Today's News

  • Hardin's census mail-in rate better than average



    As officials try to rouse Americans to mail their census forms, Hardin County residents can say they’re doing better than the national average.

    The local mail-in response rate as of Tuesday was 69 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This is two points higher than the state average and seven more than the nation’s.

    Hardin County’s 2000 mail-in rate was 73 percent. The census is locally important in part because of the boom expected with the Fort Knox transformation.

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Sunday's Results (04/05)

    The News-Enterprise North Hardin battled back from a four-run deficit two innings into the game, but the Trojans never took the lead in a 7-6 loss to Union, Tenn., on Sunday in North Hardin’s first game of the Florida Beach Bash in Fort Walton Beach. Seniors Jessica Shartzer (1-4) took the loss in relief and struck out six of the 20 batters she faced. She gave up two runs, but

  • A time to sow


    It’s that time of year again: the time for warmth and dirt and rain and – most importantly – the time for planting.

  • March 26 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.

    John and Golda Miniard, 278 Kraft Road, Rineyville. Use: single-wide foundation.

    David Locke, 76 Cooley Lane, Rineyville. Use: basement remodel.

    Travel Centers of America, 554 W. Glendale Hodgenville Road, Glendale. Use: state jurisdiction.

  • March 28 Divorces

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

    Travis Gene Webster, 28, Louisville, and Amanda Nicole Perry, 27, Radcliff. Married one year.

    Marion Scott Fawbush, 47, and Kandy Lynn Burns, 42, both of Fort Knox. Married 20 years.

    John Arthur Holladay, 59, Rillito, Ariz., and Carolyn Bernice Mitchell, 52, Radcliff. Married 11 years.

    William Leslie Driskell, 30, Fort Knox, and Julia Anne Gibson, 29, Killeen, Texas. Married three years.

  • March 26 Property Transfers

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

    Cedar Hill Development Co. to W.R. Cecil Contractors Inc., lots 92, 93 and 95 Country Side Terrace, county, $75,000.

    Lucille Scott to Robert Farrow, 201 Milby St., Elizabethtown, $42,500.

    Wayne D. and Alison Luedtke Marlett to Samuel C. and Silvia H. Love, 526 Sierra Drive, Rineyville, $190,000.

    James Frank and Jennifer D. Phillips to Shawn P. and Jennifer M. Aberl, 108 Tallyho Way, Elizabethtown, $225,000.

  • March 28 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Leah Danielle Meyer, 20, Hudson, Colo., and Matthew Salvatore Moreland, 21, Fort Knox.

    Danielle Rae Sargent, 22, Louisville, and Paul Franklin Berrier, 25, LaGrange.

    Tammy Renee Schmader, 27, and Chadwick Brandon Russell, 35, both of Vine Grove.

    Morgan Irene McGray, 23, Elizabethtown, and Gerald Dale Walbeck, 30, Marshall, Mich.

    Mariah Candace Bermudez, 18, Stanton, Calif., and Brian Wayne Sims, 19, Fort Knox.

  • Sixth test signal to be installed on Ring Road today



    While the state still is assessing its new yellow left-turn arrows — installed at test sites such as Ring Road in Elizabethtown — a local highway official said they’re working well so far.

    Workers plan to activate the sixth such Ring Road signal at the entrances to the Lowe’s and Target parking lots today.

  • March 28 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.

    Shana M. Barr (1990). Failure to wear seat belts. Total $25.

    Jonathan lee Brockman (1980). Local city ordinance. Total $155.

    Christopher T. Dennis (1987). Speeding 11 mph over; state traffic school. Total $166.

    David A. Harms (1979). Failure to wear seat belts. Total $25.

  • From the bookshelf: 'The Girl Who Chased the Moon'

    The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen List Price: $14.96 Bantam Book Three out of five bookworms