw an influx of customers this week who were looking to win the battle against Mother Nature over the weekend. Items such as shovels and salt were in high demand.

    True Value Hardware in Elizabethtown sold out of shovels Friday morning, floor supervisor Amanda Reintges said.

    “Of course, ice melt is going pretty quickly too,” she said.

  • Church helps fight addiction



    FARM meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church at 1106 S. Wilson Road in Radcliff. The program is open to anyone and is free. Contact the Rev. Lynda Durrett at (270) 312-7043, or the Rev. Ronald Masoni at (270) 351-7483 for more information.



  • Financial aid info offered Sunday



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Students looking for college financial aid and help applying for it can find some answers this weekend.

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is a host site for College Goal Sunday, where information about completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available.

    The event runs from 2-4 p.m. at the Regional Postsecondary Education Center.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Area trio heads to State Duals; Knox hosting 20-team tourney (01/29)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com With one victory at the State Duals on Saturday, longtime LaRue County wrestling coach Gary Canter will achieve a milestone: 400 duals wins. But that’s not what Canter is looking for this weekend as his Hawks hope to win their first State Duals title since winning consecutive titles in 2006 and 2007. “Truthfully

  • Teen's claim of murder mere 'talk'



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Jeffrey Smith said he was only 14 when he listened as a neighborhood teen made a boastful, incredible claim about killing two La Vista subdivision women.

    The 2007 shooting deaths of Karen Comer and Tracy Burke had an entire county talking and Smith said the horrific crime had a “wannabe” thug taking credit for it — stoking a reputation.

    “Talk,” Smith said. “That’s all it was.”

  • Photos: Grimace and bare it
  • Longtime councilman Angus decides to end political run

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Next year’s City Council could change in more than one way: definitely new faces, perhaps no music. Councilman Chuck Angus — who plays Radcliff’s song, “We’re Proud to Call it Home,” before meetings — did no

  • A star is born

    IF YOU GO: Matthew Pinkham will perform at Kosair Children’s Hospital Rockin’ for Kids at 2 p.m. Feb. 20 at the University of Louisville Student Activities Center multipurpose room. Admission is $5 per person, $20 for families of four or more. Other bands playing are Fourth Wall Falling, N-Style, Two Til Midnight and Down-N-Out.

  • Radcliff woman jailed for alleged child abuse



    RADCLIFF – Torture. Cruel punishment. Abuse.

    Radcliff police officer Jody Ennis said a 28-year-old married mother of two is guilty of all three violent crimes for allegedly “ramming her 5-year-old’s head into a wall” after she “lost her patience”  Tuesday afternoon.

    Melissa K. Moss, a Parkside Mobile Home Park resident, was jailed Wednesday on one count of criminal child abuse after a social worker forwarded Ennis an abuse complaint.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: John, Meade, North Hardin Christian and LaRue all win (01/29)

    The News-Enterprise Junior post Chantler Jernigan had her second straight 20-point game to lead the visiting John Hardin Lady Bulldogs to a 75-32 win over Whitesville Trinity on Thursday. Jernigan, who scored 22 points in a win over 17th District rival Fort Knox on Wednesday, led John Hardin (8-11) with 21 points, seven steals, seven rebounds, three assists and two blocks.