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Today's News

  • The News-Enterprise Candidate Forum — Elizabethtown City Council

    Check below for video.

  • Kosair challenges area to raise $100K

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    LOUISVILLE – Kosair Children’s Hospital has set some high standards to meet by 2010.

    The hospital announced the public phase of its $208 million Just for Kids fundraising campaign late last month that is calling on others to help meet its goal. The initiative includes a 10-city challenge for cities or clusters of communities to raise $100,000 by 2010, with Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Fort Knox grouped together to meet the total.

  • ECTC to honor 12 distinguished alumni

    Staff Report

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The third group of alumni from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will enter the school’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni for their accomplishments after using ECTC as a springboard to their success.

    Twelve ECTC graduates will be recognized Oct. 20 for exemplary service to their professions and communities with induction into the alumni hall. Twenty-six distinguished graduates/former students have been recognized since ECTC’s Distinguished Alumni Recognition Program was established in 2006.

  • First of those charged in ‘pot syndicate’ admits guilt

     

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – The first of about a dozen charged this year with engaging in organized crime as two separate marijuana syndicates pleaded guilty to a series of crimes Tuesday in exchange for a five-year sentence and an additional seven years probation.

  • Experimenting on the dark side

     

    By NEAL CARDIN ncardin@thenewsenterprise.com

    GLENDALE – “This is an experiment” burley grower Scott Mackey said while looking over the three-acre patch of dark tobacco he and his father, Ray, are raising on their farm east of Glendale on Tuesday morning.

    “We’re trying to learn about growing this type of tobacco,” Mackey said, “before someone comes up to us and asks us to grow 10 acres for them.”

  • Double dare You

     

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    GLENDALE — Autumn twilight creeps over the small town of antique shops, restaurants and 19th-century homes. Glendale is a town embraced by fall, where front lawns fill with dry leaves and pumpkins decorate front porches.

    Area residents and tourists ward off the slight chill in cozy nooks and comfortable confines of downtown businesses.

  • Oct. 16: Services

     

  • The race for Washington

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – The effects of the nation’s sagging economy on Kentucky families was a common theme Thursday as the candidates for the 2nd Congressional District seat in the U.S. House spoke at the Elizabethtown/Hardin County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon.

  • Oct. 10 Property Transfers

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

    Leo and Dorothy McMillen to Scotty’s Contracting & Stone LLC, tracts 2 and 3 Interstatemowers Place, county, $262,500.

    Steve Redmon Construction Inc. to Kelly L. Bolton, 104 W. Magnolia Court, Vine Grove, $162,000.

    Secretary of Urban Development to Harris Pepper, 49 N. Cherry Leaf Court, Sonora, $64,500.

    Kenneth M. and Katy Brown to Christopher Deckard, 160 Gayle Drive, Elizabethtown, $15,000.

  • Application for grant to fund emergency call system approved

     

    HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin County Fiscal Court approved an application for a FEMA grant Tuesday. The grant would fund 75 percent of an emergency call system spearheaded by WonWay Communications, with the remainder of the $44,000 project being funded by state and local funds and in-kind services, according to the application.