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  • Barron receives Distinguished Citizen award from Scouts

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — The local Boy Scouts organization on Thursday gave its annual Distinguished Citizen award to a retired major general who has been instrumental in helping the community benefit from the Fort Knox realignment. Recipient Bill Barron received the honor during the Hardin County Friends of Scouting Distinguished Citizen Din

  • March 4, 2010: Our readers write

    Political math lessons

    A letter in the Jan. 27 edition of The News-Enterprise addressed eight years of alleged failed Republican policies under President George W. Bush. A math lesson is in order.

    In the 2006 midterm election, Democrats took over the House and the Senate. From January 2007 to this day, the Democrats have controlled all policies pertaining to the federal government and really need to quit trying to blame it all on George W. Bush.

  • March 3, 2010, services


  • Meth charge filed against E'town man



    ELIZABETHTOWN – An unemployed Elizabethtown man convicted of criminal abuse in 2000 was jailed last week on a felony charge of manufacturing methamphetamine.

    Court records show John Paul Radabaugh Jr.’s school officials told authorities about a report of an illegal stimulant being produced at a residence on Middle Creek Road.

    The result of the report was a search of Radabaugh’s home by an agent with the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force.

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  • HRC building named after 9/11 victim



    FORT KNOX — Fort Knox officials are using a new building on post to honor a victim of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

    The Human Resource Center of Excellence Complex at Fort Knox will be named after Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude, who died in the attack on the Pentagon. The official name will be the Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude Complex.

  • Checker tickets still available



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Historic State Theater Executive Director Dana Beth Lyddan thought June’s Chubby Checker concert could be a success, but never expected it to create the buzz it did in such a short time.

    “I had no clue it would go over like this,” she said.

    Tickets still are available for the show, but supplies are dwindling, Lyddan said Wednesday. The Historic State Theater has sold more than 500 tickets since Feb. 12. Less than 100 tickets remained Wednesday afternoon.

  • Feb. 24 Lending a Hand


  • March 2: Our readers write

    Humbled by public honor Last Friday I had to go to Fort Knox. I read The News-Enterprise article about Lance Corporal Matt Hanson’s funeral procession route from Godman Air Field. Knowing I would encounter this I also wondered what I would see on Dixie from citizens. I turned from Ring Road to go north on Dixie and I was in awe. So humbled. By

  • March 3, 2010: Our readers write

    Service, good work no myth

    As a proud retiree with 30 years of service with the U.S. Postal Service, I must take exception to John E. Potter’s  statement, “Ten years ago, it took 70 employees one hour to sort 35,000 letters. Today, in that same hour, two employees process that same volume of mail” (“Five myths about your mail,” March 2).