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  • Dec. 18 Local History

    30 years ago, Fort Knox released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement concerning the mission on post; the report explained Fort Knox’s impact on the physical, biological and cultural environment of the surrounding area. 20 years ago, the U.S.

  • Dec. 29 Local History


  • Nov. 11 Local Histories

    Nov. 11

    30 years ago, concerned citizens of Hardin, LaRue and Meade counties offered a minimum $10,000 re-ward for anyone who furnished information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Kentucky State Trooper Edward Ray Harris as Harris was laid to rest in Hodg-enville.

    20 years ago, two men were shot at an Elizabeth-town motel after they were caught in an exchange of gunfire while looking for a relative they thought were at the motel.


  • County budget clears first reading



    Hardin County government’s budget successfully cleared a first reading Tuesday, but the vote was not without controversy.

    Commissioner Bill Brandenburg requested a delay of first reading while he sought a state attorney general’s opinion on a failed motion. He voted against the first reading based on his findings and said he felt the refusal to add $1,500 in funding for Wesley Hilltop House’s senior program was a denial of the majority’s wishes.

  • Photo: Rebuilding a bike
  • Nov. 15 Local History


  • A country boy comes home

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com   Born in LaRue County, country singer Clay Underwood is taking Nashville by surprise and soon will be in concert in Elizabethtown. He lived in LaRue County until he was 7 and settled in Hart County when he was 10. His mother often sang at the Lincoln Jamboree and when he was 5, he asked if he could go on stage. She ente

  • May 28 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.

  • E'town City Council passes first reading of budget

    The News-Enterprise

    The next step has been taken toward final approval of the new Elizabethtown $57 million budget.

    The Elizabethtown City Council approved first reading of the 2010-11 budget at its regular meeting Monday. The first reading passed unanimously and there was no discussion.

    The second reading, which is the final approval of the budget, will take place at the council's June 21 meeting.

  • Radcliff looking at another lean fiscal year

    Radcliff's proposed appropriations (by department)

    Police: $4,002,240

    Administration: $1,215,350

    Fire: $2,143,050

    Public works: $1,356,550

    Recreation: $293,450

    Planning: $560, 250

    Capital fund: $879,600




    The upcoming fiscal year looks to be tight yet again for the city of Radcliff.