Today's News

  • July 4, 2010 editorial: Fair fun comes in variety of ways

    Beginning at 5 p.m. this afternoon, a six-day celebration of traditional skills, deep-fried diet busters, motorized mayhem and pageants of all types gets under way.

    The Hardin County Community Fair and Horse Show opens to one and all at the fairgrounds with a lineup that once again truly “offers something for everyone.”

    County fairs celebrate talents that once were central to survival such as vegetable gardens, canning, embroidery and knitting.

  • July 5 Services

    Doris G. Adams, 61, of Battletown, died Friday, July 2, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg with entombment in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and continues at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

  • Holiday and heat no sweat for fairgoers

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com Hardin County Fair Board members weren’t sure what Monday would bring. For the first time in the county fair’s history, the first day of the weeklong event fell on a federal holiday, with Monday being an official day off for workers celebrating Independence Day. “Another fair board member told me ‘I

  • Maffet-Krauser

    Nolta and Darlene Maffet of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Renee Maffet of Elizabethtown, to Johnathan Wade Krauser of Radcliff, son of Robert Krauser of Rineyville and Lori Allen of Radcliff.

    The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Louisville with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

  • Boy Scouts honor fallen veterans

    Boy Scouts Troop No. 829 honored fallen veterans by placing American flags on their graves May 29 at Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. At right, top, back row from left, Scout Master Darryl Blohm and Assistant Scout Master Brian Lindell; second row, Eric McDeavit, Troop Committee Chairman Nichole Niemeyer and Joshua Niemeyer; third row, Gabe Adams, VA volunteer, Austin Jaggers, Connor Lindell and Brian Butora; front row, Calbe Jaggers and a VA volunteer.


  • June 27 South Hardin news


  • Radcliff Woman’s Club observes Flag Day


    Flag Day was observed in many ways at the Radcliff Woman’s Club June 14 meeting. After reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, flag pins, donated by Maria Batistoni, were distributed to all members.

    The refreshments table was decorated with flag centerpieces and the food was an American style picnic with hot dogs, brownies, potato chips and finger veggies.

  • State sidelines LaRue County jailer



    Kentucky’s Department of Corrections determined that problems at the LaRue County Detention Center had continued too long and directed county officials to make immediate changes.

    Concerned about complaints and examples of problems with jail leadership for more than a year, the DOC and LaRue County officials chose last week to sideline five-term Jailer Ralph “Mac” Trumbo.

  • Glovers announce birth of granddaughter

    Dewight and Marla Glover of Vine Grove announce the birth of a granddaughter, Payton Mae Keikilani Leilani Leffler, on Dec. 16, 2009, in New Albany, Ind. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Parents are Irven and Miriam Leffler of Cory-don, Ind.

    She has a sister, Kawe-hilani Kyana Glover of Corydon.

    Additional grandpar-ents are Paul and Mary Thompson of New Al-bany. Great-great-grandmother is Emily N. Pall of Oahu, Hawaii.

  • Group decorates national square dance convention

    Staff report

    A group effort by local artists and square dance fans created a decoration for the 2010 National Square Dance Convention held last month in Louisville.

    When individual square dance clubs of Kentucky and Southern Indiana were asked to decorate a square dance hall stage at the convention, Emily Willis took the challenge seriously. She asked Charlotte Allen, her club’s president, about a good theme for the Hardin County Fair Squares club’s contribution in decorating a stage.