Today's News

  • Flowers for the suffering



    SpringHaven domestic violence program plans to commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month in an unorthodox way this year.

    The program is hosting Flowers on the Lake from 6:15 p.m. to sunset Thursday at the Freeman Lake Park bandstand in Elizabethtown.

    Lisa Holmes, director of SpringHaven, said the event is an interactive way to honor those who have lost their lives to domestic violence and to shine “a beacon on a glaring problem.”

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: North Hardin tops Meade County (10/11)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Senior defender Travis Harlan insists he wasn’t trying to score, while senior midfielder Rickey Skoog always tries to score and rarely finds the back of the net. Still, both succeeded Sunday afternoon, as did sophomore midfielder Elijah Linscott, as the opportunistic North Hardin Trojans topped the fifth-seeded Meade County Green Wave, 3

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: John Hardin starts fast against Fort Knox (10/11)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com A bend and a flick were good enough Sunday afternoon to help forward-looking John Hardin extend its season two more days. Senior right wing Alex Williams scored less than 2 minutes into the game when his shot bent under the crossbar and junior Colt Trimble added what proved to be an unneeded insurance goal a little more than 10 minutes later a

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  • Riggses celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Johnnie and Alta Riggs will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. EST, Oct. 17, 2010, at the Upton Community Center on College Street in Upton.

    They were married Oct. 15, 1960.

    They have two sons, Travis and Marty.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.


  • Oct. 10, 2010, obituaries

    Hobert L. Barnes

    Hobert L. Barnes, 63, of Eastview, passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at Woodland Terrace Health Care in Elizabethtown.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell Gaines and Dorothy Hick Barnes.

  • Refuge refined



    Those returning to Vine Grove Animal Refuge Center this weekend couldn’t help but notice  the facelift.

    “It looks very nice,” said Alan Homiak, a Cadiz resident who, with his wife, Lorie, has adopted a number of cats from the center over the years.

  • Development case headed to Court of Appeals



    Hardin Circuit Judge Ken Howard rejected an appeal by a group of residents in the Big Spring area who believe the Hardin County Planning and Development Commission acted egregiously in approving a conditional plat for a proposed subdivision being developed by Kentucky Land Co.

    The landowners are pursuing an appeal before the Kentucky Court of Appeals.

  • Winners announced for Howevalley Days


    First place, Kaleigh Brooke Campbell, daughter of Wendy Simpson-Campbell; second place, Kayla Ann Lucas, daughter of Mike and Shirley Lucas; and third place, Brit-tany Payne, daughter of Jackie and Joyce Payne.


    First place, Lauren Elstone, daughter of Laura Elstone; second place, Kylee Lynn Rainey, daughter of Tasha and Lyle Goodman; and third place, Sheridan MacKenzie Elmore, daughter of Anthony and Jessica Elmore.


  • Crain-Barnes


    Hannah Ryan Crain and Jacob Daniel Barnes, both of Hodgenville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Fred and Karen Madriaga of Hodgenville and Lanny Crain of Maricopa, Ariz.

    The prospective groom is the son of Tom and Susan Carter of Elizabethtown and Michael and Kelly Barnes of Hodgenville.

    The wedding is at 6 p.m., Oct. 16, 2010, at Bardstown Entertainment & Expo Complex in Bardstown. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.