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  • Fiscal Court vets consider additional terms



    HARDIN COUNTY — Registration for the magistrate’s race does not open until November, but the election has been on the minds of local commissioners and residents alike since the county presented an overwhelming vote to end the commissioner form of government.

    And most of the commissioners say they’re leaning toward running for another term, though outlying factors could change their minds in the coming months.

  • Alleged shooter sent to prison for parole violation



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A man Elizabethtown police charged this summer with attempted murder and robbery was transferred to prison Friday after allegedly violating parole by getting into recent trouble.

    Nathaniel Terron Barbour, 34, was jailed July 11 on charges of attempted murder and robbery for what EPD Detective Pete Chytla describes as an attack against a man on Skyline Drive.

  • Swine flu widespread in Kentucky

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — The Kentucky Department for Public Health last week upgraded Kentucky’s swine flu level from regional to widespread. The virus, also known as H1N1, has made Hardin County residents sick. But without confirmatory testing here, Wendy Keown, a spokeswoman for the Lincoln Trail District Heath Department, said she cou

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  • Sept. 21, 2009: Services

    Maria Caraballo, 66, of Buffalo, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009. The funeral is 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial in South Fork Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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  • Kidnappers and Dodge crossover sought by KSP



    LEITCHFIELD — Kentucky State Police Post 4 detectives in Elizabethtown are looking for one male and one female kidnapping suspect and a Dodge Journey involved in the May kidnapping and robbery of a Grayson County apartment manager.

    Trooper Jason Propes says OE apartment manager Otis Moon was kidnapped May 18 after a middle-aged couple duped him into showing them rental property.

  • Sept. 21, 2009: Obituaries

    Roxanne Brown

    Roxanne Brown, 58, of Vine Grove, passed away, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    Mrs. Brown was a member of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Flaherty. She was also a hairdresser at Highland Hair Care in Vine Grove and worked at UPS.

    She was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Shaun Brown; her father, James Andrew Carmon; her mother, Mary Virginia Dowell; four brothers; and one sister.

  • Unusual rainstorm floods Radcliff

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — More than four inches of rain fell here Sunday night, flooding several buildings and shutting down one of Hardin County’s main roads. Traffic was redirected from U.S. 31W between Ky. 313 and Battle Training Road. At times, water stood two to three feet deep in the roadway, police spokesman Bryce Shumate said

  • Berry to push for vote on magistrate pay today

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    Judge-Executive Harry Berry hopes today’s meeting will produce a pay rate for magistrates in the upcoming term, beginning in 2011.

    County officials have been wrestling with the pay rate for weeks now and Berry plans to push forward by offering a resolution  for consideration at today’s voting meeting.

    Berry is lobbying the court to reduce the base pay for magistrates to $20,000 or lower, not counting benefits and training and committee stipends.