Today's News

  • Oct. 11 Divorces

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

    Steven Martin Sandlin, 23, Vine Grove, and Kaytryna Michelle St. Germain, Bossier City, La. Married two years.

    Stacy Lawrence Haas, 44, Radcliff, and Deborah Ann Conklin, 38, Schenectady, N.Y. Married 19 years.


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  • Shootout leaves man dead in Radcliff



    RADCLIFF — A shootout Wednesday night in Radcliff’s Yarwood Mobile Home Park left one male resident dead and the fate of another to be decided by a grand jury sometime in the future.

    Radcliff Police Department spokesman Bryce Shumate said police received a report of shots fired near Yarwood Mobile Home Park’s Lot 2 at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Oct. 11 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Danielle Ann Kolton, 21, and James Clinton Gordon Durga Jr., 26, both of Fort Knox.

    Tara Nicole Baker, 22, and John Daniel Calhoun, 22, both of Elizabethtown.

    Kasuwia Raechelle Stewart, 33, and Patrick Henry Williams, 35, both of Elizabethtown.

    Kimberly Lynn Slankster, 19, and Joshua Vincent McDermott, 27, both of Radcliff.

    Susan Teresa Lewis, 28, Elizabethtown, and James Solomon Duvall Jr., 30, Radcliff.

  • Oct. 16 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.

    Tax Ease Lien Investments LLC v. Raymond E. Milligan Jr., et al, Hindman. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $2,552.30 plus interest.

  • Trick-or-treat times

    Area Trick-or-Treat Times

    All events are on Oct. 31


    5-8 p.m.


    6-8 p.m.


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    6-8 p.m.


    6-8 p.m.


    5-7 p.m.


    5-8 p.m.


    6-8 p.m.


  • Oct. 11 editorial: ECTC growing with community

    ECTC Enrollment increases

    Semester      Enrollment

    Fall 2005        4,941

    Fall 2006        4,983

    Fall 2007        5,515

    Fall 2008        5,762

    Fall 2009        6,500

  • State Theater notches design award



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Historic State Theater Executive Director Dana Beth Lyddan said the years of hard work are starting to pay dividends. Even the state is paying attention.

    The Historic State Theater won best in design earlier this week at the inaugural Kentucky Main Street Awards, held at the Grand Theatre in Frankfort and hosted by the Kentucky Main Street Program.

  • A new farming frontier



    HARDIN COUNTY — Driving in a field during harvest season, Drew Langley, 20, sat in the cab of a combine equipped with all the modern harvesting technology to monitor crop yield. At his fingertips was an iPhone.

    For today’s young farmer, production does not have to stop to talk about farm business. The latest corn prices also can be found on the phone at a moment’s notice, allowing the farmer to make decisions about selling the crop.

  • KSP to rehire retired troopers

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – A new policy passed into law last summer may help Kentucky State Police remedy a continuing shortage of troopers patrolling the road. Dating back to 2000, the number of qualified applicants to train and serve as state troopers has been on a steady decline while retirements have remained high. Coupled with b