Today's News

  • State OKs more I-65 barriers

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com State lawmakers have agreed to allow the Transportation Cabinet to install more temporary concrete median barriers along a deadly stretch of Interstate 65. Officials have yet to determine how much the project will cost or exactly where the safety devices will go. Contractors who stockpile the barriers will install them at the request of th

  • First reading of county budget slated for today

     After weeks of delay and disagreement, Hardin Fiscal Court is expected to address first reading of its budget at 3:30 p.m. today during its regular meeting.

    Judge-Executive Harry Berry’s proposed $28.1 million budget has stayed intact, although some county officials have lobbied for a $1,500 increase for the Wesley Hilltop House, which would benefit senior programs.

    The county will have another voting meeting in late June to adopt the budget into law. Failure to do so would force the court to call emergency meetings until a resolution is reached.

  • May 28 Property Transfers

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

    Murrell Construction Inc. to Christopher J. and Maria D. Walker, lot 69 Cowley Crossing, county, $240,000.

    Gordon and Bernett Board to Mark Harris Construction, lot 27 Trotters Ridge, county, $28,500.

    Gordon and Bernett Board to Mark Harris Construction, lot 83 Trotters Ridge, county, $28,500.

    Gordon and Bernett Board to Mark Harris Construction, lot 84 Trotters Ridge, county, $28,500.

  • May 28 Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Larry Hornback, 1 Cash Road, Upton. Use: single-wide foundation.

    Ron Ortiz, 177 Deer Run Way, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

    Paul and Teresa Christensen, 52 Gammon Court, Elizabethtown. Use: storage shed.

    James Harris, 80 Mayfield Court, county. Use: garage.

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  • June 6: Services


    There are no additional pending services.

  • Photo: White Mills celebrates new swimming pool
  • Feeding America plans Volunteer Center open house


    • Feeding America of Kentucky’s Heartland Volunteer Center open house
    • 4-7 p.m. Tuesday
    • 300 Peterson Drive, Elizabethtown



    An Elizabethtown food pantry on Tuesday plans to show off a new center that will allow it to accept more volunteers.

  • Bewley to celebrate 90th birthday


    Sylvia Bewley will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m., May 16, 2010, at Elizabethtown Baptist Church, 1525 N. Miles St., Elizabethtown.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

    Cards are welcome; no gifts please.


  • Summer lunch program begins today



    Students and staff have vacated school buildings for the summer, but school lunches will continue to be served in some buildings, despite the barren classrooms.

    The Hardin County Schools Summer Food Service Program begins today. Children can receive a free lunch throughout the summer.