Today's News

  • The Bachs: March for Babies ambassadors

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Carsten and Susanne Bach have a baby book on their coffee table like many proud parents. Instead of pictures of Susanne holding baby Emily, it features pictures of ambulances and ventilators, because Emily was born months too soon. Emily, 3, and her parents are this year’s ambassador family for the March for Babies

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  • Legislators: Lack of budget 'shameful'



    Tempers flared and disagreements were voiced. But as the clock expired on the 2010 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly, any hope of compromise was abandoned, leaving the state budget in limbo.

    Local legislators agree the failure to clear the impasse and pass a budget by the end of the 60-day period is shameful, placing the inevitable burden of a special session on the backs of taxpayers in the coming months.

  • April 9 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.

    Kenneth Owens, 961 Stovall Road, Lebanon Junction. Use: double-wide.

    Marshall Bischoff, 1 Bischoff’s Pointe, county. Use: double-wide.

    Jarrett Gray, 370 Laurel Ridge Road, Eastview. Use: barn.

    Christopher M. Hodge, 11231 Leitchfield Road, Cecilia. Use: accessory structure.

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  • Goldenrod Homemakers hold February meeting

    From left, Minnie Miller and hostess and lesson teacher Judy Sandfer.

    The Goldenrod Homemakers met at the home of Judy Sandfer on Feb. 23. She had the house decorated with pink and red Valentines. She also taught the lesson on Fast Breakfast.

    The group exchanged Valentine’s and had a potluck lunch.


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  • Bringing up the ‘D’ word

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com The clouds gathering over the area’s summer weather outlook are strictly metaphorical. Hardin County could be in for a drought. The county already is considered “abnormally dry” and parts of Nelson and LaRue counties are in a moderate drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. These past two months are typically wet

  • Zonta Members ‘Bowl For Kids Sake’

    Zonta Club of Elizabethtown members participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bow for Kids Sake on March 20. Team members representing Zonta were Ruth Ellen Stanley, Ramona Jeffries, Loretta Crady and Lois Pierce. The Zonta Club meets at 5:15 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at Stone Hearth Restuarant in Elizabethtown. For information, call 765-0147 or 765-7133.


  • Roundabout meant to ease congestion

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has picked a congested Rineyville intersection as the site of the agency’s first roundabout in its 11-county District 4. The circular configuration at the crossroads of Ky. 1600 and Ky. 220 — sometimes backed up dozens of vehicles deep during afternoon rush hour — will