Today's News

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

  • Hodgenville Main Street Festival of Trees continues today and Saturday

    The magic of Christmas lights up in Hodgenville with the opening of the annual Main Street Festival of Trees, which continues from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday. The festival is located in the Lincoln Museum Community Room on Lincoln Square.
    The public is invited to attend as many times as they like to vote for their favorite tree or wreath so the winner or designated charity can take home $25.

  • Photos: Church making progress on new building
  • Radcliff Woman’s Club caters Radcliff Business Expo

    The Radcliff Woman’s Club catered the Nov. 8 luncheon for the Radcliff Chamber of Commerce Business Expo.
    Barbara Proffitt, with the help of Janice Demaree, decorated the tables with miniature gourds, scarecrows and fall leaves. The meal consisted of chili with crackers, sandwiches and a variety of desserts. The luncheon was coordinated by Margo Kampe.
    The Radcliff Woman’s Club raised $535 for catering the luncheon. The money will be earmarked for the outdoor furniture for the Hardin County Public Library, North Branch.

  • 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.

  • Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

  • Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

  • RISING VOICES: Working teens make it work

    About half of all U.S. teens — 48.9 percent — have jobs, according to a July 2010 data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some work to pay for car insurance; others, to beef up college applications. For some, a job is just an opportunity to gain real-world work experience.
    Regardless of the reason, managing time between the responsibilities of school and work can be challenging.

  • Helping others is a holiday tradition

    TOPIC: Helping those in need
    OUR VIEW: Hardin shines bright during holiday season

    Lt. Marie Inmon has lived in Hardin County less than a year, but she is quite aware of Hardin County’s reputation for helping those who need a helping hand.
    “There is such a willing and giving spirit in this community,” the Salvation Army director said.
    She’s right.
    We do a lot right in Hardin County.
    And near the top of the list is reaching out to help those who need it.

  • Two creeks "dead" from whey waste

    The News-Enterprise

    GRAYSON COUNTY — A Grayson County man was sentenced to 12 months probation and a $15,000 fine Thursday in Owensboro’s U.S. District Court after he admitted to choking two streams with cheese waste.

    Richard Lacefield, of Millwood, admitted to U.S. Magistrate Judge E. Robert Goebel that he hauled cheese whey, a byproduct of cheese production, to his farm for disposal as part of his employment with manufacturer Bel Cheese.