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  • Black History Gallery hosts open house

    History was highlighted Saturday at an annual open house of the Black History Gallery.

    The Elizabethtown gallery hosts open houses every year in recognition of Black History Month. This weekend, volunteers celebrated the unveiling of a stamp from the U.S. Postal Service that honors Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman in Congress and the first black presidential candidate.

  • Group of friends organizing to support animal shelter

    Four women associated with the PAWS Shelter Foundation movement that raised money to build a new animal shelter are at it again.

    Work is under way to formally organize Friends of the Hardin County Animal Shelter to serve needs that go beyond the facility’s budget or the staff’s time.

  • Complaint leads to drug arrest

    The News-Enterprise

    A complaint of possible drug activity late Thursday night led to felony charges against a 21-year-old Elizabethtown man.

    Jeremy Fox, who lives on the 200 block of French Street, is charged with felony counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine) and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, as well as Class A misdemeanors of possession of marijuana (less than 8 ounces) and buy/possessing drug paraphernalia.

    If convicted, he faces up to five years in prison.

  • HCS dismissing one hour early

    Hardin County Schools will release one hour early today because of the impending inclement weather.

    Forecasters predict as much as 3 inches of new snow along the Ohio River today with northern Hardin County possibly in line for another heavy downfall. It is expected to begin as rain and switch to snow by mid-afternoon.

    An inch or less is expected for area south of the Western Kentucky Parkway.

    Breckinridge, Meade and Jefferson county schools called off classes today based on the forecast.

  • Benefit shows to aid sick Elizabethtown child

    A Louisville bar is hosting two benefit concerts next month — one of which features a prominent country star — to help recoup financial losses for an Elizabethtown toddler fighting cancer.

    Nick Nowinski, owner of Baxter’s 942 Bar & Grill, has booked country musician Gary Allan for a show at 6 p.m. March 25. Doors open at 4 p.m. and an opening act takes the stage at 5 p.m., he said.

  • Brooks man facing assault, unlawful imprisonment charges

    An altercation at a Bellwood Drive apartment in Elizabethtown on Wednesday night landed a Brooks man in Hardin County Detention Center.

    According to an arrest citation, Harry Clinard, 48, is accused of putting his hands around a woman’s neck after an argument turned physical. On a number of occasions from 3 to 10 p.m., the woman tried to leave her residence but Clinard stood above her and continued to wrap his hands around her neck, police said.

  • Couple’s love stands test of time

    On Deepwood Drive in Radcliff, the tickling of piano keys can be heard from a house. Accompanying it is a man’s voice singing “You Are My Sunshine.”

    It’s a simple tune, but one with great significance to Neldi and George Lang, whose relationship has stood the test of time. Although today is Valentine’s Day, the pair is looking forward to a date more important to their marriage – their 70th wedding anniversary Thursday.

  • Valentine's Day keeps florists busy

    During the week of Valentine’s Day, Melinda and Marc Roberts take a week off from work and spend their days with family and friends. This vacation, however, is not to celebrate the holiday as much as to focus on the Roberts’ other career as florists.

    “This is our Christmas,” Marc said.

  • ECTC to 'Let Freedom Ring' for Black History Month

    Faculty and students from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are honoring Black History Month by celebrating one of history’s most famous speeches, delivered more than half a century ago.