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Today's News

  • Scenes of the season
  • Berger places third in Braille Challenge

    A local student let her fingers do the talking (and reading) at a recent state competition.

    Brooke Berger, 17, a high school junior at the Kentucky School for the Blind, placed third in the Kentucky Regional Braille Challenge two weeks ago. This is the first year the state has held a Braille competition, which tests reading, listening and writing skills.

    Kentucky is one of 36 states that has or will host a competition, and a national challenge will occur in Los Angeles in June.

  • E'town man indicted for bank robbery

    A federal grand jury in Louisville returned an indictment Monday against Randal A. Nabors, 49, of Elizabethtown on charges for a 2010 bank robbery.

    The indictment alleges that on July 25, 2010, Nabors robbed the Woodforest Bank in the Elizabethtown Walmart of $1,106 and that at the time the bank’s deposits were insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. 

  • PREP WRESTLING: LaRue gets eight No. 1 seeds for region tourney (02/07)

    Once again, it’s going to be LaRue County taking on the rest of the 2nd Region when the region tournament is held at Central Hardin’s Bruin Gym on Saturday.

    The Hawks locked up eight top seeds during Sunday’s draw meeting for the 10-team tournament, which starts at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

  • An '80s Valentine

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    In November 1985 Rebecca Ricks and I started dating. Monday will be our 25th Valentine’s Day as a couple, and I can’t help but think about our early days together.

    Like many, I look back at things and see certain moments clearer than others. Often present is the music of the time.

  • AM Rotary to host speech contest

    The Hardin County AM Rotary Club will host its annual speech contest. The contest is open to high school students that attend any high school located within the Hardin County School system and home schooled high school students. The Speech Contest is from 7 to 8 a.m. Feb. 25 at the Historic State Theater. The winner of the Speech Contest will receive a $500 scholarship.

    To participate, e-mail Marc.dyer@comcast.net

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club goes Red

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met on Feb. 4 at the Brown Pusey House with President Martha Mengel presiding. Members wore red in support of the American Heart Association and their National Go Red for Women Day to help support cancer patients. Diane Willis introduced the speaker, Dale Mings of Hardin County Educational Television. Mings told of the ever evolving technology in the classrooms and the programs presented by HCEC-TV. He also touched on the Junior Diversity Council that he works with on issues of diversity in schools.

  • BRAC study offers solutions for transportation woes

    A new study by the National Research Council’s Transportation Research Board is calling on Congress to offer unused stimulus money to cover some of the costs of installing new infrastructure to deal with growth from the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Initiative while also suggesting local and state governments work together with the Department of Defense to shoulder the cost.

  • Traffic school off; HCS, LCS let out early

    The News-Enterprise

    Traffic school in Radcliff has been postponed for Monday from the inclement weather in the area.
    Persons scheduled to attend will be notified when the next meeting will be held.
    Hardin County Schools and LaRue County Schools decided to close one hour ahead of normal as well today.
     

  • Vine Grove musician celebrates sound

    Everyday sounds are musical components in the soundtrack of life as far as Vine Grove musician Jordan Myer Dale is concerned.

    “There’s no moment in life that’s dull,” Dale said.

    Dale finds beauty in off beats, chaos and city sounds.

    “That together is the symphony of our lives,” Dale said.

    At the beginning of 2010, Dale released his album “The Soundtrack,” which includes tracks crossing a wide variety of genres. Pop, experimental, rap and new age are some of the syles represented on the album.