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Today's News

  • Daddy-Daughter Dinner and Dance shaping up to be special event

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Fragile Heart Ministries and Radcliff Councilman Stan Holmes are teaming up in an effort to bring dads and daughters together for something special this Friday in Elizabethtown.

    The Daddy-Daughter Dinner and Dance — the first event of its kind for the relatively new ministry group — is planned from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Pritchard Community Center on U.S. 62 in Elizabethtown.

  • Students learn about justice through fairy tales

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — Parkway Elementary students have made it official: The Big Bad Wolf did not have good intentions when it came to the Three Little Pigs.

    Parkway Elementary School’s Family Resource Center held “Guilty or Not Guilty, You Be the Judge — Fairy Tales on Trial” camp over the past two weeks, and the answer this time was guilty.

  • City adopts 2009-10 budget

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — City Council on Monday unanimously approved the $60 million budget presented by Mayor David Willmoth two weeks ago for fiscal year 2009-10, beginning on July 1.

    Despite shrinking in size from the $67 million budget for 2008-09, city officials said they were pleased to present a balanced budget.

    “In tough economic times, having a balanced budget is a good thing,” Councilman Kenny Lewis said.

  • County in rare group as a certified drug-free workplace

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY – Hardin County government now is among a relatively small group of Kentucky employers and the only county statewide to be a drug-free workplace as certified by a state program.

  • Summer concert ticket prices announced

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown’s summer concert is rolling out classic rock acts Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Foghat on Aug. 15 at Freeman Lake Park, and tickets go on sale July 6.

  • Dollars and Sense

    Problems in the stock market have affected virtually every sector of the economy, but the impact on retirement accounts has been the most worrisome for many people. That’s not surprising, since retirement accounts have lost somewhere in the neighborhood of $2 trillion during the last two years due to market declines, according to Congressional Budget Office estimates.

  • Concert ads to benefit United Way

    Staff Report

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The city of Elizabethtown will give back in more ways than one during the Aug. 15 summer concert at Freeman Lake Park.

    Councilmen Kenny Lewis and Marty Fulkerson said the city wanted to help out the United Way, which has felt the blows of the economic downturn. In doing so, the city will allow businesses to post banners or signs at the park for a $100 fee to advertise during the concert. The proceeds will be presented to United Way in between band performances.

  • Dollars and Sense

    The troubled economy has taken its toll resulting in job losses, home foreclosures and tighter credit. Faced with a financial emergency, many people scramble to find available cash. At such times, the money in your qualified company retirement plan may seem like a great resource.

  • June 7 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Gregory Albert, 47, and Patricia Gayle Albert, 49, both of Radcliff. Married 26 years.

    Matthew Tyler Scamihorn, 22, and Kara Diane Cartwright, 20, both of Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    Nathan Wayne Bennett, 35, Williamsburg, Va., and Tricia Ann Bennett, 38, Cecilia. Married seven years.

    William Douglas Buford, 40, and Mary Jo Smith, 35, both of Elizabethtown. Married 17 years.

  • June 15: Services