Today's News

  • Lightning does damage to home on Helm Street

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com An early Monday morning storm left an Elizabethtown homeowner picking up the pieces. A lightning bolt struck a Helm Street home around 1 a.m. Monday, causing severe structural damage to the property, said Elizabethtown Fire Battalion Chief Mark Malone. The Elizabethtown Fire Department was dispatched to 328 Helm St. at 1:12 a.m., Malone said, w

  • Aug. 6 Property Transfers

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

    Federal National Mortgage Association to Kevin Addington, 1574 S. Wilson Road, Radcliff, $74,000.

    Stefan R. Mitchell to Debbie Fair, 3845 N. Grandview Church Road, Vine Grove, no monetary consideration. FMV: $24,600.

    Dwight Oswald and Roslyn F. Williams to RAC Closing Services LLC, 135 Berkshire Ave., Rineyville, $222,500.

    Retta L. Adams, et al, to Bluegrass Quality Properties LLC, 754 W. Bryan Road, Elizabethtown, $34,000.

  • Aug. 8 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Charlotte Ann Lyons, 42, Elizabethtown, and Rodney Lynn Fields, 44, Cecilia.

    Danielle Nichole Lupex, 22, and Joshua Dean Elmore, 23, both of Elizabethtown.

    Letitia Gay Hoskins, 37, West Point, and Mark Allen Frum, 40, Fort Knox.

    Arianna Marie Rice, 22, and Alex Patrick Harvey, 22, both of Fort Knox.

    Tasha Dawn Delawder, 28, and Arthur F. Jennings II, 27, both of Sonora.

    Desiree McFadden, 29, and Andrew Jermaine Martin, 28, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Burke attorneys take aim at deputy coroner

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com The attorney for the man accused of killing two women in Rineyville three years ago set his sights Monday on the skills of Hardin County Deputy Coroner John Clemens, who was responsible for officiating death certificates of shooting victims Tracy Burke and Karen Comer. Clemens’ testimony launched the second week of testimony in the double-murd

  • Aug. 6 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.

    Boone Construction, 232 and 228 Blossom Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwellings.

    Steven Crewz, 531 Hayden School Road, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Bill Ridge, 815 Greenview Circle, Elizabethtown. Use: deck extension.

  • Aug. 17, 2010: Services

    Gerald ‘Jerry’ Campbell, 66, of Eastview, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

    Mildred Carroll, 79, of Big Clifty, died Aug. 13, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT today at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson with burial in Mount Hebron Cemetery. Visitation continues at 8 a.m. CDT today at the funeral home.

  • Wesley Hilltop Seniors go to Bardstown

    Back row from left, Gene Vance, Ray Schulton, Bill Saltsman, Iva Lee Saltsman, Olivia Kizinwicz, Donna Means, Sue Sydnor, Joyce Givan and Laura Mae Cox; second row, Earl Richard, Sally Sherwood, Carrie Logsdon, Catherine Mather, Dorothy Nunn, Virginia Nagel, Judy Sandfer, Gladys Givan, Ann Proffitt and Gertrude White; front row, George Coleman, Tina Megino, Shirley Peters, Patsy Sullivan, Lucille Harper, Roy Harper and Andy Sherwood; and seated on floor, Arnel J. Megino, director.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER PREVIEW: Meade County (08/15)



    After graduating 13 players, Meade County girls’ soccer coach Dan Shook understands why some coaches in the 10th District might not expect much out of the Lady Waves this season.

    Shook, however, is not one of those coaches.

    “Thirteen seniors are gone. There was a concern about what kind of vacuum that would leave, but a lot of these girls have stepped up and filled spots,” Shook said. “So far, I’ve seen a lot of good things from the girls; good, positive work ethics.”

  • American Legion has statewide convention

    1 Kathryn Bookout receiving the nursing scholarship.

    2 Statewide Poppy Princess Summer Flora pictured with Jerilynn Kabel Hardin Unit 113 president.

    At the American Legion Auxiliary statewide convention held in June in Louisville, Kathryn Bookout was awarded the department’s Past Presidents Scholarship for Nursing. Summer Flora was named Statewide Poppy Princess. She will go on to compete at the National Convention in Wisconsin in August.


  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER PREVIEW: North Hardin Christian (08/15)



    Josh Hardin was ready to give up coaching soccer after the North Hardin Christian Falcons went 3-6 last season in the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association.

    Hardin was content with stepping away from the team he’d coached for six seasons – three as a head coach – and the sport he grew up playing.