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Today's News

  • Jan. 28 Local History

    30 years ago, Rodman Maffet Sr. resigned as president of the Hardin County Fair Board after 18 years with the local fair; he had been one of the Hardin County Fair’s founders. 20 years ago, Radcliff artist Willie Moody’s paintings were on display at Minagawa & Co.

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  • Another can in the wall

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    Fort Knox engineers have come up with a design for the world’s largest wall of cans: 15 cans high, 14 rows deep, 164 feet long.

    Local organizations are trying to collect more than 198,000 cans to help make sure area residents don’t go hungry — and to honor Vietnam veterans. Designed for 120,000 cans, the wall would be 5,000 more than the record set at Walt Disney World.

  • Drake-Thorn

     

    Daniel Thorn and Amanda Drake, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Rita Drake of Elizabethtown. She has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and communication studies from Western Kentucky University. She is employed with the Academic Advising and Retention Center at Western Kentucky University.

    The prospective groom is the son of Russell and Lisa Thorn of Elizabethtown. He has a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and is a personal trainer.

  • Boes-Fackler

     

    Maryjane Boes of Elizabethtown and Mark Boes of Berea announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Molly Anne Boes, to Les Fackler, son of Steve and Beth Fackler of Payneville.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2008 graduate of Campbellsville University. She is an elementary teacher with Meade County Schools.

  • July 12, 2010: Our readers write

    Civil rights should include animals

    When some people hear the term “animal rights,” they think it means animals should have the same rights as humans, be allowed to run free and to vote. Of course, that's ridiculous. It simply means that all domesticated animals should have the right to food, shelter and water, should not be caged, chained or tied-up for long periods of time, should be protected from extreme heat and cold, should be provided medical care when necessary, and should not be abandoned or beaten.

  • Grammy winner performs tonight in Bardstown

    By STEPHANIE HORNBACK

    Landmark News Service

    Best known for hits “Queen of Hearts,” “The Sweetest Thing” and “Love’s Been a Little Bit Hard On Me,” Grammy winner Juice Newton performs Monday night in Bardstown.

    The show is part of the Budweiser Live at the Park Concert Series at the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre on the grounds of My Old Kentucky Home State Park. Showtime is 8 p.m.

  • ECTC student awarded scholarship, job offer

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Many sophomores in college are only beginning to flesh out what degree they want to pursue, but Katie Meredith already has a job offer waiting for her.

    Meredith, a 19-year-old 2009 graduate of Central Hardin High School, has been awarded a scholarship to the University of Kentucky to study civil engineering. The award comes from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, and Meredith will be offered a job with the cabinet after graduation.

  • Photo: Orange cones looking back at me