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Today's News

  • HCS passes tax increase for new school year

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Taxes in Hardin County Schools are going up after the board passed a new tax rate for the upcoming school year at a special board meeting Tuesday.

    The board approved a tax rate of 51.7 cents per $100 of real estate for the 2009-10 school year.

  • Try to remember ...

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA  It can’t be September. No way. Really? Way? I think a time warp is involved here somehow. While fall is probably my favorite ti

  • Sept. 4 Property Transfers

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

    Double L Properties LLC to Joey S. Speaks, lot 7 Forrest Hills Subdivision, Elizabethtown, $108,000.

    Bill and Sherry L. Dawson to Stephen M. and Krista M. Hedge, lot 1 Dawson Three Subdivision, $82,200.

    Reynolds Homes LLC and Butler Homes Inc. to Troy A. and Dana S. Basham, 504 Green Crest, Cecilia, $32,000.

    Robert Hopfner to Maryellen McIntyre, 139 Loretto Drive, Elizabethtown, $186,900.

  • Dollars and Sense: Starting your own business

    A recession may seem like a bad time to launch your own company, but many people are considering this option. Even a troubled economy can create new opportunities, so this may be the right time for your start-up. If you have entrepreneurial ambitions, here are some tips from the Kentucky Society of CPAs on how to get started in uncertain times.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Elizabethtown beats Lexington Christian (09/09)

     

  • Sept. 4 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.

  • Students given option to watch speech

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Many local schools participated in the live televised speech from President Barack Obama, but because of the controversy surrounding the speech, most students were given an option not to watch.

  • West Point woman indicted on disability fraud charges

    The News-Enterprise

    LOUISVILLE — A West Point woman was indicted Wednesday on two counts of obtaining workers’ compensation disability benefits from the United States Department of Labor and the United States Postal Service by fraudulently misrepresenting and concealing her true medical and physical condition.

    Teddi R. Blanford, 48, was indicted in the Western District of Kentucky in Louisville.

  • Rotary Smiles big

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Dental workers screened more than 200 children during the first day of the Rotary Smiles program, which aims to provide care for local third-graders who don’t have insurance or access to treatment.

    “It just went great,” said Rik Hawkins, first vice president of Noon Rotary, which spearheaded the initiative.

  • From the Book Shelf: 'Plain Truth'

    "Plain Truth” by Jodi Picoult Washington Square Press 
    List price: $16 Rating: Four bookworms out of five   By MARY DAUGHERTY For Wednesday's Woman   Jodi Picoult is an author with a growing following.  So, I decided to dust off one of my favorites and share it with you, dear reader.