Today's News

  • Rineyville teen seriously hurt after falling from pickup



    RINEYVILLE – A Rineyville teen falling from a pickup’s bed just before midnight Wednesday was recovering from surgery Thursday afternoon at University Hospital in Louisville.

    According to Justin Christians, who also was riding in the back of the truck at the time of the incident, over-correction by the driver caused the accident.

  • Tee'z Clothes opens for business

    The Radcliff Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting for Tee’z Clothes for Kids on May 13th. Tee’z is located at 2033 Wal-Mart Way Radcliff and is owned by Tiffany Gambrell. Pictured center helping his mom cut the ribbon is Ms. Gambrell’s son, Terren.

  • Fire damages North Main Street home


    Fire damages home

    A North Main Street home was damaged after fire broke out early Thursday evening.

    The two-story stone house at 510 N. Main St. sustained fire damage to one room and smoke damage to the remainder of the structure.

    The home’s owner, Ed Cummins, was out of state at the time of the blaze, officials said. No injuries were reported, according to Elizabethtown Fire Chief Michael Hulsey.

    Cummins owns and operates Ed’s Dollhouse on the opposite side of the house from where the fire started.

  • U.S. 31W among areas slated for safety checkpoints



    WEST POINT – West Point Police, Kentucky State Police Post 4 troopers and other local law enforcement will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints on U.S. 31W and other roadways in and around Hardin County throughout July.

    The primary focus of these safety checks is to reduce the number of incidents relating to drug- and alcohol-impaired drivers. Child restraint and seat belt usage also will be emphasized throughout the holiday weekend.

  • RPD invests federal grant funding in tasers




    RADCLIFF — After months of deliberation and consideration, Radcliff police officers soon will be strapping on Tasers.

    Police Chief Jeff Cross on Tuesday presented his proposal to Radcliff City Council, which was approved unanimously. Council members Barbara Baker and Stan Holmes were absent.

  • June 10 editorial: School's out, school's out ...

    THE ISSUE:  Summer for fun and leisure

    OUR VIEW:   But not a vacation from learning


    More information can be found online at www.hcpl.info/

    programs.asp. Museum hours, special displays and directions can be found on line at:

    n Hardin County History Museum, www.hardinkyhistory.org.

    n Patton Museum www.generalpatton.org.

  • June 3 editorial: Restore the Heritage House

    Local authorities say it was arson that destroyed one of Hardin County’s significant historical structures early Friday morning. Just before 5 a.m., Elizabethtown firefighters responded to the blaze. Unfortunately, they were too late to save the Lincoln Heritage House at Freeman Lake Park. After the flames were extinguished, the structure was left in smoldering ruin.

  • June 10, 2009: Our readers write

    Final honors

    The letter from Kim Orozco which appeared in The News-Enterprise Tuesday is one that touched many of us who have worn a military uniform at some time in our lives.

    I, too, as a career U.S. Army soldier, believe in the importance of properly honoring those who have served this nation. I speak for every Army soldier when I say that we are incredibly grateful for the service of our veterans. We could not be the successful force we are today without the work of those who went before us.

  • June 26 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.

    Hardin County Fair Board, 5617 S. Dixie Highway, county. Use: pavilion.

    Ben Partin II, 78 Twin Oaks, county. Use: barn.

    Samuel and Cathy Haynes, 13478 Leitchfield Road, Cecilia. Use: change of use.

    G&P Construction, lot 49 Ben Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • June 21 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Nicolas J. Cicero (1990). Theft by unlawful taking. Sixty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $255.

    Dillon D. Ivers (1988). Theft by unlawful taking. Sixty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $255.