Today's News

  • Sept. 5, 2010, editorial: Time to get to work

    Gov. Steve Beshear recently visited Hardin County to celebrate a $151 million allocation for improving infrastructure in communities surrounding Fort Knox.

    Earlier this year, the Kentucky Base Realignment and Closure Task Force prepared and submitted a prioritized list of necessary improvements to the governor. Beshear agreed and submitted those improvements as part of his budget. In an all-too-infrequent bipartisan effort, both houses of the General Assembly supported the effort.   

  • Sept. 26 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.

    Heather L. Henry (1980). Failure of owner to maintain required insurance. Total $194.

    Troy S. Davis (1966). Use/possess drug paraphernalia; possession of marijuana. Serve 10 days in jail. Total $155.

    Franceso Abate (1987). Speeding 70 in a 55. Total $174.

  • Hospice hospitality

    Scenes from Saturday's Hospice of Central Kentucky 30th anniversary charity ball at Elizabethtown Country Club.


  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club makes donation

    During summer of 2010, The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown donated a rug to the historic Brown-Pusey House for remodeling of its second floor.

    After the September monthly meeting, President Martha Mengel, Betty McQuown, Betty Sue French and Nora Sweat toured the second floor with both Executive Director Twylane VanLahr and her assistant Ms. Vail.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Central Hardin beats South Warren in a shootout (09/27)

    The News-Enterprise

    HOPKINSVILLE — All five Central Hardin shooters connected in the shootout and Kyle Weiner made a shootout save as Central Hardin topped South Warren, 3-2 on Sunday in the championship game of the Colonels Soccer Showcase.

    Jordan Mabe, Taylor Sheeran, Chris Wade, Lorenzo Mengoli and Josh Anderson all scored in the shootout for the Bruins (11-2-1).

    Mengoli and Mabe both scored in regulation, while Sean Keeney and Nikos Mastoroudis provided the assists.

    Counting the shootout, Weiner had three saves and Andrew Trombley had two.

  • Sept. 27, 2010, Obituaries

    Betty Allgood

    Betty Allgood, 71, died Sunday, Sept. 26, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.

    Her husband, Russell, survives.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home.

    Elmer S. Davis Sr.

    Elmer S. Davis, Sr., 90, died Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, at V.A. Medical Center in Louisville.

    He is survived by his children, Scott Davis, Mary Jean Morrison and Fay Backman.

  • Mentoring ride takes on cause



    They could have ridden simply because they had to.

    But with a dash of good intentions and a sprinkle of fun, a Sunday motorcycle training ride took on added purpose because riders care about their fellow soldiers and military families.

    Beginning Sunday morning at Huddle House restaurant in Radcliff, and concluding at a barbecue joint in Campbellsville, between 60 and 80 cyclists participated in the USA Cares Fun Run.

  • Duvall touts economic development, community pride as key issues



    Radcliff mayoral candidate J.J. Duvall says he would work to improve the look and pride of the community while forging relationships with contractors, real estate professionals and entrepreneurs to take advantage of economic development potential.

    It was part of a larger platform Duvall unveiled after touching on portions of his plan during an August debate against his opponent, Jo Emary.

    Both are vying to take the chief seat in city government being vacated by three-term Mayor Sheila Enyart.

  • Sept. 19 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.


    Derrick R. Barker (1987).

    DUI, BAC 0.19; careless driving.

  • Pride and tears



    Hardin County started the week by bidding farewell to another fallen soldier, who was remembered for his wit, modesty and thirst for knowledge.