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  • May 6 Local History


  • Sept. 3 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.

    Gregory E. Trent, 509 Blue Ball Church Road, Elizabethtown. Use: barn.

    Harvey W. Baumgardner Jr., 116 Cecilianna Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: deck.

    Pat Lohden, 32 Ambrook Estates, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Andrea Kelly, 288 Ditto Lane, Vine Grove. Use: double-wide foundation.

  • Fugitive arrested, booked on charges

    Flores was indicted in 2008



    A fugitive sought since being indicted in 2008 on felony charges of engaging in organized crime and trafficking in marijuana was booked Monday afternoon at the Hardin County jail, and arraigned Tuesday in 9th Circuit Court.

    According to Kentucky State Police, Oscar Flores, 37, was a major player in a pot-trafficking syndicate that moved about three dozen 25-pound loads of illegal cannabis into Kentucky and Hardin County between February 2006 and 2008.

  • Sept. 5 Divorces

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

    Jeffrey Bellin, 45, Elizabethtown, and Shianne Dawn Sallee, 35, Upton. Married 13 years.

    Timothy P. Donovan, 39, and Dawn Scott, 40, both of Elizabethtown. Married six years.

    Deryk Scott Simmons, 29, and Kristie Leigh Heefner, 28, both of Fort Knox. Married eight years.

    Jason Edward James, 29, and Rhonda Jo Bohall, 48, both of Radcliff. Married six years.

    Jonathan Wayne Thomas, 43, and Sherry Frances Dillard, 43, both of Elizabethtown. Married 21 years.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: ELizabethtown holds off North Hardin, 1-0 (09/15)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Beau Bouthilette and the visiting Elizabethtown Panthers locked down North Hardin on Tuesday night in order to nearly lock up a postseason bye. The senior forward scored his second straight game-winning goal and senior goalkeeper Danny Rothwell held off the hard-charging Trojans, 1-0 to close in on the No. 1 seed for next month’s

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: LaRue County spikes North Hardin (09/14)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Ben Schell insisted his LaRue County volleyball team would have a more diverse attacking unit this year and at the expense of their coach’s alma mater, the surging Lady Hawks proved it Monday night. Senior outside hitter Brea Huhn’s five kills led five Lady Hawks with multiple kills and home-loving LaRue County swept the st

  • Indy man dies from I-65 wreck


    An Indianapolis man died Monday after the motorcycle he was driving crashed into the back of a sport utility vehicle.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Chris Berry said he was on the scene of a minor crash late Monday afternoon on Interstate 65 at the Sonora exit when he saw a motorcycle approaching traffic stopped by the wreck.

    Berry said Greely D. Evans, 66, of Indianapolis, suffered serious injuries when his motorcycle ran into the back of an SUV.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: No time to celebrate for John Hardin (9/15)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The natural reaction after an emotional rivalry victory is to relax and that’s what has John Hardin coach Mark Brown concerned heading into this Friday’s game against the Nelson County Cardinals. The Bulldogs, who are ranked fourth in the latest Associated Press Class 5-A poll, are

  • Overturned tanker truck closes northbound I-65

     The News-Enterprise

    An overturned tanker truck on Tuesday forced the closure of northbound Interstate 65 near the 83-mile marker, in Hardin County.

    Northbound motorists were detoured via exit 81 at Sonora and follow U.S. 31W north to Glendale and re-enter I-65 at exit 86.

    The road reopened around nine p.m.

  • Burke jury begins deliberations



    Commonwealth’s Attorney Chris Shaw aimed his closing argument in the double-murder case against Army Sgt. Brent Burke directly at the hearts of jurors.