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  • Aug. 22 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.

    Joseph Case, 162 Arlington Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: basement remodeling.

    Donald W. Calhoon, 42 Rineyville Boulevard, county. Use: singe-wide foundation.

    Anthony and Shirley Kinser, 5 Hutcherson Lane, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Aug. 20 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.

    Citibank South Dakota v. Debra V. Lord, Central Avenue, Elizabethtown. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $9,998.70 plus interest.

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  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldogs pull away for 35-14 win in opener (8/30)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com It’s been said sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good.

  • Aug. 22 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.

    Vanessa Jones Canion (1962). Theft by deception (two counts). Total $155.

    Justin L. Mulligan (1988). Failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance. Total $204.

    Michael Franklin Means (1977). Harassment. Total $255.

    Laura N. Perry (1982). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $320.

  • Aug. 20 Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Steven W. and Karen M. Aulbach to Samuel E. and Betsy D. Stallins, property on St. John Road, county, $13,000.

    James B. and Debra Reynolds to Michael t. and Jennifer Barksdale, 648 Hillcrest Drive, Radcliff, $144,500.

    Letha Schroeder to Jason Harrison, 105 Maple Lane, Elizabethtown, no monetary consideration. FMV: $10,000.

    Estate of Clyde Verne Arnold to David E. Wease, tract 1 Clyde Arnold Estate survey, county, $88,000.

  • Teen tells jurors he took credit for double murder

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com A teenage witness mentioned many times before and during this month’s double murder trial of Brent Burke took the stand Monday, testifying that he was being “stupid” when he told other teens that he killed Burke’s estranged wife, Tracy Burke, and her former mother-in-law, Karen Comer. “I was 14 ... I w

  • Support comes in many forms


    The word “support” has several meanings. Many people use the word when they need to express the means to hold up, prop, provide for, carry, sustain or maintain. All of those definitions make it the perfect word to use to describe support groups.

  • Happy birthday to cans


    Now that the bicentennial birthday of this area’s most famous son — Abraham Lincoln — has come and gone, we have another one to celebrate.

    Canned food turned 200 last week.

    So what? you say. Well, what did Abe ever do to bring you Chunky Soup?

    Plus, world’s largest (unofficially for now) free-standing structure of canned food was unveiled in Elizabethtown last week at Magnet Business Park.

  • KSP finds more than 3,000 pot plants

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com After a month of reconnaissance on a rural site, anti-drug agents with Kentucky State Police and Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force on Monday cut down nearly 3,300 mature marijuana plants in a half-dozen patches along Interstate 65 between Elizabethtown and Glendale. “This is not your typical pot patch,” said task force agent Rob