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  • June 19 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.

    E-town Homes Inc., 45 Cottonwood, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Radcliff Homes Inc., 46 Cottonwood, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    David Riggs, 51 Cochise Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Henry T. Jr. and Lois c. Kirby, 19 E. Tophill Terrace, Elizabethtown. Use: remodel.

  • June 14, 2009: Our readers write

    It’s all in the perspective

    It’s not often that I get a good laugh by reading The News Enterprise opinion page, but reading “Outdated Republicans,” (June 3) really did it.

  • Turning down the volume

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTYHow many times have you settled into a nice evening at home and set your television to a comfortable volume level and then suddenly a commercial comes on that is so loud it blows you off the couch? Do you ever say to yourself, “I wish someone would do

  • Response to fatal fire delayed by human error

    Hardin County Control recording of call reporting fatal fire: 12:06:36, Saturday, 6-27-2009

    Hardin County Dispatcher: “Hardin County Control.”

    LaRue County Dispatcher: “This is (a dispatcher) at LaRue County.”

    Hardin County Dispatcher: “Yes sir.”

    LaRue County Dispatcher: “I need to give you a call, here.”

    LaRue County Dispatcher to caller: “Okay sir, go ahead. Hardin County is on the line.”

  • KARATE: Nall wins AAU National Championship (07/01)


  • June 16, 2009: Our readers write


    Ignoring the people

    Last year, the residents of Hardin County signed a petition to revert our local government back to the Magistrate system. In November, a vote was cast to settle the issue and find what the people wanted. It passed by majority. Now, our current County Commissioners are about to disregard that majority.

  • Ask ECTC: It's not too late to enroll

    Contact information:          (270) 706-8800 – Admissions Center          (877) 246-2322 ext.

  • June 18, 2009: Our readers write

    County receives

    state grant

    Hardin County has been chosen to receive $22,520 in state set-aside monies to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.

  • May 29: Our readers write

    Second-guessing is a waste of time I have had it up to here with the hate/blame George Bush campaign. President Bush made mistakes, who doesn’t? However, he did not deploy our troops for no reason, and he was not callous to the suffering caused by war. He did his best to do his duty, as have most presidents. After Saddam Hussein was captured, he adm

  • June 9 Editorial: Higher education progress reported

    A report and a news release that arrived at The News-Enterprise last week together brought a glimmer of hope that poked through the billowing clouds of fiscal despair. Preliminary data provided by the Council on Postsecondary Education and an analysis published by the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center showed that the state continues to make significant progress toward th