Today's News

  • Brown-Travis

    Amber Ann Brown and Larry Neal Travis, both of Louisville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Terry and Tina Constant of Elizabethtown and Kevin Brown of Vine Grove. She has an associate’s degree in applied science from Jefferson Community College and is a registered nurse.

    The prospective groom is the son of Linda and Larry Travis of Paducah. He has a bachelor’s de-gree in science from Mid-Continent University and is a plant engineer.

  • Foster-Renfrow

    Dawnica Foster and Edward “E.J.” Renfrow announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. 

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Debbie Smith and Gary Foster, both of Elizabethtown. She is a graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed by Paul Davis Systems. 

    The prospective groom is the son of Carol Wooden of Elizabethtown and Ray Renfrow of Shep-herdsville. He is the owner of Key Lawn Care in Hodgenville.

    The wedding is Oct. 9, 2010, at Northside Baptist Church in Elizabethtown. 

  • 'Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile.'

    A columnist reflects on the joy of fall.

  • Berry, Rider face off at forum


    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Hardin County judge-executive candidate Al Rider is taking accusations about his residency in stride.

    Interest has renewed in Rider’s residency status during the last legs of the general election with media outlets outside of Hardin County focusing on the issue.

  • Oct. 7, 2010: Services

    James Guy ‘Jig’ Benningfield, 76, of Hodgenville, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. The funeral is at 3 p.m. today at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial in Old Mount Sherman Cemetery. Visitation continues at 10 a.m. today at the funeral home.

    Allen Edward Cupp, 33, of St. Cloud, Fla., died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010. A memorial service is at 3 p.m. Saturday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove. Visitation begins at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

  • Oct. 7, 2010 editorial: Celebration succeeds despite dealing with facility's limits

    By all indications, the recent Central Kentucky Celebration at Central Hardin High School was a tremendous success. The Celebration was one of the largest faith-based events to take place in the area and attracted thousands of visitors to Elizabethtown over four days last week.

    An undertaking of that magnitude requires careful planning, coordination and a corps of volunteers who labor behind the scenes. Celebration’s planners deserve praise, as do those who gave of their time and talents to ensure its success.

  • Bazaar to assist veterans



    A craft bazaar Saturday will go a long way to helping veterans in need, said the event organizer.

    Patty Heath said the annual craft bazaar at the American Legion post on Ring Road has had strong attendance in the past and she expects a good crowd this year.

    "We had a hundred, maybe 200 people come to it,'' she said. "We've done pretty good in the past.''

  • Local woman wrangles horses in 'Secretariat'

     “Secretariat” opens today and shows at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at the Movie Palace in Elizabethtown and 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Showtime Cinemas in Radcliff. It is rated PG for brief mild language. 


    Vine Grove resident Greg Campbell had three extra roles in “Secretariat.”

  • Closure in death case hinges on test results



    Before investigators declare the fatal Aug. 29 shooting of a Radcliff divorcee an act of suicide, homicide or something else, results from gunshot residue swabs and other forensic tests must be made available.

    Radcliff police found recently-divorced Idella Pitts, 49, still alive but dying in a running car parked in her Scenic Drive garage at about 10 a.m. that Sunday.

    Suffering from a gunshot to the head, Pitts was flown to a Louisville trauma unit.

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