Today's News

  • May 8 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Governor Julian Carroll made his first public campaign appearance for the primary election, speaking at a rally for gubernatorial candidate Terry McBrayer at the Hardin County Courthouse. 20 years ago, Carrollton bus crash victims and families prepared their emotions for the upcoming first anniversary of the

  • May 12 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the Ku Klux Klan members on trial for conspiracy to murder were acquitted by the Hardin County jury.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town, Central meet tonight (01/07)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — The last time the Central Hardin Lady Bruins played Elizabethtown, it only took one quarter for the game to get out of reach. The Lady Panthers built a 21-point lead in the first quarter and went on to win, 73-52. In the three weeks since that loss, Central Hardin coach David Robbins feels his team has improved greatl

  • Photo: A bunch of cold quackers
  • January 5, 2010: Services

    Elizabeth P. Davis, 63, of Radcliff, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Thursday at New Hope Baptist Church with burial in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. Visitation is after 6 p.m. Wednesday at Percell & Sons Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

    Edna Thomas Gardner, 80, of Hodgenville, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial in Buffalo Cemetery. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • May 1 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, an Illinois Central Gulf train derailed just north of Eastview, just two weeks after Eastview residents had complained about the condition of the tracks that ran through the community. 20 years ago, magnetic response imaging (MRI) came to Hardin Memorial Hospital; the hospital’s $2 million machine was one of

  • May 11 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, three candidates for governor campaigned in Elizabethtown: Thelma Stovall, Louie Nunn and George Atkins. 20 years ago, a memorial service was held at Severns Valley Baptist Church for Edwina Murphy, an Elizabethtown native who had died of AIDS at her California home; she had contracted the disease from a blood tra

  • PREP WRESTLING: House provides roster shakeup for North Hardin (01/07)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — As the new kid on the block at North Hardin, senior Steven House wasn’t sure if he would be competing for the Trojans this season. After moving from West Virginia, House was willing to do anything to make the team – including beating the Trojans’ incumbent heavyweight, senior Justin Browder. House g

  • Snow arrives and schools cancel today

    Schools have been canceled today in Hardin County, Elizabethtown and most adjacent school districts.

    The National Weather Service issued a winter weather warning for a large portion of the state, including Hardin County. Subfreezing temperatures will continue and as much as 3 inches of snow is expected.

    The warning lasts until 7 p.m. but the heaviest snow is expected early today during the morning commute.

    Othe nearby school districts that have canceled classes include LaRue, Grayson, Meade, Hart, Bullitt and Nelson counties.

  • May 15 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Hardin County saw yet another train derailment as six cars of an L & N freight train and a long stretch of track were damaged in a derailment at the Crutcher Street crossing in Elizabethtown. 20 years ago, Kentucky Governor Wallace Wilkinson spoke at the Carrollton bus crash memorial service, vowing to do all