Today's News

  • Dusting off downtown



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Downtown is going to be a little more crowded and lively this holiday season.

    The city of Elizabethtown and the Heritage Council on Wednesday held a joint news conference at the First Federal Gallery inside the Historic State Theater to mark the “Light Up Old Towne” Art Walk Celebration, in hopes of spurring economic growth and rejuvenation in a downtown that has seen better days.

  • Christmas for kid programs in need of help

    Henry White: “Our finances are less than previous years and we won’t have the money to buy toys like we’ve done before.”

    To help out:

    FOP Lodge 40’s Shop With a Cop, contact EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby: (270) 765-4125, or mail check to FOP Lodge 40, P.O. Box 474, Elizabethtown, KY 42702. Checks may also be dropped off at the Elizabethtown Police Department, 300 South Mulberry St., Elizabethtown, KY.

  • Oct. 30 Property Transfers

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

    Linda Gail Howard to Adam and Sara Worth, 420 Deepwood Drive, Elizabethtonw, $120,000.

    Donald Curtis Jones to Jeffrey C. and Jennifer J. Hall, 540 Springfield Road, Elizabethtown, $118,000.

    Michael J. and Danielle DeRosa to Jason D. and Rachel D. Gati, 360 Waterfowl Loop, Rineyville, $270,000.

    Mark E. and Melody P. Mayfield to Philip A. Zuercher, lot 196 Oak Valley Subdivision, county, $189,000.

  • Witness details Saturday night fatal wreck



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Worn out from riding motorcycles all day, Tim Padgett and his wife, April, were dozing off before 8:30  p.m. Saturday when the sound of squealing tires and crashing metal jolted  them to their feet.

    From the bedroom of their home on Battle Training Road, the Padgetts could hear a vehicle struggling to climb a hill in their front yard.

  • Nov. 1 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Andrew Ernest Lee, 24, and Grace Marie Kraszyk, 29, both of Vine Grove. Married three years.

    Kevin Dwayne Daniel, 31, and Dana Michelle Lucas, 32, both of Vine Grove. Married 10 years.

    Joshua Lewis, 31, and Jodee Favello, 30, both of Vine Grove. married eight years.

    Darrell McClure, 48, and Jonathan Gale McClure, 45, both of New Haven. Married 26 years.

    Joseph Andrew Sherrard, 33, and Jennifer Mary Austin, 37, both of Elizabethtown. Married 13 years.

  • Concert to benefit Warm Blessings

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  • Ask ECTC: Continuing Education available at ECTC

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

  • A hero's welcome

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY" Hardin County native Ted Aikin stared wide eyed into the clenched jaws of Hell and answered with steely determination and raw ingenuity. On Tuesday, his story was honored by Hardin County Fiscal Court, with Judge-Executive Harry Berry proclaiming today Ted Aikin Day. The tribute to Aikin co

  • Glen Rice and friends return to the PAC

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  • Asher resigns as chamber president

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN " Tim Asher announced Monday that he’s resigning his position as president of the Elizabethtown " Hardin County Chamber of Commerce. Asher said he plans to pursue his part-time career as an investment adviser full-time. “It was time for me to move on,” he said. A news release from the cha