Today's News

  • April 17 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.

    Tim Doran. 564 Beasley Blvd., Elizabethtown. Use: pool.

    Michael and Diane Cardin, 3526 Copelin Road, Sonora. Use: garage.

    Gary Nichols, 106 Maple Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: storage shed.

    Ada Skees, 1040 Centerpoint Road, White Mills. Use: double-wide.

  • April 12 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.


    Rashaad S. Lattimore (1984).

    DUI, BAC 0.16; speeding 22 mph over.

  • Drug task force expected to be well-funded



    HARDIN COUNTY – For the first time in eight years, counter-drug agencies in Kentucky aren’t sounding the alarm over funding shortfalls.

  • Lexington bank robbery suspect captured

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The suspect wanted in connection to a Tuesday Chase bank robbery in Lexington was captured Monday in Elizabethtown, police say. According to a Lexington police news release, Adam Purnel Duff, a 21-year-old Ashland resident, was arrested Monday morning in Hardin County after a warrant for his arrest was obtained by investigators. Elizabethtown Police Department spokesman Virgil Willoughby said Duff was found at a Rhodes Drive residence by EPD detective Kelly Slone.

  • April 21 Obituaries

    Elbert Ray Bittinger, 84

    Morse E. Humston, 99

    Loretta Keown, 88

    Mary Ellen Patterson, 86

    Ted A. Salmon, 64

    Foster Eugene Skeens, 73

    Kenneth Raymond Smith, 83

    Gary W. Spratt, 62

    Evelyn “Jeanette” Taber, 74

    Elbert Ray Bittinger with flag

    Elbert Ray Bittinger, 84, of Elizabethtown, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Louisville.

    He was a loving father and grandfather.

  • April 12 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Ambre Rachelle Smith, 23, Elizabethtown, and Zebulun Dale Wilson, 23, Cynthiana.

    Rebecca Katherine Kelley, 36, and Jonathan Lee Quinn, 29, both of Rineyville.

    Jacqueline Marie Ward, 23, and Kyle Patrick Smith, 22, both of Muldraugh.

    Vanessa Marie Bohleber, 26, and Brandon Mark Higdon, 29, both of Elizabethtown.

    Elizabeth Marie Hansen, 19, Woodinville, Wash., and Scott Thomas Schneider, 20, Fort Knox.

  • PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Senior following in dad's footsteps (04/19)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Almost every boy’s dream is to grow up to be just like dad. Ethan Jones is no exception. An Elizabethtown High School senior, Jones is following in his father’s footsteps and has become one of the top pole vaulters in the state. “I originally started him as an eighth-grader. It was a whole new

  • GIRLS' PREP TENNIS: LaRue County doubles team doubles up on sports (04/19)



    HODGENVILLE — When a match is heading into a decisive third set, the LaRue County girls’ No. 1 doubles team feels it has a distinct advantage.

    “I think we can play longer and move around better than a lot of teams,” freshman Nancy Howell said. “We don’t get worn out easy.”

  • PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Fort Knox steals the show at Central Invitational (04/19)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com CECILIA — A pair of hurdlers nearly stole the show Friday night. The Fort Knox High School duo of junior Courtney Edwards and freshman Kiara Austin swept the hurdles events at the Central Hardin Invitational. Edwards met the state qualifying mark in both events, winning the 110-meter hurdles in 14.76 seconds and the 300s in 40.

  • April 12 Rineyville news