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  • Supply losing to demand

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — The economic downturn can burden anyone, even those agencies that try to lift the burdens of others. Families wracked by job losses and ebbing income look to these agencies now more than ever to fill the gap, making the mission more pressing. Consequently, the increased demand and lack of disposable income can leave

  • Sept. 29 editorial: YMCA could help bring community together

    With much of the legwork already completed to gauge the support of community leaders for bringing a YMCA into Hardin County, a steering committee is being formed to make the proposed project a reality.

  • 5TH REGION GIRLS' SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Elizabethtown tops Bethlehem (10/21)


  • Oct. 11 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.


    Sandra Ann McCurdy (1964).

    DUI, BAC 0.12; improper turning.

  • Sept. 20, 2009: Our readers write


    Playing to the parties

    After watching President Obama’s address to Congress, we thought health care reform would be paid for by new taxes.. We now know that most of the cost will be paid for from the Medicare surplus or what’s left of it. Washington believes that the savings made from eliminating fraud and waste in the Medicare system will pay for health care for all.

  • Oct. 2 editorial: Homeowners 1, noisemakers 2

    Oh, the growing pains. The last four years in Hardin County have been filled with anticipation and expectations of the tremendous growth expected to come about with Fort Knox’s transition out of armor and into an administrative center. Time was when residents as far south as Upton reported hearing tanks working on Knox’s ranges. The usually low rumbles were sometimes punctuated with sharp window-rattling reports.

  • Oct. 9: Our readers write

    It’s a shame

    It is a shame that many politicians and the wealthy refused to acknowledge that we have a health care problem. Many Americans do not have health care or can’t afford it.

    Health care reform has been a major issue for more than 40 years. When former President Bill Clinton tried to introduced health care reform, big business stopped it, because there’s too much money to be made from the sick.

    Michael Jackson said it in his music, “They don’t care about us.”

  • LaRue man gets 16 years for sex abuse

    Staff Report

    LARUE COUNTY — A LaRue Circuit Court judge Monday sentenced Christopher E. Miller to 16 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor.

    The ruling, delivered by Judge Charles Simms, requires Miller to register as a lifetime sex offender.

    Miller, 35, pleaded guilty last month to 722 felony charges of sexual contact with a minor.

  • Oct. 11 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.

    Cary Wayne Copeland (1964). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $245.

    Nathan Christopher Foster (1977). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $245.

    Johnnie C. Gaskins Jr. (1964). Operating on suspended operator’s license. Serve 90 days in jail. Court costs waived.

  • Oct. 11, 2009: Our readers write

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