Today's News

  • Sept. 6 Divorces

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

    Charles O. Hagar, 49, and Karen Olson, 45, both of Rineyville. Married 27 years.

    Branton Robert Cowen, 41, Rineyville, and Monica Jean Baumgardner, 49, Elizabethtown. Married three years.

    Philip Darnell Brown, 30, Vine Grove, and Keshauna Rena Brown, 30, Elizabethtown. Married 12 years.

    Adam Ryan Rox, 27, Shelby, Ohio, and Nadine Netz, 23, Radcliff. Married five years.

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  • E'town police searching for clues

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown police are asking for the community’s help in determining the cause of head injuries to a man found unconscious Wednesday night at a Renaissance Court condominium.

    EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby said the situation was reported by passersby who noticed open doors and blood on the floor of one of the units.

    Paul C. Estes, 56, was found inside the home with several head injuries. He was flown to University Hospital in Louisville where Willoughby said he is in fair condition.

  • Howevalley Days kicks off tonight



    HOWEVALLEY — While summer might be fading, the festival season soldiers on.  This week, it marches to Howevalley.

    Howevalley Days begins tonight and continues through Saturday evening. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. at Howevalley Elementary School with a cornhole tournament and baby contest, and continues at 10 a.m. Saturday with a parade.

  • Asbell faced charges in ’93



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Police say an Elizabethtown man jailed Tuesday night on nearly 400 felony counts of sex crime charges had at least four victims, and records show this isn’t the first time he’s been accused of sex crimes.

    Loren Dale Asbell, a 47-year-old Ponderosa Mobile Home Park resident, was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday after Elizabethtown detective Kelly Slone obtained five signed arrest warrants from a Hardin Circuit judge.

  • EHS Class of 1960 holds annual get-together

    From left, Russell Allen, Tom Barnard, Sharon Hopkins Lee, Louis Kerrick, Morris “Mo” Miller, Bob Evans, Jennie Kennedy Lew, Leroy Vowels, Brenda Lewis Gilbert, Jim Hatcher, Connie Hibbs Jarkins, Helen O’Brien Gressel, Bob Brown, Anne Boone Robbins, Sandra Bush Vick, Bob Jenkins, Janie Elmore Logsdon, Sue Carole Tatum Kinder, Larry “Charlie” Owen, Sandy Ford Allen, Sandy Masterson Baker, Yolanda Taylor Lovelace, Corky Willis, Margie DeSpain Powell.

  • Unprotected medians still proving fatal for drivers



    BROOKS – The fourth median crossover wreck since Interstate 65 cable barriers were installed occurred Wednesday, killing a Shepherdsville man and his elderly mother.

    According to Kentucky State Police, the crash happened after a tire on a southbound Hyundai Sante Fe occupied by a Tennessee woman failed at the 120 mile-marker Wednesday morning.

  • MS Walk Saturday to raise funds



    ELIZABETHTOWN — An event at Freeman Lake Park will allow participants to raise money by walking for those who can’t.

    Walk MS: Elizabethtown, which raises money to support multiple sclerosis research and help those the disease affects, is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Freeman Lake.

  • United Way cuts fundraising goal


    Year/ Amount Raised/Percentage Change

    2008 $965,000 -3.0

    2007 $1,005,000 +5.0

    2006 $950,000  +2.0

    2005 $926,000  -1.0

    2004 $930,000  -3.0

    2003 $938,000  +6.1

    2002 $890,000  -7.0

    2001 $950,000  -3.0

    2000 $971,000  +5.0

    1999 $925,000  -3.1

    1998 $954,000  -0.3

    1997 $957,327  +9.2

  • Sept. 6 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.

    Jamie K. Bryant (1961). Speeding 70 in a 45; state traffic school. Total $199.

    Chad M. Covey (1978). Reckless driving; state traffic school. Total $244.

    Earnest Givens (1981). Speeding 14 mph over. Total $200.

    Calvin F. Lindsay (1948). Speeding 80 in a 55. Total $264.