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Today's News

  • Taylor-made dreams fulfilled

    By HOLLY TABOR

    htabor@thenewsenterprise.com

    TODAY’S MISSION: MEET TAYLOR SWIFT.

    That was the first line typed on the agenda for June 13, and Katie Meek, 17, and Brenna Sherrill, 18, were prepared to do whatever it took to make it happen. Even if it meant arriving at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena at 6:30 a.m. Even if it meant not eating all day.

  • $500K tax deficit awaits E'town

    Treasurer position to be filled

    Finance Director Steve Park said the city plans to move forward and hire a new treasurer soon.

    The city was stunned last week by the sudden death of Treasurer Tara Cooper, who grew ill in Tennessee en route to a cruise with friends. Cooper later died at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville of a pulmonary embolism.

    City officials characterized Cooper, 35, as a hard worker and wonderful person who loved her job.

  • Catching up over chicken

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Hardin Countians can enjoy a chicken dinner this weekend while supporting the Glendale community. The Glendale Lions’ Club chicken barbecue is from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Glendale firehouse. Dinner is $8 and includes chicken, cole slaw, baked beans, bread and a drink. The club hopes to sell 350 to 400 halves of c

  • June 18, 2010: Services

    Walter Kent Huffer, 65, of Ekron, died Monday, June 14, 2010. The funeral is at 4 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Roundtop Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation continues at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home.

    Ralph Johnson, 91, of Guston, died Monday, June 14, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. EDT today at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg with burial in Ekron Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation continues at 8 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • June 18, 2010: Obituaries

     Cheryl Christine Crosby Cade

    Cheryl Christine Crosby Cade, 47, of Brandenburg, died Wednesday, June 16, 2010.

    Survivors include her husband, Bill Cade; and three daughters, Jessica, Melissa and Angela Cade.

    The funeral is at 4 p.m. EDT Saturday at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg.

    Visitation is from noon to 4 p.m. EDT Saturday at the funeral home.

     Robert R. Easland Jr., ‘Bobby’

  • Atcher joins mayor's race

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    An emboldened Steve Atcher pledged he will work to change the mindset of Elizabethtown government from what he considers too much taxation and heavy borrowing to an attitude of fiscal conservatism.

    The 60-year-old Elizabethtown councilman is the second candidate to file for the mayor’s seat and announced his plans Thursday to a small group of family, friends and supporters at Freeman Lake Park.

  • Man stabs himself, charged with making false police report

    The News-Enterprise

    A Louisville man was arrested Wednesday after making a false police report and stabbing himself.

    Elizabethtown Police say Raymond Tolhurst, 51, initially told police Tuesday that he had been robbed and assaulted by two white males who also stole his moped. When police arrived at the 900 block on North Main Street they found him lying on the side of the street.

    After an investigation, police say Tolhurst had hitch-hiked from Louisville to Elizabethtown and inflicted lacerations to his stomach and right forearm.

  • 6-11 Religion Briefs

     

  • Does this home fixture ring a bell?

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com One of the first things a visitor might notice about your house is the doorbell. The device is a connection, of sorts, to the outside world when you’re inside.

    A doorbell might be square or round, ornate or plain, and its chime could be as simple as a ding-dong or as majestic as the Westminster Abbey bells.

  • For retired columnist, nursery is a hobby run amok

    “Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.” — Alfred Austin

    By JOHN HOWARD

    Bob Hill describes his Hidden Hill Nursery and Sculpture Garden in Utica, Ind., as a “hobby run amok."

    The garden, nursery and landscape across the river from Louisville have evolved into a visual escapade of whimsical sculptures, such as a dragon shaped from a conveyor belt and a caterpillar formed from telephone cable spools stretching more than 100 feet.