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Today's News

  • 'The Music Man' marches into the Historic State Theater

    A con artist visits Elizabethtown when the Historic State Theater presents a screening of “The Music Man” this weekend.

    The movie was shown Friday night and presentations Saturday are at 2 and 7 p.m.

    “The Music Man” is a 1962 musical featuring Robert Preston as Harold Hill, a con artist who plans to bilk the town out of money. His plan is to offer to equip and train a marching band with no intention of staying around after getting the money.

  • Down on 5th: Not your father's bluegrass

    Down on 5th members acknowledge they are not your father’s bluegrass band, describing themselves as progressive.

    Band members hail from all over central Kentucky. Banjo player Joe Larson is from Munfordville, guitarist Marke Richardson is from Shepherdsville, Dennis Haycraft, on mandolin, is from Leitchfield, Fiddle player J.B. Miller is from Hartford and bass player Kelsie Westfall lives in Cecilia.

  • Second Saturday showcases local art

    Art is the theme for this weekend’s Second Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Elizabethtown.

  • Contributing team member

    TOPIC: Buckles scholarship
    OUR VIEW: Giving back always a great thing

    Quite possibly, it may have gone unnoticed to many in Hardin County.

    But there it was, on Page B2 of the Feb. 29 sports section of The News-Enterprise: Norton receives Buckles Scholarship.

  • PREP BOWLING: John Hardin trio still getting its kicks in (03/09)

    Their high school soccer season ended in October, but three John Hardin girls are getting their kicks in as members of another Lady Bulldogs sports team.

    On the soccer pitch, seniors Chelsey Cobler and Anjelica Dones and junior Samantha Mazzorato-Smith helped John Hardin to a 9-8-2 record this past fall. In the bowling alley, the three have helped the Lady Bulldogs’ inaugural team to an 8-3 record and top-four finishes in all three of their tournaments entering Saturday’s first John Hardin Invitational at Dix-E-Town Lanes.

  • James T. Alton teacher and coach wins ExCEL Award

    The walls in seventh grade teacher Mark Roberts’ classroom at James T. Alton Middle School are covered with University of Louisville and Pittsburgh Steelers sports memorabilia, which he says creates conversations between him and his students.

    A language arts teacher, volleyball coach, assistant football coach and now ExCEL Award recipient for Hardin County Schools, Roberts describes his teaching philosophy as “whatever it takes” and is not afraid to use technology, even students’ cellphones, as tools in his classroom.

  • HCS sets graduation dates

    Graduation dates have been set for high schools in the Hardin County Schools system.

    The ceremonies are on the following dates:

    The Hardin County High School/GED graduation is 2 p.m. at May 12 at Central Hardin High School.

    Central Hardin High School holds graduation ceremonies at 7 p.m. May 17, while John Hardin High School graduates at 7 p.m.  May 18. North Hardin High School graduates at 7 p.m. May 19.

    Each school’s graduation ceremony takes place at that particular school.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club attends Winter Conference

    Yvonne High, Maria Batistoni, Pat Nuccitelli, Sheila Enyart and Florence Mason of the Radcliff Woman’s Club attended the 4th District Winter Conference of the Kentucky Federation of Women’s Clubs held in Leitchfield on Feb. 25.

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club has style show

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met on March 2 at the Brown Pusey House. The lovely table with tulip centerpiece had many foods representative of the St. Patrick’s Day theme.

  • Stitchers Guild has February workshop

    Members of the Stitchers Quilt Guild have been busy this year. Jonagwen Dew is shown with her kaleidoscope quilt that she worked on during a workshop in February and Whitney Antique shows her Block of the Month quilt. Antique along with many other members worked on different blocks throughout last year then participated in a workshop in February putting them together. The club hopes to have many quilts from these workshops and others at their annual Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show in September.