Today's News

  • Poe mobilized at Fort Dix

    POE. Army National Guard Pfc. DaRun A. Poe has been mobilized and activated at Fort Dix, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom. The soldier is a member of 2nd Battalion, 23rd Transportation Company in Richmond. Poe, a motor transport operator, has served in the military for three years. A 2003 graduate of Fort Knox High School, he is the son of James A. and Darlene B. Poe of Vine Grove.


  • New civic organization forms for young adults

    Young adults who have a passion for service and are interested in meeting and working beside other young adults who share that passion may be interested in the Rotaract organization.

    The Rotaract Club of Greater Hardin County is a community based club for adults 18 to 30 years of age. Rotaract is devoted to community service; its motto is “Service Above Self.” Rotaract is committed to service first, followed by leadership and professional development opportunities.

  • Girl Scouts participate in Powderpuff Derby

    Girl Scout Troop 178, which meets at College Heights United Methodist Church, enjoyed its first Powderpuff Derby. All of the girls enjoyed participating and cheering for each other. Emanee Simon won first place, Olivia Kappel won second place and Audrey Loyall won third place. Participants included back row from left, Keirsten Thomas, Sarah Hof, Emanee Simon, Ruth Smaagaard, Hannah McCubbin, Zoe Smaagaard and Mari-Beth Richards. Front row, Ella McDonald,  Nico Aulenbach, Olivia Kappel and Audrey Loyall.

  • Peters-Selby


    Vickie and Karl Lepper, both of Elizabethtown, and Brenda and Jonnie White, both of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Jennifer Hope Peters and Daniel Garrett Selby.

    The wedding is at 1 p.m. March 22, 2010.

    Formal invitations have been sent.


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  • Veirs-Williamson


    Beverly Veirs of Hodgenville and Glenn and Karen Williamson of Buffalo announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Melissa Veirs and Eric Williamson.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Roy Veirs. A 2007 graduate of LaRue County High school, she attends Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. She is employed at Magnolia Bank.

    The prospective groom is a 2006 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2009 graduate of ECTC. He is the youth pastor at Mount Tabor Batpist Church.

  • Howevalley/Vertrees Community Club meets

    Howevalley/Vertrees Community Club, formerly Howevalley Ruritan Club, elected new officers for the 2010 year. From left, Shortie Holbert was elected as treasurer, Robin Burris was elected as secretary, Jeff Burris was elected as vice president, Mike Nall was elected as president and Ron Rudd was elected chaplain. The group is accepting new members for $15 per person or $25 per family.


  • Faces & Places: Youth hit the diamond
  • Recruiting takes on a new role

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com The newly established U.S. Army Career Center on Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown has a different look than its predecessors. With interactive training simulators and video games standing center in the roughly 3,000-square-foot facility, technology is leading the way in the U.S. Army Recruiting Command. The Elizabethtown U.S. Army Recruiti

  • CASA speaks to Optimist Club of Radcliff

    The Rev. Alice Nichols, Debbie Smith and Sylvia Griendling spoke to the Optimist Club of Radcliff at their regular club meeting on March 9 about CASA. The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) project is a non-profit organization which provides trained volunteers to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children who are under the protection of Family Court. CASA volunteers are appointed by a judge to recommend the best possible outcome for an abused or neglected child’s future.