Today's News

  • Tourism offices seek State Fair volunteers

    The News-Enterprise HARDIN COUNTY — Volunteers are needed for four-hour shifts working at Hardin County’s booth in the parade of counties at the Kentucky State Fair. This year’s booth will feature the Schmidt Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia and Rich Griendling’s mobile sculpture of a Coke van with life-size sculptures of human figures. The booth also will prom

  • July 23 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.

    Yong Li, 210 French St., Elizabethtown. Use: property maintenance.

    Phyllis Roe, 101 Arlingwood Court, Unit A, Elizabethtown. Use: sunroom.

    Danny Alcorn, 604 Harvard Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: covered deck.

    Jacquelyn Benton, 307 Evergreen Garden, Elizabethtown. Use: basement finish.

  • Filing deadline looms



    With a week left for candidates to file, half of the incumbents on Elizabethtown City Council and Mayor David Willmoth are absent from the race.

    Councilmen Marty Fulkerson and Ron Thomas are the only incumbents to file for the six seats as of Monday night, and former councilwoman Edna Berger has rejoined the race four years after leaving the council.

    “I found out that retirement is not a full-time job,” Berger said Monday when asked what drew her back to public service.

  • Returning to school safely



    With Hardin County and Elizabethtown district schools resuming classes Wednesday and Thursday, public safety is a primary focus for educators and law enforcement this week.

    The first few days back to school is often a new routine, not only for students, but also for some drivers. Public safety officials are emphasizing the need for drivers’ increased patience, increased awareness and decreased speed.

  • July 23 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.

    Unifund CCR Partners v. Emily M. Kaiser, South Maple Street, Elizabethtown. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $5,724.04 plus interest.

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  • July 23 Property Transfers

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

    David C. and Amy K. Cook to Marc A. and Leatha J. Orr, 529 Michigan Ave., Elizabethtown, $274,900.

    Smith Family Homes Inc. to Johnny D. Phillips, lot 12 Hartland Subdivision, county, $160,000.

    Martin T. and Deborah Howell to Dennis A. and Peggy P. Jones, lot 60 Shadowood Estates, county, $375,900.

    Christopher L. Armijo to Joseph E. Short, 616 Main St., West Point, $142,000.

  • Entrance construction to impact Ring Road travel

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 4 announced Monday that a commercial construction project that could impact traffic flow this week on Ring Road. According to a KTC news release, the right lane of northbound Ring Road will be closed starting Wednesday morning for construction of an entrance near Elizabethtown Animal Hospital’s construc

  • July 25 DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.

    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.


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  • Man sought in case of previously missing girl

    Staff Report A Bullitt County teen missing since July 17 surfaced Friday in Lebanon Junction, but police have not yet found a man suspected of having been with her these past two weeks. According to Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department Detective Scotty McGaha, Brooks resident Brittney Kustes, 19, arrived at University Hospital in Louisville Friday afternoon after bein