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Today's News

  • Snow causes schools to close

    Hardin County, Elizabethtown and Fort Knox schools are canceled today.

    The early morning decisions followed overnight snowfall with accumulations approaching 3 inches and more snow expected to fall today.

    Initially, Fort Knox Dependent Schools announced a two-hour delay but later in the morning the post schools canceled classes.

    Elizabethtown Christian Academy, Elizabethtown Montessori and West Point Independent Schools also canceled classes today. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has also called off classes.

  • Ask the Expert: Take a break from winter

    By BECKIE HENRY

    February has a lot going for it. Both Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras offer excuses to get away for a weekend mid-month and escape the winter doldrums.

    New Orleans can be reached by car, plane or even train. Yes, there really is “a train they call the City of New Orleans.”

  • Feb. 8, 2010: Obituaries

    Ruth A. Jones

    Ruth A. Jones, 85, of Radcliff died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at her home.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff.

    John Paul Lirot

    John Paul Lirot, 41, of Vine Grove, passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Allan F. Lirot.

  • No injuries in E'town house fire

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWNNo one was injured in a house fire Sunday afternoon in Elizabethtown.

  • Photo: Previewing Phase II
  • Jan. 31 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

    Bruce Lee Jones (1971).

    DUI, BAC 0.12.

  • Jan. 29 Property Transfers

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

    Kentucky Neighborhood Bank to Kathleen J. Baughman, property in Hardin County, $84,000.

    Joan Thomas Tabb to Rebecca J. Bowling and Gayle Reynolds, 400 S. Maple St., Elizabethtown, $162,000.

    Kelly R. and Tammy Zilisch to Raymond A. and Terry L. Zilisch, 9606 Leitchfield Road, Cecilia, love and affection. FMV: $72,000.

    Calvin R. and Donna M. Nall to Doug’s Services Inc., 510 McCamish Drive, Elizabethtown, $250,000.

  •  Ruth A. Jones, 85

    John Paul Lirot, 41   Ruth A. Jones

    Ruth A. Jones, 85, of Radcliff died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at her home.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff.

      John Paul Lirot with pic

    John Paul Lirot, 41, of Vine Grove, passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

  • Lit Festival lets kids see work behind books

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Hardin County children were able to pick up some new books and useful writing tips at a Saturday event for “I Love to Read” month.

    The Lincoln Heritage Council’s Literacy Festival took place Saturday at John Hardin High School. The festival featured a book fair, authors and illustrators, and kid-centered activities.

    Almost 200 people attended the festival to buy books and hear authors discuss their writing process and their favorite books.

  • Feb. 8, 2010: Services