Today's News

  • Feb. 23 Local History


     30 years ago, the Hardin Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees adopted a resolution supporting a recent fiscal court discussion to lease the hospital to a non-profit group. 20 years ago, Larry Mahoney was sentenced to 16 years in prison for charges based on the 1988 Carrollton bus crash that killed 24 local youths and three adults.  

  • Feb. 21 Local History


    30 years ago, a wildcat strike followed firings at Phelps Dodge in Elizabethtown; four men had been fired for leaving the plant prematurely during a regular overtime work day. 20 years ago, rebates had boosted area auto sales in December and January, but local dealers said they wished the manufacturers would stick to making cars and not muddy the waters with confusing incentives.  

  • March 31 Local History


  • Never too old to learn



    Juanita Doyle never graduated from high school, but now has decided to test for her diploma equivalency and make up for more than six decades of lost time.

    Doyle, an 80-year-old Bonnieville resident, is  taking her General Educational Development test. She never received a high school diploma more than 60 years ago.

    “I always felt like I left something unfinished,” Doyle said of leaving high school in 1946 to get married.

  • Feb. 9 Local History


  • March 12 Local History

    30 years ago, some 139 Hardin County workers were expected to be needed to help complete the census; numerators (those who would knock on the doors) would be paid a minimum wage of $3.55 an hour; crew leaders’ salaries would be $4 to $5 an hours. 20 years ago, a North Hardin High School senior’s skill with stocks earned him a $1,000 scholarship; Jason Bewley of Rineyville finished fourth in the AT&T Collegiate Investment Challenge, a four-month national challenge tes

  • 7-13 Services

    Carson Bruce Cravens, 68, of Hodgenville, died Saturday, July 10, 2010. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Providence Baptist Church in Adair County with burial in Russell Springs City Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

  • E'town burn ban lifted

    The News-Enterprise

    Recent rains in the Elizabethtown area have been enough to lift the burn ban in the city.

  • Jan. 1 Local History

    30 years ago, Hardin Fiscal Court approved 10 percent salary hikes for magistrates and a 10 percent cost of living increase for all county employees, although Judge R.R. Thomas said that there might have to be some layoffs, particularly in the road department, to be able to meet the new salaries.

  • Hardin County 4-Hers meet new friends at summer camp