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Today's News

  • WOMEN'S GOLF: Taking A Mulligan: Games, Gumm look to return to State Am final (06/21)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com Five straight rounds and more than 100 holes of difficult decisions, nerve-racking shots and crucial putts. That’s what it takes to make it to the final round of the match play Women’s Kentucky Amateur Championship. Area golfers Beverly Games and Lydia Gumm are well aware of just how difficult the feat is as both are coming off

  • June 11 Property Transfers

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

    Brent A. Emerson to Bruce and Jennifer Barlow, 706 Weston Drive, Elizabethtown, $262,000.

    Estate of Mary F. Gipson to Matthew R. Douglas, property in Hardin County, $115,000.

    Kenneth and Elizabeth Jane Leasor and Leasor Construction to Michael L. and Laurie B. Sallee, 1143 Oak St., Elizabethtown, $235,750.

    New Banks Inc. to Daniel W. Horlick, 100 N. Osprey Court, Vine Grove, $120,000.

  • June 20, 2010, editorial: Drivers' brains are the best defense

    It never fails. The aftermath of every injury or fatal crash includes comments and online posts along the lines of “that road has always been dangerous” and “everybody knows that road is a deathtrap,” “people have been speeding through here for years.”

  • KSP investigates fraud claims

    The News-Enterprise

    Kentucky State Police are investigating a suspected fraud case in Meade and Bullitt counties, according to a KSP news release sent to media outlets Thursday.

  • June 13 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.

    Rex Allen Wade (1981). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $245.

    Sara E. Browning (1989). Speeding 80 in a 70. Total $164.

    Deborah S. Dickert (1953). Speeding 18 mph over; state traffic school. Total $216.

    Matthew L. Elliott (1974). Speeding 80 in a 55; state traffic school. Total $199.

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  • E'town adopts $57M budget

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Fresh off announcing his bid for mayor, Elizabethtown Councilman Steve Atcher provided the lone no vote during the second reading of the city’s 2010-11 budget.

    The budget as proposed was adopted 4-1 during Monday’s regular meeting. Councilman Ron Thomas abstained.

    Both largely supported the budget plan, but the inclusion of $29 million in bonding for the Elizabethtown Sports Park dissuaded either from providing a supporting vote.

  • Students stay sharp in summer

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    A camp held at two local elementary schools is loved by teachers for its innovative lessons. It’s loved by children because they’re allowed to disassemble household items.

    Local elementary school students participated in Camp Invention at Meadow View Elementary School this past week, and another group is experiencing the program at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School this week.

  • The heat is on ... and on

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    Sweltering weather continues to grip the area, with highs in the 90s expected at least through the weekend.

    And summer just started Monday.

    The Fort Knox weather station recorded only one day this month with a below-average high — 78 degrees June 6, lead forecaster Mark Adams said.

    The National Weather Service predicted highs of 99 for today and Wednesday.

    A warm, humid air mass — combined with high pressure and lots of sunshine — is to blame for the current heat.

  • Chubby Checker’s ‘Twist’ed act thrills

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Fifty years later, Hardin Countians were more than ready, as the song goes, to twist again with Chubby Checker.

    The Historic State Theater brimmed with fans and their excited energy Friday night as Checker performed.

    The theater sold tickets to all 650 of its seats for the show, which came as a surprise to Executive Director Dana Beth Lyddan. Organizers originally hoped to sell at least 400.