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Today's News

  • Aug. 29 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This adult male Pekinese named “Mullet” and this adult male short hair mix named “Diesel” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them, contact Hardin County Animal Control at 769-3428 or visit 116 Nicholas St., Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for information. All dog adoptions are done by application p

  • Fort Duffield Hosts Labor Day Living History Program

    The Labor Day Living History program at Fort Duffield in West Point is an educational and entertaining experience for the whole family. Union and Confederate re-enactors bring to life the history of one of Kentucky’s nearly forgotten Civil War treasurers and the daily life of the Civil War soldier.

  • June 18 Local History

    30 years ago, the Hardin County Board of Education hired James Lee Light of Murray as band director at East Hardin High School. 20 years ago, David L. Stansberry, the current administrator of Hunt Memorial Hospital in Danvers, Mass, was named Hardin Memorial Hospital’s new administrator.  

  • June 3 Local History

    30 years ago, it was reported that Loretta Salisbury was valedictorian and Janet Boothe was salutatorian at North Hardin High School while Margaret Lancaster was valedictorian and Cathy Peake salutatorian at Elizabethtown High School.  20 years ago, Japanese Cultural Day was celebrated at Elizabethtown Community College; events included a traditional tea ceremony, story telling, and many demonstrations and displays.

  • Stitchers Quilt Guild has Schroeder as guest speaker

    Becky Schroeder of the Stitchers Quilt Guild delivered a wonderful presentation during the August meeting. Schroeder works at the Kentucky Derby Museum as a tour guide and at Churchill Downs at the betting windows. She made this quilt from the horse’s identifying blankets and groomsmen’s vests and told the group the background on a Kentucky Derby winner associated with each particular number. She also made another quilt similar to this one that she donated for an auction to raise money for the Backside Learning Center at Churchill Downs Racetrack.

  • Dancers compete at Coca-Cola Talent Classic

    Kaity Paschetto, center, and Rachel Laws, right, recently competed in the semi-finals for the Coca-Cola Talent Classic at the Kentucky State Fair. They were among the top 20 acts to perform and were invited back for the final round Aug. 28. Paschetto is the daughter of Karol and George Paschetto of Vine Grove and is a student at Central Hardin High School. Laws is the daughter of Michelle and Robert East of Rineyville and a student at John Hardin High School. Both are dance students at Allegro Dance Theatre. The winner of the Coca-Cola Talent Classic will receive $1,200.

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  • April 4 Local History

    30 years ago, Hardin County television viewers who loved TV’s “Dallas” were debating the shooting of J.R. Ewing, and the big question everyone was asking was “Who Shot J.R.?” The News-Enterprise Assistant Managing Editor Jim Henahan even wrote a column about it, inviting newspaper readers to write him with their ideas of who shot J.R.