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  • Aug. 22 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.

    Vanessa Jones Canion (1962). Theft by deception (two counts). Total $155.

    Justin L. Mulligan (1988). Failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance. Total $204.

    Michael Franklin Means (1977). Harassment. Total $255.

    Laura N. Perry (1982). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $320.

  • Aug. 20 Property Transfers

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

    Steven W. and Karen M. Aulbach to Samuel E. and Betsy D. Stallins, property on St. John Road, county, $13,000.

    James B. and Debra Reynolds to Michael t. and Jennifer Barksdale, 648 Hillcrest Drive, Radcliff, $144,500.

    Letha Schroeder to Jason Harrison, 105 Maple Lane, Elizabethtown, no monetary consideration. FMV: $10,000.

    Estate of Clyde Verne Arnold to David E. Wease, tract 1 Clyde Arnold Estate survey, county, $88,000.

  • Teen tells jurors he took credit for double murder

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com A teenage witness mentioned many times before and during this month’s double murder trial of Brent Burke took the stand Monday, testifying that he was being “stupid” when he told other teens that he killed Burke’s estranged wife, Tracy Burke, and her former mother-in-law, Karen Comer. “I was 14 ... I w

  • Support comes in many forms


    The word “support” has several meanings. Many people use the word when they need to express the means to hold up, prop, provide for, carry, sustain or maintain. All of those definitions make it the perfect word to use to describe support groups.

  • Happy birthday to cans


    Now that the bicentennial birthday of this area’s most famous son — Abraham Lincoln — has come and gone, we have another one to celebrate.

    Canned food turned 200 last week.

    So what? you say. Well, what did Abe ever do to bring you Chunky Soup?

    Plus, world’s largest (unofficially for now) free-standing structure of canned food was unveiled in Elizabethtown last week at Magnet Business Park.

  • KSP finds more than 3,000 pot plants

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com After a month of reconnaissance on a rural site, anti-drug agents with Kentucky State Police and Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force on Monday cut down nearly 3,300 mature marijuana plants in a half-dozen patches along Interstate 65 between Elizabethtown and Glendale. “This is not your typical pot patch,” said task force agent Rob

  • Photo: OK, who called this meeting?

    Wading birds stand in a pond Tuesday along Long Grove Road in western Hardin County.

  • Shooting involved divorced couple

    By BOB WHITE and KELLY R. CANTRALL bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Radcliff police were deep Monday into a death investigation of a recent divorcee who lived on Scenic Drive. Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate said police officers first knew a violent incident had occurred when, at around 9:30 a.m. Sunday, a bloodied and injured Zebedee Pitts, 50, arrived at R

  • Aug. 30, 2010: Services


  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: North Hardin's Gumm shoots -- 61 -- to win KIT yet again (08/28)



    RUSSELL SPRINGS — Lydia Gumm has had some memorable rounds at Lakewood Country Club, but it’s doubtful the North Hardin High School sophomore will top what she achieved there Saturday.

    Gumm, 16, carded a bogey-free 9-under 61 – your eyes are not deceiving you – to win the 95-player Kentucky Invitational Tournament by seven strokes over West Jessamine senior Emily Haas. She shot 31 on the front nine and 30 on the back in the 10th annual event.