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  • Oct. 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.

    Mary Iseler, 4312 Miller Road, Elizabethtown. Use: double-wide foundation.

    Betty Fields, 1309 Kentucky Drive, Elizabethtown. use: deck.

    Gary and Patricia Bunnell, 5086 St. John Road, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    New Banks, 9 Berkshire Ave., county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Party workers to drive voters to polls

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com All the effort that goes into campaigning — from door-to-door canvassing to TV commercials — will have been wasted on Hardin County residents who want to vote but for whatever reason can’t make it to the polls today. To ensure a greater turnout, volunteers from the Democratic or Republican parties will give them a ride for f

  • Fiscal Court to hold called meeting today

    Hardin Fiscal Court has called a special meeting at  3:30 p.m. today

    Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry said the meeting was called because the court failed to reach a quorum at its regularly scheduled meeting time last week when Commissioners Bill Brandenburg and Bill Hay were absent.

    The agenda will mirror last week's agenda, Berry said, including approval of monthly bills for payment.

    Waiting until the next regular meeting would place the county behind on payments, Berry said.

  • Oct. 31 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.

    Patrick Ard (1991). Speeding 18 mph over; state traffic school. Total $180.

    Jason E. Campion (1971). Speeding 20 mph over; state traffic school. Total $194.

    Octavia Crawley (1965). Theft by deception (nine counts). Total $210.

  • Recommendation withdrawn in Radcliff mayor's race

    Mistakes have consequences. It's a life lesson that comes to us all.

    J.J. Duvall, a candidate for mayor of Radcliff, must confront the reaction from three incidents in which he falsely claimed to be a graduate of the University of Kentucky. One consequence is a decision by The News-Enterprise’s editorial board to rescind its recommendation of his candidacy.

  • E’town awards more sports park contracts



    Elizabethtown City Council on Monday approved two more bid packages for the ongoing construction of the Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    Bid package 11 was awarded to Cox’s Creek-based Filcon Construction LLC for roadways and other concrete work including curbs, concrete edges, unit pavers and installation of abutments for prefabricated bridges. The contract was awarded at $1,872,000.

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  • Oct. 29 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

  • Oct. 31, 2010: Our readers write

    Common Sense for Kentucky  I never in a million years would have thought I would share my opinions for political elections with people I didn’t know personally, but now is the time for me to step up and share facts that I know to ensure the best candidate is elected based on truth. I first want to Thank Jimmie Lee for the long term support he has provided to the Rineyville Community

  • Shots fired after altercation

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown Police are investigating what happened early Saturday morning at the Knights of Columbus after officers responded to a call and found shell casings outside the building.

    EPD responded to 1851 Leitchfield Road at 2:23 a.m. Officers had just cleared a call in the vicinity  when officers heard shots coming from the hall, according to an EPD news release. Arriving officers said they saw vehicles leaving the scene.

    Witnesses said there was a fight inside the hall that moved to the parking lot.