Today's News

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

  • 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.

  • 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.


  • Divorces

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

  • 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.

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club meets

    The Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club held its monthly meeting Nov. 22. The featured speaker was Radcliff Mayor–Elect J.J. Duvall. Duvall spoke of his plans for the next term of office as mayor.
    The club elected new officers for 2011. They are: President Beverly Rickey; First Vice President Maria Batistoni; Second Vice President Sherry Barnes; Third Vice President Nancy Chancellor-Cox; Secretary Susan Dyer; Treasurer Carolyn Shelman; and Auditor Portia Petties.

  • Father and son set for guitar concert

    A multi-faceted musician and his son will be in the spotlight Saturday at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center when the Acoustic Guitar Masters Concert Series 11 presents Tim Thompson.
    Joining Thompson on stage will be his son, Myles, who plays fiddle and mandolin.
    Thompson, a guitarist, singer and songwriter, will perform at 7:30 p.m. with his son. Tickets for the event are $15.
    “It’s very exciting and very fulfilling,” Thompson said about playing onstage with his son.

  • Ladies' Tea at the State

    Women are invited to have a spot of tea Saturday when the Elizabethtown Heritage Council & Woman’s Club Christmas Tea gets underway at the Historic State Theater complex.
    “I think this is our 10th or 11 year,” said Elizabethtown Heritage Council Executive Director Dana Beth Lyddan.
    The formal tea is at 2 p.m. at the First Federal Gallery of the building and is a “ladies only” event.

  • Sing, Strings and Bows

    You’ve likely heard “Silent Night,” and you might have heard “Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella,” but there’s a good chance you haven’t heard “Lille Julaften Waltz.”
    That’s because “Lille Julaften Waltz” is an original composition by musician Kenneth Baldwin. It is one of 12 songs on “Strings & Bows: A Heartland Christmas Homecoming,” a CD recorded by Jerry Williams, Alice Burton and Baldwin.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: 'Stuff'


    Jerianne Strange of Elizabethtown (former food columnist for The News-Enterprise) says that between Boy Scouts, 4-H and several other activities, the daily schedule at her home is often hectic. However, she wants to serve her family home-cooked meals. One way she does this is to keep seasoned, cooked hamburger in the freezer. She gave me this tip several months ago, and I’ve been doing it ever since. What a time saver.