Today's News

  • Dec. 19, 2008: Obituaries

    Edith Kidd Beams

    Edith Kidd Beams, 85, of Munfordville, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at her residence.

    Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Cook; two sons, Ron Kidd and Michael Kidd; and a stepdaughter, Lena Speed.

    The funeral is at 2 p.m. EST Saturday at Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia with burial in Magnolia Cemetery.

    Visitation begins at 2 p.m. EST today at the funeral home.

    Jerri Lynn Davis

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: North Hardin rolls past Bulldogs (12/19)


  • Couple charged in lounge patron's robbery


    Officials say “good investigative work” resulted in the arrest of an Elizabethtown pair now charged with robbing a 3-Putt Willie’s patron.

    According to Elizabethtown police spokesman Virgil Willoughby, Christopher L. Brown, 32, and Jacqueline M. Settle, 24, met Michael Grey on Friday night over drinks at the Pine Valley Drive lounge.

  • 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.