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Today's News

  • Daughters of American Colonists, Griendling honor veterans

    Attending the Hardin County Veteran's Tribute were members of the Daughters of the American Colonists, Margie Martin of Elizabethtown,  State Regent Majorie Shelton of Lexington and Jessieanne Wells of Bardstown. Also pictured is Rich Griendling of Elizabethtown, who was host and sculptor for the event. A scaled-down version of the tribute is shown here. A life-size clay sculpture of the Army soldier is the first of the series of military services.

  • Republican Women's Club hosts meeting

    The Hardin County Republican Women's Club will meet Tuesday at Back Home Restaurant in Elizabethtown. A dinner is at 6 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. Republican candidate for Secretary of State, Hilda Legg, is the event's guest speaker. For information, contact Rose Harris, 268-1248.

  • Keiths celebrate 60th anniversary

    Roy Sr. and Susan Shipp Keith will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Feb. 24, 2011.

    They were married Feb. 24, 1951, at the Baptist parsonage in Hodgenville.

    They have five children, Lon Keith (Angela) of Los Angeles, and Roy Keith Jr. (Linda), Mary Bell (Dick), Sue Greenwell (Paul) and Beth Pardue (Ernest), all of Elizabethtown; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

    They will celebrate with a family dinner at a later date.

  • German POWs left mark on Fort Knox

    Palm tree drawings on some Fort Knox chimneys aren’t from a mason’s Florida vacation fantasy – they are the mark of German prisoners of war.
    Symbolizing the Afrika Korps expeditionary force, the trees at least lack the swastika on the trunk of the official seal.
    The Army post during World War II was home to thousands of enemy soldiers, some of whom were put to work repairing officers’ homes after a big storm, said Antonio Thompson, a history professor at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn.

  • Turnaround results in collision
  • National Symphony Orchestra chamber trio presents PAC concert

    A chamber trio from the National Symphony Orchestra will bring the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Shubert and others to the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center on Saturday.

    “That’s our very first program,” cellist Steven Honigberg said, referring to the PAC venue being the first of three where the trio will play.

    Along with Honigberg, who described himself as a Midwesterner, Russian violinist Natasha Bogachek and Japanese violist Tsuna Sakamoto will perform in the program.

  • Faces and Places: Students craft from the heart for Valentine's day
  • 'What Shall I Do?' coming to State Theater

    Louisville playwright Tyrone Goodman will bring a story of a family rebuilding when “What Shall I Do?” is performed at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown on Saturday.

    The play, Goodman’s third, concerns a family dealing with divorce and the teenage girl devastated by her parents’ break-up, he said.

  • Authors sign books at Barnes & Noble

    The News-Enterprise

    Elizabethtown author Russell Lunsford will be signing his latest book, “Benjamin Nathan Tuggle – Adventurer,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble in Elizabethtown.

    The book is about a 12-year-old Eastern Kentucky boy who, in 1976, travels through time to the age of Daniel Boone and helps rescue Boone’s daughter who had been captured by Native Americans. It’s a chapter book targeting 8- to 12-year-olds.

  • Young Dibiase's life experiences drive his hip-hop

    Throughout his struggle with sickle cell anemia, Cory Smith, aka Young Dibiase, has used music as an outlet to express his pain and frustration with the disorder.

    His first album, “Trilogy,” was released Friday.

    Smith is the youngest of four siblings and grew up in a military family. He was born in Germany but considers Radcliff his home.

    As a child he was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia and knew he would have to work twice as hard in life because of the disease.