Today's News

  • E-scrap repeats success

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com This year’s e-scrap recycling events did not experience the increase in collections expected, but organizers dubbed the two April events a success, saying tallies of electronic waste fell close to 2009 totals. In its third year, the electronic recycling event gives Hardin County residents an alternative mode of disposing of unwante

  • County attorney primary race likely decisive



    May 18 is the day local Democrats will choose who will advise county government and steer Hardin County’s ship of justice through the next four years.

    Unless an independent candidate files, the November general election will be a formality in the county attorney’s race. Jenny Pitts and Larry Ashlock are the only candidates and both are running as Democrats.

  • County primed for Election Day

    For more information on the election,: log on to the Hardin County Clerk’s Web site at www.hccoky.org or the Kentucky Secretary of State’s Web site at www.sos.ky.gov. 



    With the primary a little more than a week away, the Hardin County Clerk’s office is in full preparation mode to meet voter needs.

    County Clerk Kenny Tabb said operating an election is never easy.

  • AM Rotary welcomes Jimmie Lee

    Pictured with State Representative Lee is club President Elect Christy Childers.

    On April 23, the Hardin County AM Rotary Club welcomed state Rep. Jimmie Lee. State Representative Lee shared with the club the recent outcome and changes recently passed state budget. To learn more about the Hardin County AM Rotary Club, visit www.Hardincountyrotary.org.


  • Smith


    Anna Marie Banister and Richard Louis Smith, both of Elizabethtown, were married April 10, 2010, by the Rev. Stephen Bonfiglio at The Brandenburg Inn’s Olin House in Brandenburg.

    The bride is the daughter of Donna Rae Burden and Thomas Harve Banister.

    The groom is the son of Tammie Lynn Kerr and Franklin Robert Smith.

    Maid of honor was Erika Lee Barkdoll.

    Best man was Curtis Alan Henry.

    A reception was also held at The Brandenburg Inn’s Olin House in Brandenburg.

    The couple reside in Elizabethtown.

  • May 9: Services

    There are no additional pending funeral arrangements.

  • Garden Club partners for Newcomers Welcome Tea


    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown partnering with the Brown Pusey House provided a luncheon at the Newcomers Welcome Tea on March 23. Flower arrangements and delicious food were enjoyed by the attendees from the business, military and local community of Hardin County. Garden Club hostesses were Deborah Weise, Betty Long, M.C. Meserve and Jeanette Griffin.


  • PREP BASEBALL: John Hardin tops North Hardin (05/07)


  • Shumates celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Bob and Linda Shumate of Elizabethtown recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends with a fish-fry held in their honor.

    They were married Feb. 19, 1960, in Magnolia.

    Mrs. Shumate, the former Linda Hines of Magnolia, works for Dr. Elizabeth Sebree.

    The Shumates have one daughter, Susan Bowen of Elizabethtown; and two grandchildren.


  • Garden Club visits state headquarters

    The Wallis Home in Paris, Kentucky is the state headquarters for the Garden Club of Kentucky. The Garden Club of Elizabethtown traveled there on April 16. Those participating were Delma Kittrell, Martha Talley, Jana Gore, Rene Bauer, Andrea McWright, Betty Long, M.C. Meserve, Anita Owen, Jeanette Griffin, Norma Shehan and Beverly and Tony Rose.