Today's News

  • Laker Drive-in to re-open




    STEPHENSBURG — This town is about to get back a popular eatery and hangout.

    The old Lakers Drive-In could be cooking by Stephensburg Days in late June with much the same atmosphere and menu.

    A civic group that owns the property will put profits from the rent toward community projects, such as beautification and the fire department.

    “We can’t wait,” Fire Chief David Painter said.

  • Two hurt in Blue Grass crash

    Staff report

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Two people were injured Wednesday when a semitrailer collided with a BMW on the Blue Grass Parkway.

    Douglas Terry of Lawrenceburg was traveling east in the BMW around noon when traffic slowed in a construction zone, according to a state police press release. An eastbound semitrailer driven by Richard Hayes of Steubenville, Ohio, struck the BMW, pushing it into a Nissan SUV.

    The BMW immediately burst into flames, according to police.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club inducts new member

    Club inducts new member

    The Elizabethtown Lions Club recently welcomed its newest member, Travis Walline, doctor of chiropractic. Walline was sponsored by Bill Shinkle, club president. He was inducted at the March 31 Lions club meeting by Past District Governor John Zeitz.

  • Additional charge filed against burglary suspect

    GLENDALE — An additional burglary charge was filed Tuesday against a Glendale teen charged last month with a string of burglaries, Hardin District court records show.   Jonah Robey, 18, was arrested April 26 by Kentucky State Police Trooper Brian Mouser after a burglary the previous day startled a napping homeowner and produced a physical description of a suspect.  

  • Boy injured in hit-and-run

    SONORA — A Sonora boy was injured Monday after he was hit by a truck on Maple Street, police said. According to a Kentucky State Police report, the mother of Nikki Meiser, 10, reported the hit-and-run shortly after 7 p.m. Monday. The boy’s grandmother, Loretta Meiser, said Tuesday that the driver was not located after the incident. “He didn’t stop,” Meiser s

  • Radcliff Fire Dept. pursuing slew of emergency operation grants



    RADCLIFF — The Radcliff Fire Department is pursuing four grants that, if received, would add several improvements to the city’s emergency management capabilities.

    However, the required financial matches from the city could force it to tap into its reserves.

  • Sharing memories and making new ones

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com Sunday afternoon I went with my cousin’s family to see “E.T.” at the Historic State Theater.

  • Teen gets 120 days in pot deal

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – A Radcliff teen free on bond since he was arrested last fall will return to jail and serve 120 days after pleading guilty Tuesday to growing marijuana at his home and trying to sell 12 pounds to undercover agents last year. Paul Tyler Larue, 19, was charged with the Class B trafficking and Class D felony cultivation aft

  • Three from E'town co. killed



    Associated Press Writer

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An empty gasoline tank undergoing repairs exploded Tuesday at a fuel storage facility in rural north-central Arkansas, killing three employees of an Elizabethtown company, authorities said.

    The tank had been cleaned previously and workers were preparing to install a new gauge on it when the blast occurred just before 2:30 p.m., said Rick Rainey, spokesman for the facility’s owner, Houston-based energy company TEPPCO Partners LP.

  • May 8 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

    Midland Funding LLC v. Calvin J. Pullen, Springfield Road, Elizabethtown. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $9,203.50 plus interest.