• Allegro Dance Theatre to present 'Alice in Wonderland'

    RADCLIFF — Allegro Dance Theatre will present the magical story of “Alice in Wonderland” at 7 p.m. Friday at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center. With a cast of 33 students of the musical theater class at Allegro, the performance will include dramatic sets and costumes and a cast of imaginative characters — from the Cheshire Cat to the Queen of Hearts’ deck of cards — to tell the tale made famous long ago by Lewis Carroll.

  • Calling all Beatles fans

    Are you a Beatles fan? Do you have special memories of attending a Beatles concert or meeting one or all of The Fab Four? Did the Beatles influence your career decision or some other aspect of your life?

    If you fit one or all of these criteria, or if you have a special story to tell about your connection to the Beatles — and you live in or have lived in the Hardin County area — the features staff of The News-Enterprise is interested in talking to you.

    Please contact Robert Villanueva at (270) 505-1743 or Becca Owsley at (270) 505-1741 by noon Friday.


    Q: I’ve heard that Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students are hosting a forum this Sunday. What is the forum about and who will it benefit?

    A: This free forum, called “Secrets of Successful Homeowners,” is to inform people about homeownership. Whether you are thinking about buying a home for the first time and want to know the first steps to take, or if you already own a home and are thinking about purchasing or building a new home, this forum has something for you.

    Q: What businesses are going to be there?

  • Biking for a cause

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    VINE GROVE — The annual Spring Fling motorcycle run will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10281 on Briggs Lane in Vine Grove and end at noon at Interlink Counseling Services in Louisville.

  • Historic State Theater to host Beatles tribute band


  • Movies go to the playhouse

    ELIZABETHTOWN — A baby doll flung across the stage, a bearded female maid, multiple deaths, love, passion, determination and loss are all ingredients compressed into a 10-minute frenetic performance during “HCP at the Movies.”

    During a recent rehearsal for the Hardin County Playhouse fundraiser, those elements came together in a segment of the production called “Ten Minute Gone with the Wind.”

  • A Dash of Class

    Many of us in Hardin County this week are preparing for one of the most exciting events known nationwide, the Kentucky Derby. But for those of Mexican heritage, another holiday is upon us on May 5: Cinco de Mayo, or Independence Day, in Mexico.

    For one local family not of Mexican heritage, Cinco de Mayo has become a family tradition for another reason — a family birthday falls on the feast day and the family loves Mexican food. However, if Derby ever happens to fall on May 5, it takes precedence over Cinco de Mayo.

  • Ask the vet


    Q: I have an 8-year-old Labrador retriever who has been having more and more trouble getting up and down, going up stairs and jumping up in the car lately. He seems to act fine otherwise, but just isn’t as active and I think he is in pain. He also seems to be much heavier than he used to be even though I’m not feeding him any more food than he’s always been fed. Could this be causing his problems getting around? — Pain in the Rear

  • Fort Knox soldier to perform at Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront




    LOUISVILLE — Come Friday, Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Buckley, an active duty soldier at Fort Knox, hopes Derby Festival goers will race to downtown Louisville to see him sing. The performance is part of the 2008 Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.

    Buckley, who performs country music as part of his job with U.S. Army Recruiting Command, said he is especially looking forward to the Derby event concert because it’s close to home.

  • Publisher of Robert Prather’s book wins ADDY

    MORLEY, MO. — Acclaim Press, publisher of Meade County resident Robert A. Prather’s book “The Strange Case of Jonathan Swift and the Real Long John Silver,” won a prestigious advertising award, a silver ADDY, for publication design Feb. 22.

    The 2007 ADDY Awards were sponsored by the Tri-State Area Marketing Professionals advertising club in Missouri. More than 60,000 entries were made in worldwide ADDY Awards. The American Advertising Federation conducts the awards for advertising creativity through 200 member advertising clubs in 15 districts.