Today's News

  • Lions honor Vietnam veterans
  • Vine Grove Woman’s Club hosts open house

    The Vine Grove Woman’s Club hosted an Open House for September’s meeting, with four visitors joining. The Open House was used to brain-storm new ideas and missions for the Club’s upcoming year. The Club also was honored to be the Grand Marshall of the Autumn Daze parade on Sept. 18.

    October’s meeting, a fall craft demonstration, will be at 7 p.m., Oct. 5, at Vine Grove City Hall. All newcomers are welcome. For more information call Donna Betson at 877-7066.


  • Defendant takes stand in sex crimes trial




    A man being tried on sex crime charges this month took the stand Wednesday as part of his own defense.

    The first question defense attorney Steve Mirkin asked Frank Long was simple: “Did you touch (the victims) sexually?”

    No, no and no.

    Long, 40, looked at jurors when giving his simple, direct response.

    Long is accused of sexual abuse and sodomy of two young girls.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Lawson looks for another great effort from Bruins (10/1)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com When Central Hardin coach Mike Lawson went back and watched the film of last Thursday’s 10-9 victory over North Hardin, he kept noticing one thing over and over. “Effort,” Lawson said. “That may have been the best effort from any team I’ve ever coached.

  • Rider speaks at Rotary Club meeting

    Al Rider of the North Central Education Foundation was the speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Sept. 21. He discussed the accomplishments of the Foundation during its first 50 years and goals for the future. Pictured are Rider and Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Cathy Williamson.

  • Breaking News Erik Buggeland located



    The 35-year-old son of an Elizabethtown couple found dead in their home last week has been found.

    A nationwide search for Erik Buggeland ended shortly after midnight Wednesday in Adamsville, Tenn., when he was located by a city police officer on patrol, Kentucky State Police Post 4 Capt. John Ward and the small-town police chief confirmed today.

  • Sept. 30, 2010: Services


  • GOP float welcomes home Vietnam veterans

    In keeping with the theme for the Kentucky Heartland Festival, the Hardin County GOP float was decorated for the occasion with the POW/MIA flag prominently displayed, along with a flag supporting the Armed Forces that served in Vietnam. Pictured is the float and Hardin County GOP members who walked with the float. Riding on the float were Hardin County GOP members who are Vietnam veterans, Jim Cobbett and Sal Mancuso; Alice Pelkey and Pansy Sanders, widows of Vietnam veterans; and Ruth Cobbett, spouse of a Vietnam veteran.

  • Support for golf scramble appreciated

    The 26th annual Hardin County Law Enforcement Charity Golf Scramble to benefit the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch was Aug. 16, and Hardin County Sheriff Charlie Williams hosted the event.

    We send our sincere thanks to Sheriff Williams and the Hardin County Sheriffs Office, as well as to all those who helped. Your support and help at this event ensures we continue to reach Kentucky’s youth in a positive manner.

  • Sept. 30, 2010: Obituaries

    Russell Wagner Brooks

    Russell Wagner Brooks, 92, of Buffalo, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    He had been a deacon at Buffalo Baptist Church since 1967, was a lifetime cattleman, having started his herd in 1935, a founding member of the LaRue County Cattleman Association, former director and president of the Kentucky Angus Association, and a mentor to many angus breeders across the nation.