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  • There's no place like home

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    FORT KNOX – After traveling half way around the world, the soldiers were separated from their families by about 30 feet of gym floor.

    That final distance collapsed after a few minutes of speeches and ceremony; fathers held daughters and wives reunited with husbands; the U.S. Army’s 3rd Sustainment Command Expeditionary was home.

    The unit, which arrived on post Monday in a convoy of buses, had spent the past 15 months in Iraq.

  • Aug. 12: Services

     

  • July 31, 2009: Obituaries

    Norman Curtis Brown, 70

    Son Im Garnett, 59

    Roger Dale Richard, 58

    Marilyn V. Woodruff, 65

    Norman Curtis Brown

    Norman Curtis Brown, 70, of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at Elizabethown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

    He is survived by his wife, Terry Brown; two daughters, Elizabeth Brown and Alisha Brown; and five sons, Michael Brown, Norman Brown Jr., Derrick Brown, Timothy Brown and Theodore Harris,

  • Ask ECTC: Computer classes and CDL training

    NUMBERS TO KNOW Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (270) 706-8800 – Welcome and Admissions Center (877) 246-2322, Ext.

  • Cecilia Days cutlines 2009

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    The Cecilia Days parade offers a variety of spectacles, from tractors to marching bands to classic cars.

    Live music and entertainment take the stage Saturday during Cecilia Days.

    Kids rides and other attractions make the festival fun for the whole family.

     

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    The local fire department gets in on the fun in the Almost Talent Show, a mainstay in the Cecilia Days lineup.

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  • Aug. 5, 2009: Obituaries

    Shirley Lore Beauchamp

    Shirley Lore Beauchamp, 60, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at her residence.

    She was born in Butzbach, Germany.

    She was preceded in death by her father, Robert L. Jones.

  • July 31 Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Vincente Gavieres, 226 Evergreen Garden, Elizabethtown. Use: basement finish.

    Gerry Upchurch, 1349 Amandajo Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: patio roof.

    Kathy Cordell, 809 Greenview Circle, Elizabethtown. Use: deck roof.

    TDA Properties Inc., 2626 Ring Road, Suite 102, Elizabethtown. Use: tenant finish.

  • Last day to buy tickets to local NAACP banquet is Thursday

    The News-Enterprise

    HARDIN COUNTY — Thursday is the last day to purchase tickets for the Hardin County Branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s 19th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, where NAACP National President and CEO Benjamin Jealous will speak. 

    The event will take place at Fort Knox’s Leader’s Club on August 22, starting at 7:15 p.m.

    The event will include a banquet, dancing and fellowship.

  • State says swim safely

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com FRANKFORT — Kentucky’s Division of Water is urging outdoor enthusiasts to use caution when enjoying the state’s streams and warning swimmers that, even in pools, contamination and disease is still possible. According to the DOW, accidental swallowing of water contaminated with fecal matter can result in waterbor

  • Aug. 10, 2009: Obituaries

     

     Kenneth E. ‘Kenny’ Barnes

    Kenneth E. “Kenny” Barnes, 63, of Hodgenville, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2009, at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    He was a member of the Salem Christian Church, retired from civil service at Fort Knox, was a greeter at Wal-Mart for the past 13 years, a U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam era and a member of the American Legion Post No. 87 in Hodgenville.