Today's News

  • PREP WRESTLING: Can John Hardin stay at the top of the region? (12/03)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com To borrow a line from rapper Nelly: What does it take to be No. 1? The John Hardin Bulldogs enter the wrestling season as the top dog, no pun intended, in Region 2. And after dethroning area power LaRue County, coach Adam Lindsey and his team would like to keep it that way. “Are you the hunted or the hunter? Either one of them

  • Actors needed

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN —Hardin County Playhouse will have auditions for "Almost Maine" at 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Four men and four women are needed at the auditions. No experience is required. Go to www.hardincountyplayhouse.com or call (270) 351-0577 for more information.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Bulldogs go from hunter to hunted (12/03)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — In five seasons under Adam Lindsey, the John Hardin Bulldogs have gone from being one of the hunters to being the hunted. And with 11 wrestlers boasting three or more years in the sport, Lindsey and the Bulldogs are relishing that role. “We have a lot of experience coming back. We’ve got good, quality kid

  • Vine Grove woman killed in crash near Knox

    Staff Report

    FORT KNOX — A Vine Grove woman died Tuesday of injuries sustained  Monday night in a wreck near the gold depository at Fort Knox.

    According to a Fort Knox news release, at approximately 11 p.m. a truck hit the guardrail on the U.S. 31W overpass on Chaffee Avenue and came to rest in the middle of the road. Shortly after the crash, a vehicle driven by Kelly Marie Adkins Graham, 27, veered off the road and into a ditch. Officials said it is unclear whether Graham was attempting to avoid the truck.

  • Natural Gas Rates drop for December


    Natural gas rates in Elizabethtown are indicative of the plummet in fuel prices over the last few months. December rates fall several dollars below the November rate and are lower than the rate one year ago.

    Mayor David Willmoth said the rate for 1,000 cubic feet was $8.59 for December, down from November’s rate of $9.64. The average usage by household per month is 5,000 cubic feet, at a new rate of $48.95. November’s average expenditure was $54.20. Last year’s average expenditure topped out at $51.40, Willmoth said.


  • Sentence diverted for woman in loan scheme



    ELIZABETHTOWN – A former check-cashing business employee charged in February with unlawful access to a computer and identity theft had her three-year prison sentence diverted after agreeing to an array of pre-trial diversion conditions.

    Helen E. Smith, 51, was arrested Feb. 14 at her Warfield Street home in Elizabethtown and charged with seven counts of second- and third-degree unlawful access to a computer and six counts of theft of identity.

  • Drug charges dominate indictments



    HARDIN COUNTY — Of the 24 people indicted last month by a Hardin County grand jury, nine are charged with felony crimes relating to drugs, four for flagrant nonsupport, four for violent crimes including robbery, three on the charge of bail jumping, one on a charge of theft by forgery of a credit card and one on charges of tampering with a witness.

    Three were charged with sex crimes and were profiled earlier this week.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldog family has made winning a tradition (12/01)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com LOUISVILLE — John Hardin senior Caleb Mitchell kept getting text messages last week from former Bulldogs. Each one had a similar message: Win a region championship. The Bulldogs had a break-through victory Friday night, knocking off the Louisville Doss Dragons, 42-28 to claim the Class 5-A, Region 2 championship. They had came up sho

  • $25K cold case reward offered
  • Judge warns defendant upon granting plea deal


    ELIZABETHTOWN The judge approving a probationary deal Tuesday for a man accused of first-degree sexual abuse of a teen warned the 57-year-old defendant that any breach of probation could land him in jail.

    Anthony Wayne Prater, a retired military man living in Radcliff, was charged with a Class D felony sex crime after a 14-year-old girl told Radcliff police Prater forced sexual contact upon her.

    A grand jury indicted him on the charge in February.