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Today's News

  • DBE seeks public opinion

    The News-Enterprise The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is hosting a public meeting Friday in Elizabethtown to gauge public opinion about a proposed increase in its goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation in large government-funded projects. DBEs are a diverse classification of businesses that can include companies owned by minority or disabled groups, or which have rec

  • Former ECTC student takes home national journalism award

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com They say cheaters never prosper. But writing about cheaters is a whole other story. Brandon Banks, a former student at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, placed first in the two-year college In-Depth Reporting category in the national Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence awards. Banks wrote a story abo

  • May 2 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Ashley Brooke Chelf, 20, Columbia, and Joseph Dewayne Nelson, 21, Campbellsville.

    Anna Marie Herman, 24, and Joseph Wayne Durbin, 24, both of Elizabethtown.

    Rebecca Lee Denham, 28, Radcliff, and Tyson Elliot Watts, 28, Newport News, Va.

    Mickey Townsend, 40, and Timothy Raymond Townsend, 35, both of Vine Grove.

    Kathlynn Renee Fallen, 41, Garfield, and David Earl Langley, 55, Elizabethtown.

    Daniece Chavira Johnson, 23, Norfolk, Va., and Carlos Lamars Jenkins, 21, Fort Knox.

  • May 9 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Enid Amalia Wood, 34, Fort Knox, and Rodrick Demont Chandler, 37, Bowie, Md.

    Stephanie Rae Combs, 33, Louisville, and William Michael Warren, 34, Fort Knox.

    Cheryl Rae Sullivan, 47, and Carey Terrance Christie, 59, both of Rineyville.

    Mary Bet Baker, 24, and Kevin Douglas Roach, 23, both of Calvin, Okla.

    Sitha Marie Bretz, 56, and James Campbell Brinegar, 65, both of Radcliff.

    Brandy Ann Astrologo, 29, Radcliff, and Shawn David Parker, 31, Vine Grove.

  • May 9 DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.

    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    GUILTY

    Jonathan Sinnard (1984).

    DUI, BAC 0.11.

  • April 30 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.

    Fifth Third Bank v. Johnnie Hornback, Richardson Road, Eastview. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $8,629.19 plus interest.

  • Voter turnout low, but no snags at precincts

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Hardin County voting precincts experienced a smooth, but fairly inactive, primary election day.

    Almost 25 percent of voters headed to the polls Tuesday. Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb was disappointed in the low turnout, but not with how the day went at the 57 precincts, which he said was mostly problem-free.

  • Jailer: Road supervisor, preacher advance to November

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    Overcoming the son of a former jailer, a retired detective, a former deputy and two veteran detention center employees, Republican Steven R. Hill and Democrat Danny Allen will continue their bids for Hardin County jailer in the Nov. 2 general election.

    Both Republican and Democratic primary races Tuesday were tight, with neither Allen nor Hill winning by large margins.

  • Bringing their own brand of fire

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com Owen and Whitney Brand, better known as Firebrand, recently started calling Elizabethtown home. Owen Brand was born in Dallas and eventually landed in Elizabethtown, where his dad, the Rev. Chad Brand, is pastor at Northside Baptist Church and a professor at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. “He ma