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  • June 13 Howevalley news


  • Dr. White was guest speaker at Elizabethtown Lions Club

    From left, Lion Bill Swope; Lion Nancy Pence an ECTC graduate, Dr. Thelma White and Elizabethtown Lions Club President Travis Langdon.

  • Walk on down



    Visitors in downtown Elizabethtown can take a step back in time on Thursdays this summer.

    The Downtown Charlie Logsdon Walking Tour has begun, and takes place at 7 p.m. Thursdays through the end of September.

  • Portion of I-65 closing briefly for rail repair.

    The News-Enterprise

    One lane of northbound Interstate-65 in Hardin County will be closed briefly Monday while road crews repair a rail on the Nolin River Bridge damaged in a June 11 crash.

    The right lane of northbound I-65 near the 83-mile marker between Glendale and Sonora will be closed from 8 to 11 a.m. Monday, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. State officials urge motorists to drive cautiously during the rail repair.

    Residents can track statewide traffic updates at http://511.ky.gov.

  • Taylor-made dreams fulfilled




    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



    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.