Today's News

  • Employee compensation figures confirm local economic surge

    The News-Enterprise
    Digging deeper into a U.S. Commerce Department report emphasizing economic growth in Hardin County, members of One Knox discovered additional bragging points.

  • Buggeland competency hearing postponed second time

    A competency hearing for Erik J. Buggeland, who is accused of stabbing and bludgeoning his parents to death in their home last September, has been postponed for a second time.

    Hardin District Judge John Simcoe has twice had to postpone a competency hearing — the latest scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday — to determine if Buggeland is fit to stand trial for the murder of his parents, retired doctors Terje and Margaret Buggeland.

  • House damaged by fire in Radcliff

    A Radcliff home was damaged by a fire Thursday night.
    The Radcliff Fire Department responded to a call on a fire at 775 Franklin St. about 11 p.m., city spokesman Bryce Shumate said.
    One half of the roof was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, but Shumate said they were able to get the blaze under control quickly. No one was injured.
    Vine Grove Fire Department, Hardin County Ambulance Service and the American Red Cross also responded.
    Shumate said the cause of the fire was undetermined, but it’s believed to have started in the kitchen.

  • Early bloomers: The stuff of legends

    Signs of life are popping up.

    The economy appears to be gaining momentum. And, on a less grand scale, in my yard last week stood a single yellow crocus – the first outdoor bloom I saw this year.

    In fact, the term crocus has an economic meaning: “The financial community sometimes refers to companies or economic sectors that rise early after an economic downturn as ‘crocuses’ in reference to the flower's ability to thrive in the late winter and early spring,” according to the Weather Channel’s Signs of Spring slide show.

  • Stitchers Quilt Guild keeps busy

    Cammie Brown working on her quilt during the Kaleidoscope workshop in January.

    The Stitchers Quilt Guild has already been busy this year. The club has had several meetings for their annual Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show held every September at Pritchard Community Center. It will be their biggest show yet. Currently the guild is working on lap quilts that will be presented to the Veterans Hospital in Louisville this summer.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary holds speech contest

    Participants in the Elizabethtown Rotary Club speech contest on March 1 were Jakob Burnham of Central Hardin High School and Elizabethtown High School students Logan Roberts and Arsh Haque. The contest winner was Arsh Haque.

  • Fort Knox MOWW Briefed on Scouting

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) held its monthly membership meeting on Feb. 15 in its clubhouse, in Building 2377 on Fort Knox.

  • Congressman Guthrie attends Farm Bureau Breakfast
  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Falcons fall (03/04)

    Sophomore guard Missy Schneider had seven points and eight rebounds, but the North Hardin Christian Lady Falcons fell to Lexington Blue Grass Baptist, 50-20 on Thursday night.

    Senior guard Haley Daniels had four points, five rebounds, four steals and two assists, while junior forward Lacey Lundy scored six points.

    The Lady Falcons (6-8) fell behind 28-8 at halftime and had 27 turnovers for the game.

  • Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Jay Bloyd, 61 Stratmoor Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Jason Mears, 302 Blackburn Road, Rineyville. Use: storage shed.

    John and Janet Lanz, 85 Monticello Place, county. Use: garage.