Today's News

  • 'Remember the times...'

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com I had a sad realization last week. My childhood is not only slipping away, it is literally passing away. Two pieces of my childhood puzzle died recently and trying to talk about them to younger people today simply makes me feel old.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: 'Blueberry Pie'


    Jamie Sizemore of Elizabethtown is sharing a Blueberry Pie recipe that her mother-in-law, who lives in Virginia, gave her. It is a unique, light pie using fresh blueberries, which Jamie says she absolutely loves.

    Jamie is publisher of The Kentucky Standard in Bardstown, but she worked here at The News-Enterprise for years. She was one of the first to share a recipe with me when the “My Kitchen, Your Recipe” column started.

  • June 28 Divorces

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

    David Ross Jeffries, 37, and April Nicole Finley, 29, both of Hardinsburg. Married nine years.

    Paul James Benoit, 29, Fort Knox, and Latecia Daniel Taylor, 23, Elizabethtown. Married four years.

    Miguel Angel Pagan, 39, Elizabethtown, and Michellin Marie Ross, 41, Oceanside, Calif. Married 20 years.

    William David Beam II, 36, and Bonnie Marie Zoschak, 35, both of Elizabethtown. Married two years.

  • June 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.

    Lori Alaina Barre (1983). Theft by deception. Total $155.

    Michael Bell (1954). Theft by deception (three counts). Total $155.

    Tommy Ray Butler (1982). Speeding 18 mph over; state traffic school. Total $130.

  • Section of College Street Road to temporarily close this week

    ELIZABETHTOWN — A portion of College Street Road is slated to close to traffic starting Friday morning, with plans to reopen the section late Saturday. The section of the road between the U.S. 31W Bypass and the entrance to the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is scheduled to close 6 a.m. Friday and reopen by 5 p.m. Saturday, according to city officials.

  • A gift of fans and food


    Memorial United Methodist hosts Christmas in July By MARIANNE HALE


    ELIZABETHTOWN — ’Twas five months before Christmas, when all through one church volunteers were working near decorations perched. Boxes were filled to the brim by churchgoers for people in need. 

  • Board approves plans amid disagreement



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Independent Schools board on Tuesday approved floor plans for a new preschool and kindergarten center, despite disagreement over how to proceed with construction.

    Four board members approved the plans. Board member Dianne Cooper abstained from the vote. Cooper said she didn’t feel adequately informed as to how approving the plans would obligate them to build the center.

  • June 28 Food Service Inspections

    Inspections are conducted on food service establishments by the Hardin County Health Center at least once every six months and retail food markets once annually to determine compliance with the law.

    Published rating scores ranging from 0 to 100 are sanitation ratings only. Ratings from 85 to 100 with no critical violations are considered satisfactory.

    T-Mart Marathon, 607 Hodgenville Road, Elizabethtown.

    Date inspected: May 11

    Regular inspection.

    Score: 90

  • New poetry contest announced

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN The Heartland Review, a publication of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, has announced the Ruth Redel Poetry Contest, which is planned to be an annual competition.

  • 'Boot Scootin' Boogie' on down for tickets

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