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  • 'Let's start at the very beginning, a very good place to start...'

    IF YOU GO: Performances are 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, June 12 and 13 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, June 13 and 14 at the Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater Complex. Tickets are $13 for adults and $12 for seniors, groups or children. For more information call (270) 351-0577. 

  • Wheat fungus infecting crops



    HARDIN COUNTY — A disease called “head scab” is wounding this season’s winter wheat crop as growers prepare for harvest later this month.

    Also called Fusarium head blight, the fungus is having a “pretty major” impact on the county’s fields, county extension agent Doug Shepherd said.

    Just how major, though, is yet to be determined.

  • May 29 Civil Suits

    Billy Cottrell and Cottrell Construction, Oak Hill Road, Sonora, was not the correct defendant named in a suit filed by State Farm Fire & Casualty Company seeking judgment in the amount of 82,223.05 plus interes

  • A Dash of Class


  • Cousin says man jailed for Lincoln House fire doesn't understand




    ELIZABETHTOWN – The man jailed on an arson charge after Friday after fire destroyed the Lincoln Heritage House does not and cannot comprehend the magnitude of the structure’s loss, family members said.

  • Rash of wrecks keep first responders busy



    HARDIN COUNTY — Numerous wrecks throughout the region Tuesday and Wednesday resulted in injuries, but no fatalities, according to city and state police, and the Department of Highways.

    KSP reported Tuesday wrecks involving overturned vehicles on Ky. 1600 at Ky. 920, and on the Western Kentucky Parkway. Both occurred Tuesday afternoon as a thunderstorm passed through the Elizabethtown area. Neither produced non-life threatening injuries.

  • May 29 Property Transfers

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

    All Star Realty Inc. to Jason J. Henry, 109 Holiday Court, Elizabethtown, $158,750.

    L.A.N.D. Inc. to Double L Construction and Homebuilders LLC, lot 209 Abrook Estates Subdivision, county, $21,000.

    Jared and Stephanie Rose to Weichert Relocation Resources Inc., 82 Dartmore Court, Elizabethtown, $361,900.

    Weichert Relocation Resources Inc. to Erin Lindsey and Brian Magers Alicna, 82 Dartmore Court, Elizabethtown, $361,900.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Raub saves the day for E'town (6/2)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com HODGENVILLE — The smallest player on the Elizabethtown baseball team made the biggest impact Monday night. Elizabethtown junior Joe Raub is 5-foot-6 and he needed every bit of it to make a game-changing dive to rob the Bullitt East Chargers a chance of taking a lead in the top of the four

  • May 29 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.

    James N. Mardis, 1699 Locus Grove Road, Elizabethtown. Use: double-wide.

    Glendale Christian Church, 119 W. Main St., Glendale. Use: state jurisdiction.

    Charlotte Ballman, 6401 Hardinsburg Road, Cecilia. Use: double-wide foundation.

    Bert Sweeney, 1095 Oak Drive, Radcliff. Use: single-wide.

  • PREP BASEBALL: E'town tops Bullitt East, 6-1 in Game 1 (6/2)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com HODGENVILLE — The Elizabethtown Panthers never believe an inning is over and it was evident Monday night. The Panthers came through with four timely two-out hits to score runs to propel them to a 6-1 victory over the Bullitt East Chargers in Game 1 of the best-of-three Semi-State 3 series