Today's News

  • HCS hires new Title I director

    The News-Enterprise

    Hardin County Schools has selected its new Director of Title I.

    Debbie Hicks, Director of Division of Consolidated Plans and Audits at the Kentucky Department of Education, will start Jan. 3 at Hardin County Schools.

  • Van Metre wedding

    Kenneth D. “Bummy” Van Metre Jr. and Shannon Strothoff were married Oct. 16, 2010, at Freeman Lake Park Bandstand in Elizabethtown with the Rev. Roger McGuffin of Rough Creek Baptist Church officiating.
    The bride was given in marriage by her son, Austin Strothoff.
    Maid of honor was Eunice Brown; bridesmaids were Chloe King, daughter of the bride; Karin Hart and Paula Best, niece of groom; and flower girl was Adison Carter, cousin of groom.
    The groom is the son of Pauline (Danny) Reynolds of Munfordville and the late Kenneth D. Van Metre Sr.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

  • Hodgenville Main Street Festival of Trees continues today and Saturday

    The magic of Christmas lights up in Hodgenville with the opening of the annual Main Street Festival of Trees, which continues from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday. The festival is located in the Lincoln Museum Community Room on Lincoln Square.
    The public is invited to attend as many times as they like to vote for their favorite tree or wreath so the winner or designated charity can take home $25.

  • Photos: Church making progress on new building
  • Radcliff Woman’s Club caters Radcliff Business Expo

    The Radcliff Woman’s Club catered the Nov. 8 luncheon for the Radcliff Chamber of Commerce Business Expo.
    Barbara Proffitt, with the help of Janice Demaree, decorated the tables with miniature gourds, scarecrows and fall leaves. The meal consisted of chili with crackers, sandwiches and a variety of desserts. The luncheon was coordinated by Margo Kampe.
    The Radcliff Woman’s Club raised $535 for catering the luncheon. The money will be earmarked for the outdoor furniture for the Hardin County Public Library, North Branch.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Divorces

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

  • RISING VOICES: Working teens make it work

    About half of all U.S. teens — 48.9 percent — have jobs, according to a July 2010 data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some work to pay for car insurance; others, to beef up college applications. For some, a job is just an opportunity to gain real-world work experience.
    Regardless of the reason, managing time between the responsibilities of school and work can be challenging.