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Today's News

  • Show us your colors

    Holiday decorations and trees around Hardin and LaRue counties will be on display in the Dec. 18 and Dec. 25 editions of The News-Enterprise.

    To submit photos, send them to photos@thenewsenterprise.com. Only one photo per household will be used. Readers can either submit a home decoration or Christmas tree photo. Only photos from residents of Hardin and LaRue counties will be used. Please include your name and city of residence in the  email.

    Deadline to submit photos is noon Dec. 16.

  • E'town Sports Park adds Ohio Valley Regional for 11s

    The Ohio Valley Regional Baseball Tournament for 12-year-olds will have some company this summer at the Elizabethtown Sports Park: twelve 11-year-old All-Star teams from seven states.

    The expected $28 million facility off St. John Road has landed both age groups for the July 26-31 regionals. That event is expected to draw 24 teams from seven states.

    As the host for both tournaments, All-Star teams from the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission will have automatic spots in both regionals.

  • Vine Grove gets tornado shelter grant

    Vine Grove residents are expected to have a new option for severe weather safety before the end of next year.

    City officials have received notice that Vine Grove will get a $600,000 grant to be used toward construction of a tornado-safe room.

    The room will be constructed as a retro-fit to the existing Vine Grove Fire Department on Highland Avenue and will provide emergency shelter for about 400 people in the event of a tornado.

  • EIS adds 57 students through draw

    The rosters of Hardin County Schools and Elizabethtown Independent Schools increased after the districts held an annual draw to select students to attend schools outside the district in which they live.
    This year raised the total number of students attending EIS through the draw by 201, the limit assigned by the contract between the two districts. In future draws, the district only will select students to replace those who graduate or leave the district for some other reason. It also can receive more students based on the fluctuations of the HCS population.

  • Wathens to celebrate 40th anniversary

    William “Anthony” and Alexis Ann Wathen will celebrate their 40th anniversary at noon, Dec. 10, 2011, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Flaherty by renewing their vows.
    A reception will follow the ceremony in the cafeteria of the school until 2 p.m.
    All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Campbellsville University student Patty Mings has art exhibit

    Campbellsville University student Patty Mings of Eastview is having an art exhibit from Dec. 5-15 in the Campbellsville University Art Gallery, 205 University Drive, Campbellsville.
    The artwork will consist of graphite, pen and ink, pastels, soft and oils, colored pencil, watercolor, ceramics, 3-D design and photographs.
    There is a reception for Mings from 2 to 5 p.m.  Dec. 10, in the gallery. The public is invited.

  • 'Empty Bowls' will help feed the hungry

    WQXE radio personality Hollie Sexton, left, and Linda Funk, Warm Blessings executive board chair, display a bowl made by Sexton for Warm Blessings’ “Empty Bowls”  soup dinner and fundraiser planned for Feb. 11.

  • Seniors gather to play Rook

    Wesley Hilltop seniors play their favorite gam, Rook. Front table from left, Gladys Givan, David Means, Wilby Johnson and Lucille Harper.

  • Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System appreciates support

    As we enter this season of giving and gratitude, I want to take this opportunity to thank the very generous and kind supporters of Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System and United Way of Central Kentucky.

  • PREP BOWLING: John Hardin splits with North Hardin (12/08)

    BOYS’ PREP

    WEDNESDAY’S SCORES

    NORTH HARDIN 5, JOHN HARDIN 2

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Wednesday’s dual at Dix-E-Town Lanes (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-5, 2-6, 3-7, 4-8, 5-10):

    Team Scores