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Today's News

  • Prayer observance expands scope regionally

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Interest surrounding the National Day of Prayer has led one observance to diversify its approach.

    Today, churches and community leaders within Hardin and surrounding counties will partner to observe the 59th annual national observance of prayer, expanding a banquet that originated in Elizabethtown, but soon found the title too limiting.

    The event, known as the Central Kentucky National Day of Prayer banquet, is slated for 6 p.m. Thursday at Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville.

  • Supplies needed for Colesburg cleanup

    The News-Enterprise

    Colesburg Baptist Church is the drop-off center for cleaning supplies to help with the cleaning effort in this flood-ravaged town.

    Items needed include buckets, mops, brooms, trash bags, scrub brushes, sponges, bleach, laundry detergent, all-purpose disinfectant cleaner and antibacterial dishwashing liquid.

    Protective cleanup gear also is needed, including goggles, boots and rubber gloves.

    The church is at 345 Colesburg Road in Elizabethtown.

     

  • A Dash of Class: One of Hardin County's Finest Cooks

    By NORA SWEAT

    I have featured many outstanding cooks since I started this part of my column.

    Today’s “One of Hardin County’s Finest Cooks” is a little older than I am, but has been a special friend for a long time. I also had the delight of having her two daughters in my classes. She, her husband, David, and their children are a very close family to me.

  • April 25 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.

    Roger D. Hager (1989). Failure to wear seat belts. Total $25.

    Jeffrey B. Hayse (1972). Failure to wear seat belts. Total $25.

    Reinaldo Antonio Ramos (1981). Operating on suspended operator’s license. Thirty days in jail probated for two years. Total $244.

  • Paddler still missing after two days

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com More gear belonging to two paddlers was found Wednesday on Green River near Munfordville, but one paddler remains missing. Gary Tyler, 56, of Elizabethtown, and Robert W. “Bobby” Atcher, 55, launched their kayaks on the swollen, fast moving Green River near the effluent of a wastewater treatment plant early Monday afternoon. Atcher&rsqu

  • April 25 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

    Cathy Hodge (1963).

    DUI, BAC 0.08; rear license not illuminated.

  • Creator of Bavarian bridal boxes shows craft at Berea

    The News-Enterprise

    Christa Smith of Elizabethtown on Saturday will demonstrate the creation of traditional Bavarian painted wooden bridal boxes at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

    Smith, who was born in Germany, will demonstrate the folk art from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Bavarian painted bridal boxes were popular in Germany from 1750 to 1850. They were given as a wedding gift to the bride from the groom.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Shirley Swain's Sweet and Sour Barbecue Pork Chops

    By MARY ALICE HOLT I wanted to feature a special woman for Mother’s Day. When I opened a letter from Kayleen Johnson of Elizabethtown a few weeks ago, I knew I had found the perfect person – Kayleen’s mom, Shirley Swain. Kayleen is the sister of one of my co-workers, Terri Swain. Kayleen said this recipe for Sweet and Sour Barbecue Pork Chops has been a family favorite for many years.

  • Water slow to go

     

     

    For information on how to donate to the American Red Cross flood relief, call 765-4979.

     

     By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    The drama of this weekend’s deluge — which dumped up to seven inches of rain on some parts of Hardin County — had not ended as the sun shone Tuesday.

  • Democrats in District 6 seek proper representation

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Democrats vying for the District 6 magistrate seat feel the southern part of the county has been lacking proper representation, with two contenders well-versed in county government. District 6 is one of the larger districts in area and includes the Glendale, Upton and Sonora areas. Tom Jaggers, a small business owner and former magistrate, said