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  • 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.

  • Child injured in wreck dies

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — An Elizabethtown child injured in a two-vehicle collision last Tuesday night has died. Silas Dayton Brawner, 3, died Saturday at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, from injuries sustained in the wreck. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Friday at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at

  • July 30 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

  • July 30 Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Todd and Kelly McKinney, 2648 Blueball Road, Rineyville. Use: garage.

    Kerwin D. Kerr II, 409 Berea Road, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

    Lonnie and Ellen Douglas, 1545 Middle Creek Road, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

  • Burke trial set to begin

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com With no last minute motions to address and a string of witnesses ready to testify in the double murder case against Fort Campbell Military Policeman Army Sgt. Brent Burke, only routine pre-trial procedures stand between now and Wednesday’s scheduled trial. This will be the third start of Burke’s trial for the 2007 killings of Karen Comer

  • Aug. 1 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Kelli Nicole Deruiter, 17, Radcliff, and Travis Allen McMillen, 19, Elizabethtown.

    Loren Nicole Ayers, 21, Elizabethtown, and Zachary Lynn Ellis, 19, Rineyville.

    Mary Julie Oldham, 51, and John Michael Hinds, 47, both of Elizabethtown.

    Kimberly Leann Riordan, 40, and Brian Lee Cornett, 44, both of Elizabethtown.

    Rosie Lee Ford, 60, and Keith Andre Surney, 46, both of Elizabethtown.

    Ashley Lynn Sykes, 22, North Port, Fla., and Michael Joseph Peto Jr., 25, Fort Knox.

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  • Councilman Walker to join E'town mayoral race



    Seven-term City Councilman Tim Walker said he plans to file today for what is shaping up to be a crowded Elizabethtown mayoral race.

    Walker will face incumbent David Willmoth, fellow council member Steve Atcher and driving instructor Tommy Ard. The deadline to file for the Nov. 2 general election is Tuesday.

    Walker has been the top City Council vote getter for at least the past decade.

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