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Today's News

  • 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.

  • YOUTH ALL-STAR BASEBALL: EABC 8s roll in West State opener (07/15)

    Jacob Moberly had four hits (one triple) and scored three runs and Eli Brown had four singles and scored twice as Elizabethtown rolled to a 15-4 win over Louisville St. Matthews Red on Thursday in a pool-play game of the Cal Ripken 8-Year-Old West State Tournament at Louisville Germantown.

    Caleb Davis had three hits (one doubles) and scored twice, while Caleb Adams had three hits and scored once. Camden Williams had two hits and two runs.

  • Battlefront stories provide insight into sacrifice, struggles

    The issue: Berlin to Baghdad
    Our view: Series honors service

    On the front page today, The News-Enterprise concludes its six-part series paying tribute to servicemen and women and their wartime sacrifices.

  • Community met the BRAC challenge, too

    By Col. Rick Schwartz

  • Kentucky Speedway fails to impress

    The race started at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Leaving Elizabethtown at 1 p.m. should provide plenty of time to reach the Kentucky Speedway and NASCAR’s Sprint Cup debut in the Bluegrass State.

    At 2:15 p.m., we were 19 miles from the track on Interstate 71.

    That’s more than five hours before the white flag.

    At 8:45 p.m. — 75 minutes after the race began — we pulled into the main road leading to the track, still three miles away. That’s 16 miles in 6 1/2 hours. That’s a snail’s pace, not a NASCAR race.