Today's News

  • Radcliff Chamber bestows annual honors

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — The Radcliff-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce on Friday recognized community members and organizations during its annual awards dinner at the Leaders Club. Among the recipients of the President’s Award was a Vine Grove family that hosts a community relations dinner. For years, the Proffitts have invited business le

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Alex Jones breaks Elizabethtown girls' scoring record (02/20)

    The News-Enterprise Alex Jones scored 26 points, breaking the Elizabethtown High School girls’ scoring record in the third quarter, to lead the Lady Panthers past Washington County on Thursday, 67-18. Jones, a senior post, scored 17 points in the first half and needed 24 to break the record. She also had seven rebounds as Elizabethtown (24-2) won its 10th consecutive game. Sop

  • Feb. 20 Editorial: Happy birthday NAACP

    Abraham Lincoln made his entry into the world on Feb. 12, 1809 in what is now known as Hodgenville. Little did anyone know at his birth that he would rise to become one of our nation’s greatest leaders and a symbol of equality and freedom. Exactly 100 years later, another leader in the fight for freedom, justice and humanity was birthed: the National Association for the Adva

  • Radcliff man killed in crash

     VERSAILLES — A Radcliff teen died early Saturday morning in a Woodford County wreck.

    John Kirksey III, 19, was driving on the Bluegrass Parkway about 4:30 a.m. when he struck a guardrail in the eastbound lanes, according to WKYT and the Versailles Police Department.

    Kirksey was flown to University of Kentucky Hospital.

    No other passengers were in the vehicle.

  • PREP WRESTLING: John Hardin fourth, LaRue sixth after first day of State (02/20)

    The News-Enterprise FRANKFORT — With four wrestlers advancing to the quarterfinals of the KHSAA State Wrestling Championships on Thursday, the John Hardin Bulldogs find themselves in pretty good company. After the first day of the three-day tournament at the Frankfort Civic Center, John Hardin is fourth with 41.5 points, behind Union County (57), Louisville Trinity (54.5) and U

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Green Wave look for redemption against Central (02/20)


  • Feb. 20 Services

    Hattie Marie Adams, 88, of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009.The graveside service is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Thornton Cemetery in Letcher County. Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of arrangements.

  • Thornton is U.S.D.A.'s choice



    HARDIN COUNTY — A Hardin County Schools employee is moving from H.C. to D.C.

    Janey Thornton, HCS’ director of Child Nutrition, was appointed as deputy undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

    The appointment, however, hasn’t been officially announced by the White House.

  • Bernheim hit hard by ice storm, winds

    Staff Report Last month’s winter ice storm altered nature’s display at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. The coating of snow and ice transformed the landscape into a beautiful crystal cathedral, then it quickly distorted the landscape, warping branches, littering the grounds with limbs and forcing decades-old titans of the forest to snap and collapse as though they were tri

  • Fire guts Rineyville home

    RINEYVILLE — A late-night blaze Friday destroyed a farmhouse on Rineyville-Big Spring Road.

    Crews responded shortly after midnight to the fire, which started in a flue, said Tim Wiseman, assistant chief for the Rineyville fire department. A family was home at the time, but no one was injured.

    Fire fighters were on the scene until 8 a.m. and had to return after the fire rekindled. Besides the Rineyville department, crews from Vine Grove, Kentucky 86, Flaherty and Central Hardin battled the blaze.