Today's News

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Meade County falls in region tournament; North Hardin Christian advances (10/22)

    The News-Enterprise The Meade County Lady Waves haven’t had much luck in the 3rd Region Volleyball Tournament since moving from the 5th Region before the 2005 season. That string of bad luck continued Tuesday night as Owensboro Apollo ousted the Lady Waves with a 20-25, 25-16, 25-17 win at Meade County. The Lady Waves (21-10) were beaten in the semifinals for the fourth consec

  • Homeland Security grants boost Radcliff communications



    RADCLIFF – Radcliff’s police department will be making further improvements to communications systems after receiving the third in a set of Homeland Security grants aimed at emergency communications system compatibility nationwide.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Central tops Marion to reach region final (10/23)


  • Commissioners better representatives

    By Harry L. Berry

    Guest columnist

    A golfer says three is better than eight. I also believe this is true when deciding the type of fiscal court best for Hardin County – a commission or magisterial form.

    In November 2004, voters chose changing to a fiscal court utilizing commissioners rather than justices of the peace (often referred to as magistrates). The county’s three commissioners were subsequently elected in November 2006 and took office January, 2007 – less than two years ago.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Lucas, Elizabethtown beat Nelson County in a shootout


  • Oct. 23, 2008: Services

    Ruth Jean Burba Bradley, 74, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008. Services are at 1 p.m. today at Manakee Funeral Home in Sonora with burial in Sonora Cemetery. Visitation continues from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

    Henrietta Harding, 87, of Vine Grove, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008. The funeral is at 3 p.m. Saturday at Zion Grove Baptist Church in Ekron with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church. Percell & Sons Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of arrangements.

  • Oct. 22, 2008: Services

    Amy O. ‘Miss Amy’ Blankenship, 95, of Mount Sherman, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008. The funeral is 11 a.m. today at Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church in Hodgenville; burial is in the church cemetery. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville.

  • Oct. 23, 2008: Obituaries

    Marcella Olliges Brangers

    Marcella Olliges Brangers, 98, of Louisville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008, at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital.

    She was a faithful servant of St. Polycarp Catholic Church, also known as St. Peter the Apostle.

    She was retired president of A.L. Hansen Paint and Metal Shop Inc.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, James B. Brangers; a son, Gerald Brangers; and a son-in-law, Robert Strickland.

  • "Fireproof" set to blaze in local box office



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The latest success story in the Christian film industry has made its way to Elizabethtown. Nearly a month after first opening in theaters “Fireproof” will open tonight at the Movie Palace.

    The film was opened in limited release Sept. 26 on 839 screens and opened at No. 4 in the box office remaining in the top 10 for several weeks.

  • Scouts honor HMH president



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Hardin Memorial Hospital President David Gray — who has been active in community service since his boyhood farm days — has been named Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the local Boy Scout program.

    The Lincoln Heritage Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor Gray at an award dinner next week.

    Considering previous honorees over the past five years, Gray said he is “very humbled” to receive the award.