Today's News

  • May 9 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Enid Amalia Wood, 34, Fort Knox, and Rodrick Demont Chandler, 37, Bowie, Md.

    Stephanie Rae Combs, 33, Louisville, and William Michael Warren, 34, Fort Knox.

    Cheryl Rae Sullivan, 47, and Carey Terrance Christie, 59, both of Rineyville.

    Mary Bet Baker, 24, and Kevin Douglas Roach, 23, both of Calvin, Okla.

    Sitha Marie Bretz, 56, and James Campbell Brinegar, 65, both of Radcliff.

    Brandy Ann Astrologo, 29, Radcliff, and Shawn David Parker, 31, Vine Grove.

  • May 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.


    Jonathan Sinnard (1984).

    DUI, BAC 0.11.

  • April 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.

    Fifth Third Bank v. Johnnie Hornback, Richardson Road, Eastview. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $8,629.19 plus interest.

  • Voter turnout low, but no snags at precincts



    Hardin County voting precincts experienced a smooth, but fairly inactive, primary election day.

    Almost 25 percent of voters headed to the polls Tuesday. Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb was disappointed in the low turnout, but not with how the day went at the 57 precincts, which he said was mostly problem-free.

  • Jailer: Road supervisor, preacher advance to November



    Overcoming the son of a former jailer, a retired detective, a former deputy and two veteran detention center employees, Republican Steven R. Hill and Democrat Danny Allen will continue their bids for Hardin County jailer in the Nov. 2 general election.

    Both Republican and Democratic primary races Tuesday were tight, with neither Allen nor Hill winning by large margins.

  • Bringing their own brand of fire

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com Owen and Whitney Brand, better known as Firebrand, recently started calling Elizabethtown home. Owen Brand was born in Dallas and eventually landed in Elizabethtown, where his dad, the Rev. Chad Brand, is pastor at Northside Baptist Church and a professor at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. “He ma

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  • A Dash of Class: Birthday favorites


    Happy birthday to my one and only son, Joseph William Sweat, once known as Joey, now Joe.

    He is 28, and the time has flown by so quickly.

    It seems like yesterday his dad and I were following him from one "Belles and Beaux" performance to another, then to college on Parents’ Weekend and other activities at Western Kentucky University. It has all gone so fast.

  • Easter wins District 1 magisterial primary



    A former magistrate may have another chance to serve Hardin County after coming out ahead in Tuesday’s election.

    Democrat Roy Easter won his party’s District 1 magisterial primary, garnering 235 votes, almost 35 percent of the 675 votes cast for the district. Easter served as a magistrate from 1998 to 2006, and is a former Radcliff police chief.

    Several phone calls to Easter’s home went unanswered.

  • Sports league challenges proposed tobacco ban



    Radcliff city officials on Wednesday heard the first reading of an ordinance that would ban tobacco products entirely in city parks and the Saunders Spring Nature Preserve.

    The proposed ordinance would toughen the city’s smoking laws further after it adopted a comprehensive ordinance late last year that banned smoking in public facilities.