Today's News

  • New CEO embracing role at HMH

    Dennis Johnson’s transition to Hardin Memorial Hospital has been anything but dull.

    Two months into his new position, Johnson said the experience is comparable to “drinking water from a fire hose” in terms of intensity and breadth of processes to absorb.

    Johnson was appointed president and chief executive officer by Baptist Healthcare System, which manages HMH, and took over in February after former HMH President and CEO David Gray was promoted to president of Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.

  • Prosecution finishes case with man victim was seeing, Burke coworkers

    Prosecutors finished their case against Brent Burke at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, and the defense began its case by trying to get a witness testimony approved and briefly questioning a few witnesses.

    Burke is on trial for the death of his estranged wife, Tracy Burke, and her former mother-in-law, Karen Comer, which occurred in September 2007 in Comer’s home in Rineyville. This is the fourth attempt at a trial.

  • New Highland helping student, family through fundraiser

    New Highland Elementary School is hoping pizza and games can bring some good luck to one of its own.

    Staff at New Highland is hosting a fundraiser for first-grader Alex Frahler from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Gatti’s Pizza to raise money for his upcoming surgery. Alex, 7, will be undergoing a risky surgery to have a cochlear implant removed because of improper placement of the device.

    The electronic device allows Alex to have some hearing, though Alex uses American Sign Language as his main form of communication.

  • Radcliff celebrates construction of new restaurant

    A new restaurant is being constructed in the fast developing area near Ky. 313's intersection with South Dixie Boulevard in Radcliff.

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon for Colton's Steak House and Grill. The 240-seat restaurant will be on a lot n front of the new Hampton Inn and Suites. Mayor J.J. Duvall, members of Radcliff City Council, Hardin Fiscal Court and other city staff members joined representatives of the restaurant and construction company for the event.

  • The List

    The News-Enterprise

    Have you checked out the library lately? The Hardin County Public Library offers a variety of interactive, not-so-traditional free activities. Here’s a glance at a few regular programs and special events coming up for National Library Week, April 10 through 16. Check with the library for specifics, www.hcpl.info.

  • Scouts wash cars to benefit Amercian Red Cross

    Nine-year-old Wyatt Sherrard, representing Hodgenville Cub Scout Pack 151, presents a $722 donation to Sharon Thompson, manager, Hardin/LaRue American Red Cross. The Scouts held a car wash March 19 to raise money for the American Red Cross, designated for the victims of those affected by the Japan earthquake/tsunami of March 11.

  • Games speaks to AM Rotary Club members

  • Glover earns Distinguished Alumna Award

    South Carolina State University recently presented Dr. Linda Thomas-Glover with a Distinguished Alumna Award at its 115th Founders’ Day Celebration in Orange-burg, S.C.

    Thomas-Glover, a native of Orangeburg, took over as the fourth president of Eastern Shore Community College June 1, 2009. Prior to that, she was at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in Elizabethtown, where she served as provost/CAO for 5 years.

  • EPD welcomes Officer Cofer

    Elizabethtown Police Department Chief of Police Ruben Gardner, Mayor Tim Walker and Officer Sean Cofer, who graduated from the Department of Criminal Justice Training on March 25. Officer Cofer was sworn in at the police department.

  • Chamber may be bridge to ‘powerhouse entity’

    The hiring of Brad Richardson to lead the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce as its president and chief executive officer adds a new layer of economic muscle to the chamber.

    And local officials said the emergence of Richardson in the role could create a bridge to the development of a “powerhouse entity” serving as a one-stop shop for economic development.