Today's News

  • KSP/KVE merger shows merit

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com   HARDIN COUNTY — Last year’s move to consolidate Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement with Kentucky State Police has led to more than just a superficial name change for KVE. KSP Post 4 Spokesman Trooper Bruce Reeves said the change has upped staffing for his post while also increasing communication between the two en

  • Sept. 27 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.


    Melissa Ann Friel (1971).

    DUI, BAC 0.11; speeding 12 mph over.

  • So you think you can dance?


    Let’s face it. A lot of us think we are awesome dancers. Whether or not we admit it, most of us probably rock out in front of the mirror in the morning as we get ready.

    In America today, we have taken all cultures of the great melting pot and mixed them together to make a variety of music genres and, of course, dance styles. We might even take the liberty of creating some moves as we go along.

    But nothing is as passionate and irreplaceable as the authentic dance of a specific culture.

  • From the Bookshelf: 'Every Secret Thing'

    “Every Secret Thing” by Laura Lippman Avon Press List Price: $7.99 Rating: four out of five bookworms   By MARY DAUGHERTY   This is as dark a thriller as readers will find, yet Laura Lippman keeps her audience fascinated from start to finish.   "Every Secret Thing" is a book that turned out to be a deeply psychological

  • Storyteller native to area receives national award

    The News-Enterprise Meade County native and current resident of Frankfort, Mary Hamilton recently received the Circle of Excellence award from the National Storytelling Network. She is the first Kentuckian to be given the honor. 

    The Circle of Excellence award is presented to artists who are recognized by their peers to be master storytellers and set the standards for excellence demonstrating a commitment and dedication to the art of storytelling.

  • Kirtley concert kicks off Acoustic Guitar Masters Concert Series 10

    IF YOU GO: Acoustic guitar artist Pat Kirtley will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center as part of The Acoustic Guitar Masters Concert Series 10. Tickets are $15 and can be ordered by visiting www.acousticguitarmasters.com or calling (270) 325-3958. The PAC is located at 384 W. A.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club honors Dwight Pelkey


    Lion Dwight Pelkey, accompanied by his wife, Alice, was the honored guest of the Elizabethtown Lions Club for his 80th birthday. Alice gave an overview of Dwight’s active and interesting life, such as his years of service as a military nurse. Lion Pelkey has served as assistant treasurer for the club and was chairman for the Lions Mint Program.


  • Oct. 7, 2009: Obituary

    Isiah Bains

    Isiah Bains, 60, of Rineyville, formerly of Louisiana, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, at his home.

    Survivors include two daughters, Liashonda Bains and Tequila Guillory; and a son, Taurean Bowie.

    Services will be provided through Progressive Funeral Home in Bunkie, LA.

    Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

  • Sept. 27 Divorces

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

    Mark Ben Davis, age and city of residence unknown, and Kimberly Kopiasz, 37, Fort Knox. Married 13 years.

    Daniel Hardin, 33, Elizabethtown, and Miranda Burton, 28, Shepherdsville. Married nine years.

    Michael Stuart Williams, 37, and Darlene R. Rucker, 35, both of Upton. Married 18 years.

    Joshua Kyle Duvall, 21, and Ellen Gail Boyd, 21, both of Elizabethtown. Married three years.

  • Sept. 27 Food Service Inspections

    Inspections are conducted on food service establishments by the Hardin County Health Center at least once every six months and retail food markets once annually to determine compliance with the law.

    Published rating scores ranging from 0 to 100 are sanitation ratings only. Ratings from 85 to 100 with no critical violations are considered satisfactory.

    Sam’s Club, 1500 Ring Road, Elizabethtown.

    Date inspected: Aug. 5

    Follow-up inspection.

    Score: 95