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Today's News

  • Focus on Finance: Identity theft – what to know

    Question: What exactly is “identity theft”?
    Answer: Identity theft is stealing people’s personal information to defraud them. Using their personal information, criminals then make charges to a person’s credit cards or cellphone, or perhaps impersonate them for access to bank accounts and more. Identity thieves like to prey on elderly who often lack the clarity and technical sophistication of younger adults.
    You can take steps to reduce your exposure to identity theft. Three major strategies to take are:

  • Focus on finance: Identity theft – what to know

    Question: What exactly is “identity theft”?
    Answer: Identity theft is stealing people’s personal information to defraud them. Using their personal information, criminals then make charges to a person’s credit cards or cellphone, or perhaps impersonate them for access to bank accounts and more. Identity thieves like to prey on elderly who often lack the clarity and technical sophistication of younger adults.
    You can take steps to reduce your exposure to identity theft. Three major strategies to take are:

  • Hardin Countians 'March for Babies'

    Hardin Countians put on their walking shoes this weekend to raise money for the smallest among them.

    Walkers filled the parking lot of Elizabethtown High School on Saturday to begin the March for Babies event, sponsored by the March of Dimes. The three-mile walk began in the parking lot after participants fueled up with food and pumped up with Zumba demonstrations.

  • Mixing fun with fitness

    While New Highland Elementary staff and students spend their days during the week reading and ’riting, when Saturday rolled around, they tried a different “r” — running.

    New Highland Elementary School hosted a Family Fun Run on Saturday. About 60 students arrived at the school in the early morning hours to take part in a 2K run. Students started the run from the parking lot of the school and ran a route near Bluegrass Middle School and John Hardin High School.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UK fan favorites visit Elizabethtown (05/01)

    Hundreds of fans greeted Josh Harrellson with a loud yell and round of applause as he entered the Towne Mall in Elizabethtown on Saturday afternoon.

    All the lone University of Kentucky senior, affectionately known as “Jorts,” had done this year was lead the Wildcats to their first Final Four since 1998.

  • Photo: Welcome home for R&R
  • Essential news arrived as nine-word post online

    Four Alabama refugees and their dog took shelter in our house early Thursday morning. My daughter’s family escaped without injury or significant property damage but not without some degree of impact.

    After our daily April storms, the constant storm watches and warnings almost became background noise. Another threat was predicted for Wednesday but when my wife described news of Alabama’s devastation the information didn’t immediately register.

  • Warm Blessing recruits new volunteers

  • Eagle Scout to help out Warm Blessings

  • Ceremony marks renaming of street

    A ceremony Tuesday afternoon will celebrate the naming of a city street for a former publisher of The News-Enterprise.

    Elizabethtown City Council granted the newspaper’s request in March to redesignate the northern two blocks of Strawberry Lane as Floe Bowles Way. The portion of the street being renamed runs from West Dixie Avenue to Maple Street and surrounds the newspaper's office complex.