Today's News

  • Thieves hit E'town Salvation Army

     The-News Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown police are investigating a Monday night break-in at the Salvation Army building on North Mulberry Street.

    According to EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby, employees noticed cash missing from the office when coming to work Tuesday morning.

    Willoughby said it appears the thief accessed the building through the back door, making forcible entry.

    Anyone with information about the burglary may provide anonymous tips to Hardin County Crime Stoppers at (800) 597-8123.

  • Arrests made in Sunday's Wal-Mart lot robbery

    RADCLIFF — Authorities have arrested two military police officers in connection with the weekend robbery of a Radcliff man in the parking lot of a store there.

    Christopher Mahone, a 25-year-old Army military police officer, was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday.

    Ralph J. Vaughn III, 21, was arrested around 5 p.m. Tuesday and charged with complicity in the robbery. The two, who are roommates in an off-post Radcliff apartment, work as jailers at the base confinement center, police said.

  • GOLF: Gumm rallies at Doral Classic (12/23)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com MIAMI — Lydia Gumm knew she had her work cut out for her if she was going to make it the championship flight of the prestigious Junior Doral Classic on Monday. A 15-over 87 on Sunday left her in 52nd place, 28 places and seven strokes off the pace to make the 24-player championship flight of the girls’ 16-18-year-old division.

  • Cold weather brings out in-home heating risks



    HARDIN COUNTY — The Monday death of a Cecilia man from injuries suffered when a kerosene heater exploded brings to light the dangers of using alternate heating sources, said Elizabethtown Fire safety officer Rusty Todd.

    "Something like that is a tragedy,'' Todd said.

  • E'town passes illicit discharge ordinance

    ELIZABETHTOWN — City officials Monday adopted the illicit discharge ordinance drafted and proposed by the department of stormwater management, which will give the city some “latitude” in finding and eliminating pollutants that may seep into the storm sewer system. The ordinance also gives the city right of entry to a home or business if there is considerable evidence that an illicit discharge is occurring from the premises.

  • A portion of Nicholas Street to be renamed

    ELIZABETHTOWN — A section of Nicholas Street will soon get a name change.

    The Elizabethtown City Council on Monday voted to rename the 800 block of Nicholas Street to Nicholas Springs Court as part of the Nicholas Street extension project, which will align the street with College Street Road.

    As a stipulation of the name change, address numbers for the homes within the 800 block will remain the same, and numbers will not be duplicated on Nicholas Street, said Planning Director Ed Poppe.

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  • Nov. 28, 2008: Obituaries

    No deaths were reported Thursday.

  • Devoted Ky. 86 fire chief dies at 63



    CECILIA — A small town fire chief known throughout the state as a farm rescue instructor and throughout the county as the man to call for help in and around Cecilia, died early Sunday at his home.

    Kentucky 86 Fire and Rescue Chief Louis Crosier, 63, collapsed in his bathroom and was found unresponsive by his wife, around 1 a.m. Sunday. He was pronounced dead at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    The official cause of death is still undetermined.

  • Dec 14, 2008: Obituaries

    Ader Dupin

    Ader Dupin, 97, of Big Clifty, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Grant Dupin; her parents, Roscoe and Viow (Skeeters) Hay; two Sisters, Annie Dupin and Beulah Smallwood; and one Brother, Herbert Hay.

    She was a homemaker and the longest living member of the Mt. Olive Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She and her husband Joe were the owners and operators of Dupin's Grocery Store for years.