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Today's News

  • I'll fly away

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Elizabethtown city officials could review acceptable uses of the city emblem next week after a local man asked to purchase a city flag.

    Churchill Court resident Zenon Garcia on Monday told city officials he tried to purchase a flag to use in association with his band because all of the members are from Elizabethtown and wanted to represent the city, but his request was denied because the city has trademarked the emblem depicted on the flag.

  • Cecilia Days begins Friday

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    A local festival will enter its fifth decade this weekend.

    Cecilia Days is Friday and Saturday, celebrating its 41st year.

    The festival will begin Friday evening with cornhole games, a fish dinner and several pageants. The parade kicks off Saturday’s activities, and is followed by a tractor display, multiple musical acts, a car show, an auction, a magician and a talent show. Fireworks will cap off the festival in the evening.

  • The Art of Performance: Time for youth sports

    By KEITH WILSON

    This is that great time of the year when school starts for students. It also is the time for fall youth sports.

    There are a number of reasons why kids can enjoy being part of youth sports.

    First, being on a sports team is a way to have fun being active with other kids. It's a great way to spend more time with friends and it provides opportunities to meet new friends. When sharing in the tasks of practice and playing games, kids form bonds with their peers that sometimes turn into lifelong friendships.

  • Aug. 10, 2010: Services

    Rosalie Ann Risinger, 56, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. The funeral is at 1 p.m. today at Valley Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Kerr officiating. Burial will be in Valley Creek Cemetery. Visitation continues at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Valley Creek Baptist Church.

     

  • Fourteen file on deadline day

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Tuesday proved busy for the Hardin County Clerk’s Office as 14 candidates held off until the final hour to launch their campaigns.

    The last-minute rush rounded out what is shaping up to be a crowded and busy November election, with 20 candidates filing for the six seats on Elizabethtown City Council, and four challengers looking to unseat David Willmoth as Elizabethtown’s mayor.

  • HCS to honor 10 alumni

     Staff report

    Hardin County Schools will host its annual Distinguished Alumni luncheon at 11:30 a.m. today at Nolin RECC. Ten new alumni will be recognized.

    The North Hardin High School graduates who will be recognized are Susan Cross, who worked at North Hardin, and Wendell Lyons, the President/CEO of the Kentucky Credit Union League Inc. & Affiliates in Louisville.

    Vine Grove High School graduate Robert Dunaway, a teacher and administrator with Hardin County Schools, will be honored.

  • Aug. 9 2010: Services

     

  • LaRue County Schools begin using hybrid bus

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com LaRue County Schools has a new yellow school bus that’s a little bit green, too. LCS purchased its first hybrid bus and is using it in transportation routes, said Phil Fulkerson, director of transportation and maintenance. The district received the bus at the end of July, after purchasing it with a Clean Fuels Coalition grant that

  • August 1 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.

    GUILTY

    Michael D. Peake (1971).

  • July 30 Property Transfers

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

    Brack Enterprises LLC to Kevin Addington, lot 32 Noble Ridge Court, Elizabethtown, $46,000.

    John F. and Carrie Villwock to Jimmy D. and Donna R. Bumper, 102 Deercreek Lane, Elizabethtown, $370,000.

    William and Heather Harris to Dina M. and David W. Smith, 1412 Amanda Jo Drive, Elizabethtown, $289,900.

    Matthew D. and Emily M. Duckworth to Delbert and Lorraine Linn, 1905 Mud Splash Road, Glendale, $212,500.