Today's News

  • Beshear says state capable of helping NAATBatt

    The News-Enterprise
    Gov. Steve Beshear Wednesday night told the annual meeting of the National Alliance for Advance Technology Batteries (NAATBatt) that the commonwealth is well-positioned to partner and support the group’s mission to lead the efforts to grow a market for advanced energy storage technology in North America.

  • Matherlys celebrate 50th anniversary

    William and Carolyn Matherly of Clarkson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of their wedding vows from 2 to 4 p.m., Dec. 12, 2010, at Central Avenue Baptist Church in Elizabethtown. The ceremony will be performed by the Rev. Fred Whitmore of Leitchfield, who also performed the renewal of vows for their 25th wedding anniversary.
    They were married Dec. 2, 1960, at Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown by the Rev. Jacob Dye, uncle of the groom.

  • Whitis promoted at Whayne Supply

    Jim Whitis has accepted the position of Regional Sales manager for the Louisville and Bowling Green branches of Whaynes Supply as announced by Steve Baylor, vice president of West Operations.
    Whitis joined Team Whayne 18 years ago as Louisville branch’s Office Sales representative. He was then quickly promoted to District Sales Representative for Louisville’s southern territory. Whitis also has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Indiana University.

  • 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.

  • Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

  • Divorces

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

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

  • LaRue pair arrested, charged with human trafficking

    Landmark News Service

    A former LaRue County deputy jailer has been charged with numerous sex
    crimes against a young teen.
    James M. Curtsinger, 63, of Hodgenville, was charged Wednesday with
    first-degree sexual abuse, third-degree rape, third-degree sodomy and human trafficking, victim under 18.
    He is accused of having relations with a 15-year-old girl in December 2009,
    according to Kentucky State Police.

  • Property Transfers

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

  • E’town among top in nation for job growth


    Local officials for years have touted the economic impact of the Fort Knox realignment. Recent government data is backing them up — big time.

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics this week released figures that show the Elizabethtown metro area increased nonfarm employment by the fifth highest percentage in the nation from October 2009 to this past October.

    That comes on the heels of an August report that said the area ranked fourth in the country for growth in total annual income at 5.2 percent.