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  • Injured woman identified in Saturday crash

    A 19-year-old Elizabethtown woman critically injured Saturday in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Lakeshore Plaza and North Dixie Avenue was identified by police as Michelle Law.

    Law remained in critical condition Sunday at University Hospital in Louisville. She was airlifted from the crash scene, said Sgt. Tim Cleary of the Elizabethtown Police Department.

  • Photo: Heartland Winds
  • Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge not changing hands

    A property transfer published Friday in The News-Enterprise left some area residents believing Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home had new ownership.

    But owner Bobby Trowbridge said he has no intentions of leaving Elizabethtown or selling his business to another entity.

    The transfer stated the funeral home property at 234 W. Dixie Ave. changed hands from Dixon, Atwood & Adkins Inc. to L&T Funeral Services LLC for $259,500.

  • Vets tribute wreath laying takes somber tone

    Rik Hawkins had a speech prepared for Saturday’s wreath laying ceremony at the newly opened Hardin County Veterans Tribute, but all words left him Friday morning when he learned a gunman had taken more than two dozen lives in a bloody rampage inside a Connecticut elementary school.

  • Thousands of departed veterans honored Saturday at Kentucky Vets Cemetery-Central

    Families embraced one another while others hit their knees and buried their faces in their hands in front of the graves of loved ones — the rain a mere annoyance as hundreds of people gathered to remember the departed at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central.

  • Children need age-appropriate talks about Connecticut shooting

    Discussion of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., likely will continue for days as new details emerge about the Friday attack when 27 people, including 20 children, were killed.

  • Cruisers crammed

    This year, the Elizabethtown post’s donations weighed in at 7,633 pounds compared to last year’s 3,500, said Norman Chaffins, Post 4 spokesman.

    “It has nothing to do with us,” the trooper said.

  • Wreck closes part of North Dixie Avenue

    A two-vehicle collision Saturday morning sent an Elizabethtown woman to a Louisville hospital with life-threatening injuries and closed southbound North Dixie Avenue for several hours as police reconstructed the scene.

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  • Wreath ceremony at cemetery adds companion event

    Veterans alive and deceased are being honored during two wreath-laying ceremonies Saturday.

    Based on the annual wreath laying at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff, a ceremony also is planned Saturday at the newly opened Hardin County Veterans Tribute at Elizabethtown Nature Park.

    The new event is set to begin at noon at the tribute site with a short program and prayer, and includes laying of wreaths at each of the sculptures there.

    It is organized by the Veterans Tribute steering committee and open to the public.