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  • E-town Throwdown not dead in the water

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A committee determined last year that there is room for only one wakeboard tournament at Freeman Lake per year, but city officials plan to review that recommendation again. The Elizabethtown City Council on Monday authorized the review at the urging of a small group of organizers and sponsors of E-town Throwdown, which

  • Sex crimes trial continues

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – Testimony continued Monday in the trial of a Hardin County man facing criminal charges of sexually assaulting a female relative. William Lee Crain, 38, faces 20 years or more imprisonment if convicted of rape and incest — two Class A felonies a grand jury indicted him on last June. He’s also char

  • Feb. 14 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Mary Pearl Boyles, 25, Elizabethtown, and Matthew Orion Lefevre, 23, Delphos, Ohio.

    Samantha Ann Myers, 18, and Aaron Richard Keeton, 19, both of Elizabethtown.

    Robynne Briana Callahan, 22, Queensbury, N.Y., and Adam Matthew Helm, 23, Fort Knox.

    Samantha Leigh Hieatt, 22, Louisville, and Larry James Torusio III, 23, Radcliff.

    Annabeth Olivia Tatum, 28, and Joshua Lee Burdge, 20, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Feb. 12 Property Transfers

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

    W. Douglas and Donna K. Reed to Mark S. and Heather L. Richerson, Lots 1 and 2 Brizendine Subdivision, county, $54,000.

    Dennis and Dolores Daniel to Phillip A. and Jennifer Floyd, 156 Eubanks Lane, Radcliff, $158,000.

    Irmagard McWhirter to Misty L. Boswell, 522 Independence Court, Radcliff, $64,500.

    Charles H. Jr. and Carole D. Hokeah to Debbra A. and David J. Head, 211 Anniston Way, Elizabethtown, $644,500.

  • RISING VOICES: Poll Question

    POLL QUESTION: What part of the 1980s do you wish would come back to stay? RESULTS:

    A: TV/Movies/Music/Videos — 40 percent

    B. Language/Lingo — 0 percent C. Fashion — 0 percent D. All of the above — 20 percent   This month's Poll Question: 

    Have you already blown your New Year's resolution?

  • RISING VOICES: In memory

    Photo courtesy of www.youththeatrehardincounty.com

    The late Bruce Caldera, center, coaches Blake Ryan, right, during a rehearsal for Youth Theatre of Hardin County's 2008 production of “Beauty and the Beast." Andrew Justice, left, looks on.


    Five words. Five bold, black, ominous words will forever haunt me along with the twisting feeling they provoked in the pit of my stomach: “Theater enthusiast killed in crash."

  • Local hotels holding steady in down economy



    HARDIN COUNTY — Economic woes have put some travel plans on ice, grounding the hotel industry in some parts of the country.

    But communities in Kentucky — particularly those in Hardin County — are holding steady and defying plunging numbers.

  • Feb. 22, 2010: Services


  • Feb. 14 Divorces

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

    Clettis Leroy Meredith, 37, and Corinna Karl, 38, both of Elizabethtown. Married four years.

    Russell Ogren, 50, Webster, and Kelly Ogren, 42, Radcliff. Married two years.

    Dean W. Tindall, 45, and Rhonda Murphy, 34, both of Elizabethtown. Married nine years.

    Scott Joseph Rich, 24, Casey, Ill., and Heather Page Bird, 21, Cecilia. Married three years.


  • RISING VOICES: Point/Counterpoint


    The screaming fans, the sweet smell of sweat and those beautiful paint-up guys. Ah yes, it’s a school sporting event.

    But is too much emphasis placed on these school sports?

    Of course not.

    Attending sports games has become an integral part of the high school experience; it’s high on the list along with cramming for tests and Senior Skip Day.