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Today's News

  • Magistrate asks friends to vote 'no' on alcohol question

    A Hardin County official is encouraging his friends to vote “no” in any local option on alcohol sales Tuesday in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove.

    Magistrate E.G. Thompson, who doesn’t live in any of the three towns, posted Thursday on Facebook, “Many of us live in the unincorporated areas of Hardin County and do not get to vote; still, we can encourage those who can to VOTE NO!”

  • Thank you from Elizabethtown Tennis Commission

    On behalf of the Elizabethtown Tennis Commission and the tennis community of Elizabethtown, I would like to thank the following organizations/businesses for helping to make the EtownApartment.com Heartland ShootOut a fun and successful experience: EtownApartments.com, Elizabethtown Parks and Recreation, The News-Enterprise, WQXE, ESPN, WAKY, Hardin Memorial Hospital, Don Brandenburg and Mark Harris. I would also like to thank the many players, volunteers, friends and family who helped with the 2011 EtownApartment.com Heartland ShootOut.

  • Cecilia Homemakers start new season

    The Cecilia Homemakers Club began the new season after summer vacation recently at the Fellowship Hall of Cecilia Baptist Church, with 25 members in attendance. The club was served a potluck meal by Whitney Antique, Juanita Johnson and Sharon Bush.

  • EHS Class of 1956 celebrates reunion

    On Sept. 10, the Class of ‘56 came together for the 12th time since graduation. The 50th year was the largest with more than 90 percent of the surviving members of the class attending. This year, with 75 percent they gathered at Gondolier Italian Restaurant on Ring Road. Classmates were welcomed by class president Larry Hall, who also presented a program.

    In attendance were classmates residing in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Texas.

  • Central Kentucky Art Guild installs officers

    At the Sept. 19 meeting of the CKAG, new officers and chairpersons were installed. Front row, from left, president Rose Cooper, vice president Debbie Hassel, secretary Marilyn Matthews and treasurer Sharon Milliner; back row; chairpersons Laverne Arkenberg, Wes Kendall, Wm. Ron Frye, Elizabeth Parks, Debra Byerlein, Karen Hart and Carmen Hainer.

    The Central Kentucky Art Guild meets at 6:30 p.m., the third Monday of each month at Nolin RECC, 411 Ring Road, Elizabethtown.

  • Program coordinators speak to Elizabethtown Rotary

    Amanda Eisenberg, program coordinator at Radcliff Elementary School, and Autumn Rose, program coordinator at Meadowview Elementary School, were the speakers at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Sept. 27. They gave a presentation on the One Hour Revolution Program at their schools, a mentoring program that is seeking volunteers.

  • Vine Grove Chief visits with Radcliff Rotarians

    Vine Grove Police Chief Steve Manning lunched with the Radcliff Rotary recently and was the guest speaker. Relating his background, he grew up in Vine Grove and after a 30-year career with the Kentucky State Police, has returned home and assumed the responsibilities of Vine Grove Police Chief. He has been on the job for four years and explained how things have changed in that time. The dramatic and continuing population increase in the area has compelled the police force to modernize and expand service accordingly. 

  • Marsen speaks to Elizabethtown Rotary

    Hans Marsen was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Sept. 20. He gave a presentation about the Health Care Compact project.

  • Speakers with Spark: Open heart, insert love, choose family

    A friend of mine’s second-grader came home from school and asked, “Mom, how come I only have one Mom and Dad when most of my friends have two? My friend Bobby has eight grandmas.” 

  • Nationally known conservative speaks on P'Pool's behalf

    One of the lead lawyers in a court battle to block implementation of federal health reform visited Elizabethtown in hopes of helping elect an ally in his efforts.

    Ken Cuccinelli, attorney general of Virginia, encouraged about three dozen people at a backyard gathering Thursday to support Todd P’Pool’s candidacy for Kentucky attorney general.