Today's News

  • Elizabethtown Lions Community Service benefits children

    The Elizabethtown Lions Club recently participated in a Lions Children First project to assist children in the community by recently volunteering at Feeding America participating in their packaging of food items for the “BackPack Program for Children.”This volunteer activity occurred at Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland’s Volunteer Center located on Peterson Drive in Elizabethtown.

  • Keyes participates in LaRue County Horse Show

    Patricia Keys of Elizabethtown participated in the LaRue County Horse Show on Oct. 1 at LaRue County Fairgrounds, placing second in her class. Her horse, Boscoe, was provided by Wayne Ridge Farm of Upton. Her trainer is Jodi Johnson.

  • EHS Class of 1950 holds reunion

    The Elizabethtown High School Class of 1950 held its 61st year reunion on Sept. 28 at Ryan’s Family Steak House. The class started in September 1946 with 50 freshmen. A few moved away after World War II or married, so only 41 graduated (23 females and 18 males) in May of 1950. As of 2003, 18 females and 10 male students were still living. This remained constant for more than seven years until three deaths this year. Of the remaining 16 females and nine males, 12 reside in Elizabethtown, five in other parts of the state and eight out of state.

  • Ancestral Trails has program on Hardin County and Kentucky

    John Lay, pictured, presented a program on Kentucky Statehood and Hardin County at a recent meeting of Ancestral Trails Historical Society, sharing many facts concerning the history of Kentucky and Hardin County. He also named several famous people from Kentucky and mentioned items made only in Kentucky or first produced in the state. The next meeting of Ancestral Trails is Nov. 4 at Hardin County Public Library in Elizabethtown Melvin Gregory will present a program on using DNA testing to find family.

  • Gocke granted Eastern Star appointment

    Cynthia V. Gocke, daughter of Ret. Platoon Sgt. and Mrs. Samuel Arredondo of Elizabethtown, was recently appointed as deputy instructor of the grand chapter of Washington Order of the Eastern Star for 2011-12. She is serving as worthy matron of Silver Star Chapter No. 93 Order of the Eastern Star in Chelan, Wash., and past matron of Harmony Chpater No. 56 in Waterville, Wash. She is a member of Emmanuel Shrine No. 19 White Shrine of Jerusalem in Wenathchee, Wash.

  • Halloween: Show us your decorations

    Have an interesting Halloween design at your house? How about a uniquely decorated pumpkin?
    In our Sunday, Oct. 30, edition of Faces & Places, your photos will decorate our pages. Send one jpeg photo, including your name and city of residence, to Jeff D'Alessio at jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com by noon Friday. Not all entries will be published.

    Oct. 31

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Jaggers says North has to build off last week's win

    North Hardin coach Crad Jaggers saw something from his team in last week’s 27-21 victory over Meade County that he hasn’t seen much this season.

    “Our kids really came together as a team,” Jaggers said. “We had a bunch of guys going both ways. They had to play more minutes than they were accustomed to. But they played for each other. That was important. It’s a tremendous win for our program.”

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  • PREP FOOTBALL: Central wants to keep its momentum

    After an all-important Class 6-A, District 2 win last week, the Central Hardin Bruins are hoping to ride that momentum into Greenwood tonight and on into the playoffs.

    The Bruins fell behind 14-0 to the Nelson County Cardinals before rallying for a 35-21 victory. It was a huge win because it wrapped up a home playoff game and gave the Bruins some confidence after an ugly 58-14 loss to Meade County.

  • A special connection: Band serves as link between daughter, late mother

    When Emily Smith’s mother died when Emily was in fourth grade, it was near the end of the school year and Smith didn’t come back for the last days of the year. But she did return to play the recorder in a concert. She said she knew her role and didn’t want to let anyone down.

    “I didn’t want one thing to completely break down everything else,” she said.

    And so a band career was passed down from mother to daughter.