Today's News

  • July 30 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.

  • July 30 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.

    Todd and Kelly McKinney, 2648 Blueball Road, Rineyville. Use: garage.

    Kerwin D. Kerr II, 409 Berea Road, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

    Lonnie and Ellen Douglas, 1545 Middle Creek Road, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

  • Burke trial set to begin

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com With no last minute motions to address and a string of witnesses ready to testify in the double murder case against Fort Campbell Military Policeman Army Sgt. Brent Burke, only routine pre-trial procedures stand between now and Wednesday’s scheduled trial. This will be the third start of Burke’s trial for the 2007 killings of Karen Comer

  • Aug. 1 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Kelli Nicole Deruiter, 17, Radcliff, and Travis Allen McMillen, 19, Elizabethtown.

    Loren Nicole Ayers, 21, Elizabethtown, and Zachary Lynn Ellis, 19, Rineyville.

    Mary Julie Oldham, 51, and John Michael Hinds, 47, both of Elizabethtown.

    Kimberly Leann Riordan, 40, and Brian Lee Cornett, 44, both of Elizabethtown.

    Rosie Lee Ford, 60, and Keith Andre Surney, 46, both of Elizabethtown.

    Ashley Lynn Sykes, 22, North Port, Fla., and Michael Joseph Peto Jr., 25, Fort Knox.

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  • Councilman Walker to join E'town mayoral race



    Seven-term City Councilman Tim Walker said he plans to file today for what is shaping up to be a crowded Elizabethtown mayoral race.

    Walker will face incumbent David Willmoth, fellow council member Steve Atcher and driving instructor Tommy Ard. The deadline to file for the Nov. 2 general election is Tuesday.

    Walker has been the top City Council vote getter for at least the past decade.

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  • Panama Canal may increase I-65 traffic locally

    Four things this week.

    1. Here is an example of how connected Hardin County is to the rest of the world: The $5.2 billion Panama Canal expansion may have a local impact.

  • Senior Life: Answering children’s questions about Alzheimer’s disease

    Kids ask the darndest questions. While a child’s questions often test an adult’s knowledge or skill level, and can sometimes push their patience level, the questions have value and must be acknowledged.

    “Why does grandpa act like he’s forgotten everyone?”

    “Will I catch Alzheimer’s from grandma?”

    “How come grandpa keeps calling me by dad’s name?”

    “Will grandma die from Alzheimer’s?”