Today's News

  • Photo: That's a mighty big burger
  • Craddock remembered as community giant



    A former state legislator known as a pillar of Hardin County has died.

    Allene Allen Craddock, a community activist and former state representative for the 25th district, died Monday at her residence in Elizabethtown. She was 96.

    Craddock started her career in the Kentucky General Assembly in 1976 and served five consecutive terms, where she sat as a member of the Rules Committee, Appropriations and Revenue Committee and Labor and Industry Committee.

  • Police made three domestic disturbance runs to Buggelands



    Kentucky State Police investigating last month's deaths of Terje and Margaret Buggeland have not identified a motive for their live-in adult son, Erik Buggeland, to kill them.

    KSP Post 4 spokesman Bruce Reeves suggests Buggeland’s mental condition — he has been diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic — could have played a role in the killings.

    Erik Buggeland, who has been accused of murder, might have “just snapped,” Reeves said.

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: North Hardin's Gumm in contention at State; Central Hardin misses team cut (10/06)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com North Hardin sophomore Lydia Gumm and the Central Hardin Lady Bruins didn’t have their best day of this season. The difference was Gumm found a way to extend her season one more day, while the Lady Bruins saw their season come to a close. Gumm fired a 2-over-par 74 in the Leachman/KHSAA Girls’ State Tournament on Tue

  • Oct. 5, 2010: Obituaries

    Bradley Allen Edwards

    Bradley Allen Edwards, 34, of Hodgenville, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

    Michael Louis Harned

    Michael Louis Harned, 50, beloved husband of Colleen and father of William, passed away Friday, Oct. 1, 2010.

  • Man indicted for murder in fatal June crash



    A Hardin County grand jury returned an indictment last week charging an alleged auto thief with murder, assault and numerous other crimes stemming from a fatal June crash in Radcliff.

    According to the indictment, 24-year-old Brandon Lee Jessie failed to stop a stolen 2010 Mitsubishi he was driving when Hardin Sheriff’s Deputy Chuck Browder attempted a traffic stop on northbound Interstate 65.

  • Project to document Battle of E'town



    A proposed study would help increase Elizabethtown’s prominence as a Civil War site — just in time for the conflict’s 150th anniversary.

    The Hardin County History Museum has applied for an $8,000 grant to document the Battle of Elizabethtown. During the raid, Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan’s troops fired more than 100 cannonballs into the heart of town on their way to attack railroad trestles to the north.

  • Oct. 5, 2010 Editorial: Lincoln Sites Alliance suited to preserve heritage


    With an eye toward increasing tourism, the Kentucky Lincoln Sites Alliance has united 17 attractions focused on the 16th president, who was devoted to preserving the Union.

    During America’s bloodiest era, Abraham Lincoln carried the weight of a nation and the grief of thousands. His pain, his wisdom, his resolve, his untimely death and his countrymen’s appreciation are among the countless reasons that his memory is cherished here and across the globe.

    Without question, his place in history is rooted in Honest Abe’s roots here in Kentucky.

  • Guthrie attends White House community college summit



    During a summit on improving the nation’s community colleges, President Barack Obama said U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, “has been doing great work on this.”

    Guthrie, a Republican who serves Hardin County, provided input during the White House Summit on Community Colleges after meeting Monday with college presidents at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • Oct. 1 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.

    Tim and Deborah Hines, 7050 Bardstown Road, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Mark Demuth, 8 Bewley Hollow Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Terry Henderson, 180 Black Ravens Court, Elizabethtown. Use: deck and roof.