Today's News

  • State authorizes area road repairs from ice storm

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin County Government on Tuesday approved the authorization of an agreement with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet for the repair of some county roads damaged during a January ice storm. Hardin Fiscal Court voted unanimously to enter an agreement to complete resurfacing repairs on Rucker Lane and Star Mills-Eastview Ro

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: The real meaning of Christmas

    By MARY ALICE HOLT I got a real reminder yesterday of what Christmas is all about. And at this time of year — right before Christmas — I always need that. I get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of Christmas, buying gifts for family and friends who probably don’t really need anything, that I forget about that baby who was born in a manger because there was no room at the inn.

  • From the bookshelf: 'The Murder of King Tut'


    The Murder of King Tut James Patterson Little, Brown and Company

    List Price: $15.98

    Rating: Two out of five bookworms


  • Dec. 11 Property Transfers

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

    Donald M. and Mary Lois Hill to Jesse Daniel and Amanda Leigh Hill Simpson, lot 4 Spring Hill Subdivision, Elizabethtown, love and affection. FMV: $7,200.

    Donald M. and Mary Lois Hill to Robert Neal and Mary Donna Hill Atcher, lot 14 Whembley Forest, Elizabethtown, love and affection. FMV: $5,600.

    E’town Homes Inc. to Ryan M. and Elizabeth A. Pratt, 308 Ivy Pointe Drive, Elizabethtown, $138,500.

  • Dec. 6 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Brittany Michelle Sadler, 17, Fort Knox, and Jeremy Pennington Chatten, 21, Fort Hood, Texas.

    Adedoyin Abosede Shoedeinde, 39, Brooklyn, and Tunde Tony Ayodele, 40, Elizabethtown.

    Rebecca Jo Wood, 33, and Scott D. Mixon, 36, both of Radcliff.

    Charlotte Ann Kisselbaugh, 48, Radcliff, and Steven Wilmer Hauke, 56, Elizabethtown.

    Jessica Ann Johnston, 25, and Peter Anthony David Westfall, 23, both of Radcliff.

  • Wetonbethe: A Story of Hope PART 4 OF 4

    (Editor’s note: This is the final of a four-part story. Set in frontier days of LaRue County, Amos and Lizzie and their sons experience strange occurrences on their property only to discover from a Cherokee woman named Junora the place is haunted by the spirit of an Indian child named Wetonbethe.

  • Dollars and Sense: Debt management mistakes to avoid

    Most people carry some debt, whether it’s a credit card balance or the money they owe on a car loan or home mortgage. Debt is not necessarily a bad thing, but it can become a problem if you allow it to get out of control. The Kentucky Society of CPAs offers these tips on mistakes to avoid in managing your balance.

    Don’t forget to pay with cash

  • Coffee business brews success for Sonora native

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com LOUISVILLE — Sonora native Sondra Powell has a Louisville business that’s red hot. Originally called Jackson’s Organic Coffee, Red Hot Roasters was featured on www.cnnmoney.com in May and www.marieclaire.com in March. Additionally the business will open a second Louisville location in January 2010. Success se

  • Dec. 11 Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Leland Green, 172 Mason Road, county. Use: storage shed.

    Norman Lambert, 5 Duggin Switch Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    James W. Smith, 1920 Knox Ave., Vine Grove. Use: garage.

    James Harris, lot 44 Mayfield Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • The Art of Performance: The Army/Navy Game ... A new beginning


    I have been in Philadelphia for two weeks attending a conference for the U.S. Army. Last weekend one of the great sport and cultural spectacles occurred there: the Army/Navy football game. This game was the 117th meeting of the two schools and represents one of the biggest rivalries in any sport.