Today's News

  • VFW presents scholarships to local students


      VFW 10281 Commander Howard Hill and Ladies Auxiliary President Jenina Montgomery recently presented scholarships to local high school students.  

  • June 30, 2009: Obituaries

    Frances England, 75

    Robert “Bob” Smith, 83

    Kenneth D. Stillwell, 27

    Frances England

    Frances England, 75, of Hodgenville, passed away Monday, June 29, 2009, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.

    She was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy England; her husband, Ulys England; her parents, Roosevelt and Lena Mae Lee Carter; a sister, Tat Carter; and two brothers, Frank Carter and Roy Carter.

  • July 3 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.

    Capital One Bank v. David E. Goodhart, Locust Street, Vine Grove. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $13,463.85 plus interest.

  • Summer breaks are different for home school families

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — As Alice Cooper rightly put it, school’s out for summer. But the term “summer break” can mean different things to different families. Home-schooled children and their families enjoy flexibility in their school schedule that students in public and private schools do not. Home-schooled families have

  • Potted Few has June meeting

    On June 12, the members of The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club met at the home of Maritza Johnson for their annual salad luncheon. The guest speaker was member JoAnn Gilpin, who is a certified flower design judge. Gilpin’s “Judging a Flower Show and Design” presentation was beautiful and informative. Members learned that entries in a flower show must abide strictly by the “schedule” and rules dictated by the type of event.

  • Rain: Friend and foe of flower entries

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Just a day before judges planned to scrutinize some of the area’s most bodacious blooms, a downpour on Sunday battered potential entries. “I thought: Forget tomorrow,” said Jean Freeman, who nevertheless on Monday was able to enter flowers in the Hardin County Community Fair. On en

  • July 5, 2009: Services

    Frances Almeda Johnson, 92, of Hodgenville, formerly of Ohio, died Thursday, July 2, 2009. The funeral is Tuesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan, Ohio, with  burial in Mount Tabor Cemetery in Breeman, Ohio. Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville is in charge of local arrangements.

    Mildred Allen Payton, 98, of Sonora, died Thursday, July 2, 2009. The funeral is at 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church Sonora with burial in Sonora Cemetery. Visitation continues from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today at Manakee Funeral Home in Sonora.

  • July 5, 2009: Obituaries

    JoAnne Ball, 74

    Mable Brown

    J.R. Gonterman Sr., 62

    Harry Lee Hawkins, 94

    Errol Paul Johnson II, 89

    Elizabeth "Tini" Michael, 88

    Phil Rogers, 66

    Ollie Marie Russell, 90

    Frieda Shultz, 78

    Robert ‘Bob’ Sydnor Smith, 83


    JoAnne Ball

    JoAnne Ball, 74, of Glasgow, died Friday, July 3, 2009, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

  • July 3 Property Transfers

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

    Robert D. and Wanda M. Kiser to Frank E. and Pamela S. Lercher, 412 Genrose Drive, Rineyville, $246,900.

    Jeffrey and Renae Brown to Nancy Brandenburg, 1252 Woodland Drive, Elizabethtown, $38,500.

    Ben Partin to Patrick C. and Victoria L. Todd, 162 Dogwood Drive, Radcliff, $2,500.

    Patricia A. Walter to Mark D. and Teresa R. Harris, lots 1 and 2 Highlands Subdivision, Elizabethtown, $300,000.

  • Veterans cemetery starts brick program

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central recently launched a Memorial Brick Program to honor members of the Armed Forces. The bricks, which will be personalized with laser technology, will be placed in cemetery walkways, including the Flag Plaza, the Committal Shelter and at the base of the 40-foot Carillon Tower, which recently