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Today's News

  • FAITH students get biology lessons

    Biology students of FAITH Home School Academics recently visited the home of Joyce and John Effinger to participate in an on-site study of the ecology of ponds.

    Mrs. Effinger welcomed both classes and gave them history of the pond on their property. She named the plants in the pond and the surrounding area and explained how the pond was maintained and kept healthy. Their biology teacher Sherry Webber then gave the high school students specific tasks to complete during this session.

  • Two weeks after child struck, no leads in case

    Two weeks after a 7-year-old boy was struck by a passing car on Woodland Drive as he waited for a school bus, Elizabethtown Police are still waiting to receive their first call on the case.

    “We’re still somewhat in the dark on it,’’ said Virgil Willoughby, EPD spokesman. “There are a lot of variables to (the case). There’s no evidence, nothing from the vehicle that was busted and on the ground.’’

  • Clear speaks to Radcliff Optimist Club members

    Gina Clear, left, was presented a Certificate of Appreciation by Optimist Club of Radcliff president-elect Mae Knight. Clear spoke to the club Aug. 9 about her internship with The News-Enterprise. She also talked about her journalism class at North Hardin High School, along with the school yearbook and newspaper productions.

  • Sallengs celebrates 90th birthday

    Evelyn Sallengs, who is 90 years old today, Sept. 9, 2011, celebrated her birthday Saturday at the home of her daughter with 50 family members and friends.
    She is a resident of Ce-cilia and a member of Cecilia Baptist Church. She has been married to Hershel Sallengs for 12 years.
    She has four children, Sue Thompson of Glen-dale, Wayne Richardson of Cartersville, Ga., Sandi Stiles of Elizabethtown and Bruce Richardson of Perryville; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

  • Shopping local helps entire community

    ISSUE: Shop Local
    OUR VIEW: It just makes sense

    As a consumer, you have many choices as to how and where you spend your hard-earned money. It is that freedom to make those choices that is a part of our American heritage that young men and women defend every day.

  • An unexpected invitation to the White House

    Jeannette Stephens received an unexpected invitation this summer.

    Stephens, a former member of Radcliff City Council and a member of the Radcliff Planning and Zoning Commission, was selected to attend the White House Community Leader’s Briefing in Washington D.C.

    The briefings were held weekly by the White House Office of Public Engagement and gave community leaders and activists across the nation a chance to unite and discuss common obstacles while learning ways in which the government can assist them in improving their neighborhoods.

  • Via Colori adds color to downtown Elizabethtown

    The streets of downtown Elizabethtown will be paved with gold. And blue. And many other colors on Saturday.

    The Via Colori Street Painting Festival offers the public a chance to see artists create works on the streets from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. The festival, which benefits the nonprofit Advocacy and Support Center, coincides with Second Saturday, a new series of monthly events coordinated by the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council aimed at promoting downtown businesses.

  • Photo: Readying stone for steel
  • PREP FOOTBALL: 2-Minute Drill (09/09)

    Hardin County has been home to some good football games, but tonight’s showdown between John Hardin and Boyle County might be the biggest regular-season game this area has seen. At least in a long time.

    Look at the numbers. John Hardin is ranked second in Class 5-A. Boyle County is ranked second in 4-A. Not to mention Boyle County has won five state championships since 2001, including back-to-back 4-A titles.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Meade faces another tough test (09/09)

    After being shut out by area rival John Hardin last weekend, Meade County football coach Larry Mofield couldn’t rid himself of a sinking feeling.