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  • 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.


    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.

  • County income growth near top in nation

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com Personal income data released Monday provide strong evidence that the Fort Knox Army post has sheltered Hardin County from the Great Recession. Total annual income in the Elizabethtown Metropolitan Statistical Area increased last year by 5.2 percent — the fourth largest growth out of the 366 MSAs in the United States. “That&r

  • August 1 Divorces

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

    Nicholas Brian Ebbinghaus, 30, Louisville, and Charity Jones, 23, Radcliff. Married 11 months.

    Tony Bruce Meadows Jr., 28, and Jamie Lea Cummings, 28, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    James Anthony Martinez, 26, Vine Grove, and Nastacia Mahar, 27, Elizabethtown. Married four years.

    Jesse J. Bray, 26, and Melissa Bray, 27, both of Fort Knox. Married four years.

  • The wall against hunger grows

    By NEAL CARDIN ncardin@thenewsenterprise.com As the temperature rose Monday morning, so did the totals for Building A Wall Against Hunger with donations given by Hardin Memorial Hospital, Christian accountability group Thank God I’m Free and Paul Davis Restorations, taking the number of cans collected over the 100,000 mark. During Monday morning’s news conference in HMH’s

  • August 1 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.

    Jason Allen Clark (1981). Assault. Ninety days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $184.

    William L. Haas (1990). Speeding 25 mph over; state traffic school. Total $199.

    Melisa M. Jenkins (1990). Speeding 75 in a 50; state traffic school. Total $199.

  • Cafe is 'Star' of West Point

    Where to go: The Star Café is at 401 South St. in West Point. It’s open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, contact (502) 922-4414 or go to www.wpstarcafe.com. 



  • Beginning of the end



    For most students last week, the first day of school was one of many more to come. But for some, this first day was a beginning to an end.

    Students in Hardin County Schools and Elizabethtown Independent Schools returned to school and among the thousands of pupils heading to classes were hundreds of seniors, ready for their last year of K-12 education.

    The last first day launched a busy year and a mix of emotions.