Today's News

  • HRC building named after 9/11 victim



    FORT KNOX — Fort Knox officials are using a new building on post to honor a victim of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

    The Human Resource Center of Excellence Complex at Fort Knox will be named after Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude, who died in the attack on the Pentagon. The official name will be the Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude Complex.

  • Checker tickets still available



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Historic State Theater Executive Director Dana Beth Lyddan thought June’s Chubby Checker concert could be a success, but never expected it to create the buzz it did in such a short time.

    “I had no clue it would go over like this,” she said.

    Tickets still are available for the show, but supplies are dwindling, Lyddan said Wednesday. The Historic State Theater has sold more than 500 tickets since Feb. 12. Less than 100 tickets remained Wednesday afternoon.

  • Feb. 24 Lending a Hand


  • March 2: Our readers write

    Humbled by public honor Last Friday I had to go to Fort Knox. I read The News-Enterprise article about Lance Corporal Matt Hanson’s funeral procession route from Godman Air Field. Knowing I would encounter this I also wondered what I would see on Dixie from citizens. I turned from Ring Road to go north on Dixie and I was in awe. So humbled. By

  • March 3, 2010: Our readers write

    Service, good work no myth

    As a proud retiree with 30 years of service with the U.S. Postal Service, I must take exception to John E. Potter’s  statement, “Ten years ago, it took 70 employees one hour to sort 35,000 letters. Today, in that same hour, two employees process that same volume of mail” (“Five myths about your mail,” March 2).

  • NAATBatt switch hits as trade association



    CHICAGO — A consortium of electric vehicle battery companies that last year planned to build a factory in Glendale has shifted gears — NAATBatt is now a trade association.

  • March 3, 2010, Obituaries

    Dorothy Evelyn Bush

    Dorothy Evelyn Bush, 81, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at Kensington Manor Nursing Home.

    She was a native of Hardin County and a member of Cecilia Baptist Church and the Hardin County Homemakers.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph T. Bush; and her parents, Jesse J. and Susie Genrose Stewart Buckles.

  • LaRue store manager arrested

    The News-Enterprise

    A retail store manager was charged with theft by unlawful taking by Hodgenville City Police last week.

    Bill Woodrow Willis, 29, of Radcliff is accused of making illegal transactions on cash registers without items being purchased at Pamida. Chief John Cottrill said the illegal transactions total about $5,700.

    Willis was released from the LaRue County Jail on a $9,500 cash bond.

    Cottrill said Willis was on probation from a similar case that occurred several years ago.

  • Botched meth lab ignites home



    HARDIN COUNTY – Police investigating a destructive methamphetamine lab malfunction Thursday tracked suspects to a Radcliff motel and an Elizabethtown home where the stimulant allegedly was being made.

    Events leading to the arrest of four people began to unfold around lunchtime Thursday when a neighbor reported a house fire at 521 Georgetown Road.

  • Pearman shares ExCEL success



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Gary Pearman was named the newest ExCEL winner for Elizabethtown Independent Schools, but to him, the entire community shared the win.

    Pearman was given the ExCEL award Wednesday at a ceremony at T.K. Stone Middle School. Pearman, an English teacher, was selected as the newest ExCEL recipient about a month ago.