Today's News

  • Ex-soccer league official charged in theft



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown police were searching Wednesday afternoon for the former treasurer of the Elizabethtown Youth Soccer Association who is charged with taking a “substantial amount’’ of money from the league’s checking account over the last few months.

    Lawrence V. McCrobie of Elizabethtown is charged with theft by unlawful taking over $500, a Class D felony punishable by up to five years in prison.

  • State approves county road resurfacing money

    The News-Enterprise

    HARDIN COUNTY  — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Department of Rural and Municipal Aid has authorized the use of about $304,000 in rural secondary funding from the state for resurfacing work on three county roads.

  • Brown-Pusey's annual murder mystery Saturday



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Whodunit, daddy-o?

    That will be the question of the evening Saturday during a ’50s-style murder mystery to raise money for Brown-Pusey House programming and renovations.

    The event, which starts at 6:30 p.m., features period food, music and fashion at the historic North Main Street home.

  • Pocketknife Museum opens Saturday



    RADCLIFF — This is one ribbon cutting where remembering to bring the scissors isn’t crucial.

    A local shop on Saturday plans to open the Kentucky Museum of American Pocketknives, which is a historical display of W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery items.

    “It’s probably the most collectible knife in the world,” Red Hill Cutlery owner Lonnie Basham said of the brand.

  • Mental Health Court could change lives, cut costs



    ELIZABETHTOWN – It’s one answer to many pleas for treatment instead of incarceration for Kentucky’s growing number of inmates with mental health disorders.

    Mental Health Court – an alternative to confinement for felony offenders with diagnosable mental illnesses proven to contribute to criminal behavior – is coming to the state’s Ninth Judicial Circuit in Hardin County.

  • Seriously. It's a comedy.

    “The Informant!” Rated R for language Release Date: Sept.

  • Sept. 18 Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    James K. and Laura I. Overton to Christopher G. Nevins, property in Hardin County, $85,000.

    Daryl A. and Stacy J. Porter to Billy R. and Joanna Hargis, 502 Sunningdale Way, Elizabethtown, $200,000.

    Kindred Investors Inc. to Murrell Construction Inc., 128 Boone Trace, Radcliff, $30,000.

    James C. and Ashley Varela to Charles and Lisa Nesbitt, lot 26 LaVista Estates Subdivision, county, $156,000.

  • A grand re-opening



    STEPHENSBURG — A drive-up restaurant that abruptly closed two years ago after more than four decades in business recently reopened under new ownership.

    The family-run Laker Drive-In on Sept. 18 once again began serving up fare such as onion rings, shakes and Lakerburgers.

    “Business has been wonderful,” co-owner Michelle Bowen said. “The community is very supportive.”

  • Former UK player wanted in E'town



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Elizabethtown police have sought two arrest warrants for former University of Kentucky basketball player Derrick Miller after receiving two complaints from Elizabethtown residents.

    According to EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby, neither complainant received season basketball tickets promised to them by Miller, who accepted money from the alleged victims.

  • Credit Union donates to veterans memorial

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — A veterans monument proposed for a future park off Ring Road has received its first major donation. Fort Knox Federal Credit Union has contributed to the Elizabethtown Nature Park project, which will feature statues representing the five military branches. Rik Hawkins, a Hardin County Veterans Tribute board member, said the memorial will be a center