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  • Feb. 1 Support Groups


  • Snow spurs area creative streaks

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — The latest wave of snow showers continued Wednesday, shuttering school doors another day and extending work for road crews. But while some saw the snow as an opponent, others have embraced it as a muse for creative expression. Whether it was a towering, painted snowman with carefully carved features and a sharply

  • You could be a star

    The News-Enterprise LOS ANGELES — DreamWorks and Disney Studios are promoting an open casting call for an upcoming film titled “Real Steel” starring Hugh Jackman. They are looking for a young male actor age 10-14 to play the role of Max, a charming, street-smart kid.

  • Costs rise as snow falls



    HARDIN COUNTY — Mother Nature has been less than kind this season.

    A series of blustery storm fronts have moved through Kentucky this year, leaving little room for rest for local road crews and their purse strings.

    Another batch of winter weather moved into Hardin County late Monday, dumping several inches of accumulation before tapering off Tuesday afternoon.

  • Food giveaway program hungry for participants



    HARDIN COUNTY — A local food pantry is having a problem that, considering the state of the economy, seems counterintuitive.

    Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland has more food than it can give away.

    Its monthly distribution programs, especially the one in Radcliff, aren’t drawing enough participants — so leftovers are sent back to the warehouse, said Milissa French, the agency’s development assistant and programs coordinator.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Chocolate Pizza


    Josie Sanders of Radcliff often attends my church, Radcliff Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and a couple of months ago she slipped me this recipe for Chocolate Pizza. I knew at the time that I would run it in February, because I think it’s a perfect treat for Valentine’s Day.

  • E'town could see $800K occupational tax shortfall

    Occupational tax collected

    FY 2004-05- $5,709,413.95

    FY 2005-06- $6,207,336.35

    FY 2006-07- $8,394,463.50

    FY 2007-08- $10,927,043.62

    FY 2008-09 -$10,505,162.55

    Source: Elizabethtown City Government






    ELIZABETHTOWN — The economy’s continued walk on shaky legs has created another possible shortfall in the city’s occupational tax revenue.


  • Ask ECTC: Computer classes, Zumba, eBay and more


    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    (270) 706-8800 – Welcome and Admissions Center

    (877) 246-2322, Ext. 68800 (toll-free)

    (270) 706-8858 or (502) 942-0101 – Fort Knox Campus

    (270) 706-8702 Community and Economic Development Center

    600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701


    Q. I need to upgrade my computer skills. What noncredit courses do you suggest?

  • Fifth Lincoln penny to be released today


    Landmark News Service

    LARUE COUNTY — Last year, the U.S. Mint released four new Lincoln cents commemorating the bicentennial of the 16th president’s birth. The tails side of the coin featured his birth in Hodgenville, boyhood in Indiana, the beginning of his political career in Springfield, Ill., and his presidency in Washington, D.C.

  • PREP WRESTLING: LaRue 7, Region 7 when it comes to top seeds for region (02/10)

    The News-Enterprise LAWRENCEBURG — Gary Canter’s LaRue County Hawks are young on the mat. They’re really good, too. The Hawks had seven underclassmen given top seeds during Sunday’s draw meeting for the nine-school, double-elimination 2nd Region Tournament, which will be held Saturday at Anderson County High School. LaRue County, ranked fourth in