Today's News

  • Focus on finance: First-time home buyers tax credit

    By JERRY MORPHIS Question: Who is eligible for the 2009 First Time Homebuyers Tax Credit? Answer: First-time homebuyers purchasing any kind of home – new or resale – are eligible for the tax credit. To qualify for the tax credit, a home purchase must occur on or after January 1, 2009 and before December 1, 2009. The law defines “first-time home buyer” as

  • Delays extend US 31W repaving project



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Travelers along U.S. 31W can continue to expect delays in traffic as a repaving project slated to wrap up June 26 likely will continue into July because of uncooperative weather, said Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Post 4 Engineer Patty Dunaway.

  • NAATBatt launches new Web site



    GLENDALE — The National Alliance for Advanced Transportation Batteries launched a new Web site this week with updated and more thorough answers to questions for those interested in opportunities within the consortium.

    The Web site, www.naatbatt.org, offers visitors information about the not-for-profit cooperative of more than 50 companies and its plans to construct a lithium-ion battery production campus in Glendale.

  • Ask ECTC

    NUMBERS TO KNOW Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (270) 706-8800 – Welcome and Admissions Center (877) 246-2322, Ext.

  • Moving: The Epic

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA   This is going to sound bad. Maybe it is bad. A couple of weeks ago my girlfriend and I finished moving out of our previous Radcliff residence to our home in Elizabethtown … seven months after we first started living here.

  • Show us the money



    ELIZABETHTOWN — An open and transparent government is integral in this age, said Councilman Steve Atcher, and a work in progress that he wants to build upon in Elizabethtown.

    To do that, Atcher has pushed for online posting of the city’s financial records, and the city has responded in kind.

  • Kids Club hosts puppet show

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The Melchior Marionettes Comedy Cabaret takes the stage today for Towne Mall Kids Club. Puppeteers make the marionettes come to life with a variety of music and hand-painted street scenes.

    Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. at the center court. A one-time $5 entry fee per family is required and benefits Junior Achievement of Hardin County. The show begins at 11 a.m.

    Everyone who is registered will have a chance to win a door prize.

    Contact (270) 737-1617 for more information.

  • WOMEN'S GOLF: Akin wins first Lady Bug title (06/17)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Karisa Akin figured it would take someone shooting below par to win the 49th annual Lady Bug women’s golf tournament. The former Central Hardin High School star will settle for what she shot Tuesday before the storms hit at Elizabethtown Country Club. Akin, an incoming sophomore on the Middle Tennessee Stat

  • June 17: Services

    Sherman Franklin Brinner Sr., 81, of Lebanon Junction, died Sunday, June 14, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction with burial in Lebanon Junction City Cemetery. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

    Elbert Cook, 62, of Rineyville, died Saturday, June 13, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Rineyville Cemetery.

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