Today's News

  • Howevalley/Vertrees Community Club meets

    Howevalley/Vertrees Community Club, formerly Howevalley Ruritan Club, elected new officers for the 2010 year. From left, Shortie Holbert was elected as treasurer, Robin Burris was elected as secretary, Jeff Burris was elected as vice president, Mike Nall was elected as president and Ron Rudd was elected chaplain. The group is accepting new members for $15 per person or $25 per family.


  • Faces & Places: Youth hit the diamond
  • Recruiting takes on a new role

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com The newly established U.S. Army Career Center on Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown has a different look than its predecessors. With interactive training simulators and video games standing center in the roughly 3,000-square-foot facility, technology is leading the way in the U.S. Army Recruiting Command. The Elizabethtown U.S. Army Recruiti

  • CASA speaks to Optimist Club of Radcliff

    The Rev. Alice Nichols, Debbie Smith and Sylvia Griendling spoke to the Optimist Club of Radcliff at their regular club meeting on March 9 about CASA. The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) project is a non-profit organization which provides trained volunteers to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children who are under the protection of Family Court. CASA volunteers are appointed by a judge to recommend the best possible outcome for an abused or neglected child’s future.

  • Burd-Perry


    Wade Perry and Sedena Burd of Sonora announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Gary and Belinda Burd. She attends Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and is majoring in human resources.

    The prospective groom is the son of Steve and Agatha Perry of Elizabethtown. He attends ECTC and is majoring in physical therapy.

    The wedding is at 6 p.m. June 5, 2010, at the Gazebo at the park in Glendale with a reception to follow at Tony York’s on Main.


  • Job fair lures employers


    This is the list of of employers scheduled to appear at the job fair Arbonne International, Elizabethtown

    Jobs: independent consultant/career opportunity – creating own business or another stream of income.

    Auto Zone, Louisville

    Jobs: management and sales

    Bluegrass Cellular, Elizabethtown

    Jobs: sales

    Best Buy, Elizabethtown

    Jobs: non-commissioned sales, customer service

  • Mother welcomes Ashton Clinton


    Angela Yates announces the birth of a son, Ashton Clinton Yates on Feb. 10, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 13.5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Parents are Angela and Jimmy Yates of Buffalo.

    Grandparents are James and Frances Yates of Rineyville, Bonnie Fontana of Munfordville and Larry Fontana of Shelbyville.

    Great-grandparents are Jim and Janice Ballow of Munfordville and Alice Yates of Vine Grove.


  • Bloomers are showing



    When serviceberry trees displayed their lacy, white flowers, folks used to say winter’s grip had loosened enough for preachers to travel for services and the ground had thawed enough for burials. It would be time to start packing.

  • Saturday wrecks snarl I-65 traffic



    Travel Saturday morning along Interstate 65’s stretch through Hardin County slowed to a creep in both directions after injury wrecks jammed traffic.

    The first major collision occurred around 10 a.m. at the 98-mile marker between Lebanon Junction and Elizabethtown exits and involved a tractor-trailer. At least one patient was airlifted to a Louisville hospital for critical care.

  • Homemakers Get Lesson On Breakfast

    On Jan. 29, the Goldenrod Homemakers took a class on Fast Break Breakfast, based on a program given at the Hardin County Extension Service Office. Instructor, Kay Kennedy, taught the class and had several recipes for everyone. She used some of the recipes to make a brunch. Everyone enjoyed the meal. Kay Kennedy is pictured with Judy Sandfer.