Today's News

  • Sept. 24 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.

    Celestine M. Strickland v. Shad M. Finley, et al, Dixon Avenue, Louisville. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $5,500 plus interest.

  • Central Hardin to host college fair Thursday

     These colleges and universities are expected to attend the Heartland Regional College Fair.


    Asbury College

  • PREP GOLF: Boys' 5th Region tourney up for grabs (9/28)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com Handicapping the Boys’ 5th Region Tournament is a lot like going to the roulette table and trying to pick the winning number.

  • Sept. 24 Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Craig Zeitler, 440 Andover Drive, Glendale. Use: swimming pool.

    Zach Miller, 260 Phillip Stuecker Road, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    John Peters, 4584 Bardstown Road, Elizabethtown. Use: commercial building.

    Emery Martin, 152 Carroll Ave., Elizabethtown. Use: single-wide foundation.

  • Radio group to take part in drill

    The Hardin County Amateur Radio Emergency Communications is taking part in a nationwide simulated emergency test on Oct. 2-3. The annual drill is sponsored by the American Radio Relay League. HC AREC is made up of volunteer amateur radio operators who provide trained, licensed and equipped radio operators as needed in time of national and local emergencies.

  • Sept. 19 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Sarah Elizabeth Haycraft, 25, and Johnny Kirk Higdon, 28, both of Elizabethtown.

    Trista Skye Gaskins, 19, and Qwyntrell Ross Christiason, 19, both of Radcliff.

    Sara Louise Rishel, 29, and Eric Wayne Beauchamp, 31, both of Elizabethtown.

    Stacy Marie Evans, 39, Elizabethtown, and Kenneth Dewayne Johnson, 42, Carthage, N.Y.

    Jesehnia Teixeira Soto, 20, and Jeremy Lorenzo Wilson, 22, both of Fort Knox.

  • Wreath effort ratcheting up


    Those interested in supporting the Kentucky Patriots’ Wreaths Across America effort should contact Betson for details by e-mail: djbetson@bbtel.com; by phone at (270) 877- 7066; or mail to:

    Wreaths Across America

    702 Augusta Drive

    Vine Grove, KY 40175.



    Volunteers who organized an impressive show of respect and honor at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central last year are gearing up for a second successful year.

  • Sept. 19 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.

    Christine Delph (1977). Theft by deception. Total $184.

    Michael D. Garland (1983). Disregarding traffic control device. Total $239.

    Travis B. Martin (1990). Speeding 80 in a 55; state traffic school. Total $199.

    Harold R. Miller III (1986). Speeding 17 mp over. Total $178.

  • Sept. 26, 2010 editorial: We honor 1st. Lt. Eric David Yates

    Streets were lined Friday morning with residents paying their respects and flags waving under a hot September sun.

    Many tears were wiped away.

    As the body of one of our own, 1st. Lt. Eric David Yates, passed through streets, we remembered the sacrifice of that 26-year-old man.

  • Sept. 17 Property Transfers

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

    Ky. Auctioneers Inc. to D&K Homes LLC, lot 89 Santa Fe Subdivision, county, $30,000.

    Jerry Wayne and Rita Boyd to Amy Frances Smith, property on Wooldridge Ferry Road, Elizabethtown, love and affection. FMV: $40,000.

    CitiMortgage Inc. to Suzanne Russell, lot 48 Gateway Villa South Subdivision, Elizabethtown, $75,500.

    Posey L. Wise to Philip M. and Katrina L. Johnson, 1007 Pawnee Drive, Elizabethtown, $127,000.