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Today's News

  • Shifting sentiments

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Rik Hawkins, president and CEO of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chambers of Commerce, said he feels perceptions concerning alcohol are changing in Kentucky.

    At least that argument can be made for parts of central Kentucky. Within the last month, two cities have taken strides to change their alcohol standards.

  • Chevalier graduates from basic training

     

    CHEVALIER. Air Force Airman Jacques R. Chevalier graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. he airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. He is the son of Charles Chevalier of Casa Grande, Ariz., and brother of Andre Chevalier of Elizabethtown. Chevalier is a 2008 graduate of Casa Grande High School.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club has student guests

    Amber Buchanan and Quedale Phinazee of John Hardin High School were guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on March 2.

     

  • March 14 South Hardin news

     

  • Girl Scout Troop 178 learns about fire safety

    Girl Scout Troop 178 which meets at College Heights United Methodist Church enjoyed a tour of Central Hardin Fire department. They were thrilled to learn about fire safety and about the equipment used by firefighters. They were particularly thrilled to be hosted by two female firefighters and learn that fire fighting is a career that is available to girls also.

     

  • 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.