Today's News

  • Aug. 10, 2010: Services

    Rosalie Ann Risinger, 56, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. The funeral is at 1 p.m. today at Valley Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Kerr officiating. Burial will be in Valley Creek Cemetery. Visitation continues at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Valley Creek Baptist Church.


  • Fourteen file on deadline day



    Tuesday proved busy for the Hardin County Clerk’s Office as 14 candidates held off until the final hour to launch their campaigns.

    The last-minute rush rounded out what is shaping up to be a crowded and busy November election, with 20 candidates filing for the six seats on Elizabethtown City Council, and four challengers looking to unseat David Willmoth as Elizabethtown’s mayor.

  • HCS to honor 10 alumni

     Staff report

    Hardin County Schools will host its annual Distinguished Alumni luncheon at 11:30 a.m. today at Nolin RECC. Ten new alumni will be recognized.

    The North Hardin High School graduates who will be recognized are Susan Cross, who worked at North Hardin, and Wendell Lyons, the President/CEO of the Kentucky Credit Union League Inc. & Affiliates in Louisville.

    Vine Grove High School graduate Robert Dunaway, a teacher and administrator with Hardin County Schools, will be honored.

  • Aug. 9 2010: Services


  • LaRue County Schools begin using hybrid bus

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com LaRue County Schools has a new yellow school bus that’s a little bit green, too. LCS purchased its first hybrid bus and is using it in transportation routes, said Phil Fulkerson, director of transportation and maintenance. The district received the bus at the end of July, after purchasing it with a Clean Fuels Coalition grant that

  • August 1 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.


    Michael D. Peake (1971).

  • July 30 Property Transfers

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

    Brack Enterprises LLC to Kevin Addington, lot 32 Noble Ridge Court, Elizabethtown, $46,000.

    John F. and Carrie Villwock to Jimmy D. and Donna R. Bumper, 102 Deercreek Lane, Elizabethtown, $370,000.

    William and Heather Harris to Dina M. and David W. Smith, 1412 Amanda Jo Drive, Elizabethtown, $289,900.

    Matthew D. and Emily M. Duckworth to Delbert and Lorraine Linn, 1905 Mud Splash Road, Glendale, $212,500.

  • County income growth near top in nation

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com Personal income data released Monday provide strong evidence that the Fort Knox Army post has sheltered Hardin County from the Great Recession. Total annual income in the Elizabethtown Metropolitan Statistical Area increased last year by 5.2 percent — the fourth largest growth out of the 366 MSAs in the United States. “That&r

  • August 1 Divorces

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

    Nicholas Brian Ebbinghaus, 30, Louisville, and Charity Jones, 23, Radcliff. Married 11 months.

    Tony Bruce Meadows Jr., 28, and Jamie Lea Cummings, 28, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    James Anthony Martinez, 26, Vine Grove, and Nastacia Mahar, 27, Elizabethtown. Married four years.

    Jesse J. Bray, 26, and Melissa Bray, 27, both of Fort Knox. Married four years.

  • The wall against hunger grows

    By NEAL CARDIN ncardin@thenewsenterprise.com As the temperature rose Monday morning, so did the totals for Building A Wall Against Hunger with donations given by Hardin Memorial Hospital, Christian accountability group Thank God I’m Free and Paul Davis Restorations, taking the number of cans collected over the 100,000 mark. During Monday morning’s news conference in HMH’s