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Today's News

  • Despite lost income, E'town officals hold down tax rate

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — City officials on Tuesday agreed to hold the property tax rate steady even though this is the first time in many years assessments basically have stayed flat.

    City Council heard the first reading of an ordinance to keep the real estate, personal property and vehicle tax rates at 11.6 cents per $100.

  • A birthday of numerological proportions

    By BECCA OWSLEY

    bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com

    CECILIA — Some kids have memorable birthdays, but this year, on this particular date, one Cecilia boy has a birthday of numerological significance.

    Bailey Mowry turns 9 today, Sept. 9, 2009 — that's 9/9/09, for those of you who may be counting.

    The rest of his family hadn’t thought of this unique coincidence until Bailey put it all together. 

  • Sept. 9, 2009: Obituaries

    Maxine Milby French, 85

    Elsie Meredith Hall, 85

    Glenn A. Johnston, 70

    Edward “Eddie” A. Lilly, 65

    Wanda F. Murray, 61

    Opal Williams Sanders, 87

    Alvia Ross Sorrell, 99

    Richard “Stu” Stewart, 49

    Maxine Milby French

    Maxine Milby French, 85, of Plano, Texas, formerly of Radcliff, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at Creekside Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in Plano.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff.

  • Uncovering the mystery of the Oompa-Loompa

    IF YOU GO: “Willy Wonka” takes the stage Sept.17-27 at Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater Complex, 209 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. Performances are 8 pm. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Ticket prices are $13 for adults and $12 for seniors, groups or children. For tickets or information call (270) 351-0577.

  • From the Book Shelf: 'Me and My Ghoulfriends'

    ”Me and My Ghoulfriends”

    by Rose Pressey

    Lyrical Press, Inc.

    List Price: $5.50

    Rating: Four bookworms out of five

    By MARY DAUGHERTY

    For Wednesday’s Woman

  • Pet day care a dream come true for three friends

    FOR MORE INFO: Sit, Stay and Play is located at 6280 N. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown and can be reached at (270) 735-2362 or by e-mailing sitstayplay@bbtel.com. Services include doggie daycare, luxury boarding, full service salon grooming, obedience training.Military and multiple pet discounts offered.

  • Aug. 26, 2009: Our readers write

    Obama’s new angle

    It seems President Barack Obama is attempting a new line of attack in pushing his government-run health care system as “reform.” Taking a strategy from his mentor, Saul Alinsky, he is attempting to put a religious face on his proposals in an attempt to push this through, over the objections of over half the American people.

  • One game not worth playing

    “Gamer” Rated: R for frenetic sequences of strong brutal violence throughout, sexual content, nudity and language. Release Date: Sept.

  • April 9 Services

    Joyce Elaine “Lanie” Beauchamp, 51, of Irvington, died Tuesday, April 7, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. EDT today at Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Lodiburg; burial in the church cemetery. Visitation continues at 8 a.m. EDT today at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington.

  • Aug. 30 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Brandon Wayne Moore, 22, Upton, and Jordan Ley-Ann cooper, 22, Sonora. Married three years.

    Stuart Ian Gross, 42, Bardstown, and Laura Lynn Line, 41, Elizabethtown. Married six years.

    Raymond Eric Folsom, 52, Radcliff, and Audrea Yvonne Powell, 37, Decatur, Ga. Married 11 years.

    Alexander Rogers, 28, Fort Knox, and Tia Cummings, 22, Davenport, Iowa. Married two years.