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Today's News

  • Boston woman injured after rear tire failure, crash

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — A Boston, Ky., woman was injured Monday after a wreck on Blue Grass Parkway, just east of Elizabethtown.

    According to Kentucky State Police, 33-year-old Kayla L. Vittitow was eastbound from Elizabethtown when a rear tire failed, causing the Nissan Pathfinder she was driving to crash into a rock wall and overturn.

    Vittitow was treated at Hardin Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

  • Have a collectible ... and a smile

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Much of the Coca-Cola memorabilia on display at a local hotel was made to be used briefly and then thrown away.

    Ironically, the fact that these items were disposable is one reason why they’ve appreciated so much in value — so much memorabilia was tossed, what remained became rare.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Dip

    By MARY ALICE HOLT

  • City tells waste haulers to tone down the noise

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The banging clatter of garbage dumpsters in the middle of the night has led to an influx of complaints by angry homeowners.

    City officials on Monday told waste haulers they expect them to knock it off or face a fine.

    The Elizabethtown City Council contacted local waste haulers about a new noise ordinance prohibiting garbage collection during certain night hours.

  • Morgenthal applies for job in Florida

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Jayne Risen Morgenthal, superintendent of Elizabethtown Independent Schools, has applied for a superintendent’s position at Hernando County School District in Florida.

    Morgenthal, who was hired by EIS in November 2008, said she has a vacation home in the county, which prompted her to apply for the position.

    “This is an opportunity that came up because we have a home there,” she said.

  • Manami Murakami Robinson makes sure

    Getting to know Manami Murakami Robinson: Place of birth: Hachinohe, Japan Current city of residence: Elizabethtown Husband: Richard; no children; no pets (“We travel a lot.”)

  • Conference aims to boost music careers

    The News-Enterprise

    LOUISVILLE — Independent recording artists can receive tips and tools for launching or furthering a music career at a SESSIONS Conference in Louisville on Saturday.

    Sponsored by Patton House Entertainment, the conference is an intensive, one-day seminar that covers how the music industry is structured and how to effectively navigate it, as well as touring, booking, record labels, publishing, image, performance, production, recording and business management.

  • Autumn Daze switches up musical acts

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    VINE GROVE — The Vine Grove community is jazzing up its Autumn Daze festival this year.

    The Vine Grove Autumn Daze festival is Friday and Saturday at IGA and Optimist Park. A street dance will begin the festivities at 7 p.m. Friday at IGA, and the festival will continue at 9 a.m. Saturday at the park.

  • Getting a jumpstart on Christmas

    By Henry M. White 

    Guest columnist

    Have you ever wondered how our community provides Christmas for those who need assistance in Elizabethtown and southern Hardin County? As Helping Hand gears up for Christmas 2009, let me share with you what is involved.

  • 9-8 Services

    Woodrow Clayton Clark, 51, of Radcliff, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2009. Memorial service is at 4 p.m. Saturday at North Hardin Christian Church in Radcliff; a time of fellowship begins at 3 p.m. Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

    Fowler Crain, 80, of Munfordville, died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. CDT today at Brooks Funeral in Munfordville with burial with military rites in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. CDT today at the funeral home.