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  • From the bookshelf: 'Under the Dome'

    Under the Dome

    Stephen King


    List Price: $17

    Rating: two out of five bookworms


    As I have said before, I am a great fan of Stephen King. I began "Under the Dome" with anticipated enthusiasm. The weight of the book itself was daunting to say the least —  about 3 and a half pounds and 1,088 pages.

    However, after I got over the fact that the cover reminded me of an episode of the Simpsons, I began a two-week journey though the mind of King.

  • U.S. Cavalry official charged with corruption



    WASHINGTON, D.C. – An executive with Radcliff’s famed U.S. Cavalry technical gear supply store will answer charges Wednesday morning that he violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 as one target of a nationwide anti-corruption sting in U.S. District Court.

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  • Feb. 1, 2010: Obituaries

    Glenn Howell

    Glenn Howell, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010.

    Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

    Lula Mae Judd

    Lula Mae Judd, 82, of Greensburg and Elizabethtown, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, in Elizabethtown at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    Survivors include a daughter, Bobbie Thompson Mullins of Elizabethtown; and a son, Donnie Judd of Greensburg.

  • Jan. 22 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.

    Barry Hinkle, 30 Shawnee Drive, county. Use: remodel.

    James Williams, 9 Beckley Woods, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Mary Jane Pendelton, 1101 Amish Road, county. Use: remodel.

    Lincoln Helm, 4 Helm Tree, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Hardin, LaRue, Meade schools on one-hour delay

    Hardin County Schools have announced a one-hour delay because of road conditions.

    Many rural roads and side streets have icy patches remaining from Friday's snowfall.

    Schools in LaRue and Meade counties also are operating on a one-hour deley today. Grayson County Schools are closed today.

    Students in Elizabethtown Independent Schools have a schedule day off as teachers take part in professional development.

  • Jan. 24 Divorces

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

    Nathan A. Dollens, 34, and Angela Dawn DeWitt, 31, both of New Haven. Married nine years.

    Bryon Wren, 50, and Patricia Shannon, 48, both of Elizabethtown. Married 22 years.

    Andy Hatfield, 27, Radcliff, and Bridget Ferguson, 27, Fort Knox. Married three years.

    William David Camp, 44, Radcliff, and Patricia Ann Camp, 42, Elizabethtown. Married 10 years.


  • Cecilia man helping in Haiti



    Monty Hart’s plans to help Haitians — through clean water and goat rearing — changed in scope the day he thought his SUV had been rear-ended.

    Hart, who was stopped when his vehicle began rocking back and forth, knew it was no collision when he saw buildings and telephone poles swaying — and the ground moving like a wave.

  • Jan. 22 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

  • Board: It takes two

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — The board of directors at First Citizens Bank has decided that to lead the bank, it takes two. Scott Conway has been named chief executive officer and Marilyn Ford was appointed president and chief operating officer of the Elizabethtown bank. Conway and Ford replace Lloyd Hillard Jr., who is now president of Farmers