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  • Feb. 16, 2010: Services

     

  • NAACP symposium focuses on issues in education

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — The local branch of the NAACP is using a month focused on history to deal with present-day problems.

    The Hardin County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is hosting a symposium called “Moving Towards a World Class Education” in honor of Black History Month. The free symposium is from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Colvin Community Center, and will feature nine people on a panel discussing issues related to education.

  • A big boost

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    VINE GROVE — Hardin County’s third-largest city is receiving some financial help on both the state and federal level as it readies for a population increase spurred by the Base Realignment and Closure impact at Fort Knox.

  • Snow: Locals have seen worse

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Since the start of 2010, snow has been a recurring visitor, with numerous storm fronts moving in and out of the region over the past month or so.

    This winter has resulted in record snowfalls on parts of the East Coast, and showers have dumped numerous inches of precipitation in Kentucky and Hardin County.

    But locals say this year’s snow storms — while sizable and inconvenient — pale in comparison to some past storms the county has battled.

  • Feb. 5 Property Transfers

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

    Joan S. Van Horne to Russell John Van Horne II, lot 1 Ancient Spring Estates, county, love and affection. FMV: $97,300.

    Silver Gate Properties LLC to New Banks Inc., lot 6 Tuscany Place, Radcliff, $12,513.

    Paul E. and Cynthia L. Burgin to Earl Burgin, property on Wilson Lane, Big Clifty, $187,000.

    Katherine Ledford to Daniel O. Jr. and Hyun Young Jordan, 1058 Sherwood Drive, Radcliff, $176,000.

  • EMS worker's purse stolen last week

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    VINE GROVE — Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a young woman accused of lifting a paramedic’s bag while she was on duty in Vine Grove last week.

    Elizabethtown Police Officer Virgil Willoughby said the victim, a female paramedic employed by Hardin County EMS, was unsure exactly when her purse was taken from her ambulance.

    “They’d been to four or five different places before she noticed it was missing,” Willoughby said.

  • Officials discuss responding to disaster

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – City and county responses to disasters impacting Hardin County have not been ideal, leaders say, but that just means there’s plenty of room for improvement. At the Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown on Tuesday, representatives from many area emergency services, health agencies, news media and the world of amateur

  • Feb. 7 Traffic

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Quinice Wayne Cross (1981). Speeding 80 in a 55. Total $199.

    Brianna P. Jackson (1989). Theft by deception. Total $155.

    Brianna P. Jackson (1989). Theft by deception. Court costs waived.

    David R. Paris (1979). Failure of owner to maintain required insurance. Total $194.

  • Presenting overdue honors

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A Vine Grove World War II veteran on Tuesday was awarded several medals, including the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement in ground combat. Sometimes veterans weren’t given the proper recognition years ago, said state Rep. Tim Moore, who, along with U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, helped present the medals to Tommy

  • Storm dumps snow, again

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — While this area isn’t racking up record-breaking snowfall totals like the East Coast, wintry weather around here has been relentless.

    Yet another snowstorm coated local roads and lawns Monday morning. And temperatures this month have been frigid. In fact, the average low is almost twice as warm as we’ve seen so far in February.