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  • LaRue woman dies from accidental drowning


    Landmark News Service

    An apparent accidental drowning last Saturday took the life of a Hodgenville woman.

    Deborah K. Pendleton Dever, 45, was found unconscious in an outdoor swimming pool about 4 p.m., according to LaRue County Deputy Coroner Wesley Warren.

    Dever was home alone at the residence off Campbellsville Road, Warren said. Her husband of almost 25 years, Jimmy, found her in the pool when he got home from work.

  • Etown couple to embark on fundraising bike tour



    Joanne Barrow’s bicycle has a part on its steering column that reads, “Ready to Suffer?” If it will help people who are suffering much more, Barrow says she is.

    Mike and Joanne Barrow of Elizabethtown are about to embark on the Underground Railroad Bicycle Tour, which will take them along the route that slaves used to escape to the north. The tour raises money for the International Justice Mission, which fights human trafficking and sexual slavery.

  • Vance speaks to Elizabethtown Rotary Club


    Larry Vance, pastor of Vine Grove Baptist Church, was the guest speaker at the June 1 meeting of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. Pastor Vance is also known as Chaplin Vance since he serves as the Chaplin of the Hardin County Jail, a volunteer position that he has held for more than 30 years. He spoke to the Club about his experiences in the Jail Ministry all those years and how his ministry is not only to the inmates but to their families and sometimes the victims.


  • Rotaract helps out Habitat for Humanity

    Four members of Rotaract (Young Rotarians) have taken on the project of building the shed for Hardin County Habitat for Humanity’s current house. The team is learning new skills and understanding how things go together to make a building. Their efforts are part of the Lowe’s sponsored Women Build House at 319 Guthrie Place. Habitat’s goal is to have as much woman participation in the construction as possible on the house. The whole project is women friendly. Visit www.hardinhabitat.com for information about the project.


  • Elizabethtown Lions Club Presents Donation To Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Elizabethtown Lions Club President Travis Langdon presents a check to Terry Taylor, team leader at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana. The program’s slogan is “Little Moments, Big Magic.” Supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters is a way to take a leading role in transforming the lives of children.


  • Thank you from Relay for Life

    The Relay For Life of Elizabethtown, Kentucky would like to take a minute to thank everyone who helped to make this year such a success. This year we were able to gross over $138,000. We would first like to thank our Media Sponsors: The News-Enterprise, The Hardin County Independent, WQXE, and 107.3. Our main sponsors helped to provide us with the behind the scenes support and our thanks go out to First Federal Savings Bank, West Point Bank, and Hardin Memorial Hospital. To our secondary sponsors our thanks to Dr. Corazon Veza, First Citizens Bank, Citizens Union Bank, and Nolin RECC.

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  • Progress at Glendale site advances



    A significant piece of infrastructure tied to development of the Glendale mega site is now in its final design stage, and local and state officials say the project is integral to the progression of Hardin County.

    The Interstate 65-Ky. 222 interchange project in Glendale has undergone preliminary design, with final design targeted for completion in late 2011.

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