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Today's News

  • Jan. 29 Local History

    30 years ago, an overnight snow closed area schools and made driving unsafe in the Hardin County area. 20 years ago, community leaders acknowledged that they would probably have to accept troop cuts at Fort Knox but said they would find ways to fill the resulting economic void; President Bush’s proposed budget for the 1991 fiscal year, if approved by Congress, would result in 3,010 troops being cut from the 194th Armored Brigade.

  • Waddell-Gibson

    Larry and Rhondalyn Waddell of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lara Brianne Waddell, to David Colby Gibson, son of David and Cindy Gibson of Glendale.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Union County High School and a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and elementary education.

    The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School. He is employed with Flint Group.

  • Theft case against former Wildcat continues

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    Former University of Kentucky basketball player Derrick Millar appeared in Elizabethtown’s 9th Circuit Court Tuesday for what was scheduled to be a disposition hearing in a case accusing him of multiple felony thefts.

    The charges stem from Millar’s alleged sales of basketball tickets to Hardin County fans. He is accused of failing to deliver. Millar has been accused of like charges in about a dozen Kentucky counties, including a few where cases have ended in plea deals in exchange for guilty pleas.

  • Amphitheater in limbo

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    The status of grant money to support the construction of an amphitheater at City Park North in Radcliff is still unknown, but the city could have other options.

    Mayor Sheila Enyart on Tuesday said the project is in limbo because the city has not yet secured the grant, but it may ask local businesses to sponsor construction of the amphitheater should the grant fall through.

    City officials first considered applying for the grant in November when a resolution was brought before Radcliff City Council.

  • July 4 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This young male Hound mix named “Darwin” and this young female shorthair named “Jinx” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them, contact Hardin County Animal Control at 769-3428 or visit 116 Nicholas St., Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for information. All dog adoptions are done by application proce

  • Jan. 7 Local History

    30 years ago, Sen. Joe Prather of Vine Grove was hospitalized at Hardin Memorial Hospital with diberticulosis, but planned to be in Frankfort for the opening of the 1980 General Assembly on Jan. 8.

  • Boy Scouts celebrate Memorial Day

    At right top, Boy Scout Troop 233 assisted American Legion Post No. 113 in placing flags at Veteran's graves at the Elizabethtown City Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day. At right bottom, Boy Scouts from Troop 233 carry their historical flag collection in the Memorial Day Parade in Elizabethtown.  The Troop is sponsored by the Memorial United Methodist Church.

     

  • 'The plug-ins are coming ... the plug-ins are coming'

    By Stan Lampe

    Guest columnist

    There has always been considerable historical controversy about the famous Midnight Ride of Paul Revere on April 18, 1775. In the outskirts of Boston, historians credit Revere with riding to Concord and warning American settlers that “The British are coming … The British are coming.”

    In the 235 years that have elapsed since that time, Great Britain has become one of the most loyal allies of the United States.

  • Jan. 18 Local History

     

    30 years ago, Eastview residents met to discuss an anti-sludge strategy; the concern was a storage site which was being constructed in Eastview to hold sludge brought from the Metropolitan Sewer District in Louisville. 20 years ago, U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell visited Elizabethtown, announcing his plans to seek re-election.  

  • Curtsinger-Blain

    Jerry and Linda Curtsinger announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brooke N. Curtsinger, to Chris A. Blain, son of Connie Blain, father of Jordan Blain, all of Cecilia.

    The wedding is at 2 p.m. June 19, 2010, at the home of the bride with a reception to follow.

    Formal invitations have been sent.