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  • Family members charged with indoor pot grow

    The News-Enterprise

    FLAHERTY — Three family members were jailed Tuesday in Meade County after narcotics investigators with the Meade County Sheriff’s Department uncovered an indoor marijuana grow operation inside a Gardner Lane home, near Flaherty.

    According to Meade County Sheriff Butch Kerrick, James C. Brooks, 21; Amanda G. Brooks, 19; and Rebecca G. Brooks, 41, were cultivating and trafficking marijuana.

  • June 14 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Michael Scott Baker (1976). Theft by deception (two counts). Sixty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $155.

    Michelle L. Edwards (1977). Theft by deception (two counts). Total $155.

    Elizabeth A. Goad (1968). Theft by deception. Total $185.

  • June 19, 2009: Services

    Nancy Collier of Elizabethtown, died Monday, June 15, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown.

    Darryl Dotson, 38, of Lexington, died Thursday, March 5, 2009. A memorial service is at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Church of God in Mount Sterling with a private burial at a later date.

  • June 14 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Patrick Mulligan, 38, and Angela Marie Gehm, 30, both of Vine Grove. Married 10 years.

    Donald Andrew Miller, 28, Elizabethtown, and Toni Ann Miller, 24, Powhatan Point, Ohio. Married five years.

    Daemon Lamont Johnson, 32, Greenville, and Annika Sommer, 28, Nuremberg, Germany. Married three years.

    Lonnie L. Offutt, 26, Sandy Hook, and Maronica Monshay McMullen28, Radcliff. Married four years.

  • June 14 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Juliann Nicole Carey, 23, Vine Grove, and Brent Cleveland Miller, 21, Louisville.

    Tineke Marie Santos, 39, and Michael Armand Donian Jr., 41, both of Elizabethtown.

    Wendy Colleen Thompson, 21, Minot, N.D., and David Arthur Hamilton, 23, Radcliff.

    Christina Rose Barriball, 23, and Tor Kalle Christiansen, 26, both of Louisville.

    Haley Camille Nichols, 26, and William Jason Lorenz, 30, both of Upton.

  • June 14 DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.

    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.


    Marshall Lee Dillander (1940).


  • Selling a home


    Selling a home can be a complex, stressful process. In a competitive market, sellers need every advantage they can get, and working with a Realtor is a smart move. Most people know that using a Realtor is a smart selling decision. Pure "for-sale-by-owner” transactions – where the seller did not know the buyer – remain historically low at 7 percent.

  • Mechanic indicted on theft charges

    LOUISVILLE — A federal grand jury indicted a Fort Knox mechanic this week, charging him with a multitude of thefts, including the stealing of high-dollar tires and an entire engine made for Army Humvees. According to the indictment against Hodgenville resident Bobby William Fultz, investigators found more than $40,000 worth of vehicle parts, tools and MREs, meals-ready-to-eat, at a

  • Miles, time don't deter pen pal 20-year reunion



    SONORA — Since the last time they met face-to-face, Rhonda Nichols and Steve Ford each have met and married other people, had children and dealt with the ups and downs of life.

    Since the last time they met, two decades and an ocean have separated the pen pals. After losing touch, the friendship has rekindled and the two met once again, 20 years after their first meeting.

  • GIRLS' PREP TENNIS: Sallee named Girls' Area and Sophomore of the Year (06/18)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com Within 15 minutes of her season coming to an end in the third round of the state tournament, Jenna Sallee was plotting how to have an even more successful season in 2010. Considering the season the Elizabethtown sophomore just completed, Sallee has her work cut out for herself. In her first year as Elizabethtown’s No. 1 singles playe