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Today's News

  • Quakes don't all strike far from home

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — While this area isn’t perched on the edge of the San Andreas fault, the ground around here still shakes every so often.

    That may lead local residents to wonder: Do recent earthquakes in places such as Haiti and Chile mean the odds now are greater a big earthquake will rock this region?

  • Wood celebrates 99th birthday

     

    Lida Wood of Vine Grove celebrated her 99th birthday Feb. 20, 2010, at the home of her daughter with whom she resides.

    She was born in 1911 in Jamestown. She and her husband, Buel, moved to Vine Grove in 1947, where they raised their 11 children.

     

  • Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission participates in show

    The Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission participated in the Indianapolis Sports Boat and Travel Show in Indianapolis Feb. 19-28. Representatives of the commission shared information about the tourist activities available in the Radcliff/Fort Knox area. Pictured is Kelly Rigney Barron, CEO, Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission.

  • Chambers speaks to Rotary Club members

    Leon Chambers, pastor of the Mount Zion Baptist Church, was the guest speaker at the Elizabeth-town Rotary Club on March 2. He gave a talk on how an accident had impacted his life. From left, Rotarian Rik Hawkins, Leon Chambers, Roy Brill and Rotary Club President Tim Asher.

  • Conservation District presents awards

    Several awards were presented at the Hardin County Conservation District’s annual Awards Banquet.

    Pat Cardin, right, was presented the Embry Lay Wildlife Steward Award. He is pictured with Larry Thomas, a member of the Conservation District Board.

    Mike Gray, right, was presented the Master Conservationist Awards. He is pictured with Glenn Harrington, chairman of the Conservation  District Board.

  • Photo: A little Bridge work

    Robby Payne, from second from left, Joe Tabb, and Steve Peralta, hold up a section of dry wall as Matt Black, Bridge Community worship and arts pastor, secures it in place Tuesday while working on the church's new home in the former Roy's Furniture store on Wilson Road in Elizabethtown.

     

  • Brangers celebrates 85th birthday

    Ruth Brangers will celebrate her 85th birthday from 2 to 5 p.m., March 7, 2010, at the home of Ron and Jodi Reddick, 2602 St. John Church Road, Elizabethtown.

    She was born March 10, 1925, and retired from E-town Sportswear.

    She has four children, Dalene Pawley of Louisville, Steve Brangers of Elizabethtown, Phillip Brangers of Radcliff and Michael Brangers of Flaherty; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren and one on the way.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend. No formal invitations were sent.

     

  • Barron receives Distinguished Citizen Award

    Maj. General Bill Barron, middle, received the Hardin County Distinguished Citizen Award from the Lincoln Heritage Council Boy Scouts of America. He is presented the award by Lindsey Alicna, left, and Greg Schreacke.

  • Morris wins Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award

    Randy Sizemore, left, from the FAA Louisville Flight Standards District Office presents the FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award to Randy Morris of Elizabethtown.

  • First Christian may sell property to E'town schools

    By BEN SHEROAN

    bsheroan@thenewsenterprise.com

    The steeple atop First Christian Church has towered over North Mulberry Street for 49 years, but now the congregation is considering relocating and selling its property to Elizabethtown Independent Schools.

    The district made an offer of $1.8 million for the church’s 4.8-acre site which is adjacent to Panther Lane and in front of Elizabethtown High School. If approved, the school system would relocate its planned preschool and kindergarten center to the site and likely remove the main church building.