Today's News

  • Feb. 14, 2010: Obituaries

    Hattie Emily Brown

    Hattie Emily Brown, 104, passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at her daughter’s home in Radcliff.

    She was formerly of Crescent Hill and was the oldest member of St. Frances of Rome Church.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard P. Brown Sr.; and three children, Howard Jr., David and Gerald Brown.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Eckerd is John Hardin's sole leader (02/12)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — When John Hardin coach Bryan Todd discusses senior guard Shelby Eckerd, the conversation often turns to Eckerd’s contributions as a leader. Todd didn’t have to rattle his memory for an example of Eckerd’s leadership.

  • The stress of chronic illness

    Whether you are the spouse, the family member or just a good friend, taking care of someone with a chronic illness makes us all vulnerable. In this position, we quickly realize that our own needs are put on the back burner and attention on us is diverted, obviously with good reason.

    While it all sounds reasonable, the truth is caring for someone with a chronic illness is a time of great stress for everyone. Depression, resentment and burnout all are common to anyone in this position.

  • Wooldridge Ferry Road crash injures three

    COLESBURG — Three Elizabethtown residents were injured in what state police describe as a weather-related crash Friday morning on Wooldridge Ferry Road.

    According to a Kentucky State Police Post 4 news release, snow narrowed the lanes to about one and a half car-widths across.

    Decreased surface area, coupled with one of two minivans involved having decreased visibility due to a frosty windshield, resulted in less than safe driving conditions, according to the police report.

    The vans, heading in opposite directions, collided.

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  • Feb. 12, 2010: Obituaries

    Mary Ann Grimes

    Mary Ann Grimes, 51, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

    Joseph Donald ‘Don’ Gunning

    A New Haven resident, Mr. Joseph Donald “Don” Gunning, 92, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown after a brief illness.

  • HCS undecided on make-up days

    HARDIN COUNTY — City and county school planners will hear recommendations on how to compensate for last week’s loss of school days during upcoming board meetings.

    As were most school districts in the region students within Elizabethtown Independent Schools and Hardin County Schools districts missed classes last week due to icy roads and several inches of snow.

  • Chubby Checker tickets on sale

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Interest in Chubby Checker’s June performance has surged since The Historic State Theater announced the concert last week. And that widespread interest has encouraged the theater to place tickets on sale months ahead of time, said Executive Director Dana Beth Lyddan. Tickets go on sale

  • Not so easy access



    RADCLIFF — A streetscape project that establishes sidewalks and landscaping through a corridor of North Dixie Boulevard is moving forward with state support, but some preparation is needed before plans can commence, Radcliff officials say.

  • Act 2: Callback, Casting and Read-Throughs



    HARDIN COUNTY — With auditions for the collaborative production of “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” complete, students at Central Hardin and North Hardin high schools await casting. First, some of them would go to callback.

    Scene 1. Nineteen students arrive at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the community room of Towne Mall for callback. Here, they will be asked to read through various scenes together.