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Today's News

  • Vine Grove man is INTO THE WOOD

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    VINE GROVE — Just outside Russell “Pug” Hargan’s sunroom, the leaves of a maple rustled in the summer breeze.

    The pleasant July scene contrasted sharply with the one of this past winter — when the ice storm felled limbs all around the porch. He and his wife, Alta, lost power for nine days.

  • Flanders-Hoffman

     

     

    Danny and Monica Flanders of Hodgenville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Samantha Gail Flanders to John Davis Hoffman, son of Sarah Oliver of Clay Center, Kan., and the late John D. Hoffman.

    The bride-to-be is a 1999 graduate of LaRue County High School. She attended Campbellsville University and is employed at ResCare in Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is a 1991 graduate of Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown. He is a manager of Movie Gallery in Hodgenville.

  • Local group helps young people into the air

    Members of a local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) are part of an international effort to make dreams of flight come true for young people. EAA Chapter 657 is participating in International Young Eagles Day on June 13 as part of EAA’s on-going program to introduce young people to aviation. Since the program was launched in 1992, more 1.3 million young people have taken a free airplane flight.

  • Horrocks named Lions Club’s EHS Student of the Month

    Claire Horrocks was presented to the Elizabethtown Lions Club as its Elizabethtown High School Student of the Month at the May 12 meeting by Lion Robert O’Bryant.

  • Skees-Rose

    AMBER RENEE SKEES AND MATTHEW DEWAYNE ROSE

    Skees-Rose

    Mr. and Mrs. Harry Thomas Skees Jr. and Carol Goodman, all of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Renee Skees, to Matthew Dewayne Rose, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Rose of Owensboro.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green and is a third-grade teacher for Warren County Public Schools in Bowling Green.

  • I-65 fatality wreck Friday at area unprotected by barrier

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    LEBANON JUNCTION — A wreck along a span of Interstate 65 unprotected by cable median barrier occurred shortly before midnight Friday, killing an Indiana man and injuring another.

    The death marks the second fatality along several miles of interstate outside where cable median barriers were installed earlier this year.

  • County fair to return with new pavilion

    If you go

    The Hardin County Community Fair is July 6-12 at the Hardin Co. Fairgrounds, located on U.S. 31W about five miles south of Elizabethtown. Admission is $9 for full access to all shows, exhibits and rides. For more information, log on to www.hardincofair.com. 

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

  • July 3, 2009: Services

    Mary Elizabeth Hagan Brangers, 73, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009. The funeral Mass is at 1 p.m. today at St. James Catholic Church with burial in St. James Cemetery. Visitation continues at 11 a.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

    Shurilda M. ‘Pee Wee’ Harrison Embry, 80, of Bonnieville, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT today at Brooks Funeral Home in Munfordville with interment in St. Benedict Cemetery in Wax. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. CDT today at the funeral home.

  • July 3, 2009: Obituaries

    J.R. Gonterman, 62

    Frances Almeda Johnson, 92

    Mildred Allen Payton, 98

    Cliston Coy Reynolds, 81

    Ollie Marue Russell, 90

    Frieda Shultz, 78

    J.R. Gonterman

    J.R. Gonterman, 62, of Upton, died Thursday, July 2, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Manakee Funeral Home in Upton.

    Frances Almeda Johnson

  • June 28, 2009,Obituaries

    Kristopher Kiah Ashby

    Kristopher Kiah Ashby, 31, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, June 26, 2009, at his residence as the result of an accidental overdose.

    He was a native of Fort Bragg, N.C. and formerly worked for Nett Construction Co.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Randall V. Ashby and his grandparents, Kiah and Evelyn Foster.