Today's News

  • Pat French 5K Winners announced

    The following were the overall winners in the 9th Pat French 5K on June 12.


    First, Abigale Chandler in 21 minutes 16 seconds, age 14; second, Lexy Hazle in 21 minutes 58 seconds, age 15; and third, Lori Schassberger in 22 minutes 29 seconds, age 31.


    First, Tyler Larkin in 17 minutes 45 seconds, age 17; second, Andrew Beams in 18 minutes 11 seconds, age 19; and third, Ken Wuetcher in 18 minutes 13 seconds, age 45.


  • Elizabethtown Lions Club Gives Back To The Community

    Elizabethtown Lions Club President Travis Langdon, left, presents a donation to Jane Cornell, executive director of the Community Health Clinic. The clinic’s mission is to provide basic healthcare services to the uninsured, low-income residents of Hardin and LaRue counties.


  • Summertime road work spurs construction zone wrecks



    In the wake of 10 recent construction zone crashes and incidents that have injured contractors and motorists, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials are pleading with motorists to stay alert and avoid distractions while navigating highway work sites.

    According to KTC spokesman Chuck Wolfe, the 10 construction zone incidents since April 6 caused one death and multiple injuries to drivers, passengers and contractors.

  • Coleman-Treadway


    Clyde and Lisa Coleman of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melanie Brooke Coleman, to Matthew Steven Treadway, son of Greg and Lisa Treadway of Elizabethtown.

    The wedding is at 6:30 p.m. June 13, 2010, at The Olmsted in Louisville with a reception to follow.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.


  • Ortmeyer speaks at Lions Club meeting

    Coach Steve Ortmeyer was the guest speaker at the May 18 meeting of the Elizabethtown Lions Club. He talked about the challenges of grooming a team to reach high standings in SEC East and out-of-state recruiting efforts. Pictured from left, Lion Stacey Wyatt, Lion Al Mather, Merylee Ortmeyer and Coach Ortmeyer. Not pictured but present, Elizabethtown High School Football Coach Brad Todd, his wife Becky, and son, Kyle; and Steve Thompson of ESPN – Sporting Times Publication.


  • Goodmans celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    William “Bill” and Ruth Bush Goodman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m., July 10, 2010, with a reception at Tunnel Hill Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

    They were married July 8, 1960.

    They have two sons, Jeremy B. Goodman and Dane Goodman, both of Elizabethtown.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend. No gifts please, but cards would be welcome.


  • Hardin included in ag-emergency program

    The News-Enterprise

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture declared  Hardin and 14 other counties in the Second Congressional District eligible for agriculture emergency assistance for damage caused by the storms that hit the area starting May 1.

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, who sent a letter in early May to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack requesting a prompt review for agriculture emergency assistance, announced the designation Friday.

  • White Mills Days sets bar for small-town festivals



    Townsfolk of White Mills again proved their talents for putting on a much-loved, quaint small-town event Friday and Saturday with the 35th White Mills Days festival.

    The event’s nearly famous fried chicken box lunches and Boy Scout Troop 244’s tasty “buffalo” and sirloin burgers kept tummies happy, while cake walks, craft booths, suped-up cars and dancing enter-tained locals and visitors alike.

  • Zonta Club installs new officers


    Zonta Club of Elizabethtown met at Back Home Restaurant on May 27. The officers for the upcoming year were installed by Joyce Seymour from the Zonta Club of Louisville. New officers for 2010-11 are: President Lois Pierce, First Vice President Ramona Jeffries, Second Vice President Loretta Cardin, Secretary Beti Turner, Treasurer Barb Jones and Directors are Lyn Taylor Long and Shelly Adkins. The club is planning for the 25th anniversary coming up in 2011.


  • Sex crime trial postponed to September



    The trial of a man indicted last fall on seven felony sex crime charges has been postponed until September in the wake of a co-defendant’s deal with prosecutors to testify against the man.

    Frank Vincent Long, 41, was scheduled to be tried last month in Hardin Circuit Court on three counts of sodomy, three counts of sexual abuse and one count of tampering with a witness.