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Today's News

  • Photo: Welcome home for R&R
  • Essential news arrived as nine-word post online

    Four Alabama refugees and their dog took shelter in our house early Thursday morning. My daughter’s family escaped without injury or significant property damage but not without some degree of impact.

    After our daily April storms, the constant storm watches and warnings almost became background noise. Another threat was predicted for Wednesday but when my wife described news of Alabama’s devastation the information didn’t immediately register.

  • Warm Blessing recruits new volunteers

  • Eagle Scout to help out Warm Blessings

  • Ceremony marks renaming of street

    A ceremony Tuesday afternoon will celebrate the naming of a city street for a former publisher of The News-Enterprise.

    Elizabethtown City Council granted the newspaper’s request in March to redesignate the northern two blocks of Strawberry Lane as Floe Bowles Way. The portion of the street being renamed runs from West Dixie Avenue to Maple Street and surrounds the newspaper's office complex.

  • Standard Register explains company's new approach

    Standard Register introduced its new corporate focus on advancing its customers’ reputations during the shareholders’ annual meeting Thursday.

    The company, which has a manufacturing plant in Radcliff, also revealed its new brand identity that reflects how the nearly 100-year-old company delivers value to customers. A new corporate logo and complementary brand logos for its three business units, Commercial, Healthcare and Industrial, emphasize what Standard Register calls its market-driven strategy.

  • April in a word: Waterlogged

    May flowers had better be blooming in the coming weeks if the adage has any truth behind it.

    There have been plenty of April showers to bring out those blossoms, with total rainfall for the month coming to almost 17 inches — so far — in the Elizabethtown and Hardin County area, according to Kentucky Mesonet. Today’s forecast includes a 70 percent chance of showers or storms.

    Only seven days in April were rain-free at the Mesonet recording site in Cecilia.

  • Bank corporation announces first quarter earnings

    The News-Enterprise
    Despite a few troubled commercial real estate loans, Farmers Capital Bank Corp. reported a net income of $1 million for the first quarter of 2011.
    The profit figure was an increase of 17.3 percent from the fourth quarter of 2010 but down $900,000 from the period in the previous year.

  • Sunday concert canceled

    A forecast of heavy rain for Sunday will cancel the free concert by the 113th Army Band at Fort Knox's Eastman Amphitheater at 7 p.m.

    The next concert in the free summer series is at 7 p.m. June 5 at at the amphitheater. off Wilson Road.

  • Webb completes Navy basic training

    WEBB. Navy Seaman Nathaniel J. Webb, son of Rebecca R. Webb of Elizabethtown, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    Webb is a 1998 graduate of Green County High School in Greensburg.