Today's News

  • Oregon woman indicted for bigamy, theft

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com A 28-year-old mother of four who has married at least six men from the four primary branches of the U.S. military this past decade was indicted Tuesday by Hardin County grand jurors on felony charges of bigamy and theft by deception. Abigail Ryan Lewis is just one of four names listed in 9th Circuit Court records on the indictment a grand ju

  • PREP BASEBALL: Bardstown tops Fort Knox (04/01)


    Knox falls to Bardstown

    The News-Enterprise

    By the time the Fort Knox Eagles’ offense got going Wednesday night, it was too late.

    Visiting Bardstown scored eight runs in the second inning, which proved to be enough to withstand a late-inning rally, en route to an 11-8 win.

    The Tigers led 9-0 before Fort Knox (2-4) scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth. The lead grew to 11-2 before the Eagles scored five runs in the sixth.

  • Vision project develops consensus on change

    The 24 strategic goals identified through L.B. Schmidt and Associates’ research fall into six categories:

    • Education
    • Community Unification
    • Community Development
    • Quality of Place/Life
    • Downtown Elizabethtown
    • Health Care



  • April 1, 2010: Obituaries

     Dennis Bratcher

    Dennis Bratcher, 59, of Leitchfield, died Monday, March 29, 2010, at his residence.

    Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Bocock Bratcher; a son, Andy Bratcher; and three daughters, Cyndi Black, Tresia Lee and Ashley Coleman.

    The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT Friday at Potter’s Hope Church with burial in Leitchfield Memory Gardens.

    Visitation begins at 11 a.m. CDT today at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson and continues at 9 a.m. CDT Friday at the church.

  • ECTC, Campbellsville partner through shared programs

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Earning a four-year degree without leaving the Heartland region has become even more attainable after Wednesday’s meeting between higher education institutions. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and Campbellsville University announced a partnership that will allow students to begin their studies at ECTC and then

  • April 2, 2010: Services

    Dennis Bratcher, 59, of Leitchfield, died Monday, March 29, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT today at Potter’s Hope Church with burial in Leitchfield Memory Gardens. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. CDT today at the church.

    Alma Jo Barger Goodman, 80, of Irvington, formerly of Mystic, died Sunday March 28, 2010. The funeral is at 2 p.m. EDT today at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington with burial in Dry Valley Cemetery in Dry Valley.

  • Police seek suspect in ’87 murder

    The News-Enterprise Elizabethtown police are seeking the help of the public to help find the person who killed a local woman as well as two women in Indiana during a 25-month stretch. Vicki Heath, 38, of Hardin County was found dead behind trash bin at Super 8 Motel on Feb. 21, 1987. She worked the late shift as a desk clerk. Heath had been sodomized and shot twice in the head with a

  • April 2, 2010: Our readers write

    Thank you for healthy air The Hardin County Tobacco-Free Coalition would like to recognize the residents of Radcliff and welcome you to the growing number of cities, and counties across Kentucky and the United States who made the healthy choice to become smoke-free. As Elizabethtown and Hardin County proceed into their fourth year as smoke-free communities, we commend your c

  • Police: Soldier, girlfriend stockpiled child porn



    A soldier assigned to the Army’s Recruiting Command at Fort Knox was jailed with his girlfriend Wednesday after allegedly being caught with 2,371 pornographic images depicting children on a personal computer.

    Elizabethtown police are investigating Vincent Michael Irvin, 36, and his girlfriend, Clara Lapasion Rickman, for obtaining images sometime on Jan. 8 while at their Glenview Drive apartment.

  • Methadone found at jail

    The News-Enterprise

    Deputy jailers claim a Lexington man serving weekends at the Hardin County Detention Center was caught March 19 smuggling enough methadone for eight addicted inmates doing weekend time.

    According to Hardin County Detention Center Deputy Ricky Routt’s criminal citation against Michael David Campbell, he tried to pass a booking officer with 17 methadone pills and $25 stashed in his boxer shorts’ waistband.