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Today's News

  • June 21 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This 5-year-old male Hound named “Eeyore” and this 19-month-old female Weimaraner/Labrador mix named “Sasha” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them contact the Hardin County Animal Control at (270) 769-3428 or visit them at 116 Nicholas St. in Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for more information.

  • One dead after fire in Upton

    Staff report

    A trailer fire Saturday in Upton has left one person dead, Upton Fire Chief Froman Peters said

    Little remained of the trailer while firefighters from several departments, including Upton, Sonora, Bonnieville and White Mills, worked to completely put out the blaze. The trailer was at 1071 George Tabb Road.

    The fire started Saturday afternoon, but Peters could not confirm the cause. It is still being investigated, Upton Fire Capt. Mark Bertrees said.

  • Video store robbery suspect caught

    TEXAS

    The second suspect in Tuesday’s robbery of an all-night porn shop has been arrested in Texas.

    According to Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate, Michael T. Cooper, 23 of Elizabethtown, was taken into custody around noon Friday and charged with first-degree robbery in connection to the knifepoint heist at Dixie Video before dawn Tuesday.

    The first suspect arrested, Radcliff resident Elbert Pace, surrendered Wednesday morning after his mother identified him on a television news clip airing surveillance video footage of the crime.

  • Bingo scores big for area organizations

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Depending on the player, bingo can represent a casual hobby or a thriving passion. For Hardin County, the passionate ones help local organizations hosting weekly session pay for programs and services that may otherwise fall by the wayside. “We have customers who live, breathe, eat and sleep bingo,

  • Mom jailed after leaving kids in car

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – Elizabethtown police arrested a mother of three Thursday night, charging her with felony offenses tied to leaving her young children in a hot car while shopping at Wal-Mart. The heat index Thursday had reached 100 degrees by 5:30 p.m. when police arrived at the Elizabethtown Wal-Mart, responding to a complaint

  • County government receives hazardous waste grant

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — A recently approved grant for Hardin County Government will keep the county green.

    Hardin County Government received a large grant to fund a waste-disposal event, similar to one held last year, according to Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry.

  • June 26, 2009: Services

     

  • Bingo by the numbers

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — On paper, bingo looks like a burgeoning business venture for organizations throughout the state that often rely on the game’s benefits to fund particular projects. However, several organizations in Hardin County say much of the money that is wrapped up in the annual gross is distributed back to

  • Stephensburg Days brings out the community

     

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    STEPHENSBURG — The West Hardin Middle School parking lot is more often filled with school buses, but this weekend it was filled with booths, babies and balloons.

  • WOMEN'S GOLF: Gumm falls in sudden death at State Am

    By GREG CREWS

    gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com

    Down four holes with four left to play, it seemed to be all over for Lydia Gumm in the championship flight final of the Women's State Amateur golf tournament.

    However, with an amazing run and a rules infraction on the 18th hole, the North Hardin High School freshman managed to push the match into a sudden death playoff before falling three holes in to Eastern Kentucky University's April Emerson.

    Greg Crews can be reached at 505-1754