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  • RISING VOICES: Reality TV -- The good, the bad and the ugly



    "Teen Mom," "Jersey Shore," "Survivor," "The Buried Life," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "American Idol" all have one thing in common: They are among the seemingly innumerable reality shows that plaster TV screens across America daily.

    The shows cover a wide range of topics — from talent competitions to helping people to pure entertainment.

  • 'His world was his family'



    Charlie Kytta loved to hunt, ride four-wheelers, fly planes and spend time with his family.

    "Charlie was a hard worker,'' said his mother, Janet Hancock. "He was not fake or pretentious.''

    It was that character trait, and many others, that endeared him to people.

    "He was just a good-hearted person,” said Sherry Baines, who grew up with Kytta. “He was friendly .... He was a very caring individual.”

  • Oct. 22 Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    True Thanh Phan and Trong Bao Ngo to Bluegrass Quality Properties LLC, lot 21 Country View Estates, county, $40,000.

    Estate of Lillie Frances Milliner to Donnie Dupin, property in Hardin County, no monetary consideration. FMV: $212.85.

    Estate of Lillie Frances Milliner to Ronnie Dupin and Tony Dupin, property in Hardin County, no monetary consideration. FMV: $18,187.15.

  • School handles heartache

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com J.T. Alton Middle School lost a member of its family last week. Zachary Brian Graves, 12, of Vine Grove, died Friday of a severe asthmatic attack. Zachary was a seventh-grader at J.T. Alton Middle School, where his teachers remember him as a student who kept them and his classmates laughing. Ben Stewart, a social studies teacher at J.T. Al

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  • E'town to review city sewer policy

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Elizabethtown City Council on Monday said it plans to review a policy concerning city sewer services that has been in place for more than 30 years. Executive Assistant Charlie Bryant said the council needs to consider a new policy because of the number of requests from county residents who want the city to extend sewer services outside the city li

  • Oct. 24 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Rachel Naomi Sowersby, 25, and jerry Slaughter Jr., 29, both of Elizabethtown.

    Miracle Jolee Parker, 18, and Gary Lawrence Wolfe, 50, both of White Sulphur, W.Va.

    Catharina Brigitte Seitz, 29, Sacramento, and Ryan Alan Ralston, 25, Mesa, Ariz.

    Candy Sue Rigdon, 24, Rineyville, and Jared Seth Damron, 21, Elizabethtown.

    Christie Marie Gilstorff, 33, and James lee Harris, 33, both of Radcliff.

    Rose Marie Thomas, 23, and Brandon Lee Andrews, 31, both of Elizabethtown.

  • RISING VOICES: Point/Counterpoint


    Dating is a large part of your teenage years.

    One question that arises with dating is: Who should be the eldest?

    The male should be the oldest in the relationship for three reasons: Males mature at a slower rate than females, younger males are at different places in their lives and females require experienced males.

  • RISING VOICES: October's student editor

    Amira Bryant is October's student editor for Rising Voices.

    Amira, 17, is a senior at John Hardin High School. She is involved in SADD Club, Y-Club, FCCLA, Pep Club, Teen Court, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, FOR (Friends of Rachel) Club and Boys and Girls Club of America. She enjoys reading, writing and driving, works at HCEC-TV and volunteers at the American Red Cross.

    Her possible future career interests include journalism, acting and broadcasting/announcing.

    She joined Rising Voices to gain experience and practice writing.

  • 10-25 Services