Today's News

  • Nov. 9 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Virginia Ann Stoeckel, 28, and Christopher Thomas Payton, 29, both of Elizabethtown.

    Crystal Ann Petrie, 31, and John Franklin Hodge, 40, both of Elizabethtown.

    Cindy Marie Blumenberg, 19, and John Michael Dietrich IV, 33, both of Elizabethtown.

    Joani Chaylene Nathey, 18, and Michael Gene Colomb, 20, both of West Point.

    Chelsea Danielle Kelley, 18, Vine Grove, and David Allen Schultz, 19, Radcliff.

  • Nov. 9 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.


    Joel Ross Puckett (1980).

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Not just dumb luck (11/13)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — John Hardin coach Mark Brown likes to joke that in the Wing-T offense bad fullbacks make good guards. Senior Billy Simmons fits that description. “He’s exactly right,” Simmons said. “We’re just down dumb running backs. You have to be quick to play guard in this offense, because you

  • 11-7 Religion Briefs


  • Loss of job turns from 'devastated' to delight



    HARDIN COUNTY — For nearly 12 years, Mike Bell worked at the Gates Rubber plant in Elizabethtown. He thought it may be the last place he would work in his adult life.

    Then came plant layoffs and finally a decision to close the belt and hose plant in late 2003, leaving about 400 people without jobs.

  • Preparing for the house showing

    When you’re selling a house, few things can conjure up the wide range of emotions like the call from the real estate agent telling you that the house is going to be shown. There is joy that someone is looking at the house. Yet there could be panic if the house is not ready for the showing. Before you panic, grab a can of furniture wax, an empty laundry basket and some paper towels and head outdoors. No, we are not running away.

  • Breaking NewsRace recanvasses show no changes

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    HARDIN COUNTY — Recanvasses of five local races Thursday showed no changes in election night numbers.

    Races reviewed by the County Clerk’s office were for: 26th District state House seat, Radcliff, Vine Grove and West Point city councils and Sonora city commissioner.

    Typically two or three local races are recanvassed every election, said County Clerk Kenny Tabb.

  • The Radcliff-Fort Knox Tourism Commission 2008 Kentucky Tourism Industry Annual Conference receives Traverse Awards for Excellence in Tourism Marketing competition

    From left, Retired Maj. Gen. Bill Barron, Kelly Barron, Executive Director Radcliff/Fort Knox Tourism Commission, David Lord, President of the Kentucky Tourism Council.

    The Radcliff-Fort Knox Tourism Commission received a first place award and an honorable mention for its division in the 2008 Kentucky Tourism Industry Annual Conference Traverse Awards for Excellence in Tourism Marketing competition on Oct. 14.

    The commission received a first place for Rack Brochure and an honorable mention for radio advertisement.

  • Anatomy of a recovery


    America’s economic rebound depends on a real estate recovery, but many are asking, “What is it going to take to get it all going?”

    The Heart of Kentucky Association of Realtors points out that housing always leads the economy in recoveries, and this one will be no different.

    The most important factor driving home sales is affordability. With home prices falling in many parts of the country and mortgage rates still near historic lows, affordability conditions have markedly improved.

  • Local agency recognized as top tier home care provider

    Local agency recognized as top tier home care provider

    Intrepid USA Healthcare Services in Elizabethtown has been named as one of the nation’s top 500 home health care providers by HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the most successful Medicare-certified home health care providers in the United States. This is the third consecutive year the agency has been recognized as a HomeCare Elite provider.