Today's News

  • Home Health Care named to the 2008 HomeCare Elite

    Family Home Health Care today announced that it has been named to the 2008 HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the most successful Medicare-certified home health care providers in the United States. This annual review identifies the top 25 percent of agencies, ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement and financial performance.

    The 2008 HomeCare Elite also indicates those providers who are included in the Top 100 and Top 500 of providers nationwide. The data used for this analysis was compiled from publicly available information.

  • When compassion and self-preservation collide

    Occasionally, something happens that requires you to think about things you’d rather not. One such thing happened to me two weeks ago.

    Driving to Bardstown for a belated Thanksgiving family gathering, I passed a van that appeared to have been driven into the ditch off the Blue Grass Parkway.

    After moments earlier passing a man on the shoulder who was addressing a problem with his trailer, I already had begun an internal dialogue about all the potential responsibilities, dangers and outcomes of stopping to help someone stranded on the side of the road.

  • Dec. 12 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.

    Stephen W. Nicholas, 306 Padgett Road, county. Use: double-wide foundation and garage.

    Dwayne Cox, lot 5 Black Raven Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    James W. Smallwood, 90 Smallwood Lane, Cecilia. Use: single-wide foundation.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin to take on Central in district doubleheader (12/16)



    The News-Enterprise

    Hardin County's first taste of winter Monday in the form of freezing rain during the early evening hours followed by snow has forced several schools in the area to close today.

    Hardin County Schools, Elizabethtown Independent Schools, St. James Catholic, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Christian Academy, North Hardin Christian, LaRue County Schools, West Point Independent, Grayson County and Meade County Schools are among the area school systems or schools shut down today by the weather.

  • Dec. 7 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Cheryl Kirkpatrick Foy, 48, Louisville, and Omar Toure, 44, Radcliff.

    Staleana Ann Warunek, 22, and Jeremy Allen Burns, 33, both of Warren, Mich.

    Florence Marie Manelis, 49, and Leonard Douglas Hilder, 54, both of Sonora.

    Velva Ann Payne, 31, and Troy Leon Clater, 43, both of Radcliff.

    Sonya Lynn Jud, 43, Greensburg, and John Eric Asher, 48, Martinsville, Ind.

    Dawn Michelle Lyles, 23, and Craig Matthew Bowman, 24, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Dec. 14 Editorial: Nipping truancy in the bud

    TOPIC: Curbing truancy

    OUR VIEW: Helping parents, students connect to issue

    Missing several days of school and several class assignments that may never get made up can have a huge impact on a student’s academic performance.

    Count Division IV, 9th Circuit Family Court Judge M. Brent Hall  is among those in Kentucky trying to make sure students who have an absentee issue can get it resolved.

  • Nolin RECC Members make Christmas Brighter for Children

    Photo caption: Christmas will be brighter this year for many children in Hardin and LaRue Counties thanks to the generous contribution of $3,000 from Nolin RECC Operation Round-Up members. Pictured (front left to right) are Mark Rock (ORU Director), Faith Miller (Central Kentucky Community Action Council), and Daphne Loyall (ORU Director).

  • Dec. 7 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.

    Ashley N. Clester (1988). No operator’s license. Thirty days in jail, serve nine days balance probated for two years. Total $144.

    Andy O. Martinez (1981). Assault. Six months in jail, serve 30 days balance probated for two years on conditions in the order. Court costs waived.

  • Dec. 16, 2008: Obituaries


    Vivian Lee Carr Hardy

    Vivian Lee Carr Hardy, 87, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Magnolia Village in Bowling Green.

    Mrs. Hardy was a charter member of Immanuel Baptist Church where she taught in the children’s department for more than 40 years. She was active in the formation of the Women’s Missionary Union, sang in the church choir, taught in vacation Bible school and served on many church committees.