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Today's News

  • Couple graduates from ECTC together

    By KELLY RICHARDSON

    krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Jeff and Gail Haycraft will walk the first graduation line of their lives today.

    The couple graduates with associate’s degrees from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College at 7 p.m. today at Central Hardin High School, though neither received a high school diploma.

  • Swine flu case confirmed

     

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — The Lincoln Trail District Health Department on Tuesday confirmed that a 4-year-old Vine Grove boy at Fort Knox who was believed to have contracted the H1Nl influenza virus did, in fact, have swine flu.

    The boy has now fully recovered, and no other cases have been found in Hardin County, said Wendy Keown, director of community outreach for the health department.

  • Compromise proposed

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Dennis Parrett, a  member of Hardin Fiscal Court’s reapportionment committee, told court members Thursday that he had made some mistakes while serving on the committee and wanted to offer a compromise.

    He presented a new proposal for magisterial districts, the fifth proposal brought to Fiscal Court’s attention since the process to redraw the districts began.

  • Man indicted on new child porn charges

    LOUISVILLE —   An Eastview man convicted in 2005 for distributing child pornography was indicted this week on new charges after investigators claim he violated parole by receiving and possessing child pornography. Gary Lloyd Keith, 39, was on supervised release when parole officers received a late 2007 complaint that he was violating conditions of release by living at a new addr

  • PREP BASEBALL: Alvey, Bruins down No. 5 Eastern, 1-0 (05/12)

    The News-Enterprise Senior Cody Alvey scattered two hits and three walks as the Central Hardin Bruins upset fifth-ranked Louisville Eastern on Monday, 1-0. Alvey moved to 7-1 and drove in senior Tyler Thompson with a single for the winning run in the bottom of the fifth inning for No. 17 Central Hardin (21-5). The Bruins were held to four hits – all singles – and didn&rs

  • Ask ECTC

    NUMBERS TO KNOW

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    (270) 706-8800 – Welcome and Admissions Center

    (877) 246-2322, Ext. 68800 (toll-free)

    (270) 706-8858 or (502) 942-0101 – Fort Knox Campus

    (270) 706-8702 Community and Economic Development Center

    600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701

  • May 8 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.

    Sherlene San Nicolas, 557 Homestead Ave., county. Use: single-wide foundation.

    Esther L. Roberts, 128 Cecilianna Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: porch.

    Chris and Terri Diehl, 396 Meadowview Lane, Cecilia. Use: porch.

    Audrey J. and Carl E. Loomis, 674 Flint Hill Road, Sonora. Use: double-wide.

  • GOLF: Women's Military Dependents' Golf Championship coming to Fort Knox (05/12)

     

  • PREP TENNIS: Only two upsets the first day of region tourney (5/12)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsentprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — The seeds in the 5th Region Tennis Tournament held to form on the first day. Well, almost. There were two upsets – both on the girls’ side – on Monday at University Drive Park Tennis Courts.

  • May 13, 2009, editorial: A costly point to make

    Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry’s proposed budget calls for cutting in half the county’s funding for the so-called rocket docket.

    Instituted here in 2003, the program, run by the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office, streamlines the process for criminal defendants willing to take plea deals. It simplifies the legal process by reducing the time prosecutors must devote to cases, shortening the time those defendants spend in the detention center on the county’s dime. After they’ve been convicted, the state picks up most of the tab.