Today's News

  • May 29 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.

    James N. Mardis, 1699 Locus Grove Road, Elizabethtown. Use: double-wide.

    Glendale Christian Church, 119 W. Main St., Glendale. Use: state jurisdiction.

    Charlotte Ballman, 6401 Hardinsburg Road, Cecilia. Use: double-wide foundation.

    Bert Sweeney, 1095 Oak Drive, Radcliff. Use: single-wide.

  • PREP BASEBALL: E'town tops Bullitt East, 6-1 in Game 1 (6/2)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com HODGENVILLE — The Elizabethtown Panthers never believe an inning is over and it was evident Monday night. The Panthers came through with four timely two-out hits to score runs to propel them to a 6-1 victory over the Bullitt East Chargers in Game 1 of the best-of-three Semi-State 3 series

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe

    By MARY ALICE HOLT   I’ve got to tell you, there are some great recipes coming up in the next couple of months, and this is one of them. I like to save up submitted recipes and prepare a bunch of them at one time, and that’s what I did last week.

  • Ask ECTC

    NUMBERS TO KNOW Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (270) 706-8800 – Welcome and Admissions Center (877) 246-2322, Ext.

  • Robots in disguise




    ELIZABETHTOWN — An Elizabethtown man wants to prove he is “more than meets the eye” as he attempts to be the ultimate Transformer fan.

    Aaron Taylor, Technical Director at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School, is one of 20 finalists in the online contest with “Entertainment Tonight.”

  • June 3, 2009: Obituaries

    Linda Lessmann, 56

    Allene Nadine Livesay, 74

    Bobby B. Merritt, 75

    Paula A. Patton, 45

    Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Harold Eugene Savage

    Bok Ye “Blackjack Maria” Wilson, 76

    Linda Lessmann

    Linda Lessmann, 56, of Radcliff, died Saturday, May 30, 2009, at her home.

    She was preceded in death by a grandson, Christian Wayne Glover.

    She is survived by a daughter, Karen Glover of Radcliff; and two sons, Thomas Glover of Indiana and P.J. Glover of Radcliff.

  • ... And your little dog too

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Four-legged Hardin Countians may finally have a shot at the big time.

  • Features job exemplified by recent story series

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA   So here’s the thing about being a features writer: you get to experience a wide range of things. Take our recent Dirty Jobs series. During the run of this series, I got somewhat acquainted with Port-A-Johns and garbage trucks, and my co-worker got up-close and personal with large animal vets and slaughterhouse butchers.

  • Sonora festival filled with plenty of music, events



    SONORA — Members of the Sonora Merchants’ Association want this year’s Sonora Days Festival to be an oasis for people who have been hit by the souring economy.

    “We wanted to give them something they could stay close to home for,” Sonora Merchants President Renee Peace said.

  • June 7 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Jane L. Best (1965). Speeding 80 in a 55. Total $199.

    Jeremy Kennedy (1989). Speeding 18 mph over; state traffic school. Total $180.

    Johnny L. Kidwell (1982). Speeding 15 mph over. Total $174.

    Tina D. Major (1988). Speeding 80 in a 55; state traffic school. Total $199.