Today's News

  • July 6, 2010: Obituaries

    Robert Earl Bradley

    Robert Earl Bradley, 65, of Elizabethtown, died Thursday, July 1, 2010, at his residence.

    Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home.

    Edna Catherine Jones

    Edna Catherine Jones, 67, died Monday, July 2, 2010, at her residence in Lebanon Junction.

    She is survived by a daughter, Jeannie Campbell.

    The funeral is private and burial will be in Lebanon Junction City Cemetery.

  • July 4 Divorces

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

    Jason Kierna, 24, and Maggie L. Holasz, 24, both of Vine Grove. Married four years.

    Jason Outlaw, 36, and Eva Maria Stangl, 27, both of Fort Knox. Married nine years.

    Clinton Fulkerson, 36, and Tina Louise Middleton, 28, both of Sonora. Married seven years.

    Darrick Lee Austin, 48, Big Clifty, and Palma Sue Cundiff, 54, Elizabethtown. Married one year.

    Kenneth Beck, 39, and Michele Dempsey, 36, both of Elizabethtown. Married 13 years.

  • Ask the Expert: Traveling abroad can change your life


    For The News-Enterprise

    This summer, groups of American students will be traveling all over the world.

    Some will be the privileged children of upper class parents, some from modest homes where travel is completely out of the norm. A lucky few will come from the rougher parts of inner cities, thanks to the vision of nonprofit organizations who believe, as I do, that the key to a peaceful world is experiencing and understanding other places and other people.

  • Museum Plaza project could mean jobs for local residents

    The News-Enterprise

    A $100 million federal loan to help build a 62-story skyscraper in Louisville comes with a condition that could mean jobs for Hardin County residents.

  • Cities issue open burn bans


    Fire officials in the county’s three largest cities have issued open burn bans in response to dry conditions.

    Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove fire departments have issued the burn bans in an attempt to stave off fires which could be caused by the lack of rain and sweltering heat that has plagued the area in recent weeks.

    The burn orders include bans on recreational fires, such as campfires and bonfires. Grilling is permitted.

    The bans are in place until further notice.


  • Family farm a female venture

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@theenwsenterprise.com The heliotropic nature of sunflowers results in the blossom always turning to face the sun. The botanical characteristic is not unlike the way Brenda, Jan, Katie, Amy and Hannah Thomas constantly face the challenge of planting, raising and harvesting crops and flowers

  • July 4 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.


    Kandy Lynn Byrns (1967).

    DUI, BAC 0.15; speeding 24 mph over.

  • Sports park bond ordinance introduced

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com An ordinance authorizing up to $29 million in general obligation bonds to finance the “acquisition, construction and equipping of the Elizabethtown Sports Park” received first reading Tuesday before Elizabethtown City Council. The ordinance allows the city to levy an additional bond tax if the 2 percent restaurant tax is repealed and

  • June 25 Property Transfers

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

    Radcliff Homes Inc. to Jennifer E. Edlin, 313 Ivy Pointe Drive, Elizabethtown, $140,950.

    Phillips Homes LLC to John and Lee Ann Caudill, 120 Smokey Court, Elizabethtown, $225,000.

    J. Daniels & Associates Company to Wardel and Janie R. Bailey Simmons, 106 Ashmore Court, Radcliff, $193,900.

    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Matthew Darcey, 895 Timberwood Drive, Radcliff, $93,000.

  • Power companies see surge

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com While local utility companies have been cranking out the juice lately — Nolin RECC set a kilowatt-hour record for June usage — no major problems are expected as the mercury spikes well into the 90s today and Thursday. “We’re in good shape with our generation system,” said Cliff Feltham, a spokesman for Kentucky