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Today's News

  • High-stepping Walker

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — An Elizabethtown student turned a year of riding lessons into multiple world-class ribbons.

    Payton Walker, 8, a third-grader at Morningside Elementary School, placed third in the American Saddlebred World’s Grand Championship Horse Show, making her one of the best in the world in her age division only a year after she started training.

  • Sonora seeking input on old school

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    SONORA — Southern Hardin County residents with ideas about how this town should use an old school building are encouraged to attend an open meeting Tuesday.

    The city earlier this year agreed to pay the county school district $43,000 for the former Sonora Elementary School. While officials tentatively refer to it as Sonora Community Center and City Hall, plans are not set in stone.

  • Class works to ban texting while driving

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A John Hardin High School class decided that the best way to learn about how a bill becomes law was not from a “Schoolhouse Rock” episode, but to actually help pass one. Leslie McCurry’s law and justice class is working to help pass a bill in the General Assembly that will ban texting whil

  • Atria residents visit Coca-Cola Museum

     

     

    Atria Senior Living residents, Ms. Wise and Mr. Wiggins enjoy a “Coke & a Smile” while they visit the Coca-Cola Museum.

     

  • Extension agent speaks to AM Rotary Club

     

  • Vendors and parade participants sought for Vine Grove Autumn Daze Festival

     

    The Vine Grove Autumn Daze Festival and parade will be Sept. 19.

    Vendors of arts and crafts, food and games are welcome, as are parade participants. Deadline to enter is Sept. 15. This is a good opportunity for an organization to raise money.

    To participate in the festival or parade, contact Donna Broadway at 877-2422. Entry forms may be downloaded at www.vinegrove.org.

  • Family welcomes Kate Lauren

     

    Justin and Jamie Disselkamp of Rineyville announce the birth of a daughter, Kate Lauren Disselkamp, on April 5, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.

    Siblings are Audra Marie and Andrew Justin Disselkamp, both of Rineyville.

    Grandparents are Leo and Doris Disselkamp of Cecilia and Tom and Marge Downs of Elizabethtown.

     

  • Pilettes celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    MR. AND MRS. PILETTE … THEN AND NOW

     

    Robert E. Pilette and Wanda M. Sirovy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows at the 10:30 a.m. worship service, Sept. 6, 2009, at House of Prayer Lutheran Church, 904 N. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown.

    They were married Sept. 5, 1959, in Pacific, Mo.

    Mr. Pilette is retired from the Army as a Sgt. 1st Class after more than 22 years of service. He also retired from K-Mart in Elizabethtown.

  • Woman's Club supports History Museum

     

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently made a financial donation to the Hardin County History Museum. The club women support the efforts being made to collect and display items of interest which give the history of this county. Diane Willis, president, gave the donation from the club women to Kenny Tabb at the museum. Several women also volunteer their time and services, helping to preserve the history of Hardin County.

  • Team gets ‘down and dirty’ at mud volleyball event

    The Wright Legacy Group, LLC was proud to get down and dirty by sponsoring the “Bump & Grime” Mud Volleyball Team Aug. 8. The annual event was organized by The Hardin County Young Professionals. Pictured from left, Ken Collard, Jose Meza, Karen Mattingly, Heidi Baldwin, Michael Buckner and Kendra Stewart.