Today's News

  • May 30 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.

    Daniel J. Burke (1972). Speeding 80 in a 70. Total $164.

    Julia Chlebowski (1986). Theft by deception (two counts). Total $155.

    Bruce C. Doll Jr. (1990). Speeding 10 mph over; state traffic school. Total $179.

    Lisa K. Green (1977). Failure to wear seat belts. Total $25.

  • Suspect in fatal crash facing murder charges

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com A 24-year-old driver involved in a fatal Sunday crash is being charged with murder, according to the Hardin County Sheriff’s Department. Brandon Lee Jessie, a Knob Lick resident who allegedly caused a fatal car wreck in Hardin County, has been charged with murder, four counts of assault in the first degree, fleeing and evading poli

  • June 6, 2010, editorial: E'town Sports Park promises opportunity

    It all started several years ago.

    That’s when the idea of a Field of Dreams, and now Elizabethtown Sports Park, came to light. It’s only now that a sliver of progress has been made on the multi-sports complex with moving dirt ready to begin.

    Since then, there has been plenty of time to ponder the merits of such a complex.

    Is the proposed $24-$28 million price tag heavy? It sure is.

  • Motorcycle involved in crash Tuesday night

    A motorcyclist was flown to University Hospital late Tuesday with serious, but non-life threatening injuries after a two vehicle crash on U.S. 31W at Blackjack Road.

    Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate said Wednesday that details of what caused the 11 p.m. wreck were unavailable. A collision report of the incident had not been filed as of Wednesday afternoon. The officer in charge of the wreck has two days to file that report.

  • Deal closed on iPay sale

    The News-Enterprise

    A Missouri company has finalized its purchase of a major electronic bill payment provider based in Elizabethtown.

    iPay Technologies now is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jack Henry & Associates, according to a Jack Henry news release. The sale was for $300 million in cash.

  • Crusade Sunday marks 40 years for E'town Chief



    The 2010 WHAS Crusade for Children drive in Elizabethtown was marked by the absence of longtime Ky. 86 Fire Chief Louis Crosier.

    Crosier’s face was synonymous with firefighting and crusading in Hardin County, said Elizabethtown Fire Chief Mike Hulsey.

  • June 6, 2010: Obituaries

    Roger Adkins Roger Adkins, 74, of Big Clifty, died Friday, June 4, 2010, at Riverside Manor Nursing Home in Calhoun. He was a native of Butler County, retired from Boise Cascade Co. after 41 years of service and a retired farmer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Kate Coleman Adkins; one sister, Hazel Atherton; and one brother, Rollie Adkins. He is survived by his

  • May 30 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Amanda Michelle McKinney, 24, Montgomery City, Mo., and Christofer Bryant Backes, 26, Fort Knox.

    Kindra Alyce Miller, 20,and Zachary Lee Fulkerson, 24, both of Elizabethtown.

    Melissa Jean Prather, 32, and Ryan Wayne Hawkins, 31, both of Upton.

    Donna Jean Castillo, 45, and Robert Dwayne McIntosh, 48, both of Radcliff.

    Maudie Jeanette Dials, 28, and Richard Espinosa Weber, 36, both of Radcliff.

    Margaret Lue Whalen, 34, and Nicolas Tyron Butler, 40, both of Radcliff.

  • State OKs more I-65 barriers

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com State lawmakers have agreed to allow the Transportation Cabinet to install more temporary concrete median barriers along a deadly stretch of Interstate 65. Officials have yet to determine how much the project will cost or exactly where the safety devices will go. Contractors who stockpile the barriers will install them at the request of th

  • First reading of county budget slated for today

     After weeks of delay and disagreement, Hardin Fiscal Court is expected to address first reading of its budget at 3:30 p.m. today during its regular meeting.

    Judge-Executive Harry Berry’s proposed $28.1 million budget has stayed intact, although some county officials have lobbied for a $1,500 increase for the Wesley Hilltop House, which would benefit senior programs.

    The county will have another voting meeting in late June to adopt the budget into law. Failure to do so would force the court to call emergency meetings until a resolution is reached.