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Today's News

  • Focus on Finance: KHC Mortgage Credit Certificates

    By Brigit Stubblefield

    For The News-Enterprise

    Question: What is a KHC Mortgage Credit Certificate?

    Answer: In short, It is the opportunity of a lifetime! You can save thousands on the purchase of a new home!

    Mortgage Credit Certificates are available for first time homebuyers and allow the buyer to convert 25 percent of their mortgage deduction to a non-refundable tax credit. The 2009 MCC Program is designed to benefit purchasers of certain new or existing housing units located in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • July 26, 2009: Obituaries

    ‘Little Man’ Duvall “Little Man” Duvall, infant son of Steven and Catina Duvall, passed away, Friday, July 24, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Survivors include his parents, a sister, Amber, a brother, Steven, and grandparents Michael and Roberta Duvall, and Melvin and Brenda Jamison. To express an online condolence and light a Memory Candle, please visit,

  • Cyclist struck by vehicle

    CECILIA — A cyclist struck Thursday evening near the intersection of Ky. 86 and Black Branch Road was hospitalized at Hardin Memorial Hospital with injuries, according to state police. Kentucky State Police activity reports show the cyclist was struck around 7:30 p.m., with the female driver involved making the 911 call to report the collision. The cyclist suffered

  • Aug. 7, 2009: Obituaries

     

    Margaret Anders

    Margaret Anders, 93, of Elizabethtown, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

    Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

    Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of local arrangements. 

    Kutis Funeral Home South is in charge of arrangements in St. Louis.    Jane Banister

  • Practicing for perfection ... continued
  • Ring Road extension partly opens, U.S. 31W resurfacing starts

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Road crews have opened the first leg of a project expected to spur economic growth on the south side of town.

    The $7 million first phase of the Ring Road extension opened Friday. The half-mile stretch connects U.S. 62 with Bacon Creek Road.

    “This is another step toward having a seamless highway link that is so critical for this community’s future,” Transportation Secretary Joe Prather said in a news release.

  • Phase I of extension to open

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The first of a three-phase extension of Elizabethtown’s Ring Road will open at 9 a.m. today.

    The half-mile section connects with Bacon Creek Road and advances a long-term plan to link Ring Road to Interstate 65.

    “This is another step toward having a seamless highway link that is so critical for this community’s future,” said Transportation Secretary Joe Prather.

  • Events set for back-to-school

    By MARIANNE HALE

    mhale@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — Some kids might have been groaning about heading back to school this week, but back-to-school events today and Saturday could put them in a more celebratory mood.

  • The recipe for success

    By MARIANNE HALE

    mhale@thenewsenterprise.com

    CECILIA — Denver Woodring sums up the recipe for a successful community festival with a three-part formula: A good parade, plenty of entertainment and lots of food.

    Woodring, 81, used that blueprint to create the first Cecilia Days, and his equation still applies to the 40th Cecilia Days celebration, which kicks off today.

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