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Today's News

  • An '80s Valentine

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    In November 1985 Rebecca Ricks and I started dating. Monday will be our 25th Valentine’s Day as a couple, and I can’t help but think about our early days together.

    Like many, I look back at things and see certain moments clearer than others. Often present is the music of the time.

  • AM Rotary to host speech contest

    The Hardin County AM Rotary Club will host its annual speech contest. The contest is open to high school students that attend any high school located within the Hardin County School system and home schooled high school students. The Speech Contest is from 7 to 8 a.m. Feb. 25 at the Historic State Theater. The winner of the Speech Contest will receive a $500 scholarship.

    To participate, e-mail Marc.dyer@comcast.net

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club goes Red

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met on Feb. 4 at the Brown Pusey House with President Martha Mengel presiding. Members wore red in support of the American Heart Association and their National Go Red for Women Day to help support cancer patients. Diane Willis introduced the speaker, Dale Mings of Hardin County Educational Television. Mings told of the ever evolving technology in the classrooms and the programs presented by HCEC-TV. He also touched on the Junior Diversity Council that he works with on issues of diversity in schools.

  • BRAC study offers solutions for transportation woes

    A new study by the National Research Council’s Transportation Research Board is calling on Congress to offer unused stimulus money to cover some of the costs of installing new infrastructure to deal with growth from the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Initiative while also suggesting local and state governments work together with the Department of Defense to shoulder the cost.

  • Traffic school off; HCS, LCS let out early

    The News-Enterprise

    Traffic school in Radcliff has been postponed for Monday from the inclement weather in the area.
    Persons scheduled to attend will be notified when the next meeting will be held.
    Hardin County Schools and LaRue County Schools decided to close one hour ahead of normal as well today.
     

  • Vine Grove musician celebrates sound

    Everyday sounds are musical components in the soundtrack of life as far as Vine Grove musician Jordan Myer Dale is concerned.

    “There’s no moment in life that’s dull,” Dale said.

    Dale finds beauty in off beats, chaos and city sounds.

    “That together is the symphony of our lives,” Dale said.

    At the beginning of 2010, Dale released his album “The Soundtrack,” which includes tracks crossing a wide variety of genres. Pop, experimental, rap and new age are some of the syles represented on the album.

  • Hardin County Playhouse tackles "Leading Ladies"

    Starting this weekend, The Hardin County Playhouse tackles a farce with “Leading Ladies” and for this production, there’s a new director at the helm.

    The story is a comedy about two Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, who are a down on their luck. They discover an elderly woman is about to leave her fortune to two long lost English nieces. They pose as the nieces and the complications begin.

    “It’s ‘Bosom Buddies’ meets ‘Tootsie’ meets ‘Some Like it Hot’,” actor Jay Hemphill said.

  • EDITORIAL: City, police trying to curb theft of metals

    The topic: Stopping metal thieves
    Our view: E'town is being pro-active
     

  • Japanese musician offers free piano concert

    Japanese pianist, orchestra conductor and businessman Masazumi Aso, who goes by the name Sami, will present a free piano concert at 7 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown.

    The concert is presented by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Fine Arts Committee and the Multicultural Committee.

    Aso is from El Paso, Texas, and he completed his master’s degree in music in 2004 at the University of Texas at El Paso. His music incorporates classical and contemporary sounds.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Fudge

    By MARY ALICE HOLT

    Charlie Nunn of Hodgenville is sharing some fudge recipes that will make your Valentine very happy!