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Today's News

  • Photo: I am all ears
  • Garden Variety

    By SARAH BERKSHIRE

    sberkshire@thenewsenterprise.com

    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown Annual Tour and Tea will showcase five unique Elizabethtown landscapes in addition to the Brown-Pusey House garden. Here’s a preview of each property.

    An aquatic yard

  • Garden Tour and Tea showcases Elizabethtown landscapes

    Variety is the only theme of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown’s 2011 tour.

    The annual garden tour and tea begins at the Brown-Pusey House in downtown Elizabethtown, where tea and the historic building’s garden can be enjoyed. A display of attractive and interesting plants from members’ gardens also are displayed.

    From there, garden enthusiasts can explore the unique landscapes of five private Elizabethtown residences. Each stop is different and each display stretches beyond flower beds.

  • Mu Chapter has regular meeting

    President Nora Sweat presided over the regular meeting of Mu Chapter in which new member Bonnie Young was welcomed with an initiation ceremony.
    Susan Cross encouraged members to live, laugh and love. She shared “Tickle Me” by Barbara Johnson, funny stories and suggestions on how to build community.

  • Coach Mudd speaks to Elizabethtown Lions Club members

  • Garden Club members gather in May

    The May meeting of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown featured a program “The Fruitful Vine” presented by Amy Aldenderfer, Hardin County extension agent. Aldenderfer provided information about varieties of grapes, which thrive in our region, the advantages and challenges of growing grapes and tips on care and pruning of grapes.

  • USDA program helps with job creation

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for grants to help rural businesses create jobs through cooperative development centers.

    The Rural Cooperative Development Grant program will award grants of as much as $225,000 to colleges, universities and nonprofit groups.

    The money must be used to create and operate centers that help individuals or groups establish, expand or operate rural businesses, especially cooperatives.

  • Wreck on Leitchfield Road injures two

    Two drivers were injured in an wreck on Leitchfield Road near the Hardin County-Grayson County line Tuesday morning.

    James Brewer of Big Clifty was traveling west when he began to fall asleep, according to a Kentucky State Police news release. His 2002 Kia drifted off the right shoulder.

    Brewer overcorrected and lost control, skidding sideways into the eastbound lane where a Ford Ranger, operated by Melissa Decker of Leitchfield, collided with his vehicle, police said.

  • Buggeland competency hearing postponed

    The News-Enterprise

    Erik Buggeland's competency hearing was postponed Tuesday.
    Buggeland is accused of killing his parents, Terje and Margaret Buggeland, last September in their home. He was found eight days later in Tennessee.

    Buggeland's competency hearing has been rescheduled for June 21.

  • Vine Grove might pass sex business ordinance

    Vine Grove officials are considering an ordinance regulating practices and alcohol sales for any sexually oriented businesses that might look to locate in the town.

    The city council listened Monday to the first reading of an ordinance that would, among other things, prohibit public nudity. It also would prohibit the sale of alcohol in sexually oriented businesses.

    The city’s current ordinance says only that the city reserves the right to pass ordinances related to such businesses.