Today's Features

  • On Feb. 3, Cub Scout Pack No. 130 members, chartered by Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, completed a Go-See-it at the Elizabethtown Fire Department, Station No. 3, focusing on community fire prevention and fire safety education.

  • Tommy Emmanuel will bring his fingerstyle guitar playing to town Feb. 14-16.

    Tommy Fest 12 is a weekend full of concerts and workshops at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    “Every year since we started in E’town I look forward to coming and playing,” Emmanuel said. “I love the folks of Kentucky and have a lifelong history with the state.”

    The first American family he met back home in Australia were the Booths from Phelps.

  • It is such a pleasure to recognize JoAnn Taul of Cecilia as this month’s One of Hardin County’s Finest Cooks. We have become close friends while belonging to Cecilia Homemakers and working as hostesses and giving lessons to members. Today, she and I will present the lesson “Bones and Joints” to our fellow members at the meeting in Cecilia.

  • We’ve had enough cold weather lately to last a lifetime. But when it’s cold outside, it's a treat to have a hot meal in the slow cooker ready when you get home.

    Crock Pot Sweet Garlic Chicken is one of those tasty treats.

    The first draw to this recipe was the photos posted with it. It looked absolutely delicious. My hopes were high for this one.

  • The Elizabethtown Lions Club is offering local veterans a special opportunity to serve their community.

    The Involve a U.S. Veteran program is a nationwide initiative sponsored by Lions Clubs International that offers qualified veterans an entrance fee waiver of up to $30 when joining a local Lions club. The waiver is available to the first 5,000 veterans. The program runs through June 30, 2015.

  • The News-Enterprise

    Auditions for the Hardin County Playhouse production of “Death and the Maiden” are held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10-11 at Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    No material is needed to prepare in advance for the audition. Those auditioning will read from a script with other actors.

    The three-person show needs two men and a woman, ages 30-60.

    Performances for “Death and the Maiden” are slated for April 4-6 and April 10-13.

  • Clark Hewitt not only keeps himself spiritually fit as an associate pastor at Grace Heartland Church, but also physically fit by competing in triathlons.

    Hewitt and his wife, Angela, have lived in Elizabethtown about 20 years. Originally from New York, Hewitt came to Grace Heartland Church after seminary at Asbury Theological Seminary.

    “Twenty years into it and I don’t want to go anywhere else. The community has been so good to us,” he said.

  • The New Year is just a month old and hopefully your resolutions still are going strong. If they’re not, here are some tips to sustain your 2014 goals.

    Just start. There are some days when you don’t feel like heading out the door for a run, or figuring out your budget or whatever it is you’re supposed to do that day to meet your goal. Instead of thinking about how hard it is and how long it will take, tell yourself you just have to start.