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  • County in rare group as a certified drug-free workplace



    HARDIN COUNTY – Hardin County government now is among a relatively small group of Kentucky employers and the only county statewide to be a drug-free workplace as certified by a state program.

  • Summer concert ticket prices announced

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown’s summer concert is rolling out classic rock acts Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Foghat on Aug. 15 at Freeman Lake Park, and tickets go on sale July 6.

  • Dollars and Sense

    Problems in the stock market have affected virtually every sector of the economy, but the impact on retirement accounts has been the most worrisome for many people. That’s not surprising, since retirement accounts have lost somewhere in the neighborhood of $2 trillion during the last two years due to market declines, according to Congressional Budget Office estimates.

  • Concert ads to benefit United Way

    Staff Report

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The city of Elizabethtown will give back in more ways than one during the Aug. 15 summer concert at Freeman Lake Park.

    Councilmen Kenny Lewis and Marty Fulkerson said the city wanted to help out the United Way, which has felt the blows of the economic downturn. In doing so, the city will allow businesses to post banners or signs at the park for a $100 fee to advertise during the concert. The proceeds will be presented to United Way in between band performances.

  • Dollars and Sense

    The troubled economy has taken its toll resulting in job losses, home foreclosures and tighter credit. Faced with a financial emergency, many people scramble to find available cash. At such times, the money in your qualified company retirement plan may seem like a great resource.

  • June 7 Divorces

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

    Gregory Albert, 47, and Patricia Gayle Albert, 49, both of Radcliff. Married 26 years.

    Matthew Tyler Scamihorn, 22, and Kara Diane Cartwright, 20, both of Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    Nathan Wayne Bennett, 35, Williamsburg, Va., and Tricia Ann Bennett, 38, Cecilia. Married seven years.

    William Douglas Buford, 40, and Mary Jo Smith, 35, both of Elizabethtown. Married 17 years.

  • June 15: Services


  • 6-8 Support Groups


  • June 12 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.

  • June 8, 2009: Obituaries


     Lynn David Cates

    Lynn David Cates, 92, of Radcliff, died Sunday, June 7, 2009, at Bluegrass Assisted Living in Elizabethtown.

    He was the owner of Midway Cafe in Horse Cave and co-owner of David’s Car Wash in Radcliff. He also was a member of the Kosair Shriners and the Masonic Lodge in Horse Cave. Mr. Cates was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II.

    He was preceded in death by his son, David Cates.