Today's News

  • Fiery crash on Ky. 84 kills one


    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    EASTVIEW – A Grayson County man died Thursday night along Ky. 84 after the car he was driving struck a tree and caught fire.

    The driver was pronounced dead at the scene by Hardin County Coroner Dr. William Lee shortly after the 10:30 p.m. crash on what’s known to residents as Claggett Hill – the 15,000 block of Ky. 84.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: LaRue 'Withers' under E'town storm (10/19)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com HODGENVILLE — Aesop gave us the classic fable, “The Tortoise and the Hare,” providing this moral: Slow and steady wins the race. The Elizabethtown Panthers beg to differ. The Elizabethtown offense looked much like t

  • 2 from Hardin escape from Fulton County Jail



    HICKMAN  — Police in western Kentucky are searching for two Hardin County men who escaped Sunday night from the Fulton County Detention Center.

    Tommy Lee A. Southard, 28, and Jeremy Phelps, 23, were reported missing Sunday at 9:15 p.m. during work detail in the facility's kitchen.

    Fulton County Chief Deputy Jim Williams said Kentucky State Police were notified five minutes after the escape. KSP then notified other police agencies of the escape.

  • Oct. 5, 2008, editorial: The principles of Congress

    The past week has been a scary one.

    It began with the financial brain trust of the Bush Administration and congressional leaders huddling to develop a $700 billion plan to save the financial institutions on Wall Street from the consequences of the risky loan decisions they've been making.

    The same people who had been asleep at the switch while the financial system was running off the track were in a panic to put the economic engine back on the rails.

    For nothing, because the House rejected the gambit by a vote of 228-205.

  • Road construction planned for I-65


    ELIZABETHTOWN — Portions of Interstate 65 in both directions will be improved beginning Oct. 20 at 8 a.m. each morning and continuing through completion of two separate patching jobs.

    According to the Department of Highways in Elizabethtown, Scotty’s Contracting, Inc. will be milling and patching at the 76 and 98 mile-markers in both directions starting Monday morning.

  • Parents welcome Justin Caleb

      Justin C. Taylor and Courtney Innes of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Justin Caleb Taylor on Aug. 22, 2008, in Bowling Green. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long. He has a brother, Scott Wayne Whitmire. Grandparents are Debbie and Kevin Peters and Gary and Tracy Taylor, all of Elizabethtown and Susan and Phil Innes of Taunton, Mass. &nbs

  • Oct. 12 Howevalley news


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  • Oct. 12 White Mills news

    White Mills Kathleen Booker, 369-7101 Kathleen Booker with sunflowers in her yard.   A large number attended Center Point Baptist Church for Sunday morning worship service. It is always good to have visitors. A special visitor was Ed Pawley of Eastview.

  • Oct. 19: Services

    Patricia Ann “Patty” McCarty, 64, a native of Louisville, passed away Oct. 15, 2008. A funeral is at noon Monday at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home in Louisville with burial to follow in Valley Creek Cemetery in Elizabethtown. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Mary Alice Robinson Henson McCuen, 77, of Boston, formerly of

  • Oct. 12 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This two-year-old male Terrier named “Oz” and this two-year-old female Chow/Shepherd mix named “Meg” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them contact the Hardin County Animal Control at (270) 769-3428 or visit them at 116 Nicholas St. in Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.htmfor more information. All dog a