Today's News

  • 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.

    Willie R. Hardin Jr. (1983). Disregarding traffic control device; opera ting on suspended operator’s license. Thirty days in jail probated for two years. Total $254.

    Rex Alan Ice (1982). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $235.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue falls to Marion; Lady Bulldogs rally for win (2/20)

    Junior guard Kyle Sheeran scored 24 points and sophomore guard Kelton Ford had 17, but it wasn’t enough as the visiting LaRue County Hawks fell to Marion County, 63-58 on Friday night.

    Senior forward Chase Reynolds added 10 points for the Hawks (15-10), who fell behind 33-22 in the first half.

    LaRue County lost for the fourth time in five games.


  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    Well the snow seems to be over, at least for now. I will admit even I am a little tired of the white stuff this year. Spring needs to arrive if the snow is gone though.

  • Howevalley community news




    Andrea Sherrard, 737-2193

    VALENTINE’S DAY. I had a very special Valentine’s Day. My boyfriend, Cory Gilpin, proposed to me and I accepted.

  • Cecilia community news



    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Wow. I have been enjoying the wonderful sunshine and warmer temperatures the past week. It won’t be long until spring. As Floyd overheard someone say recently, “I am looking forward to spring, and getting spring fever.” It was a new expression to him.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

    FUND-RAISER. Don’t forget that the White Mills community is having a fund-raiser at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the White Mills Christian Life Center. They are raising money to replace the lights that were vandalized on the bridge. The meal will be a spaghetti dinner for donations only. There will be a dessert auction to follow. For information, call 862-3999. The White Mills Civic League is offering a $200 reward for any information that might help them catch who vandalized the lights.

  • Rineyville Community News


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Sara Coppersmith, Devan Gaddie, Mike Ryan, Danny Sipes, Charlie Shacklette, Laura Ellen Yates, Cole Varela, Tracy Milliner, Sydney Rose Nall, Case Padgett, Bobby Nalley Jr., Timothy Paige, Courtney Taylor, Lynn Butler, Ben Cecil, Ronnie Pike, John Wiseman, Hannah Hart, Shelby Peace, Billy Mitchell, Becca Chapman, Jackie Mather, Richie Nall, Larry Fohl and Chris Janes.

  • Lida Wood celebrates century of life

    During her childhood, Lida Wood never celebrated birthdays.
    Times were tough. She was only 4 when her mother died and she went to live on her grandparents’ farm. Lida nearly died herself while battling typhoid fever at age 10.
    Today, she’s 100. Her centennial celebration occurred Saturday at Red Hill Baptist Church, where she’s the oldest member. In attendance were her 11 children plus most of her 30 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

  • Man accused of bigamy

    An Elizabethtown man charged with bigamy pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Friday in Hardin District Court.
    Nicholas D. Clark, 21, was arrested Thursday and charged with bigamy, a class D felony punishable by up to five years in prison. Elizabethtown Police received a complaint from Amanda Clark, 19, one of his alleged wives. Clark is accused of marrying Amanda Marie Frazier Clark on Nov 20, 2009, after previously marrying another woman in July 2008 without divorcing.

  • Idol hopeful eliminated

    Landmark News Service
    Kenzi Lewis, a Hodgenville teen who received a golden ticket to Hollywood after an American Idol audition last summer, made it through the first round of Hollywood Week.
    She was sent home after Wednesday’s “group” night. The News-Enterprise and LaRue County Herald News first reported she would be featured Thursday.
    Lewis, 15, was shown last week in a short televised clip with host Ryan Seacrest before her audition at Pasadena Civic Auditorium. On that show, she survived a cut that narrowed the 327 contestants to 168.