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Today's News

  • Man indicted for murder in fatal June crash

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    A Hardin County grand jury returned an indictment last week charging an alleged auto thief with murder, assault and numerous other crimes stemming from a fatal June crash in Radcliff.

    According to the indictment, 24-year-old Brandon Lee Jessie failed to stop a stolen 2010 Mitsubishi he was driving when Hardin Sheriff’s Deputy Chuck Browder attempted a traffic stop on northbound Interstate 65.

  • Project to document Battle of E'town

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    A proposed study would help increase Elizabethtown’s prominence as a Civil War site — just in time for the conflict’s 150th anniversary.

    The Hardin County History Museum has applied for an $8,000 grant to document the Battle of Elizabethtown. During the raid, Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan’s troops fired more than 100 cannonballs into the heart of town on their way to attack railroad trestles to the north.

  • Oct. 5, 2010 Editorial: Lincoln Sites Alliance suited to preserve heritage

     

    With an eye toward increasing tourism, the Kentucky Lincoln Sites Alliance has united 17 attractions focused on the 16th president, who was devoted to preserving the Union.

    During America’s bloodiest era, Abraham Lincoln carried the weight of a nation and the grief of thousands. His pain, his wisdom, his resolve, his untimely death and his countrymen’s appreciation are among the countless reasons that his memory is cherished here and across the globe.

    Without question, his place in history is rooted in Honest Abe’s roots here in Kentucky.

  • Guthrie attends White House community college summit

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    During a summit on improving the nation’s community colleges, President Barack Obama said U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, “has been doing great work on this.”

    Guthrie, a Republican who serves Hardin County, provided input during the White House Summit on Community Colleges after meeting Monday with college presidents at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • Oct. 1 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.

    Tim and Deborah Hines, 7050 Bardstown Road, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Mark Demuth, 8 Bewley Hollow Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Terry Henderson, 180 Black Ravens Court, Elizabethtown. Use: deck and roof.

  • Rotary Welcomes Elizabethtown High School Students

    Elizabethtown High School Students Olivia Pardue and Tyler Larkin were guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Sept. 28.

     

  • Oct. 3 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

    Geraldine Gayle Carroll (1957).

    DUI.

  • 9-27 Support Groups

     

  • Oct. 3 Food Inspections

     

    Inspections are conducted on food service establishments by the Hardin County Health Center at least once every six months and retail food markets once annually to determine compliance with the law.

    Published rating scores ranging from 0 to 100 are sanitation ratings only. Ratings from 85 to 100 with no critical violations are considered satisfactory.

    Uncle Franks, 821 N. Dixie Ave., Radcliff.

  • Oct. 3 Divorces

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

    William Eric McDonald, 22, and Courtney Lynn Turner, 18, both of Vine Grove. married one year.

    Christopher Joel McMillen, 31, and Jessica Lynne Berman, 25, both of Rineyville. Married four years.

    Curtis Berry Armstrong, 45, Elizabethtown, and Alicia Joyce Muse, 45, Morehead. Married 20 years.

    Karl Paul, 25, Fort Knox, and Donielle Alexander, 22, Hinesville, Ga. Married two years.