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Today's News

  • July 30 Property Transfers

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

    Brack Enterprises LLC to Kevin Addington, lot 32 Noble Ridge Court, Elizabethtown, $46,000.

    John F. and Carrie Villwock to Jimmy D. and Donna R. Bumper, 102 Deercreek Lane, Elizabethtown, $370,000.

    William and Heather Harris to Dina M. and David W. Smith, 1412 Amanda Jo Drive, Elizabethtown, $289,900.

    Matthew D. and Emily M. Duckworth to Delbert and Lorraine Linn, 1905 Mud Splash Road, Glendale, $212,500.

  • County income growth near top in nation

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com Personal income data released Monday provide strong evidence that the Fort Knox Army post has sheltered Hardin County from the Great Recession. Total annual income in the Elizabethtown Metropolitan Statistical Area increased last year by 5.2 percent — the fourth largest growth out of the 366 MSAs in the United States. “That&r

  • August 1 Divorces

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

    Nicholas Brian Ebbinghaus, 30, Louisville, and Charity Jones, 23, Radcliff. Married 11 months.

    Tony Bruce Meadows Jr., 28, and Jamie Lea Cummings, 28, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    James Anthony Martinez, 26, Vine Grove, and Nastacia Mahar, 27, Elizabethtown. Married four years.

    Jesse J. Bray, 26, and Melissa Bray, 27, both of Fort Knox. Married four years.

  • The wall against hunger grows

    By NEAL CARDIN ncardin@thenewsenterprise.com As the temperature rose Monday morning, so did the totals for Building A Wall Against Hunger with donations given by Hardin Memorial Hospital, Christian accountability group Thank God I’m Free and Paul Davis Restorations, taking the number of cans collected over the 100,000 mark. During Monday morning’s news conference in HMH’s

  • August 1 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.

    Jason Allen Clark (1981). Assault. Ninety days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $184.

    William L. Haas (1990). Speeding 25 mph over; state traffic school. Total $199.

    Melisa M. Jenkins (1990). Speeding 75 in a 50; state traffic school. Total $199.

  • Cafe is 'Star' of West Point

    Where to go: The Star Café is at 401 South St. in West Point. It’s open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, contact (502) 922-4414 or go to www.wpstarcafe.com. 

       By BECCA OWSLEY

    bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com

  • Beginning of the end

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    For most students last week, the first day of school was one of many more to come. But for some, this first day was a beginning to an end.

    Students in Hardin County Schools and Elizabethtown Independent Schools returned to school and among the thousands of pupils heading to classes were hundreds of seniors, ready for their last year of K-12 education.

    The last first day launched a busy year and a mix of emotions.

  • Child injured in wreck dies

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — An Elizabethtown child injured in a two-vehicle collision last Tuesday night has died. Silas Dayton Brawner, 3, died Saturday at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, from injuries sustained in the wreck. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Friday at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at

  • July 30 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.

  • July 30 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.

    Todd and Kelly McKinney, 2648 Blueball Road, Rineyville. Use: garage.

    Kerwin D. Kerr II, 409 Berea Road, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

    Lonnie and Ellen Douglas, 1545 Middle Creek Road, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.