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Today's News

  • Storyteller native to area receives national award

    The News-Enterprise Meade County native and current resident of Frankfort, Mary Hamilton recently received the Circle of Excellence award from the National Storytelling Network. She is the first Kentuckian to be given the honor. 

    The Circle of Excellence award is presented to artists who are recognized by their peers to be master storytellers and set the standards for excellence demonstrating a commitment and dedication to the art of storytelling.

  • Kirtley concert kicks off Acoustic Guitar Masters Concert Series 10

    IF YOU GO: Acoustic guitar artist Pat Kirtley will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center as part of The Acoustic Guitar Masters Concert Series 10. Tickets are $15 and can be ordered by visiting www.acousticguitarmasters.com or calling (270) 325-3958. The PAC is located at 384 W. A.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club honors Dwight Pelkey

     

    Lion Dwight Pelkey, accompanied by his wife, Alice, was the honored guest of the Elizabethtown Lions Club for his 80th birthday. Alice gave an overview of Dwight’s active and interesting life, such as his years of service as a military nurse. Lion Pelkey has served as assistant treasurer for the club and was chairman for the Lions Mint Program.

     

  • Oct. 7, 2009: Obituary

    Isiah Bains

    Isiah Bains, 60, of Rineyville, formerly of Louisiana, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, at his home.

    Survivors include two daughters, Liashonda Bains and Tequila Guillory; and a son, Taurean Bowie.

    Services will be provided through Progressive Funeral Home in Bunkie, LA.

    Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

  • Sept. 27 Divorces

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

    Mark Ben Davis, age and city of residence unknown, and Kimberly Kopiasz, 37, Fort Knox. Married 13 years.

    Daniel Hardin, 33, Elizabethtown, and Miranda Burton, 28, Shepherdsville. Married nine years.

    Michael Stuart Williams, 37, and Darlene R. Rucker, 35, both of Upton. Married 18 years.

    Joshua Kyle Duvall, 21, and Ellen Gail Boyd, 21, both of Elizabethtown. Married three years.

  • Sept. 27 Food Service Inspections

    Inspections are conducted on food service establishments by the Hardin County Health Center at least once every six months and retail food markets once annually to determine compliance with the law.

    Published rating scores ranging from 0 to 100 are sanitation ratings only. Ratings from 85 to 100 with no critical violations are considered satisfactory.

    Sam’s Club, 1500 Ring Road, Elizabethtown.

    Date inspected: Aug. 5

    Follow-up inspection.

    Score: 95

  • Sept. 27 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Twyla Ann Glover, 27, and Randy Michael Crain, 26, both of Virginia Beach, Va.

    Lori Ann Cruse, 22, Eastview, and Matthew Allen Prahl, 20, Glendale.

    Carrie Ann Merrill, 34, and Steven John Merrill, 36, both of Radcliff.

    Ambra Fashawn Johnson, 26, and Jesus Gonzalez Jr., 28, both of Radcliff.

    Stacy Melinda Pearl, 26, and Jackson Raymond Wheeler, 29, both of Elizabethtown.

    Rabecca Marie Polly, 21, and David Brian Fox, 20, both of Elizabethtown.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lady Trojans go 1-3 in Ashland Invitational (10/04)

    The News-Enterprise ASHLAND — The North Hardin Lady Trojans went 1-3 on Saturday in the Ashland Invitational. North Hardin beat Ashland Fairview, 25-16, 19-25, 25-23 in its final match and lost to Ashland Rose Hill Christian (25-11, 25-14), Bath County (25-23, 25-22) and Ironton, Ohio (25-18, 25-20). Freshman Leah Shartzer led the Lady Trojans with 28 assists, nine k

  • Four alleged meth cooks off the hook

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY – Four people jailed for seven weeks on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine were freed last week after grand jurors found the cases lacked evidence. Lacey Dorcas, Gina White, Jessica Fisher and Robert Lee Flores were arrested in mid-August after Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force agents said evidence of meth

  • EIS board chairman discusses turnover

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The school board for this town’s small independent district usually opts to pay $8,000 for outside help in finding a new superintendent.

    But with such a high turnover at the top, those fees are starting to add up for Elizabethtown Independent Schools. Board chairman Guy Wallace said he hopes to forgo the Kentucky School Boards Association’s service to save money.