Today's News

  • Domestic incident leads to attempted murder charge

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com Elizabethtown police arrested and charged a local man with attempted murder Monday, accusing him of attempting to choke and drown a woman in a residential pool on French Street. Charles Lee Pullen, 39, is being held at the Hardin County Detention Center as a result of the attempted murder charge. A not guilty plea was entered on his behal

  • The Art of Performance: Is luck a performance skill?




    Is it possible that luck is a performance skill? What kind of training produces luck? This question became pertinent the first week of the World Cup soccer play in the game of United States vs. England.

    The play in question happened when Clint Dempsey of the United States struck a 25-yard shot straight at the England goal keeper. The ball skipped twice before arriving at the goal keeper. It should have been a routine play. Green should have calmly picked it up and the shot would have been stopped.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central's Shoffner wins Pitcher of the Year (6/22)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com Central Hardin junior Dylan Shoffner doesn’t look physical imposing or menacing when he steps on the mound, but it’s been said a book can’t be judged by its cover. Opposing teams would offer a different opinion on Shoffner’s presence on the mound.

  • June 22, 2010: Services

    Edna Earl Alexander, 71, of Ekron, died Thursday, June 17, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Ekron Baptist Church with burial in Zion Grove Cemetery.

    Frances Foote Henderson, 83, of Irvington, died Saturday, June 19, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • Elderly defendant still not arraigned in murder case

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    ELIZABETHTOWN — A woman indicted on a murder charge in April for the death of an E’town Motel resident appeared a second time in Hardin Circuit Court Tuesday for an arraignment which didn’t happen.

    Dressed in an orange inmate jumpsuit, 65-year-old Ethel Riley walked slowly into view of 9th Circuit Judge Ken Howard Tuesday morning for a brief chat among attorneys involved.

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  • June 23, 2010: Services

    Dennis Paul Harcharik, 54, of Radcliff, died Saturday, June 19, 2010. The funeral is at 10 a.m. Thursday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff with burial with military honors in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. today and continues at 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

  • Local Boy Scout leads drive for SpringHaven

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    Bryce Etter of the Boy Scouts of America Troop 221 is leading a “Daily Essentials Drive” for the SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program. The drive is Etter’s community service project for his rank of Eagle Scout.

    SpringHaven is an eight-county program that offers 24-hour, 7 day a week assistance to anyone who is a victim of spouse/partner abuse. It provides the following services at no cost:

  • June 11 Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Etown Homes, lot 64 Luke Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Frank Farley, 109 Santa Fe Subdivision, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Troy Lawson, 141 Santa Fe, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Harris Terrance, 2554 Cash Road, county. Use: storage shed.

  • WAKEBOARDING: It's an international incident as an Australian and a Canadian take titles (06/20)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com While Harley Clifford got the best of two brothers Saturday, Raphael Derome got some bragging rights over his older sibling. Clifford, a 16-year-old Australian, and Derome, an 18-year-old Canadian, swept the pro and junior pro men’s division, respectively, as the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour wrapped up at Freeman Lake