Today's News

  • Tea is served

    The fellowship hall of College Heights United Methodist Church was packed for the “Grandparents and Seniors” tea sponsored by the “Jesus Seekers” Sunday School Class. They served hot tea and a “small meal” Everything was delicious, and the children did a wonderful job serving and entertaining.

  • Coleman participates in Cobra Gold 2010

    Army Spec. Christopher E. Coleman, son of Frank L. Coleman Sr. and Janet D. Coleman, both of Elizabethtown, participated in Cobra Gold 2010, the largest multi-lateral military training exercise in the Pacific region. Sponsored by the Royal Thai Supreme Command and United States Pacific Command, Cobra Gold is conducted throughout the Kingdom of Thailand. This year’s participants are Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, United States, and for the first time, the Republic of Korea.

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  • Young Professionals hold February meeting

    Young Professionals of Hardin County met Feb. 17 at CUB Bank. President Mika Tyler, right, of YPHC with guest speaker Lisa Williams from the Innovation and Commercialization Center of Lincoln Trail located in Elizabethtown.


  • Parents welcome Deyonte’ Titan


      Lorenzo and Spring Robinson of Upton announce the birth of a son, Deyonte’ Titan Robinson, on Dec. 8, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20½ inches long. Siblings are Tristen, Jayden and Tylan.

    Grandparents are Lorenzo Sr. and Debra Robinson of Fort Mitchell, Ala.

  • Metalsa finalizes Dana deal

    The News-Enterprise

    Mexican company Metalsa, S.A. de C.V. recently announced it has finalized the purchase of the local Dana Holding Corp. factory.

    The deal is part of a sale of Dana’s Structural Products unit for up to $150 million plus liabilities.

    Dana opened the local factory in 1994. The auto-frame plant employed 500 workers as of December.

    “This is a significant step forward in our strategic growth,” Metalsa CEO Leopoldo Cedillo said.

  • Former Fort Knox mechanic admits thefts

    The News-Enterprise

    A former U.S. Army automotive mechanic and Hodgenville resident pleaded guilty last week to thefts from Fort Knox.

    Bobby William Fultz was employed by the Army to repair vehicles used to train soldiers at Fort Knox.

    With his plea, Fultz admitted to stealing $5,000 to $10,000 worth of MREs, tools, petroleum products and other property from the former home of armor during his employment there between 2004 and 2008.

  • E’town store could be South End’s springboard



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Dollar General has signed a lease with the city to open a new store in the 800 block of East Dixie Avenue and city officials hope it sparks growth in the often-neglected southern end of Elizabethtown.

    Councilman Tim Walker said there has been some recent interest in the southern end and the city has been looking for an anchor store for the area.

    “This could be what it takes,” he said.

  • Cofers celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Louis and Joyce Glass Cofer of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14, 2010.

    They were married Feb. 14, 1960 at Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown by Dr. Verlin C. Kruschwitz.

    Mr. Cofer is retired from USF Holland Freight Line and is a member of Severns Valley Baptist Church.

    Mrs. Cofer is retired from Lincoln Trail Elementary School’s office staff and is also a member of Severns Valley Baptist Church.