Today's News

  • PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Burgess made right choice for future (11/14)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — By giving up basketball three years ago, Alex Burgess made the right decision for her future. A John Hardin High School senior, Burgess quit the Lady Bulldogs to focus on track and field, cross country and academics. Now, Burgess is on the verge of getting a full ride to either Bellarmine University or Western Kentuc

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Wolverines have Panthers’ full attention (11/13)


  • Nov. 9 Divorces

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

    Jon David Vandermolen, 25, Elizabethtown, and Ashley Alyane Smith, 25, both of Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    Niles Whitson, 36, and Angela Michelle Harper, 31, both of Rineyville. Married seven years.

    Vincent Brandon Kessler, 35, and Dana Yvette Marcum, 35, both of Elizabethtown. Married nine years.

    Derwin I. Nickelberry Jr., 29, Eddyville, and Leshana Wynn, 23, Radcliff. Married four years.

  • Nov. 9 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Virginia Ann Stoeckel, 28, and Christopher Thomas Payton, 29, both of Elizabethtown.

    Crystal Ann Petrie, 31, and John Franklin Hodge, 40, both of Elizabethtown.

    Cindy Marie Blumenberg, 19, and John Michael Dietrich IV, 33, both of Elizabethtown.

    Joani Chaylene Nathey, 18, and Michael Gene Colomb, 20, both of West Point.

    Chelsea Danielle Kelley, 18, Vine Grove, and David Allen Schultz, 19, Radcliff.

  • Nov. 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.


    Joel Ross Puckett (1980).

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Not just dumb luck (11/13)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — John Hardin coach Mark Brown likes to joke that in the Wing-T offense bad fullbacks make good guards. Senior Billy Simmons fits that description. “He’s exactly right,” Simmons said. “We’re just down dumb running backs. You have to be quick to play guard in this offense, because you

  • 11-7 Religion Briefs


  • Loss of job turns from 'devastated' to delight



    HARDIN COUNTY — For nearly 12 years, Mike Bell worked at the Gates Rubber plant in Elizabethtown. He thought it may be the last place he would work in his adult life.

    Then came plant layoffs and finally a decision to close the belt and hose plant in late 2003, leaving about 400 people without jobs.

  • Preparing for the house showing

    When you’re selling a house, few things can conjure up the wide range of emotions like the call from the real estate agent telling you that the house is going to be shown. There is joy that someone is looking at the house. Yet there could be panic if the house is not ready for the showing. Before you panic, grab a can of furniture wax, an empty laundry basket and some paper towels and head outdoors. No, we are not running away.

  • Breaking NewsRace recanvasses show no changes

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    HARDIN COUNTY — Recanvasses of five local races Thursday showed no changes in election night numbers.

    Races reviewed by the County Clerk’s office were for: 26th District state House seat, Radcliff, Vine Grove and West Point city councils and Sonora city commissioner.

    Typically two or three local races are recanvassed every election, said County Clerk Kenny Tabb.