Today's News

  • E’town awards more sports park contracts



    Elizabethtown City Council on Monday approved two more bid packages for the ongoing construction of the Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    Bid package 11 was awarded to Cox’s Creek-based Filcon Construction LLC for roadways and other concrete work including curbs, concrete edges, unit pavers and installation of abutments for prefabricated bridges. The contract was awarded at $1,872,000.

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  • Oct. 29 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

  • Oct. 31, 2010: Our readers write

    Common Sense for Kentucky  I never in a million years would have thought I would share my opinions for political elections with people I didn’t know personally, but now is the time for me to step up and share facts that I know to ensure the best candidate is elected based on truth. I first want to Thank Jimmie Lee for the long term support he has provided to the Rineyville Community

  • Shots fired after altercation

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown Police are investigating what happened early Saturday morning at the Knights of Columbus after officers responded to a call and found shell casings outside the building.

    EPD responded to 1851 Leitchfield Road at 2:23 a.m. Officers had just cleared a call in the vicinity  when officers heard shots coming from the hall, according to an EPD news release. Arriving officers said they saw vehicles leaving the scene.

    Witnesses said there was a fight inside the hall that moved to the parking lot.

  • Nov. 1, 2010, obituaries

    Charles David Bird

    Charles David Bird, 64, of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010.

    He was retired from Gates Rubber Co., a Hardin County native, a Christian and a loyal Kentucky Wildcats fan.

    He is survived by a brother, James Harold (Connie) Bird; two sisters, Alta (Duvall) Embry and Margie Cook.

    The funeral is at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at Tunnel Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Nathan Whisnant officiating. Burial will follow in the Cook family cemetery.

  • Dog mauling case headed to trial



    “We’re after a guilty plea, not the death penalty, and not money.”

    That’s what Carl McKinley, the father of a woman fatally attacked by a dog last year near White Mills, said Monday morning regarding the misdemeanor case against the dog’s alleged owners.

    “They seem to be decent people,” McKinley added, “(But) we want them to admit their part in this.”

  • Buggeland argues in court, not guilty plea entered



    Erik Buggeland argued against any plea being made at his arraignment Monday morning, but 9th District Judge John Simcoe entered a not guilty plea on the accused killer’s behalf, telling him that "it's not about what you want," but "what the law requires."

  • Guthrie, Tori make final push

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Two Republican incumbents hoping to win voters’ favor today made one final push to rally support in Elizabethtown. State Sen. Elizabeth Tori aligned with U.S. Congressman Brett Guthrie on Monday and met face-to-face with voters as they wrapped up their campaigns to recapture the 10th District and 2nd Congressional District, respectively. Th

  • Halloween comes around same time each year

    Halloween falls on the same date every year and planning for it should not be a last-minute decision, especially for those setting the rules.