Today's News

  • Sept. 8, 2010: Services

    Elizabeth “Liz” Escobedo, 54, of Lexington died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010. The funeral is at 12:30 p.m. today at Kerr Brothers–Harrodsburg Road Funeral Home in Lexington. William Owen Hatfield, 84, of Glendale, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010. Services with military honors will be at 11 a.m. today at Glendale Christian Church Cemetery.

  • Organization pledges support to chapter president's pilgrimage

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com Before making the nearly 500-mile pilgrimage known as Camino Frances, which begins in France and ends in Spain, Meade County resident Bev Furnival received per-mile pledge support from Philanthropic Educational Organization. Furnival is president of P.E.O.

  • E'town man indicted by federal grand jury

    A federal grand jury in Louisville has returned an indictment against Anthony J. Gambino, 45, of Elizabethtown on charges of transmitting in interstate communication with the intent to injure, United States Attorney David J. Hale of the Western District of Kentucky announced Tuesday.

  • Aug. 29 Divorces

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

    Michael George Schultz, 46, Elizabethtown, and Teresa Dawn Schultz, 43, Nolanville, Texas. Married eight years.

    Jonathan Griffith, 25, and Shaunta Griffith, 24, both of Elizabethtown. Married six years.

    Brian Colby, 24, Radcliff, and Anita Frances Brooks, 25, Clarksville, Tenn. Married seven months.

    Edwin Ash III, 27, Elizabethtown, and Sara Ash, 26, Rineyville. Married four years.

  • Aug. 27 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.

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union v. Robert M. Halcomb, Brandenburg Road, Ekron. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $8,238.84 plus interest.

  • Radcliff man charged with steroid trafficking



    A Radcliff man was arrested and jailed Saturday on a June arrest warrant for alleged trafficking in anabolic steroids and marijuana in December 2009.

    A criminal complaint filed against Christopher L. Brunner in June accuses the 34-year-old of possessing, with the intent to sell, two types of steroidal testosterone at his Seminole Road apartment on Dec. 28, 2009.

    It’s the first time this year someone has been charged with felonious trafficking in steroids in Hardin County, according to court records.

  • Elmore - West


  • County opts to keep taxes at compensating rate



    Hardin Fiscal Court on Tuesday opted to hold the county’s real estate property tax rates equal to the compensating rate.

    The vote marks the second year in a row – and the second time ever — county officials have voted to hold the rate equal to or below the compensating rate, which is the rate that will produce the same amount of revenue as the prior year, excluding new property added.

  • 'Can't' isn't in her vocabulary

    Getting to know Miriam Belknap Hobbies: She loves simple hobbies such as reading and cross stitching but doesn’t always have the time. She also enjoys spending time with friends and group Bible studies. Favorite book: The Bible because it teaches life lessons and provides examples of how to live and treat others.

  • Rumor of gun at West Hardin unfounded



    Hardin County Schools and Kentucky State Police investigated a rumor Monday of a gun at a school, but found the information to be unsubstantiated, according to an HCS news release.

    The school district learned Monday that there was a rumor on the social network Facebook that a West Hardin Middle School student might be bringing a gun to school Tuesday, according to the news release.