Today's News

  • Move to end Alzheimer's disease

    By Monica Ruehling, Senior Life columnist

  • Sept. 10 Property Transfers

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

    K&R Builders LLC to Gerald W. and Alexis D. Henson, lot 35 Santa Fe Subdivision, county, $218,800.

    Accent Homes Inc. to Alvin L. Sr. and Janice V. Wallace, 121 Smokey Court, Elizabethtown, $268,400.

    Heartland Homes Inc. to Wanda I. Valderrama, 307 Ivy Pointe Drive, Elizabethtown, $146,450.

    Joseph and Martha Detweiler to Joseph and Sarah C. Bannan, 71 Prong Horn Court, Vine Grove, $177,000.

  • Photos: What are those turkeys looking at?
  • E’town tax rate stays steady


    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Elizabethtown city officials on Monday joined the county in holding its property tax rates stable for the year.

    A rate of 11.6 cents per $100 of assessed value was set on real and personal property tax rates, as well as motor vehicles and watercraft taxes. The bank deposit tax rate also holds steady at 0.025 percent. The rate has remained unchanged in recent years.

  • Meet Hardin County's banana man

    By John Friedlein


    Local plants may have given us another indication of just how hot it has been this summer.

    Not 20 miles from where the relentless heat may have contributed to an unusual “popped kernel” phenomenon on feed corn stalks, Bob and Yvonne Burrell are harvesting what is probably their best banana crop in their two decades of growing them.

  • E'town man charged in botched robbery



    An Elizabethtown man is facing felony charges stemming from what police say was an attempted robbery and assault Saturday at a Five Star convenience store on Dixie Avenue.

    According to Elizabethtown Police Department spokesman Virgil Willoughby, 38-year-old Danny L. Carter entered the store at 624 East Dixie Ave. at around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, armed with a knife and demanding money.

    While demanding money, Willoughby said, Carter lunged at a cashier who was standing behind a counter in the store.

  • Sept. 12 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Priscilla Jean Estremera, 30, Radcliff, and Michael Adrian Spears, 31, Vine Grove.

    Laura Sue Reedy, 30, Corrigan, Texas, and Jason Robert Hayes, 26, Roanoke, Texas.

    Tiffany Alexandra Cawthra, 29, and Jeremy David Warnick, 27, both of Elizabethtown.

    Angela Elizabeth Skaggs, 25, and Lemar Vontrel Henry, 21, both of Radcliff.

    Briana Page Sauerheber, 20, and Walter Akins Jochim, 24, both of Radcliff.

    Mary Nicole Wagner, 21, and Kenneth Chad Millick, 21, both of Fort Knox.

  • July 21 Local History


  • Sept. 6, 2010: Our readers write

    Drop another anchor

    At a recent Rotary meeting, Ben Humphries, a young, intelligent, Christian attorney posed the question, “What is wrong with America?” The quick answers were tremendous debt, high taxes, poor education, governmental controls and regulations of agriculture, banks, health care, and industry, continuous war, and “I-am-in-your-face” foreign policy. With all of these and more, is there something underlying democracy, capitalism, Western civilization that is not right?

  • July 22 Local History