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Today's News

  • Bank robbery suspect quickly apprehended

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com A man accused of robbing a bank inside the Elizabethtown Walmart on Sunday pleaded not guilty via video arraignment Monday morning in Hardin District Court. Randal A. Nabors, 48, allegedly handed a note to tellers at the Woodforest Bank branch inside the Walmart on North Dixie Avenue around noon Sunday warning them that he was armed with a gun. Nab

  • Rineyville fugitive booked on sex offense

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    A fugitive Rineyville man jailed Saturday is defending himself — not only against parole violations, which resulted in revocation earlier this year, but an accusation that he sexually assaulted a toddler in March.

    According to a warrant and criminal citation filed Monday against Cochise Court resident Christopher Wayne Cecil, the 22-year-old convicted felon had sexual contact with a 4-year-old on March 14 at Cecil’s home.

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  • Lions Club installs new member

    Garritt “Mack” McElroy was installed as the newest member of the Elizabethtown Lions Club. Officiating was PDG Lion Norman Jones, Vice President Lion Brian Dennis was his sponsor. Lion Mack, who is a retired NCO with more than 20 years service in the military, expressed pride in service to country and shared how welcome he feels among his fellow Lions. Attending the installation was Lion Mack’s wife of 13 years, Jeanette.

  • Ashlock - Gray

     

    Kenny and Sandy Ashlock of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsea Lauren Ashlock, to Eric Wayne Gray, son of Rick and Melissa Gray and Mona Curtis, all of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2009 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College with a degree in human resource management. She is a manager at McDonalds.

    The prospective groom is a 2005 graduate of Elizabethtown High School. He is employed at Publisher’s Printing Company.

  • Campers 'on the fence'

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Under normal circumstances, Elizabethtown Christian Academy officials likely would discourage the use of swords, but last week was an exception.

    The Fencing Club in Elizabethtown completed its first fencing camp this week, with 14 students ranging from elementary to college age building on their fencing skills or learning for the first time.

  • Elizabethtown Woman's Club sponsors student writing contest

    Above left, the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown sponsored a student writing contest this year. Several students from St. James School participated and the winners are pictured with Diane Willis. Following the winners of the seventh grade short story contest were: first place Victoria Christine Skillman who also won third place at the Kentucky Federation of Woman’s Clubs state convention; second place, Gabby Oropilla; third place, Luke Travestad. Other students who entered the contest were Haley Jones, Jackie Thompson and Mary Seither.

  • Sonora Beauty Contest

    Winners in the Sonora Beauty Contest on June 5 include:

    Little Miss and Mr. Master

    Little Miss, Laci Eads; first runner up, Katelyn Floyd; and Mr. Master Landon Elmore.

    Preteen

    First, Sheridan Elmore; second, Ashley Dorsey; and third, Mercades Powell.

    Festival Queen

    Queen, Chandler Pope; first, Whitley Blair; second, Hannah Riggs; and third, Brooke Geisert.

    Mrs. Sonora

    Mrs. Sonora, Millie Payton; first, Carmen Caldera-Bryoska; and second, Wanda Holbert.

     

  • Woman's Club supports Performing Arts Center

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently made a contribution to the Performing Arts Center. PAC is preparing for its 2010-11 season entitled, “It’s Out of This World.” The clubwomen want to encourage the continuance of the fine arts performances in the area. The check was presented to Bart Lovins, left, by Martha Mengel, president of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown.

  • Gone but not forgotten

    Dr. Bob Clagett donated an original painting of the Lincoln Heritage House, which burned last summer, and copyrights to the Brown-Pusey House for fundraising. Pictured are Dr. Clagett and Velma Sarver, who purchased the first print. Numbered and signed prints are for sale at the Brown-Pusey House and the Hardin County History Museum. Twenty-five percent of the proceeds will go to help fund the rebuilding of the Lincoln Heritage House. For information, call 765-2515.