Today's News

  • Greer earns third term in state House



    With more than 12,000 votes, Jeff Greer won a third term in the state House of Representatives by a margin of 148 votes. The final tally in the 27th District race was 6,239 for Greer to 6,091 for Dalton Jantzen of Payneville.

    The Brandenburg Democrat says his Republican opponent “gained some traction” late in the campaign with what he considered unfair advertising claims “right out of the right-wing playbook.”

  • Ash re-elected as West Point mayor



    West Point, a quiet little town near the Ohio River in the northernmost part of the county, has retained the same leadership for another term.

    The city council ran unopposed and West Point re-elected William Ash for another term as mayor.

    Ash felt confident that he would be re-elected.

    “But you never know when you have competition,” he said. “I feel great.”

    Ash defeated opponent Susan Morgan, 195-78.

  • Fowler, Wise meet in only contested school board race



    The only contested school board race in this election involves a former board member facing off with a current one.

    Joe Fowler, a former Hardin County Schools board member, is running to regain the Division 3 seat on the board from board member Charlie Wise.

    Fowler, 56, of Rineyville, is vice president of operations for Accumetric in Elizabethtown. Wise, 60, is the owner and operator of Wise Contracting in Elizabethtown.

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  • Wise wins another term on HCS board



    Charlie Wise will continue to be Division 3 representative on the Hardin County Schools board after winning the race for the seat with 2,524 votes.

    “I really wanted to serve another four years and finish up some things we got started,” Wise said. He said he appreciated voters’ confidence in him.

    Wise’s opponent, Joe Fowler, received 1,243 votes.

  • Club holds annual Harvest Breakfast

    Cut 1:Moritza Johnson and Barbara Mills clean off tables.

    Cut 2: Nora Sweat and Marie Deaton, chair of the Country Store, stand near items donated.

    Cut 3: Rose Carter and Barbara Mills prepare to serve beverages.

  • HCEC-TV to cover election live

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Hardin Countians will have another resource for information on the election outcome tonight. HCEC-TV will broadcast live coverage of today’s election for what’s believed to be the first time, Director Gina Ryan said. The educational channel will conduct exit polls and interviews with candidates and discuss results from 5:30 p.m.

  • Oct. 29 Property Transfers

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

    Patrick E. and Ethel Lohden to Chad E. and Irene Becker, lot 22 Collinbrook Subdivision, county, $189,900.

    Terrance and Chrstine Schommer to Gene Coffey, 651 Bolder Drive, Elizabethtown, $25,000.

    Gene Coffey to Terrance and Chrstine Schommer, 105 Loretto Drive, Elizabethtown, $272,500.

    James E. and Tina Howard to Kelly Dean, 127 Persimmon Ridge, Radcliff, $130,000.

  • Judge orders Buggeland evaluation

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com Ignoring two attorneys appointed to his defense, Erik Buggeland argued Monday against entering a plea in the murder case against him. District Judge John Simcoe recorded the standard not guilty plea, anyway. Charged with two counts of aggravated murder for the fatal stabbing of his father and bludgeoning of his mother, Buggeland argued another point

  • Poppe speaks to AM Rotary

    Pictured is Ed Poppe with Club President Christy Childers.

    On Oct. 22 the guest speaker for the Hardin County AM Rotary Club was Ed Poppe, director of the Elizabethtown Planning and Zoning Commission. Poppe shared with the club the most recent changes in his office and provided the club with an update of new businesses in the area.

    The Hardin County AM Rotary Club meets from 7 to 8 a.m. every Friday at the Historic State Theater. Breakfast is $7. To learn more about Rotary or to visit, call Christy Childers at 765-9026.