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Today's News

  • June 24, 2009: Services

     Donald D. Bennett, 71 of North Port, Fla., died Saturday, April 25, 2009. There is a memorial service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Cash Express robber sought

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Police are on the lookout for an armed man who robbed a cash-advance business on North Mulberry around noon Wednesday.

    According to Elizabethtown detective Dave Neary, a white male, wearing a green shirt, khaki shorts and a blue cap, entered Cash Express on North Mulberry, across from social services about noon with a gun in hand, demanding money.The man was said to have fled on foot, possibly toward North Main Street from North Mulberry.

    No one was injured during the robbery, police said. Police are scouring the area for clues.

  • Garden tour set for Sunday

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — People looking for more than the flashes of color seen as they drive past a garden will get their chance this weekend.

    The 11th annual Garden Tour, Tea and Art Exhibit will take place from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, with homes scattered throughout Hardin County and the tour and art exhibit at the Brown-Pusey House.

  • Actors sought for trip to chocolate factory

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Think you could put the oomph in an Oompa Loompa? Go gaga over gobstoppers?

    If you understand these references, maybe you should audition for “Willy Wonka,” an upcoming production of Hardin County Playhouse.

    Auditions for the play will be held at Plum Alley Theatre 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

    Actors of all ages are needed in roles about the famed candy maker and the children who visit his factory.

  • HMH budget near $200M, expenses on the rise

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin Memorial Hospital President David Gray on Tuesday said ever-increasing health care costs continue to outpace income — to the detriment of the hospital’s dwindling bottom line.

    “That’s not a good trend,” Gray said.

  • V.B.S. with a new twist

    By SUZANNE DARLAND Vacation Bible School is a long-standing summer tradition in many churches. It’s one of the biggest events churches use to reach out to their communities, and they plan months ahead of time to make the experience a good one. Many hours go into decorating sanctuaries and classrooms with a Polynesian or Australian theme, and much effort goes into creating a high-energy, fun experience. Even the snacks get creative. No cookies and fruit drink here.

  • The Bard goes Goth

    Want to take a trip but don’t want to stray too far from home? Go Day-trippin’ with us as we present a new feature series. We’ll take you out of the county to places you might not have heard of otherwise, that are far enough away to feel like a mini-getaway, without the overnight stay.   By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com LOUISVI

  • The Book Shelf

    "Columbine" By Dave Cullen Grand Central Publishing (2009) Suggested Retail Price: $17.99   Book Shelf Rating: four out of five stars   By MARY DAUGHERTY

  • GOLF: Gumm earns top seed at Women's Am (6/23)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com GEORGETOWN — A rain delay during the qualifying round of the 83rd Women’s State Amateur golf championship at Cherry Blossom Golf and Country Club in Georgetown proved to be exactly what Lydia Gumm needed. After a stoppage of play for an estimated hour, Gumm, who was 1 over throu

  • Farmers roll in hay crop

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Thanks to plenty of rain, this year’s hay crop is expected to be much better than it has been for the past couple of years.

    That’s good news for growers in this area, which is one of Kentucky’s top 10 hay producers.