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  • April 16 Property Transfers

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

    Meade C. Jr. and Lu Ann Sharp to Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, property in Hardin County, $125,000.

    Joe Don Bicket to Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, property in Hardin County, $148,000.

    Richard D. and Sherryll L. Roberts to Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, property in Hardin County, $200,000.

  • April 28, 2010: Obituaries

     Richard William Baker

    Richard William Baker, 64, of Cecilia, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    He was a U.S. Army veteran of 24 years during which time he served in Vietnam and Korea. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, American Legion and the VFW.

    He was preceded in death by his father, William R. Baker; and two brothers, Douglas and Kevin Baker.

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  • April 16 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.

    Ryan Braxton, 8738 Bardstown Road, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

    Lee’s Greenhouse, 1918 Bardstown Road, Hodgenville. Use: commercial building.

    Sammy Peters, 22 Bear Oak Court, Cecilia. Use: storage shed.

    New Banks, 5735 N. Dixie Highway, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Public input sought at Vision forum

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com The Hardin County Vision Project is becoming more than just a list of potentially helpful ideas. A steering committee made up of community leaders has been formed, and members of the public are invited to a forum this afternoon so they can learn about the project’s goals — which range from unifying school districts to expanding

  • April 18 DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.

    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.


    Christopher D. Newman (1980).

    DUI, BAC 0.14; speeding 25 mph over.

  • April 25 Divorces

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

    Daniel Taylor, 44, Valparaiso, Ind., and Ramona Taylor, 41, Elizabethtown. Married 15 years.

    Justin L. Klockow, 32, Vine Grove, and Sheri M. Klockow, 35, Radcliff. Married eight years.


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  • HCS board votes to adjust student-teacher ratio



    Upcoming expenses and the unknowns of the state budget led the county school district to make staffing adjustments.

    The Hardin County Schools board voted to increase the student to teacher ratio for grades 6 through 12 at a special board meeting Tuesday. The ratio will increase from 24 students to 1 teacher to 26 students to 1 teacher.

  • Berry on candidates’ radar

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Republican incumbent Harry Berry was not a participant in the judge-executive candidate’s forum Wednesday at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, but his administration was a frequent subject of talk among his rivals. The three Democratic candidates — Tim Hinson, Perry Malito and Al Rider — took the podium, where fisc