Today's News

  • Local vets react to end of Iraq War

    The U.S. this week closed a chapter in its War on Terror, officially ending its mission in Iraq after nearly nine years of combat.

    The pullout of U.S. troops from the embattled country drew mixed opinions among Hardin County veterans, some of whom have been directly affected by the conflict.

  • Anthony Merriman: Home-grown patrol

    Anthony Merriman has known he wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement since he was 4 years old. Today, he’s 21, and after five years in Elizabethtown Police Department’s cadet program, he’s poised to complete his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at Eastern Kentucky University before entering the U.S. Navy.

    “When I turned 16, (the cadet program) was a great way to figure out what law enforcement really is rather than just watching TV or something,” Merriman said. “I’ve learned a lot, even besides police skills.

  • John Baumgardner's latest CD is chock full of nuts

    Glendale native John Baumgardner is using his musical talents to herald the Christmas season with a new CD.

    He spent his childhood in Glendale. After living in multiple places he often comes back to Hardin County.

    “In fact, throughout the years I’ve been to Glendale so often many people had no idea I’ve lived in Louisville for almost nine years,” he said.

    Beginning at age 9 he took private piano lessons from Marilyn Young for 10 years. At age 15 he began arranging music, playing at weddings and giving lessons.

  • Clara's Tea Party ushers in 'The Nutcracker' at the PAC

    A tea party kicks off a seasonal favorite at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center when “The Nutcracker” returns to the stage Saturday and Sunday.

    New sets and costumes and more snow are part of this year’s production of “The Nutcracker” held at the PAC at John Hardin High School. Shows are at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

  • 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.

  • PREP BOWLING: North Hardin sweeps Nelson County (12/16)



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Thursday’s dual at Dix-E-Town Lanes (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-5, 2-6, 3-7, 4-8, 5-10):


    Team Scores

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin's Elam leads area's All-State honorees (12/16)

    John Hardin sophomore defensive tackle Matt Elam was a big surprise to the Bulldog coaching staff this season and it had nothing to do with his size.

    The 6-foot-5, 323-pound Elam made a huge impact on the John Hardin defense. He was fourth on the team in tackles with 65, including 52 solo stops. Elam also had 19 tackles for a loss, four sacks and three fumble recoveries.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: District showdowns in Radcliff, Cecilia (12/16)

    Tonight’s 17th District girls’ basketball game in Radcliff features two teams going one way, while another district game down the road in Cecilia features a pair of squads headed the opposite way.

    Nevertheless, all four teams have the same goals in mind as they tip off the last district games before the new year.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Jonathan L. and Brittney L. Carl to Donika R. and Walton White, lot 1 Greenbrier Estates subdivision, Vine Grove, $191,400.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Meade falls to Hancock (12/16)

    The News-Enterprise

    The visiting Meade County Lady Waves were held to eight points in the first three quarters en route to a 55-40 loss to 11th District rival Hancock County on Thursday night.

    Meade County (2-3 overall, 1-1 district) lost its second straight following a two-game winning streak.

    Freshman Morgan Turner paced the Lady Waves with 14 points and 10 rebounds, while sophomores Raley Johnson and Katelyn Cucino each scored eight.