Today's News

  • Train collection collects past and present

    Bob Kelly, 72, can remember being around model trains since he was about 4 years old.

    His father had a mass of the miniatures and gave some to Kelly and his three brothers.

    “I grew from there,” he said.

    Kelly, who lives near Elizabethtown, has wooden shelves lined with model trains that represent some of the most iconic brands in the history of model trains.

    Some of the pieces are more than 100 years old. Some are wind-up models, while others operate on battery power or electricity.

  • The passion of Bob Swope

    Bob Swope is known for his Ford dealership in Elizabethtown, but he also is passionate about making sure people have clean water to drink through a project in Guatemala.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: North Hardin hopes to keep it rolling at Central Hardin (01/02)

    After his team tore it up in a pair of Christmas break tournaments, first-year North Hardin girls’ basketball coach Chris Corder knew his Lady Trojans were in dire need of some rest.

    They got it, getting a two-day practice reprieve Saturday and Sunday in preparation for tonight’s 17th District showdown in Cecilia with the homestanding Central Hardin Lady Bruins.

  • Duvall ready for year two

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall last week joked he has gained 20 pounds, sprouted a lot more gray hairs and is forced to take Prilosec every day since taking over as chief executive of Hardin County’s second-largest city.

    Duvall has wrapped up his first year in office after taking over a position long held by Sheila Enyart. He plans to place extensive focus on economic development in his second year after looking to find savings and revitalizing community spirit.

  • Misdemeanors

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

  • Housing professionals hope for success in 2012

    A new year means a new beginning and a fresh wave of cautious optimism from professionals in the housing market.
    There was a downturn in 2011 after a good showing in 2010, but consumer confidence likely will result in an improvement for the housing market in 2012, said Glenn Green, who has worked for 25 years with the Century 21 franchise on North Dixie Boulevard in Radcliff.
    “I am full of optimism for the 2012 real estate year,” he said. “The economy promises to be a lot rosier than it has been.”

  • DUIs

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

  • 2011 Stories of the Year

    When it came to selecting the Hardin County Story of the Year for 2011, the October vote and start of beer and alcohol sales in three cities in December clearly topped all.

    In voting by members of The News-Enterprise newsroom staff, the decision to pass a wet-dry vote in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove was a big winner. The alcohol vote received 14 of the 19 first-place votes handed out. No other story received more than two first-place selections.

  • Great expectations

    ISSUE: New Year is here
    OUR VIEW: Keep momentum going

    Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. — Hal Borland

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.