Today's News

  • March 18 Obituaries

    Curtis Lee Abell

    Curtis Lee Abell, 79, of Brandenburg died Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at his residence.

    Survivors include his wife, Corinne Abell, and two daughters, Lora Abell and Carol Abell.

    The family has chosen cremation and no services are scheduled at this time. 

    Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg is in charge of arrangements.   Thomas F. ‘Teddy Bear’ Bryan

  • Radabaugh back in jail



    An alleged methamphetamine producer released March 1 on a partial bond  has been re-arrested on a warrant claiming he violated bond release conditions.

    Original conditions imposed March 1 by District Judge John Simcoe mandated 46-year-old John Paul Radabaugh Jr. submit to drug screening and avoid any new arrests. He was freed after posting a $7,500 bond — 10 percent of the $75,000 bond Simcoe set.

  • Teammate gone, but not forgotten

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — There are moments in time when people can recall exactly what they were doing when they heard the news. Like the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the space shuttle Challenger exploding. For the North Hardin basketball team, the Trojans can remember precisely where and what they were doi

  • The language of learning



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The World Language Festival puts everyone’s skills to the test — the language skills of students, the teaching skills of instructors, and for organizer Jean Dudgeon, her skills to pull it all together.

  • March 17: Services


  • "Put on a happy face"

    The News-Enterprise

  • Junior Woman’s Club Welcomes New Members

    The Elizabethtown Junior Woman’s Club installed two new members for the Month of March. Pictured are new members, Crystal Ryan and Tashawna Mather, with Club Vice President Shelley Brackett.


  • Convicted rapist ruled competent for trial

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A convicted rapist accused of sodomizing an elderly Sonora woman after breaking into her home last summer is mentally competent to stand trial, a judge ruled Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court. Kentucky State Police Detective Matt Johnson found Edward L. Dipietro, 41, hiding in the attic of his North Main Street home in July after

  • Dollars and Sense: Tax credits for education

    A college education remains a big-ticket item. In fact, the average annual tuition at a private four-year college is now $26,273, up 4.4 percent from last year, while annual tuition at public four-year colleges jumped 6.5 percent to $7,020. That’s why it’s important to take advantage of any chances to lower the impact on your wallet, including tax credits that apply especially to education expenses. The Kentucky Society of CPAs advises that some important changes this year make tax advantages available to more people.  

  • Tree seedling giveaway today



    While this morning’s free seedling giveaway may not draw last year’s post-ice-storm crowd, those wishing to pick up the trees might want to arrive early.

    Starting at 8 a.m., the Hardin County Conservation District plans to hand out 1,600 seedlings, including dogwoods, white pine, redbuds and white and red oak.

    They will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.