Today's News

  • Clerk’s office sets holiday hours


    Hardin District and Circuit Court clerks offices at the Hardin County Justice Center will close at noon Wednesday.

    Hardin Circuit Clerk Loretta Crady said the shortened hours apply to her office only and are not necessarily representative of other county government offices or agencies.


  • PREP BASKETBALL: Central Hardin beats Nelson; North girls win (12/19)

    The News-Enterprise With senior forward Daniel Linder still not at full strength, junior forward Nolan Todd carried the Central Hardin Bruins on Thursday. Todd scored 15 points and had four rebounds and two assists as the homestanding Bruins (3-1) rolled to a 59-39 win over 5th Region rival Nelson County. Senior forward Tyler Thompson chipped in with 10 points, four rebounds and thr

  • Dec. 17 editorial: Keep natural treasure open to public

    THE ISSUE: Otter Creek Park

    OUR VIEW: Find a way to keep it open

    How many hikers, bikers, campers and picnickers, as well as birdwatchers and wildflower hunters, would be disappointed when the warm weather of spring draws them to Louisville’s Otter Creek Park in Meade County, only to find themselves locked out, another public service casualty of the tattered economy? As many as half a million visitors who take in the park’s natural beauty every year.

  • In jail but going places

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – A pregnant teen dropout turned inmate, 22-year-old Savannah Kindle says she wants to be able to help the day her children ask questions about math or other homework. With that in mind, she studies regularly and three days a week attends a GED class at the Hardin County Detention Center. She hopes to pass the test and hav

  • Former Navy man dies in fiery crash



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A 22-year-old man with ties to Virginia and Kentucky was pronounced dead around 3:30 a.m. Friday after a fiery median crossover crash on Interstate 65.

    According to Kentucky State Police, Jason E. Lederer was southbound in a 2000 Mitsubishi when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic about a mile north of Elizabethtown.

  • 12-19 Services

     Kenneth Andreas Huffman, 49, of Radcliff, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Monday at Mill Creek Baptist Church with burial in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  • December short but productive for grand jury



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The December session was cut short by holidays, but a Hardin County grand jury was able to review and report on a fair share of business.

    Along with a review of November elections, the 14-person panel indicted more than a dozen people on felony charges.

    Those indicted include one man charged with arson, two tied to a 12-pound marijuana bust and a bookkeeper accused of stealing $66,000 from an Elizabethtown car dealership she worked for last year.

  • Education upheaval

    By News-Enterprise staff and wire sources FRANKFORT — Four months after suffering a debilitating stroke, Kentucky’s education commissioner said Friday he intends to resign, effective in early February. Jon E. Draud, a former school superintendent and legislator, has had difficulty walking since the stroke in September and has had to wear a brace on his right ank

  • PREP WRESTLING: Region 2 Duals to have new look (12/19)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com The first round of the eight-team Region 2 Duals may have a different feel this weekend at LaRue County High School. Instead of having the first round determine the two teams which will compete at the KWCA State Duals on Jan. 31, the format was switched this season. Now, the second round – which will be held Jan. 9-10 at Danvil

  • Vine Grove man again accused of fraud

    The News-Enterprise LOUISVILLE — A Vine Grove man convicted in July for his role in a “a sham company” geared to swipe away government contracts slated for small businesses in economically-depressed areas, was indicted by a federal grand jury again Wednesday after a paralegal noticed he’d also been fraudulently collecting thousands in disability while