Today's News

  • March 1 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.

    Elaine Avignone (1962). Theft by deception (eight counts). Total $155.

    Adam Ellsworth (1987). Speeding 87 in a 55; license to be in possession. Total $244.

    Bonnie Jean Wheeler (1976). Theft by deception. Serve 60 days in jail concurrent with prior case. Court costs waived.

  • Sheriff's Office warns of paving scam


    COLESBURG The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to use caution in dealing with a man claiming to be a Scott Boswell and a paving outfit calling itself US Paving. According to Hardin County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Greg Lowe, a Lower Colesburg Road woman fell victim to a scam involving the paving business earlier this week. A job estimated at $120 resulted in a $5,760 bill, according to Lowe.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: North faces Adair in Boys' 5th Region Tournament finals (03/10)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com LEBANON — The North Hardin Trojans know how they will be judged in school history. They are constantly reminded of it every day in practice when they glance at the rafters of Ron Bevars Gymnasium. “We’ve never been this far before and we want to take full advantage of it,” North Hardin senior Greg Johnson said. &ldq

  • Students' letters of thanks get a thank you in return



    RADCLIFF — Students at a local high school received an unexpected reward for their acts of kindness.

  • 7th Brigade Drill, Air Rifle and Raider Championships this weekend


    Staff report

      FORT KNOX — The third annual 7th Brigade Drill, Air Rifle and Raider Championships is set for this weekend.

    More than 800 JROTC cadets from five states will compete for titles Saturday and Sunday. Drill and Raider events will be at North Hardin High School, while air rifle matches will go on at John Hardin High School.

  • March 11, 2009: Services

    Mary Elliott, 85, of Bonnieville, died Sunday, March 8, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. CDT today at Brooks Funeral Home in Munfordville with interment in Memory Park Cemetery in Bonnieville. Visitation continues from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. CDT today at the funeral home. Blanca Grimes, 53, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, March 7, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m.

  • Preparing for BRAC growth



    ELIZABETHTOWN — State and local officials on Wednesday developed a raw plan on how the area should deal with the transformation of Fort Knox.

    Participants in the tabletop exercise at Pritchard Community Center discussed how to use the Army post realignment to bolster the area’s economic growth, educational opportunities, infrastructure and health care by 2014.

  • Dollars and Sense

    All taxpayers dread the prospect of facing an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audit. There are some steps you can take to minimize the likelihood that you’ll be audited or to ensure a more positive experience if you are, according to the Kentucky Society of CPAs.   What’s it all about? In an audit, the IRS contacts the taxpayer to verify some of the information contained in a filed tax return.

  • Reconnecting with old friends

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA In the past few years, I’ve been fortunate enough to reconnect with old friends I hadn’t heard from in 20 or 30 years. Sometimes they’ve found my Web site, which details my fiction writing endeavors. Sometimes I hear from someone who noticed my byline and wondered if it was the person they knew in high school, as was the case a few weeks ago.

  • When Irish eyes are smiling...

    IF YOU GO: Celtic Crossroads will perform at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School at 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $15, $25 and $35. For tickets or more information about the performance contact (270) 769-8837.