Today's News

  • Dancing the days away


    The Dance Centre of Elizabethtown held its annual dance camp for students ages seven through 11 on July 15, 16 and 17. Students had classes in ballet, jazz, modern, zumba, Flamenco, Celtic and musical theatre. They also had the opportunity to create their own choreography. By the end of the camp, the students had filled their notebooks with worksheets and reference materials covering the elements taught in class and dance related arts and crafts.

  • Local Greek Organizations host annual gathering

    Local Greek organizations recently joined together for their annual gathering. Members of these organizations have provided mentoring programs for at-risk youth, adopt a highway programs, after school reading programs and scholarships for local youth in Hardin County.


  • Dance Centre hosts Summer Intensive

    The Dance Centre of Elizabethtown hosted its annual summer dance intensive for intermediate-advanced students July 20-24. In addition to faculty member Ruth Burzlaff-Martinez who taught zumba, there were several guest teachers. Theresa Bautista, a graduate of Indiana University and chair of the dance department for Governor’s School for the Arts and founding director of MOVING COLLECTIVE, taught ballet, modern and jazz. Tamera Begley, faculty member of the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts and member of MOVING COLLECTIVE, taught modern dance.

  • Eastern Star Chapter No. 74 donates school supplies

    The Upton Chapter No. 74 Order of Eastern Star collected school supplies for the children at Creekside Elementary School in Sonora. The supplies were brought to the chapter by members of Upton Chapter No. 74 and members of chapters in the area.


  • Pucketts celebrate 69th wedding anniversary


    James K. and Lucille Puckett will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary on Aug. 17, 2009.

    Mr. Puckett is a World War II veteran. Both are members of Valley Creek Baptist Church.

    They had three children. The two sons, deceased, are James Roger and James Douglas; their daughter, Jeanette Rogers, lives in Elizabethtown. They also have four grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

    They will celebrate with family at their home.


  • Grandparents welcome Skylar Elizabeth Peak


    David and Carolyn Brawner of Elizabethtown announce the adoption of a granddaughter, Skylar Elizabeth Peak. The adoption was final on July 2, 2009.

    Parents are Steve and Susan Brawner Peak.

    Paternal grandparents are Cecil and Marie Peak.


  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin faces new-look Nelson (9/18)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — The John Hardin Bulldogs are familiar with Nelson County junior running back Quentin Brooks. The Bulldogs got a front-row seat on how explosive Brooks can be last season.

  • Walking for life

    Walk for Life was held Saturday at St. James School to raise money for Clarity ... Solutions for Women.

  • Focus on Finance: What is a Health Savings Account and how is it different than a Flexible Spending Account?

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    By Theresa Steinemann

    Question: What is a Health Savings Account and how is it different than a Flexible Spending Account?

    Answer: A Health Savings Account is an account that allows one to set aside money to be used for future medical expenses. The HSA was signed into law on Dec. 8, 2003 by President Bush.

  • Curling up with cardboard



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The grounds of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College on Friday looked more like a shantytown than an institution of higher learning.

    And those on campus preferred it that way.

    The night marked the second appearance of Cardboard Nation— A Homeless Experience, a fundraising event held by local charitable organization Warm Blessing that creates an alternate reality for those abandoning their beds for the hard soil.