Today's News

  • HMH trims budget shortfall

    In other news:

    • The HMH Board of Trustees approved a business plan to purchase a stereotactic radiosurgery system from Varian Medical Systems at a cost of $245,800. The system provides non-invasive image-guided treatment by focusing precise doses of radiation to the brain to combat metastatic cancer, causing less damage to brain tissue while still destroying cancer cells, according to the business plan.

  • Educators, others gather for TEK Talk



    Community leaders gathered at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College on Tuesday night to discuss the future of education in Kentucky.

    Gov. Steve Beshear hosted TEK Talk, community forums on education held in 10 locations across the state, at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The forums were part of the Transforming Education in Kentucky initiative, which is looking to reform public education.

  • Former school aide gets 20-year sentence with plea deal



    An Elizabethtown man employed as a teacher’s aide at Parkway Elementary School in Radcliff pleaded guilty in Hardin Circuit Court to charges relating to sex crimes against a 4-year-old.

    The deal Gary Lou Martin struck with prosecutors late Friday afternoon gets him lifetime status on the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry, upon his release from Department of Corrections custody, and a prison sentence of 20 years.

  • Restaurant to host benefit for family of crash victim

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    ELIZABETHTOWN — Mr. Gattis restaurant in Elizabethtown is holding a benefit fundraiser Thursday for the family of a 3-year-old killed in a vehicle crash earlier this month.

    Silas Dayton Brawner died Aug. 11 from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle wreck on the U.S. 31W Bypass, and 20 percent of sales during the benefit will go to Brawner’s family to help cover funeral costs and other expenses, said manager Annette Jewell.

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  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Central Hardin surges to 9-0 mark in first week (08/16)



    OWENSBORO — The Central Hardin High School volleyball team rebounded from one of the Lady Bruins’ worst performances at the Apollo Summer Slamdown with one of their best.

    After a 2-3 showing last year in one of western Kentucky’s top opening-weekend tournaments, the unranked and upstart Lady Bruins went 7-0 Friday and Saturday to win the 25-team tournament that featured two ranked teams in the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches’ Association preseason top 25 poll.

  • Driver blamed for crash failed to appear in speeding case



    Records show an Arizona driver accused of crashing drunk into the scene of a Dixie Boulevard traffic stop Sunday recently failed to appear in 9th District Court to challenge a speeding ticket, or pay the $180 fine associated with it.

    Records in Hardin District Court show a failure to appear notice having been attached to Nikke V. Powell's May 13 traffic case for what files reflect as her failure to appear in court on her original court date of June 16, or on June 30, the date for which a continuance was scheduled.

  • EIS tables tax decision



    The Elizabethtown Independent Schools board plans to make a decision on school taxes next week.

    The board voted to table the issue of this year’s tax levy until a specially-called board meeting Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Stone Hearth Restaurant.

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  • E’town approves flag sales

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Elizabethtown City Council on Monday voted to ease its policy on flag sales, allowing residents the option of purchasing a city flag from the manufacturer. City officials came to a consensus on the subject — authorizing flag sales for private use only — after City Attorney D. Dee Shaw conducted research last week on flag sale