Today's News

  • Aug. 13 Property Transfers

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

    Charlene Knowles to Chester W. and Lola Gregory, 1220 Pear Orchard Rod, Elizabethtown, $2,500.

    Docvo Enterprise LLC to Smith Family Homes Inc., lot 73 Rolling Acres Subdivision, Vine Grove, $29,900.

    Michael Gene and Judy Ann Burress to Andrew S. and Luz Maribel Newbrough, 2390 Locust Grove Road, Elizabethtown, $370,000.

    Albert L. Weaver to Joe M. and Sarah Priddy, lot 15 Lynwood Estates Subdivision, county, $196,500.

  • Glass in Burke's van doesn't match crime scene glass



    A crime lab technician testified late Monday that glass fragments recovered from  former U.S. Army Sgt. Brent Burke’s mini-van did not match broken glass at the Rineyville home where Karen Comer and Burke’s estranged wife, Tracy, were fatally shot three years ago.

    Jack Reid was on the stand for only a few minutes Monday. He also testified that tiny glass bits found on Burke’s clothes, which were seized by investigators, did not match  broken glass in Comer’s home.

  • Budgets, BRAC big issues at debate



    Candidates for several county-level offices on Monday participated in the local NAACP chapter’s first forum leading up to the November general election.

    The debate in Vine Grove focused on issues such as trimming budgets and coping with the population increase from the Fort Knox Army post realignment.

    The candidates present were running for judge-executive, sheriff and jailer.

  • Aug. 13 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. Sherry L. Stinnett, et al, New Dixville Road, Harrodsburg. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $11,991.58 plus interest.

  • Community events aim to show honor, appreciation

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com The four-day Salute to Vietnam Veterans begins Thursday in Fort Knox and Vine Grove. Fort Knox is holding a ceremony for Vietnam veterans and an official welcome home at 10 a.m. Thursday on post. Vietnam veterans wishing to participate in the ceremony should arrive at the George S. Patton Museum accessible from U.S. 31W, at 9:15 a.m. Th

  • NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet returning this fall

    To register for the conference: 

    A registration fee for the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Kentucky State Conference is $40 if postmarked before Oct. 1, $50 if postmarked after Oct. 1 and $55 on site, according to event organizer Hortensia Morgan. Youth registration fees are $25 before Oct. 1 and $35 after Oct. 1. Morgan said youth attendees will not be charged extra should they register on site. For more information, contact the NAACP Hardin County Branch at (270) 351-2772.





  • More median barriers planned for I-65

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    A 13-mile stretch of Interstate 65 will receive more median barriers.

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced a plan Monday to extend median barriers in portions of Hardin, Hart and LaRue counties.

    “Our chief concern is saving lives,” Beshear said. “Additional barriers will help provide more protection against crossover crashes and make I-65 safer for the traveling public.”

  • East Hardin to hold 25-year reunion

    The East Hardin Class of 1985 will have its 25-year class reunion Sept. 11 at Howard Johnson’s in Elizabethtown.

    Classmates are invited to gather for dinner, dancing, sharing memories and more.

    Classmates are seeking photos from their senior year to use for a video presentation. They can be of band trips, clubs, parties or anything from the senior year. If you have some to share, need more information or have contact information on classmates, e-mail dmkeen2000@yahoo.com or call 312-8574.

  • Talking season begins

    Hardin County judge-executive candidate Al Rider addresses a question as incumbent Harry Berry listens Monday evening during a political forum held by the Hardin County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People at Vine Grove City Hall. Coverage of the debate will appear in Wednesday’s edition.


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