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  • July 20, 2010: Our readers write

    We can be proud Cruisin’ the Heartland was a tremendous success. Not only did hundreds of vintage cars fill downtown streets and parking lots, but a thousand or more visitors saw Elizabethtown at its best. If our tourism goal is to make our city a destination, we certainly scored big this past weekend. Many people, most of them volunteers, deserve the credit, but we c

  • City authorizes up to $29 million for sports park

     

    The city is set to enter a safety contract for the Elizabethtown Sports Park with the Kentucky Labor Cabinet Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. at Elizabethtown City Hall. The signing is significant because it is the first municipality in the state to do so, said Planning Director Ed Poppe. The Labor Cabinet has previously entered such agreements with universities and private businesses, Poppe added. He said the contract signifies how serious the city and its hired contractors are to establishing a safe work environment during park construction.

    By MARTY FINLEY

  • July 9 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.

    Tommy and Rebecca Maggard, 13624 Salt River Road, Eastview. Use: addition.

    Heartland Homes, lot 67 Trinity Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Roger Sallee, 98 Custer St., Rineyville. Use: double-wide foundation.

    Bobby Hart, 44 Buena Vista Court, Elizabethtown. Use: pool.

  • July 11 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

    Gregory Peter Johnson (1953).

  • Local scout troop working toward multiple Eagle Scouts
  • July 9 Property Transfers

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

    Universal Interiors Inc. to Derrick and Liane Reid, 455 Beasley Boulevard, Elizabethtown, $315,500.

    Timothy A. and Sheila Scott to Eileen C. and Christopher White, 389 Valley View Drive, Vine Grove, $173,000.

    W. Douglas and Donna K. Reed to Susan Ann Kelly, lot 12 United Land Corporation Subdivision, county, $20,000.

    First Citizens Bank to Stephen J. Brown, 2504 Ridgestone Drive, Elizabethtown, no monetary consideration. FMV: $42,100.

  • July 16 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.

    E-Town Homes, 68 Trinity Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Paul and Romona Berg, 331 Lewis Lane, county. Use: deck.

    Mike West, 7 Cooley Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Vasil Williams, 45 Delta Way W., county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Heritage Council points to the future

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Kathy Helm vowed the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council will re-energize its focus in the next year toward its main goal: downtown revitalization. Helm, chairwoman of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council, addressed a small crowd Monday at the Historic State Theater during the council’s annual awards luncheon. Helm, w

  • July 18 DUIs

    The were no cases of Driving Under the Influence 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.

  • July 11 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.

    Stephen E. Pleasant (1985). No operator’s license; disregarding stop sign. Thirty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $254.

    Givoanni Beltran (1973). Careless driving; state traffic school. Total $164.

    Kevin D. Daniel (1978). Speeding 10 mph over. Total $164.