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  • Local student earns rare certification

     

    By KELLY RICHARDSON

    krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com

    BOWLING GREEN — A local student has earned a certification that only a few dozen in the state have obtained.

    Lisa Heartsill of Vine Grove in April became certified in floodplain management. There are 54 certified floodplain managers in the state, up from seven in 2004.

    Heartsill became certified after completing the floodplain management minor at Western Kentucky University, which is the only such program in the country.

  • Dollars and Sense

    Many people have lost their jobs in the last few months as the economy has turned sour. Scam artists are still fully employed, however, in good times and bad. In fact, the Kentucky Society of CPAs warns that the threat of being defrauded by a con artist probably rises during a recession, as money becomes tight and thieves work overtime to get their hands on yours.

  • Columnist reveals herbicidal tendencies

     

  • Cats, dogs and a princess ...

    IF YOU GO: Free performances of “The Little Princess” and “All That Jazz” will be performed by Allegro Dance Theatre 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center. A free performance of “Disney’s Cats and Dogs, Special Edition” will be offered 1 p.m. Saturday the PAC.

  • May 15 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

    Midland Funding LLC v. Delbert E. Peak, Rineyville Big Springs Road, Rineyville. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $8,215.62 plus interest.

  • A Dash of Class

    By NORA SWEAT

    We seem to take Memorial Day for granted. Our thoughts are that it is the time for the pools to open, for vacations to begin. It is the unofficial start to summer and a day for grilling hamburgers and hot dogs, with potato salad and baked beans and some sweet concoction for dessert.

    Memorial Day (at one time called Decoration Day) started in 1868, when graves of those lost in the Union and Confederate Armies of the Civil War were decorated at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • May 20: Services

     

  • Two people, one fishing pole and a goose
  • May 21, 2009: Our readers write

    Zoeller a pro

    The season Rob Zoeller was not coaching the Lady Panther soccer team, I stepped in to help the coach who took over. It doesn’t matter what coach steps in or what players are in place, each individual has their style of coaching and that does and will continue to affect all involved from the coach, players, parents and fans.

  • E'town native has part in new FOX show

    By JEFF D'ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — There was a familiar face on the new FOX show Glee Tuesday night — Elizabethtown’s very own Kent Avenido. Avenido, who graduated in 1989 from Elizabethtown High School, plays the character Howard, a trainee of the main character’s wife at a Lima, Ohio linen store. Glee is a FOX show about a struggling