Today's News

  • Dry spring raises fire concerns



    While the warm, dry weather we’ve seen lately has been good for planting corn, it has raised concerns about forest fires.

    For now, Hardin County isn’t under a burn ban. But officials have issued bans for more than 20 Kentucky counties — mainly in the southern and eastern parts of the state.

  • April 13, 2010, Editorial: Defining drug limits will save lives and money

    For far too long, law enforcement and prosecutors statewide have been hamstrung in their effort to easily take to trial and convict motorists for driving under the influence of controlled substances. While clearly established blood content criteria defines alcohol-related DUI, no such guidelines exist related to driving under the influence of prescription medi

  • Crossing over

    FOR MORE: Anson V. Gogh’s book “Wayward Spirits & Earthbound Souls: True Tales of Ghostly Crossings” is available at www.llewellyn.com as well as online booksellers including www.amazon.com, www.barnesandnoble.com and www.borders.com.

  • April 2 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.

    Chase Bank USA v. Richard A. Filyaw, Glendale Hodgenville Road, Glendale. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $26,040.05 plus interest.

  • April 4 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Amanda Michelle Castle, 21, and Joshua Garrett Lajoie, 19, both of Delray Beach, Fla.

    Tabitha Ambra Durham, 19, and Andrew Thomas Ford, 19, both of Houston, Mo.

    Leslie Lee Lucas, 26, and Dwight David Schwindt, 47, both of Radcliff.

    Kayla Delaney Hurley, 21, and Erich Harold Wtzel III, 24, both of Arlington, Texas.

    Jennifer Stephanie Troy, 23, Cohoctah, Mich., and Nicholas Allan Thompson, 22, Owosso, Mich.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Bulldogs go 2-1 in Bowling Green (04/12)


  • E'town to become Abetown this week



    What you’re about to see isn’t some presidential cloning experiment gone haywire.

    From Thursday through Sunday more than 40 Abraham Lincoln look-a-likes plan to visit Elizabethtown — and Abe’s nearby birthplace — for their annual convention. The agenda for “Where It All Began” includes a variety of activities, from a community prime rib dinner to an encounter with an Elvis impersonator.

  • The Art of Performance: Mia Hamm - Soccer Player and Mental Skills Pioneer

    By Dr. Keith Wilson The relationship between the growth of women’s soccer and the successful utilization of mental skills for high level performance is very strong. One of the most famous female soccer players in United States history is Mia Hamm. At the height of soccer growth in the United States her number 9 jersey was a top seller.Hamm popularized one of the best soccer performance intervention skills. One challenge the U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team had in 1995 was an over abundance of negative self-talk.

  • Trivia Night sparks interest, makes money

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com In challenging economic times, creativity can be a big plus when trying to land fundraising money. After just one event, it appears Helping Hand of the Heartland’s Trivia Night was a big success last year as filled tables led to more than $2,300 for the organization. “It was great last year,” said Helping Hand of the

  • From the bookshelf: 'Hazard'


    Hazard by Gardiner Harris Minotaur Book List Price:  $25.99