Today's News

  • Dip in temperatures freezes roads,causes crashes


    Deteriorating road conditions Wednesday night contributed to more than 20 collisions throughout the county, police say.

    According to Elizabethtown Police Department spokesman Virgil Willoughby, slick and icy road conditions surprised many motorists, causing 14 collisions between 7 and 8 p.m.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 dispatchers said troopers responded to an additional seven collisions in other parts of Hardin County within the same timeframe as the Elizabethtown problems Wednesday.

  • BRAC "on track," commander says



     ELIZABETHTOWN – Responding to what Fort Knox’s Armor chief described as misinformation, Brig. Gen. Donald M. Campbell said Thursday the Base Realignment and Closure initiatives are “on track.”

  • Expo offers healthy start to 2009

    If you go: 

    The event will be held at the Colvin Community Center in Radcliff from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, contact the center at 351-4079



    RADCLIFF — Those looking to improve health and fitness as part of a New Year’s resolution may find some help Saturday at the Colvin Community Center.

  • Rethink your space


    For The Associated Press

    Our revels now are ended. It’s time to clean up.

    Across America, we’re busy stowing Santas, putting away menorahs and dragging dried-out Christmas trees to the curb. In living rooms and dining rooms nationwide, tables and chairs are being nudged back into their normal, pre-holiday positions.

    But what if everything didn’t have to go back into its usual spot?

  • Breaking NewsU.S. 62 to be closed

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Leitchfield Road/U.S. 62 near Ring Road will be closed for several hours, beginning at 4 p.m. today, to allow crews time to upright and offload a mineral spirits tanker which overturned this morning.

    Elizabethtown Police spokesman Virgil Willoughby said it is unknown how long it will take to upright and offload the vehicle, but crews at the scene say the mitigation and closure could interfere will traffic tonight, when a Central Hardin High School basketball game is scheduled.

  • Challenger Learning Center could get needed assistance




    RADCLIFF — The Challenger Learning Center of Hardin County may receive some help from high places.

  • Jan. 7 editorial: UK football on the right track

    TOPIC: Kentucky football

    OUR VIEW: Cats are on right track under Brooks

    Admit it, you were skeptical when University of Kentucky Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart tabbed Rich Brooks as the replacement for Guy Morriss as UK's head football coach back in 2003.

    You probably were not alone.

    A three-year debut with only nine wins fueled the skepticism around Brooks and the Wildcat program.

    But now, after three straight bowl bids and three straight bowl wins, here's what should be admitted: Brooks was the right man for the job at Kentucky.

  • Adolescent services could be cut in Hardin County

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY – The doors to Hardin County’s Office of Adolescent Services, the administrator of a new pilot program aimed at improving lives of six at-risk families at Parkway Elementary School, could close if an additional revenue stream isn’t found soon. Kentucky’s Department of Juvenile Justice, the primary source

  • Insurance provider, physicians reach a deal

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield users at Hardin Memorial Hospital can breathe a little easier now if an emergency situation beckons. Hospital and county officials confirmed Tuesday that Elizabethtown Emergency Physicians LLC and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield have reached a new agreement, effective Jan. 1. The

  • Getting to a signed real estate transfer contract


    Guest columnist

    Selling a home is like climbing Mount Everest – getting a signed contract is a great accomplishment, but that is only half the journey. The typical home sale today involves more than 20 steps after the initial contract is accepted to complete the transaction.