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Today's Features

  • COUCH. Army Pfc. Dillon W. Couch has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. A 2010 graduate of Liberty High School in Kissimmee, Fla., he is the son of Lori and Steve Couch Sr. of Radcliff.

  • SMITH. Army Spec. Byron Smith Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. A 2005 graduate of Greensboro East High School in Ala., he earned a bachelor’s degree in 2009 from Talladega College in Ala. He is the son of Willie Mae Smith of Greensboro and Fayon Davis of Elizabethtown.

  • Denise Jones, representing the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting May 8. She gave a talk on the dairy industry and many of the  specifics of running a dairy farm. Pictured are Elizabethtown Rotary Club president Michael Owsley and Jones.

  • 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.

    Snappy Tomato Pizza, 3046 Dolphin Drive, Suite 107, Elizabethtown. Use: alteration.

    Mid America Distributors Inc., 200 St. John Road, Elizabethtown. Use: fireworks tent.

    Michael Eades, 274 Riley Way, Elizabethtown. Use: deck.

  • Sources including the Bible, fairy tales and Shakespeare find their way into the 2012-13 season for Hardin County Playhouse and Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center.

    For HCP Artistic Director Bo Cecil, planning a season means a balance of productions, allowing for a variety of tastes.

    “Whenever I design a season, I try to think of it as people going to a really nice dinner,” Cecil said. He equated the productions to different courses of a meal.

    The dinner begins Aug. 10 with a serving of “Seussical, The Musical.”

  • A Hart County minister has been nominated to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee.

    In a list of hundreds of recommendations for various roles, the 2012 SBC Committee on Nominations selected John E. Smith, pastor of Munfordville Baptist Church, for its top decision-making body.

    Smith replaces Scott F. Kilgore of Bowling Green, who declined to serve a second term. If approved, Smith’s term would continue until 2016.

  • By Gary French

    AdvancED is the world’s largest educational network and their comprehensive dedication to accreditation, professional learning, innovation and information and education technologies has made them the world’s premier accreditation organization.

    The accreditation process for schools and districts is designed to help educational institutions boost their ongoing performance efforts for the benefit of their students.

  •  The News-Enterprise

    Louisville resident and author Lori A. Moore will sign copies of her book “Missing Andy: The Journey from Grief to Joy” on Saturday in Radcliff.

    In her book, Moore deals with how to view the loss of a loved one. She lost her husband to a fatal blood clot.

    In a news release she said she worked her way through the five stages of grief and brought herself from numbness to happiness.

    She now writes to help others come through grief to a place of understanding and acceptance.

  • I’ve made a Mother’s Day break through.

    Last year, the fourth Mother’s Day since I brought my first sweet child into this world, I figured out exactly how to celebrate.

    Gifts aren’t a part of it. No mother worth her salt really wants gifts. Now, kid gifts are great — the handmade or hand-painted things, anything with a hand or footprint squished into it, even my last birthday gift, a hot pink Angry Birds T-shirt from the junior’s department at Kohl’s. Just a few sizes too small.