Today's News

  • Sept. 21, 2009: Obituaries

    Roxanne Brown

    Roxanne Brown, 58, of Vine Grove, passed away, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    Mrs. Brown was a member of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Flaherty. She was also a hairdresser at Highland Hair Care in Vine Grove and worked at UPS.

    She was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Shaun Brown; her father, James Andrew Carmon; her mother, Mary Virginia Dowell; four brothers; and one sister.

  • Unusual rainstorm floods Radcliff

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — More than four inches of rain fell here Sunday night, flooding several buildings and shutting down one of Hardin County’s main roads. Traffic was redirected from U.S. 31W between Ky. 313 and Battle Training Road. At times, water stood two to three feet deep in the roadway, police spokesman Bryce Shumate said

  • Berry to push for vote on magistrate pay today

    The News-Enterprise


    Judge-Executive Harry Berry hopes today’s meeting will produce a pay rate for magistrates in the upcoming term, beginning in 2011.

    County officials have been wrestling with the pay rate for weeks now and Berry plans to push forward by offering a resolution  for consideration at today’s voting meeting.

    Berry is lobbying the court to reduce the base pay for magistrates to $20,000 or lower, not counting benefits and training and committee stipends.

  • High-stepping Walker



    ELIZABETHTOWN — An Elizabethtown student turned a year of riding lessons into multiple world-class ribbons.

    Payton Walker, 8, a third-grader at Morningside Elementary School, placed third in the American Saddlebred World’s Grand Championship Horse Show, making her one of the best in the world in her age division only a year after she started training.

  • Sonora seeking input on old school



    SONORA — Southern Hardin County residents with ideas about how this town should use an old school building are encouraged to attend an open meeting Tuesday.

    The city earlier this year agreed to pay the county school district $43,000 for the former Sonora Elementary School. While officials tentatively refer to it as Sonora Community Center and City Hall, plans are not set in stone.

  • Class works to ban texting while driving

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A John Hardin High School class decided that the best way to learn about how a bill becomes law was not from a “Schoolhouse Rock” episode, but to actually help pass one. Leslie McCurry’s law and justice class is working to help pass a bill in the General Assembly that will ban texting whil

  • Atria residents visit Coca-Cola Museum



    Atria Senior Living residents, Ms. Wise and Mr. Wiggins enjoy a “Coke & a Smile” while they visit the Coca-Cola Museum.


  • Extension agent speaks to AM Rotary Club


  • Vendors and parade participants sought for Vine Grove Autumn Daze Festival


    The Vine Grove Autumn Daze Festival and parade will be Sept. 19.

    Vendors of arts and crafts, food and games are welcome, as are parade participants. Deadline to enter is Sept. 15. This is a good opportunity for an organization to raise money.

    To participate in the festival or parade, contact Donna Broadway at 877-2422. Entry forms may be downloaded at www.vinegrove.org.

  • Family welcomes Kate Lauren


    Justin and Jamie Disselkamp of Rineyville announce the birth of a daughter, Kate Lauren Disselkamp, on April 5, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.

    Siblings are Audra Marie and Andrew Justin Disselkamp, both of Rineyville.

    Grandparents are Leo and Doris Disselkamp of Cecilia and Tom and Marge Downs of Elizabethtown.