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  • A place to wine and dine out by the vines

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com BLOOMFIELD — Wine, history and murder make for compatible bedfellows for those who visit Springhill Winery Plantation Bed & Breakfast in Bloomfield. Right off exit 34 from the Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County, the circa 1857 home is ripe with history and atmosphere. From the exit, the vineya

  • 'The first shot'



    HARDIN COUNTY — The amount is small in comparison to the total, but it is a start.

    The city of Elizabethtown entered an agreement this week with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to receive a little more than $20,000 in reimbursements related to the cleanup costs from January’s ice storm that toppled trees and downed power lines throughout the county. More than 100 counties in the state were hard hit by the storm.

  • Hospital to receive 15,000 Crusade for Children Grant

    Hardin Memorial Hospital has been slated to receive almost $16,000 in funding through the WHAS Crusade for Children Grant this year.

    The award — slated at $15,957.79 — has been designated for several projects,  including  $11,780 for the purchase of pediatric therapy equipment in the Therapy & Sports Medicine Center, according to hospital officials. Also, $2,252 is set aside for infant resuscitators, and $1,925 has been allocated for hearing test equipment for newborns. 

  • Radcliff man charged with crimes against child



    RADCLIFF — A Radcliff man remains behind bars after being arrested Friday for what police claim was a long history of sex crimes against a child.

    According to court and jail records, Frank Vincent Long, a married 39-year-old resident of Congress Drive in Radcliff, was jailed July 17 on charges of first-degree sodomy and two counts of sex abuse.

  • Bucking the trend



    WHITE MILLS — Here on the banks of the winding Nolin River, a church camp’s attendance rebounded this year as similar operations across the country closed or scaled back.

    The White Mills Christian Camp — which took over the site of a former resort 60 years ago — has been abuzz with activity during the past couple of months.

  • July 21: Services


  • Boy struck by vehicle Saturday doing well



    Police say a boy is in good condition after being struck Saturday by a vehicle while riding his bicycle.

    According to Radcliff police spokesman Bryce Shumate, the boy was cycling along U.S. 31W near the Wal-Mart entrance when he was struck by a vehicle Saturday afternoon.

    Shumate said the boy was treated for injuries and was not hospitalized overnight.

    No charges were filed against the driver.  


  • Wreck on BG parkway kills teen



    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com    ELIZABETHTOWN – An Elizabethtown teen died Monday night after a single vehicle wreck on the Martha Layne Collins Blue Grass Parkway about six miles east of the Interstate 65 junction.

    According to Kentucky State Police, Ben G. Napier, 19, was traveling westbound when he lost control of the 1991 Buick Park Avenue he was driving.

  • July 17 Property Transfers

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

    Mickey and Cathy Stinnett to Alfredo and Amy Armijo, 105 LaVista Drive, Rineyville, $172,000.

    Todd and Shellby Jones to Gary L. and Brenda J. Williams, 680 Wind Brook Drive, Elizabethtown, $279,500.

    Rhonda Lynn Dennison and Dennis Wayne Underwood to Richard L. Mattingly, 548 Stovall Road, Elizabethtown, $90,000.

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Chad L. Bader, 358 Valley View Drive, Vine Grove, 460,500.

  • July 17 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.

    B&R Supply Company Inc. v. Vista Builders Inc., et al, Vineland Center, Vine Grove. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $4,418.50 plus interest.