Today's News

  • Aug. 23 editorial: Under a caution flag

    Many things take place the year before a student is slated to graduate from high school, but none may be as significant as the day of the ACT exam.

  • Aug. 16 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.


    Adam M. Freeman (1983).

    DUI; leaving scene of accident.

  • You've got to draw the line somewhere
  • PREP FOOTBALL: Louisville Male routs Elizabethtown (08/23)


  • Aug. 21 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.

  • Gap Outlet Stuff the Pack Campaign a Success


      Gap Outlet partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hardin County to provide backpacks and school supplies for six area children. Store associates, along with Spencer Gifts in Towne Mall, purchased backpacks and school supplies to make “Stuff the Pack” a success. Pictured from left, Kim Miller, assistant manager; Lori Fowler, store manager; Bob Belknap, Big Brothers Big Sisters director; and  Stacy Ormes, stock supervisor.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bardstown Bethlehem 50, Fort Knox 0 (08/22)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — New Knox, same old results. The Fort Knox Eagles allowed 344 rushing yards and were held to 10 total yards as the Bardstown Bethlehem Eagles cruised to a 50-0 victory Friday at McAdams Field. Unlike last year, Fort Knox wasn’t in this game until the very end. Following a scoreless first quarter, Bethlehem (

  • Tax rate hearings nearing for local school districts

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Local districts will soon hold hearings on tax rates for the upcoming school year. Hardin County Schools will hold a tax hearing at 5 p.m. Sept. 8 in the HCS board room for the public to comment on their proposed tax rate of 51.7 cents per $100 on real estate for the 2009-10 school year. Elizabethtown Independ

  • Fray wedding


    Carla Renee Lydian of Bardstown and Eric Emanuel Fray of Pensacola, Fla., were married June 27, 2009, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Elizabethtown.

    The bride is the daughter of the late John and Isabelle Lydian of Bardstown.

    The groom is the son of Joe and Evelyn Weaden of Pensacola.

    The couple will reside at Fort Rucker, Ala.


  • Metcalfs celebrate 60th wedding anniversary


    Jim and Rudy Metcalf of Upton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a ceremony on July 12, 2009, at Victory Baptist Church.

    Mr. Metcalf is retired from construction work. He owned Bluegrass Excavating for more than 30 years. He also retired from Dirt Design Inc. He is a member of Victory Baptist Church.

    Mrs. Metcalf is a housewife and a member of Victory Baptist Church.