Today's News

  • Feb. 21 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.

    Megahan Flores (1989). Theft by deception (two counts). Sixty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Court costs waived.

    Donnie J. Hovis (1981). Failure of owner to maintain required insurance. Thirty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $194.

  • Feb. 21 Divorces

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

    Matthew Scott Haycraft, 30, and Amanda Sue Peters, 30, both of Elizabethtown. Married eight years.

    Christopher B. Rader Jr., 26, Radcliff, and Carly L. Bachman, 21, San Antonio. Married one year.

    Kerry Lee Waller, 41, and Jessica C. Wilkins, 30, both of Elizabethtown. Married 10 years.

    Phillip Dale Sherrard, 47, Elizabethtown, and Pamela Ann Sherrard, 47, Cecilia. Married 10 years.

  • Feb. 19 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.

    Ed and Hyon Malunay, 167 Ben Court, Rineyville. Use: basement remodel.

    Bluebird Investment Group, 571 Blackburn Road, county. Use: single-wide foundation.

    Double L Construction, 19 Collinbrook, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Feb. 28, 2010: Services


    Michael E. Whitfill, 54, of Big Clifty, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010. The memorial service is at 2 p.m. EST March 7 at Rudledge Baptist Church on Sylvania Road in Louisville. Watkins-Oller Funeral Home in Leitchfield is in charge of arrangements.

  • Elizabethtown Shock donate for Haiti relief
  • Elizabethtown Lions names Central Hardin student of the month


  • Caregiving during a hospital stay

    By Monica Ruehling In recent weeks, I’ve experienced many doctor visits and an outpatient surgery firsthand. I’ve received different treatments, tests and procedures never experienced before. It has been quite an experience being the patient and, thankfully, I can say the road to recovery has already started. While making these visits and living in this health-care situation, it be

  • Nora Sweat has display at Barnes and Noble


      Nora Sweat, “Dash of Class” columnist with The News-Enterprise, is pictured with Jamie Skillman Larkin and her son, Hank, after visiting with Sweat at her “Decorating Valentine Cookies” display at Barnes and Noble. Nora Sweat with the Bonet family from Fort Knox. Winners of Sweat’s decorated cookies are Brianna and Malachi with Mom, Melissa.

  • Siblings welcome Sophia Sue



    Isaiah and Olivia Bradley of Elizabethtown welcome a sister, Sophia Sue Bradley, on Sept. 11, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Parents are George and Kasey Bradley of Elizabethtown.

    Grandparents are Jeff and Becky Przybylak of Hodgenville and Sharon and George Perry of Elizabethtown.

    Great-grandparent is the late Francis Bradley.


  • DAV Chapter holds January Meeting

    Pictured is DAV Chapter Commander Gary Rice presenting a plaque entitled “The Veteran” to Chapter Adjutant Greg Dearborn in recognition for his many years of service to the Disabled American Veterans. Rice noted that Dearborn recently served two years as DAV Department of Kentucky Commander and has had many positions both at the state and chapter level. Most noteworthy is Greg has over 14,000 hours of volunteer service as a DAV van driver, chapter transportation coordinator and VA hospital volunteer.