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Today's News

  • Accused scammer headed to the slammer

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – An Elizabethtown man with a history relating to investment scams and who still faces trial on similar charges brought against him in 2008, was jailed in Frankfort earlier this month for contempt of court.

  • Area Mormons make headlines in international magazine

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — An international magazine’s October issue features a local Mormon church for its role in sparking interest in genealogy. The article in Ensign — the official magazine of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — details how the congregation digs into the past through a variety of effor

  • Movie Listings

    MOVIE PALACE, Elizabethtown, 769-1505 “The Informant” (R) 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m. “Love Happens” (PG-13) 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m. “Jennifer’s Body” (R) 1:30, 4, 6:3

  • Dispelling BRAC myths

    By BRAD RICHARDSON/Guest columnist

    If there are still any BRAC — Base Realignment and Closure — doubters out there, you should have seen the turn out for the Fort Knox Job Information Sessions at the Urban League Economic Empowerment Tour and Career Fair in Louisville earlier this month. We had hundreds of folks show up to learn more about the employment opportunities coming to the installation.

    Believe me, most were plenty interested in finding out how to qualify and apply for these future positions.

  • A return to nature

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    GLENDALE — The neglect of a county park hinged on the Nolin River has sparked the interest of both Hardin County Government and Hardin County Water District No. 2.

    Taylor’s Bend Park has been adopted this week as a conservation project for the district, said General Manager James Jeffries. Jeffries said he expected the project to last two days and wrap up today.

  • Sept. 29, 2009: Obituaries

    Dennis Robert Elsey

    Dennis Robert Elsey, 55, of Ekron, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.

    He was a member of the VFW in Vine Grove and was employed with Bluegrass Challenge Academy as a teacher.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Elsey; and a sister, Linda Maltby.

  • Sept. 25 Property Transfers

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

    Brown and Whelan LLC to Moon Dog Inc., 6186 Rineyville Road, Rineyville, $350,000.

    Dan and Eileen Townsend to Melissa and Troy A. Varelas, 1807 Sparrow Court, Elizabethtown, $225,000.

    Virgil D. Chambers to W. Scot and Tamara D. Lloyd, lot 7 Chambers Hill Estates, county, $19,000.

    Jesse and Elena Lebron to David Patrick Mitchell, lot 19 MacLyndee Acres Subdivision, Radcliff, $80,000.

  • Toddler rape case heads to grand jury

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The case against a Radcliff man charged with raping a 4-year-old female will go to a grand jury for review and possible indictment.

    Hardin District Judge Kim Shumate found probable cause in the case against Ralph Richard Bassitt, Jr., 56, after a Monday hearing.

    Bassitt was arrested at his Cypress Drive residence in Radcliff Sept. 16 and jailed on one count of first-degree rape of a child.

  • Jail gets 75 more beds with leftover money

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Hardin County’s jail will get an extra $50,000 in revenue this fiscal year after the program for which the money was originally intended ended in June.

  • Nov. 28 Local History