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Today's News

  • Luggage drive starts today

     By MARIANNE HALE

    mhale@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Nita Conner has seen many kids in foster care traveling from place to place with their belongings in boxes or trash bags. She remembers one young woman who carried her graduation cap and gown in a trash bag.

  • ... And Ladies of the Auxiliary

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Behind the men of American Legion Post 113 is a group of 700 women who come out in force to support the community and veterans. The Ladies Auxiliary is considered the backbone of the organization, supporting activities and events including raising $70,000 for charity last year. Among their many contributi

  • Bulk of BRAC civilian jobs coming next year

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    FORT KNOX — New civilian jobs created by the realignment of the Army post will help eat away some of the area’s double digit unemployment rate — but not for a while.

  • Celebrate safely

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY – With fireworks sure to be sparkling, blasting, shooting and popping throughout the holiday weekend, law enforcement and fire officials are urging caution and courtesy Friday through Sunday. Most fire safety and law enforcement personnel say the best way to ensure a safe and fun holiday weekend is to attend one of several prof

  • A place to 'hang'

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

     

    ELIZABETHTOWN — On the second floor of the Hardin County History Museum, Central Kentucky Art Guild has finally found a home.

    Now it has to finish settling in.

    “This is the first time we’ve had a permanent place to show our art,” CKAG president Judy French said.

    The guild started hanging works in the gallery in October 2008 and opened to the public then.

  • Forum touts carrier service

     

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Local officials and businesspeople on Monday attended a public forum to learn more about a push for commuter flights out of Elizabethtown Regional Airport.

  • What about Boo?

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com My chocolate Lab, Boo, has become a little concerned with my corgi, Duke’s, rising stardom. Duke has been on two assignments with me lately, and, sadly, Boo has been left at home. He notices the slightly arrogant strut Duke exhibits when he walks back into the house after a gig.

  • 6-22 Support Groups

     

  • Trials and tribulations of a Civil War re-enactor

    As with some of us enduring the recession, Civil War soldiers saw truth in the cliché: Necessity is the mother of invention.

    Re-enactor Vestal Rogers has discovered first-hand some of the ways troops back then used what little they had in creative ways.

    For one thing, their tents didn’t have floors, so they slept on gum blankets – rubber on one side and canvas on the other – to keep their bedding dry. The men would cut a slit in the middle of the blanket so they could slip it over themselves as a poncho when it rained.

  • A walk in the garden

    The annual Garden Club of Elizabethtown garden tour, tea and art exhibit was held on Sunday. The event started at the Brown-Pusey House, where local artists' work was on display, and included notable gardens at area homes.