Today's Features

  • 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.

    Leasor Construction, 155 Beth Court, county. Use: basement remodel.

    Deborah Dirolf, lot 1 Blackacre Lane, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Ron Sanders, 313 Flat Rock Road, Elizabethtown. Use: roof.

  • The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Bank of Clarkson to Danny C. and Peggy C. Bell, lot 4 Smith Mill Road, Cecilia, $19,000.

    U.S. Bank National Association to Ronnie and Jennie Beavers, 1003 Greenway Drive, Elizabethtown, $50,000.

    Philip T. and Cynthia J. Stone to Lynda Pissos, 236 Berkshire Ave., Rineyville, $218,500.

    Fox KHI LLC to Rosalind Y. James, 107 Vineland Park Drive, Vine Grove, $185,048.

  • "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
    Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy action, violence and frightening images.
    Runtime: 169 minutes
    Release date: Dec. 14
    Rating: Long, but nice venture back into Middle Earth

    Today, fans will step once again into the lands of Middle Earth as “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” opens in theaters nationwide.

  • Diane McCamish opened the Mu Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International with thoughts of thanksgiving for blessings of family and friends. She challenged members to give thanks in all situations, even when lives are filled with challenges.

    President Lois Pierce presided over the business meeting, where the revised standing rules were approved. Susan Cross, Ramona Jeffries, Sue Story and Shelia Wilkinson were thanked for their work in accomplishing this goal early in the biennium.

  • Kerry Reeves, program chair, introduced Charlie Skees, fellow retiree and member of the Elizabethtown Downtown Walking Tour, who presented a program to members of EHLRTA at the November meeting.

    Skees, aka General Custer, was in full costume and character as he revealed historical facts. From the number of saloons and moonshine stories to the effects of the influenza outbreak in 1918 to military tidbits, General Custer brought a period of history to life.

  • Nielsen Media collected more than $1,000 for Radcliff FOP Lodge No. 39 Shop with a Cop program. From left, Officer Bryce Shumate, Denise Tupper and Radcliff Police Chief Jeffrey A. Cross.


    The News-Enterprise

    For many children the holiday season brings images of Santa at his North Pole workshop supervising his elves in their toy-making activities, preparing to fulfill wishes expressed in letters from all over the world.

  • In November, members of the Stitchers Quilt Guild hosted ‘For the Love of Quilting’ a quilt workshop for beginners. Those attending were given a kit to make a tablerunner and all tools were provided.

    Participates only had to provide a sewing machine and basic supplies such as scissors and pins. There was a great turnout and most of the new quilters finished their quilt top.

  • Draya Lancaster, an eighth-grade student at Stuart Pepper Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the North Hardin Lions Club.

    Lancaster’s poster was among more than 375,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 25th annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Lions Clubs International is sponsoring the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere.