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Today's News

  • Non-smoking area designated at Optimist Park

    A conflict at a baseball game at Optimist Park in Vine Grove has prompted a no-smoking designated area at the park.

    Some fans on an opposing team at a recent game were smoking in the bleachers. The smokers were confronted by other spectators concerned about the health of the children, said Kary Broussard, city clerk and treasurer.

    She said the confrontation almost culminated into a fight before it was diffused.

  • Former police officer posts bond in Florida

    David Williams, a former Radcliff police officer charged with computer solicitation of a minor, posted bond May 22 in Brevard County, Fla., and now awaits arraignment.

    Williams was extradited May 20 to Brevard County. His bond was $100,000, according to the Brevard County Clerk of Court’s online court documents.

    An arraignment was scheduled for June 30, but was canceled because the state attorney’s office has yet to file information on the case.

    Williams has retained an attorney, James Kontos of Melbourne, Fla.

  • Red Cross hosts blood drive today

    To celebrate the beginning of summer, the local American Red Cross is dressing up a blood drive with festival flair.
    Red Cross is hosting the Celebrate Summer - Celebrate Life Blood Drive from noon to 7 p.m. Friday at Pritchard Community Center. Along with the drive, donors will be treated to food and live entertainment.

    The event, formerly known as Cooking for Life, is in its 20th year, said Sharon Thompson, director of the local Red Cross office.

  • The dad and daughter dynamic

    For the past four years, Dr. Shannon Holt has worked side by side with her father, Dr. Lucian Moreman, at Elizabethtown Physicians for Women.

    While her mom, Phyllis, was a bit leery, thinking the working situation would be stressful, she now sees that it has been a wonderful experience for both of them.

  • FSA reminds producers about paperwork requirement

    The Farm Service Agency is reminding producers that each must have an adjusted gross income verification consent form on file with the Internal Revenue Service to receive USDA program payments.

  • Y.E.S. launches direct mail campaign

    Yes for Economic Success has added another layer to its campaign to place expanded alcohol sales on the ballot in Hardin County.

    The collaboration of local economic development organizations and individuals who believe expanded alcohol sales is a needed economic tool launched a direct mail campaign in Elizabethtown this week to drum up additional support from petitioners in Hardin County’s largest city.

  • Photo: I am all ears
  • Garden Variety

    By SARAH BERKSHIRE

    sberkshire@thenewsenterprise.com

    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown Annual Tour and Tea will showcase five unique Elizabethtown landscapes in addition to the Brown-Pusey House garden. Here’s a preview of each property.

    An aquatic yard

  • Garden Tour and Tea showcases Elizabethtown landscapes

    Variety is the only theme of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown’s 2011 tour.

    The annual garden tour and tea begins at the Brown-Pusey House in downtown Elizabethtown, where tea and the historic building’s garden can be enjoyed. A display of attractive and interesting plants from members’ gardens also are displayed.

    From there, garden enthusiasts can explore the unique landscapes of five private Elizabethtown residences. Each stop is different and each display stretches beyond flower beds.

  • Mu Chapter has regular meeting

    President Nora Sweat presided over the regular meeting of Mu Chapter in which new member Bonnie Young was welcomed with an initiation ceremony.
    Susan Cross encouraged members to live, laugh and love. She shared “Tickle Me” by Barbara Johnson, funny stories and suggestions on how to build community.