Today's News

  • Brother welcomes Grayson Allen

    Cooper Clark announces the birth of a brother, Grayson Allen Clark, on May 12, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Parents are Doug and Kelli Clark of Hodgenville.

    Grandparents are Kenny and Stephanie Clark of Cecilia, Clay and Lisa Stretch of Louisville and Steve and Ava Allen of New Haven.

    Great-grandparents are Kenneth and Jewell Allen of Nelsonville and Dolores Harrison of Louisville.


  • Pachniak-Fink



    Gregory and Carol Pachniak of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelly Pachniak, to Brandon Fink, son of Mike and Peggy Fink of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Central Hardin High School. She is pursuing a business degree at Sullivan University and is employed by Fort Knox Federal Credit Union.

    The prospective groom is a 2000 graduate of North Hardin High School and an Air Force Iraq Veteran. He works in the family business and raises cattle.

  • Brand visits AM Rotary club to discuss “Operation Inasmuch”

    From left, fellow Rotarians, Mike and Christy Childers; Dr. Jamie Hargan, Rotary Club president; Dr. Chad Brand; and Carrie and John Hayes.

    Brand visits AM Rotary club to discuss “Operation Inasmuch”

  • June 28 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This 8-year-old female Pomeranian named “Pookie” and this 2-year-old male shorthair named “Cheech” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them contact the Hardin County Animal Control at (270) 769-3428 or visit them at 116 Nicholas St. in Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for more information. All dog ad

  • Young recognized as Salvation Army Volunteer of the Year


      Betty Young of Elizabethtown was recognized as the 2008 Volunteer of the Year for the Salvation Army. She has been a volunteer for seven months and gives freely of her time. Carolyn Scifres, director of the Salvation Army, says, “The Salvation Army has been truly blessed by having Miss Betty on our team. She is generous with her time and talents and is a wonderful person to spend your days with.”

  • Correction

    The fiction piece that published July 8, 'They Were Gonna Meet,' was identified as an honorable mention in a recent Wednesday Magazine fiction writing contest. The story was not an entry in the contest and therefore not an honorable mention. The News-Enterprise apologizes for any confusion this may have caused.

  • North Hardin Project Graduation a huge success


  • Wells-Leidecker


    Billy and Kay Wells of Hodgenville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Chrystal Lee Wells, to Justin Lynn Leidecker, son of Frankie and Connie Leidecker of Paducah.

    The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of LaRue County High School and is a registered nurse at St. Joseph Hospital.

    The prospective groom is a 2000 graduate of Lone Oak High School and is a buyer at Amteck.

    The wedding will be June 20, 2009, at NorthEast Christian Church in Lexington.


  • Lawson celebrates 85th birthday


      Marvin R. Lawson will celebrate his 85th birthday on May 28, 2009. He is a veteran of World War II and the Korean War and still can proudly wear his uniform. He has two children, Debbie and Bruce; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

  • The joy of dogsitting


    It had been a long time since we’d had stuffed toys in the middle of the living room. Heard the pitter patter of little feet on the hardwood floor. Or heard nighttime noises from the boys’ bedroom.

    But we quickly got used to stepping around the toys and hearing the jingle of dog tags as we took care of our married son’s West Highland Terrier while he and his wife were on vacation earlier this month.