Today's News

  • ‘Need and charity have no boundaries’

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Churches in the area are rallying their congregations via meetings, e-mail and Facebook to find relief for Haiti in the aftermath of a Jan. 12 earthquake. The efforts are less about a specific denomination or faith and more about getting aid to Haiti as quickly as possible. This is evident in the giving between S

  • HCS approves bid for RES renovation



    RADCLIFF — Hardin County Schools has taken its next step to transform Radcliff Middle School to Radcliff Elementary School.

    The Hardin County Schools board approved at their Thursday meeting a $4.9 million bid from Morel Construction for the renovation of Radcliff Elementary.

    Morel Construction, based in Louisville, provided the lowest bid out of 12 bids from area construction companies.

    The architecture firm Sherman-Carter-Barnhart designed the renovation plans.

  • Jan. 22: Services


  • Walking into the fire



    GLENDALE – Saturday morning firefighters milled around a house in Glendale, but it wasn’t on fire — yet. That would soon change.

    The house, set to be destroyed, was offered to local departments to use for training. After some instructions, smoke could be seen rolling out from under the eaves.

  • Slots lose steam

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com FRANKFORT— Legislators in the Kentucky House of Representatives are beginning the process of fashioning a budget bill after Gov. Steve Beshear’s proposal failed to gain traction last week in either the House or Senate. House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, last week called on the House to design a budget p

  • A learning center once again

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — In a building once dedicated to “one giant leap for mankind,” Radcliff leaders celebrated a different “giant step forward.” The new Regional Education Center in Radcliff, which will house classes from six institutions, officially opened Friday afternoon. Dozens of people came to

  • Focus on Finance: What is an Index Fund?

    Question:  I have read some general information about Index Funds. Can you explain exactly what they are?

    Answer: Picking one stock that will beat the market is difficult – and very risky. Spreading your investment over a variety of stocks can reduce risk.

  • Jan. 10 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.

    Hurshel Leon Bookmiller III (1962). Harassment. Serve 10 days in jail. Total $185.

    Kevin L. Brown (1963). Rear license not illuminated. Total $179.

    Tasha K. Carpenter (1985). Speeding 95 in a 70. Total $204.

    Lisa Terese Clay (1986). Speeding 20 mph over. Total $184.

  • Jan. 3 Divorces

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

    Rick Carter, 41, Hodgenville, and Lonetta Shaw, 40, Elizabethtown. Married three years.

    Earl Steven Bunnell, 37, and Laura Marie Sinkus, 54, both of Upton. Married one year.

    Lester Lee Birkla, 69, Elizabethtown, and Joan Ellen Nelson, 54, Decatur, Ala. Married 29 years.

    Gary Edward Woods, 57, and Donna Renee Stanton, 44, both of Elizabethtown. Married 17 years.

    Thompson A. Thompson, 52, and Denise Ann Thompson, 53, both of Radcliff. Married 32 years.

  • Jan. 3 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.


    Brandon J. Burnett (1987).

    DUI, BAC 0.15.