Today's News

  • PAC director turns actor to portray famed assassin in one-man show

    Bart Lovins hasn’t been himself lately.

    Dyed and permed hair, colored contacts and visits to the gym are all part of his physical investment in playing the role of a famed assassin in the one-man play “To Bury Caesar: An Evening with John Wilkes Booth.”

    “As a musician, your instrument is your instrument,” Lovins said. “As an actor, your body is your instrument.”

  • Passport leaders tout changes

    Passport Health Plan representatives said the organization and the health care business are undergoing changes, but users shouldn’t see any difference in the care they’re receiving.

    Representatives of the Louisville-based organization met with The News-Enterprise’s editorial board Thursday to discuss changes made by the nonprofit organization, a managed care Medicaid provider, since it was the subject of a state audit released in November.

  • Auditor candidate addresses local GOP leaders

    Staff report

  • Berlin to Baghdad: Ringle has experienced multiple facets of war

    Sgt. 1st Class Tony Ringle has witnessed atrocities up close. He’s waded through new cultures, protected government officials and survived on the barest of necessities.

    And it all can be traced back to his thirst for adventure. A Central Hardin High School graduate, Ringle knew college was not in the cards when he left high school and he had little interest in local industries. 

    “Working in factories was not an option,” he said. “Fast food was not an option.”

  • Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

    James R. Lanz v. Deron Berthold, Thoroughbred Lane, Elizabethtown. Claims negligence, false imprisonment and assault. Seeks judgment for damages; trial by jury.

  • Hunt-Sweet

    Ashley Hunt and Leo Sweet III, both of Cecilia, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Sharon Hunt of Elizabethtown and Mitch and Leitha Hunt of Cecilia. She is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School and attended Western Kentucky University. She is a dining facility attendant at River City Management Services.

    The prospective groom is the son of Tom and Kim Sweet of Magnolia. He is a 2003 graduate of Central Hardin High School and attended WKU. He is a department manager at Lowe’s.

  • Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Adam and Sarah Bunnell, 661 Bethlehem Academy Road, Cecilia. Use: storage shed.

    Christy and Nathan Mayh, 146 Colyer Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: covered deck.

    Priddy Improvements, 3 Clearfield Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Freddie L. and Caroline A. Brangers to James E. and Kimberly J. Baker, lot 1 Sipes Subdivision, county, $39,000.

    Heartland Homes to Daniel J. and Kendra M. Brophy, 206 Ivy Pointe Drive, Elizabethtown, $144,450.

    BCC Enterprises and Properties Inc. to John K. and Tara K. Omohundro, 132 W. Mandarin Court, Elizabethtown, $239,500.

  • ALL-AREA TENNIS 2011: Sallee leads E'town sweep (07/15)

    Jenna Sallee’s final high school season was filled with impressive feats and streaks, a smattering of titles and another deep KHSAA state tournament run.

  • ALL-AREA TENNIS 2011: Castro heads boys' squad (07/15)

    Some soul searching did Chrys Castro good.