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Today's News

  • Radcliff OKs park smoking areas

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    With a vote to split a 3-3 deadlock Monday, Mayor Sheila Enyart helped Radcliff City Council approve designated smoking areas in city parks.

    The move brings the smoking debate full circle, but questions remain about the location of these smoking zones.

    The ordinance enacted Monday modified the park rules and regulations, allowing the city to identify and create designated smoking areas at parks with signs pointing smokers to the chosen zones.

  • Jan. 5 Local History

    30 years ago, the Hardin County Public Library board decided to file suit against Hardin Fiscal Court, asking for more financial support; head librarian was Gayle Nickols. 20 years ago, the Elizabethtown Airport Board landed a new operator to take over the daily operations at Addington Field – Greg Moyers, president of Bluff City Aviation, was to expand his Missouri operation to Elizabethtown, beginning March 1.  

  • Jan. 21 Local History

    30 years ago, the Kentucky Association of Women Inc., opened a chapter in Hardin County, holding its first meeting at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff; a goal of the organization was to “strengthen the ailing family in our society.” 20 years ago, an Owensboro gas station clerk was headed to court for having sold Lottery tickets to a 10-year-old Hardin County child; the girl, traveling with her family, had gone in the store to buy gum and candy, noticed the Lottery ti

  • Jan. 10 Local History

     

  • EHS Class of ‘80 Reunion announced

    The Elizabethtown High School Class of 1980 will have a 30-year reunion celebration. Classmates are invited to gather Sept. 4 at the remodeled Howard Johnson, 1058 N. Mulberry, in Elizabethtown for a   buffet dinner, sharing memories, dancing and fun. Additional optional activities will be added as people register.

  • Road work will reduce lanes on Lincoln Parkway

    The News-Enterprise

    Motorists are reminded that delays are possible on Hardin County portions of Lincoln Parkway as a resurfacing project begins today. 

    The state-funded $1.4 million project being done by Scotty's Contracting and Stone includes milling and paving all lanes and shoulders of the highway from the LaRue County line to U.S. 31W, according to Mark Brown, a spokesman for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's District 4 office.

    Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction through project completion. 

  • Catching up with friends from the '70s

    North Hardin High School graduates from the 1970s are gathering this weekend to renew friendships and to reminisce about old times. More than 400 graduates have indicated they will attend the dinner and dance Saturday evening at the Fort Knox Leaders Club. In addition, the weekend activities include a golf scramble at Lincoln Trail Country Club in Vine Grove, a movi

  • July 13, 2010: Obituaries

    Edgar Ellis Lovitt

    Edgar Ellis Lovitt, 85, of Vine Grove, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.

    Mr. Lovitt was retired from the United States Army and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.

  • Johnsons celebrate 50th anniversary

     

    Roy Johnson Sr. and Peggy Harris Johnson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 6 to 8 p.m. June 25, 2010, with an open house and reaffirmation of their vows ceremony at 6:30 p.m. at Elizabethtown Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 1121 North Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown.

    They were married June 25, 1960, in Youngstown, Ohio, by Dorsey Cummings.

    Mr. Johnson is retired from the Army and worked as a civilian dining facility manager at Fort Knox.

  • Jan. 3 Local History

    30 years ago, U.S. rural mail carrier Wendell Freeman retired, completing 32 years (and traveling 600,000 miles) delivering mail for residents of the Rineyville area. 20 years ago, it was reported that on his first day in office, new Hardin County Judge Executive Glen Dalton married seven couples.