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Today's News

  • Fiscal Court allows trash hauler to match lower bid

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY – Waste Transport will likely be offering its services in unincorporated parts of Hardin County for three more years.

    Hardin County Fiscal Court approved first reading Tuesday of an ordinance for the county’s trash collection bid to be awarded to Waste Transport, the current hauler. Also bidding were Eco-Tech of Louisville; Scott Waste Service of Bowling Green; RR Waste Solutions of Austin, Texas; and local hauler Rumpke.

  • Grace Reformed Church particularized

    Once considered a mission church under the leadership of the presbytery and sister churches, Grace Reformed Church has elected and confirmed its own elders and deacons and has a pastor.

    Because of the addition of established leadership, the church is now considered a particularized church by the Presbyterian Church of America. During a service on July 27, the leaders were installed and ordained and the congregation was charged to make the church official.

    David Atkisson, former missionary to Brazil, is now the church pastor.

  • Grandparents announce birth of Gabriella

     

    GABRIELLA MARIE GOODRICH   Kathleen Goodrich and Dale Bickett, both of Radcliff, announce the birth of a grandchild, Gabriella Marie Goodrich, on July 1, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. Mother is Melissa Goodrich of Radcliff.

  • Perkins celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

    MR. AND MRS. PERKINS…THEN AND NOW

    Perkins celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

    Ruby and Clifford Perkins will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a potluck meal at 1 p.m. July 19, 2008, at Mount Tabor Baptist Church.

    They were married July 24, 1943.

    They have eight children, Wanda Baumgardner, Mary Lois Wade, David N. Perkins, Connie Hunt, Elaine Perkins, Angela Voris, Martin Perkins and Daniel Perkins; and more than 60 grandchildren.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend. The couple request no gifts.

  • Soldier from unit coming to Knox dies in war zone

    The Pentagon announced Monday night the death of an infantry soldier in Afghanistan assigned to a unit that will redeploy to Fort Knox.

    Pvt. John A. Mattox, 23, of Daingerfield, Texas, died Sunday at Forward Operating Base Bostick, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. The Pentagon is investigating.

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  • Three candidates conduct Ax the Tax Rally tonight

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Three candidates for Elizabethtown City Council are looking to change policies of the current council, most notably the city’s classification and the 2 percent restaurant tax enacted last year.

    Steve Atcher, Bill Bennett and Matt Wyatt are sponsoring an Ax the Tax Rally tonight at Pritchard Community Center, where the candidates hope to meet with like-minded individuals to share ideas and receive feedback.

  • Teen injured in crash

    ELIZABETHTOWN — An Elizabethtown teenager was injured Wednesday when a pickup struck a telephone pole on New Glendale Road.

    Jessica Cox, 18, was a passenger in the northbound Ford F-150 driven by a 16-year-old male. The vehicle left the road and overcorrected before hitting the pole about 8 a.m., police said.

    Cox was taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital before being flown to University Hospital in Louisville with non life-threatening injuries.

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