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Today's News

  • Juvenile charged with arson

    Elizabethtown

    A 12-year-old male who admitted to intentionally setting fire to a display shelf in an Elizabethtown Family Dollar store has been charged with first-degree arson, according to Elizabethtown Fire Safety Officer Rusty Todd.

    The fire occurred Wednesday at a Family Dollar store on Sycamore Street and was contained after an employee doused the flames with a fire extinguisher. The same employee later was treated for smoke inhalation and released from Hardin Memorial Hospital. No one else was injured, Todd said, and no further damage was done to the store.

  • Hospital to purchase new air handling unit

    Hardin County 

    Hardin Memorial Hospital’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the acquisition of a new air handling unit for the hospital at a bid of $374,267 from F.W. Owens Construction Company. The bid was the lower of two bids, about $55,000 less than the bid offered by Corbett Construction Co. Inc.

  • July 17 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.

    Cleyon Mabe, 5393 Flint Hill Road, Sonora. Use: storage shed.

    Double L Properties, 9688 Leitchfield Road, county. Use: remodel framing.

    Russell Jones, 129 W. Donna Reed Blvd., Cecilia. Use: encolosed deck.

    Robert and Patricia Tabor, 11188 St. John Road, Cecilia. Use: double-wide foundation.

  • A place to wine and dine out by the vines

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com BLOOMFIELD — Wine, history and murder make for compatible bedfellows for those who visit Springhill Winery Plantation Bed & Breakfast in Bloomfield. Right off exit 34 from the Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County, the circa 1857 home is ripe with history and atmosphere. From the exit, the vineya

  • 'The first shot'

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — The amount is small in comparison to the total, but it is a start.

    The city of Elizabethtown entered an agreement this week with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to receive a little more than $20,000 in reimbursements related to the cleanup costs from January’s ice storm that toppled trees and downed power lines throughout the county. More than 100 counties in the state were hard hit by the storm.

  • Hospital to receive 15,000 Crusade for Children Grant

    Hardin Memorial Hospital has been slated to receive almost $16,000 in funding through the WHAS Crusade for Children Grant this year.

    The award — slated at $15,957.79 — has been designated for several projects,  including  $11,780 for the purchase of pediatric therapy equipment in the Therapy & Sports Medicine Center, according to hospital officials. Also, $2,252 is set aside for infant resuscitators, and $1,925 has been allocated for hearing test equipment for newborns. 

  • Radcliff man charged with crimes against child

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — A Radcliff man remains behind bars after being arrested Friday for what police claim was a long history of sex crimes against a child.

    According to court and jail records, Frank Vincent Long, a married 39-year-old resident of Congress Drive in Radcliff, was jailed July 17 on charges of first-degree sodomy and two counts of sex abuse.

  • Bucking the trend

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    WHITE MILLS — Here on the banks of the winding Nolin River, a church camp’s attendance rebounded this year as similar operations across the country closed or scaled back.

    The White Mills Christian Camp — which took over the site of a former resort 60 years ago — has been abuzz with activity during the past couple of months.

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  • Boy struck by vehicle Saturday doing well

    RADCLIFF

     

    Police say a boy is in good condition after being struck Saturday by a vehicle while riding his bicycle.

    According to Radcliff police spokesman Bryce Shumate, the boy was cycling along U.S. 31W near the Wal-Mart entrance when he was struck by a vehicle Saturday afternoon.

    Shumate said the boy was treated for injuries and was not hospitalized overnight.

    No charges were filed against the driver.