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Today's News

  • What you should know about equal opportunity in housing

    By MARGIE HARPER

    The sale or purchase of a home is one of the most significant events people experience in their lives. It is more than the simple purchase of housing, for it includes the hopes, dreams, aspirations, and economic destiny of those involved. 

    The Fair Housing Act of 1968 declared a national policy of fair housing throughout the United States. The law makes illegal any discrimination in the sale, lease or rental of housing, or making housing otherwise unavailable, because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.

  • Cecilia-born musician offers 'City Beat'

    The News-Enterprise HARDIN COUNTY — Finding his inspiration in his love of visiting major cities, a Cecilia-born musician is set to release his debut soul/jazz album March 2. Michael J. Thomas, who was born in Cecilia in 1978, began playing the saxophone at the age of 12 at West Hardin Middle School.

  • Arant named HCS ExCEL winner

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com RINEYVILLE — A scant five years into her career, Karen Arant has been recognized for her contributions to teaching. Arant is this year’s Hardin County Schools ExCEL award winner. She is a fourth-grade teacher at Rineyville Elementary School. The ExCEL award, which stands for Excellence in Classroom and Edu

  • Leadership Kentucky celebrates 25th anniversary

    From left, Jan Rose Coleman, Lisa Williams and Sherry Murphy.

    Leadership Kentucky celebrates 25th anniversary

  • You could be a star

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — Dust off those tap shoes, tune up the old pipes and get ready to hit the stage for the Rising Star Talent Search. Auditions will take place 5-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Historic State Theater, 209 W. Dixie Ave. in Elizabethtown. Categories are for youth ages 5-12, teens ages 13-19 and adults ages 20 and older.

  • Garment of Praise Concert rescheduled for Saturday

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — Garment of Praise Music Ministry will offer a contemporary Christian concert in English and Japanese on Saturday night at College Heights United Methodist Church. The music ministry program will be at 7 p.m. and is sponsored by the Fine Arts Committee and Multi-Cultural Committee of Elizabeth­town Community and Technical College.

  • Photos: Rebuilding a piece of local heritage
  • Metal artist with Hardin County roots

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com NORTH CAROLINAIn 1975, Henry Lee Grider left Elizabethtown and headed for the Army. Grider was once a student of G.C. Burkhead and West Hardin, which was a high school then. He remembered going out to the creek near his Hardin County home on St.

  • March 4, 2010: Obituaries

    Lois Inez Skaggs Chaney Lois Inez Skaggs Chaney, 78, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at North Hardin Health & Rehabilitation Center in Radcliff. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Chaney; and a son, Charles “Chuck” Chaney Jr. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation was chosen. Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia is in

  • Eating for eyecare

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — For $6 on Saturday, you can get plenty of pancakes, sausage and scrambled eggs to eat — not to mention knowledge that for that price you’re also helping many people who need eyeglasses and eye examinations.