Today's News

  • Aug. 6 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.

    Cavalry Portfolio Services LLC v. Dora Pipta, Sunningdale Way, Elizabethtown. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $8,261.34 plus interest.

  • Photos: Ridin' the storm out
  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER PREVIEW: John Hardin (08/15)



    The John Hardin Lady Bulldogs have been on the defensive the last couple of years, but coach Brittany Carter is hoping to see her team be on the offensive this season.

    The Lady Bulldogs, who went 8-8-3 last season, scored only 36 goals last season, averaging less than two goals a game.

  • Lions Club chicken dinner is Saturday

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Hardin Countians who want to escape the heat of grilling outdoors can let the Lions Club do the cooking for them this weekend. The annual Lions Club barbecue chicken dinner will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Elizabethtown High School. The cost of the meal, which consists of half a barbecue chicken, baked beans, coleslaw,

  • Defense claim prosecutors withheld discovery on Burke case



    Testimony in the state’s double-murder case against former Army Sgt. Brent Burke resumed this morning with Hardin County  Deputy Coroner John Clemens describing the Rineyville subdivision crime scene he responded to on Sept. 11, 2007, and the reports and photos he filed as part of his investigation.

    Within minutes of Clemens taking the stand, his testimony came to a halt, due to an issue with discovery.

  • Forums tonight on future of education



    Elizabethtown will be one of nine locations across the state for simultaneous forums tonight to help a task force come up with education priorities for the next General Assembly.

    The TEK Talk meetings — part of the Transforming Education in Kentucky initiative — will include local discussions and a televised panel with Gov. Steve Beshear and his wife, Education Commissioner Terry Holliday and Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King.

  • FKHS grad promoted to brigadier general

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    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, promoted Col. Paul E. Funk II to the rank of brigadier general in an Aug. 9 ceremony at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • Aug. 8 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.


    Ivan Bernard Embry Jr. (1977).

  • Aug. 8 Divorces

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

    Jerry Tanner, 42, and Diana Amor, 36, both of Radcliff. Married 17 years.

    Tate Lieurance, 24, and Rachelle Orencia, 21, both of Radcliff. Married two years.

    William H. Cook Jr., 39, and Saundra K. Mitchell, 38, both of Elizabethtown. Married 19 years.

    Casey Franks, 32, Elizabethtown, and Missy LaVonkay, 30, Corpus Christi, Texas. Married nine years.

    Michael Carlyle Thomas, 55, and Cheryl Jolly Thomas, 53, both of Elizabethtown. Married 30 years.

  • Lightning does damage to home on Helm Street

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com An early Monday morning storm left an Elizabethtown homeowner picking up the pieces. A lightning bolt struck a Helm Street home around 1 a.m. Monday, causing severe structural damage to the property, said Elizabethtown Fire Battalion Chief Mark Malone. The Elizabethtown Fire Department was dispatched to 328 Helm St. at 1:12 a.m., Malone said, w