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Today's News

  • HCS approves slight salary increase

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    The Hardin County Schools board voted Thursday to give employees a small increase in salary to offset future expenses employees incur.

    The board voted to raise salaries by 0.5 percent. The decision was made to stabilize salaries after employees begin contributing more to the Kentucky Teacher Retirement System.

    Superintendent Nannette Johnston said the goal was to ensure employees’ salaries wouldn’t drop because of the contribution increase.

  • Saying thanks is a pretty good Father's Day gift

    Dear Dad,

    Today is your day. It's Father's Day.

    Hope your day goes great. I'm sure you will walk the dog, catch a baseball game or two on TV. Maybe take a nap.

    Good for you.

    And good for me for having you for a father.

    Thanks for teaching me that providing for your family matters most, and that even if you only have time for a 10-minute game of catch, it is 10 minutes worth taking.

  • Hendersons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

     

  • Garden Club members plant seeds with preschool students

     

    Members of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown, as part of their continuing effort to encourage local youth to enjoy gardening, recently visited the Heartland Elementary School preschool class of Mary Jane Boes’ to assist the children in planting herbs and flowers. Pictured with some of the children are Jan Rucker and Betty Long.

  • Dancers perform in choir concert
  • Teen struck by hit and run driver

    Staff Report

    Kentucky State Police are looking for a man responsible for a hit-and-run incident Saturday.

    The incident took place on Tunnel Hill Road near Sanibel Street in Elizabethtown at about 8:30 p.m. A man allegedly struck a 15-year-old boy with his car, then took the boy to the teenager’s home and left without contacting police or leaving any information about himself.

  • Rineyville Road construction forces shut down Ky. 220

    Staff Report

    Road construction will close a portion of Ky. 220 on Tuesday, and it will stay closed until the project is finished, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

    A roundabout is being built at the intersection of Ky. 1600 and Ky. 220, leading the state to close Ky. 220 at the south end of Thompson Road.

    Those needing to reach Ky. 1600 from Ky. 220 when traveling north of the construction can access it through Ky. 447 and Ky. 2802, according to the release.

    Construction on the roundabout is expected to be completed in September.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club members collect card fronts

    The GFWC/Radcliff Woman’s Club has been collecting card front for the residents at Friendship House in Louisville for some time.

    This year a concentrated effort was made to bring the card fronts to the May meeting so that a picture of members donating the card fronts could be made. Several boxes of the card fronts are ready to be turned in to the Friendship House, which is part of the Christian Care Communities.

  • Clark celebrates 98th birthday

    HELEN CLARK

    Helen Clark celebrated her 98th birthday June 16, 2010.

    She remains active and enjoys her apartment, flowers, reading, watching TV and visits with her family and friends. She loves the Lord and is a faithful member of Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church.

    She is the wife of the late Paul Clark. She has five children, Geneva Viers, Doris Jones, Betty Allen and LeRoy Clark, all of Hodgenville, and Zelma Potts of Woodlawn, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.

  • Parents welcome Lofton Buckles