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  • E'town water plant to undergo renovation

    The News-Enterprise

    The City Springs water treatment plant soon will receive a long-awaited overhaul.

    Elizabethtown city officials have hired W. Rogers Co. to complete several improvements at the plant, including filter renovations, as well as pipe, valve and tower improvements, said Scott Fiepke, engineer with the city’s water and wastewater department.

  • April 25 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Patsy Gail Thompson, 45, and Charles Eugene Hawkins, 61, both of Elizabethtown.

    Wendy Lee Carroll, 40, and Richie Lee Carroll, 43, both of Clarkson.

    Jessica Nicole Cooper, 18, Roy, Utah, and Jeremiah Tallerico Miller, 20, Fort Knox.

    Colleen Marie Dugan, 44, and Robert Clay Cyrus, 48, both of Elizabethtown.

    Melissa Ann Goodrich, 22, Elizabethtown, and Dustin Scott Hoikealoha Tavares, 22, Radcliff.

  • Photo: Shadow up to no good
  • County budget talks begin



    The opening round of budget talks between county officials commenced Tuesday, but no major changes have yet been proposed to Judge-Executive Harry Berry’s budget.

    A public hearing and first reading is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday. Commissioner Bill Brandenburg urged Hardin Fiscal Court to make any significant changes prior to the first reading; otherwise, the task of passing a budget will be more complicated.

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Monday's Results (05/04)





    Results from Monday’s match at John Hardin:


    Tyler Sweat (CH) def. Peter Lau (JH), 6-0, 6-0

    Judah Thomas (CH) def. Jared Anderson (JH), 6-1, 6-1


    Sam Thomas/Bo Cooper (CH) def. Alex Wilk/Tyler Edlin (JH), 4-6, 6-1, 6-3

    Joe Cox/Brad Jackson (CH) def. Tyler Harp/Kyle Thomas (JH), 6-2, 6-1

    Tad Skaggs/Josh Messenger (CH) def. Steven Lau/Blake McQuown (JH), 6-0, 7-6 (7-3)

    Singles Exhibition

  • Students react to passage of texting legislation

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Most class projects end with a grade for participating students. This one ended with a new law for all of Kentucky. House Bill 415, which bans texting while driving and all cell phone usage for drivers under the age of 18, was signed into law April 12. The law is, in part, a culmination of a year-long class project for Leslie McCurry&rsqu

  • Ask ECTC: CDL training, motorcycle riding classes and Kids College


    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    (270) 706-8800 – Welcome and Admissions Center

    (877) 246-2322, Ext. 68800 (toll-free)

    (270) 706-8858 or (502) 942-0101 – Fort Knox Campus

    (270) 706-8702 Community and Economic Development Center

    600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701


    Q. Does Elizabethtown Community and Technical College offer training to become a CDL truck driver?

  • May 5: Services


  • Honoring the military with movies

      By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com The Historic State Theater honors the military this month with two movies featuring the U.S. Navy. Tomorrow and Saturday audiences can catch the classic comedy/drama “Mister Roberts” (1955) staring Henry Fonda and Jack Lemmon.

  • Life without e-mail

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA   Recently our office experienced a prolonged issue with its e-mail server. Our e-mail system was down when I arrived for work the morning of Tuesday, April 27. Minutes passed, then hours.