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  • March 22 Local History

    30 years ago, a former Elizabethtown High School student, Curtis Welch, planned to go to Geneva, Switzerland as an intern for the United Nations; he said he got the “travel bug” when he was a senior at EHS and lived with an American Field Service family in Switzerland for 10 weeks. 20 years ago, after years of promising to close the site soon, Hardin Fiscal Court took action to extend the life of the county landfill off Springfield Road east of Elizabethtown until 1992.<

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  • Vine Grove author publishes poetry collection created 40 years ago

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com Jerry Glass, 58, spent his years from age 15 to 19 writing poems. Now, married and retired from the U.S.

  • To run or not to run?



    With less than a month remaining before the filing deadline for the November general election, no incumbents on Elizabethtown City Council have filed for re-election.

    However, most  council members say they expect to be on the ballot come November. The filing deadline is Aug. 10.

    As of Tuesday afternoon, three Elizabethtown residents had filed for a council seat: Christopher Belknap, of Debra Lane; Bob Hicks, of Sunrise Lane; and Dean Kuhn, of Helmwood Drive.

  • March 2 Local History

    30 years ago, Legal Aid Society, which had opened a local office on Nov. 1, held hearings in Radcliff and Glendale to learn what particular problems the poor in Hardin and six surrounding counties were facing.

  • Feb. 16 Local History


    30 years ago, the Memorial Muppets, a troupe made up of young people from Memorial United Methodist Church, starred in the Lively Arts Children’s Series at T.K. Stone Junior High School. 20 years ago, heavy rains caused flooding which closed several Elizabethtown roads; Boone Road off Kentucky 447 and Long Hollow Road off Kentucky 220 were both closed, and portions of several other roads were closed.  

  • Feb. 1 Local History


  • Wreck leaves two dead

    The News-Enterprise

    A two-vehicle wreck on North Dixie Avenue between St. John Road and Diecks Drive has resulted in two confirmed fatalities, according to police. The wreck occured shortly after 8 this morning. Two other occupants have been taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital by Hardin County EMS. An air emergency helicopter has been called to HMH for the injured parties.

    Dead are Yumeko D. Jackson, 34, of Vine Grove and 47-year-old Rhonda D. Ray of Vine Grove.

    Elizabethtown Fire and Police departments were on the scene with other officials.

  • Feb. 22 Local History