Today's News

  • July 5 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Amber Nikita Ricke, 23, and Jesse Desmond Rivera, 25, both of Radcliff.

    Sarah Michelle Stolpa, 21, Cherry Fork, Ohio, and Phillip Craig Pritchard, 20, Guston.

    Jo Ann Clark, 56, and Herschel Skinner, 45, both of Alexandria.

    Julie Noreen Fry, 39, Vine Grove, and Richard William Cloos, 37, Winterpark, Fla.

    Melinda Ann Williamson, 23, and James Paul Poynter, 22, both of Elizabethtown.

    Diana Marie Barks, 31, Marysville, Mich., and Steven James Vargas, 33, Elizabethtown.

  • July 12 Traffic

    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.

    Mothobi J. Chirunga (1990). Speeding 13 mph over; state traffic school. Total $170.

    Anita Dowd (1965). Failure to wear seat belts. Total $25.

    Michael D. Hacker (1983). Failure to wear seat belts. Total $25.

    Jessie E. Higgs (1962). Failure to wear seat belts. Total $25.

  • Harry spins his magic once again

    “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince” Released: July 15 Rated: PG for scary images, some violence, language and mild sensuality Runtime: 153 minutes  



  • July 10 Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Kentucky Heritage Homes LLC to Christopher and Feleshia Denham, 36 Brentwood Estates Subdivision, county, $22,000.

    Estate of Loretta Strange to Gregory E. and Drendy S. Summers, lot 24 Cecil Court, Elizabethtown, $33,220.

    George F. and Harumi Y. Hill to Kyle M. and Alyssa B. Porteous, 114 Baywood Ave., Vine Grove, $130,000.

    Mark and Elizabeth Gail Hunt to Steven L. and Catherine E. Cross, lot 23 Treehaven Court, Elizabethtown, $31,000.

  • Library creates life-long learners

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — The summer reading program at the Hardin County Public Library is coming to an end this week, and librarians have seen interest grow throughout the month. Susie Hignite, interim director of the library, said a class was added this summer to accommodate the children interested in the program, and organizers pl

  • July 5 Divorces

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

    Jeremy Michael Kempf, 24, and Aida Cruz Santiago, 23, both of Fort Knox. Married two years.

    Danny Ball, 42, Eastview, and Sherry Ball, 41, Elizabethtown. Married 22 years.

    Kevin Ross, 32, Radcliff, and Tabitha D. Cabrera, 30, San Antonio. Married nine years.

    Shane James Morris, 31, Nicholasville, and Christi Lynn Flynn, 30, Lexington. Married seven years.

    Russell McGuffin, 63, and Linda McGuffin, 60, both of Cecilia. Married 45 years.

  • Rain Barrels save water and money

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — You can save money and help the environment by saving the water that rushes from your gutters during downpours. Rain barrels under drainpipes can hold water that later can be used for gardens and car washing.

  • July 12 Divorces

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

    Mathew John Novak, 37, Fort Knox, and Jennifer Denette Smith, 41, Pooler, Ga. Married 16 years.

    Jon D. Noyes, 35, Radcliff, and Aimee J. Merson, 33, Elizabethtown. Married 13 years.

    Christopher Dale Wall, 44, Hodgenville, and Debra Lynn Conner, 39, Vine Grove. Married 12 years.

    Troy Hayse, 42, Elizabethtown, and Kelly Mengarelli, (age not given), Las Vegas. Married eight years.

  • July 13: Services


  • Juvenile questioned in retail store fire


    A juvenile male is being questioned concerning a fire that started Wednesday inside the Family Dollar store on Sycamore Street in Elizabethtown, said Elizabethtown Fire Safety Officer Rusty Todd.

    The fire originated on a display shelf, Todd said. Smoke then filled the retail store, but an employee was able to douse the fire with an extinguisher before it spread to cause further damage.

    The employee was treated for smoke inhalation at Hardin Memorial Hospital and later was released, Todd said.