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  • Cruisin' the museum added to experience

    Cruisin’ the Heartland last weekend brought thousands of car enthusiasts, movie and music lovers and folks just looking for fun to downtown Elizabethtown.

    With more than 900 collector cars on display and people walking elbow to elbow around the Public Square, the atmosphere was like stepping into the past. It reminded me of the Saturday congestion of my youth, as Mom would scurry us through the crowd from the municipal parking lot to Joplin & Lanz or maybe The Louisville Store and almost always spend some time in that retail mecca known as J.J. Newberry’s.

  • Back to school season begins

    In a few short weeks, which will pass more quickly than a principal’s good mood, school will be in session again. The halls will sparkle with newly buffed floors, and the smell of new paint will linger in the air for awhile yet. They will come in with an air of expectation and, perhaps, some trepidation. They will come singly and two by two. Some will come in groups, muttering a

  • A Dash of Class: Muffins!


    Today I am featuring muffin recipes.

    Muffins were named such because they are little foods to warm your fingers, just like “muffs.”

    Most of these recipes are interesting finds from the Internet. For those of you who have a computer and Internet service, recipes are really very easy to locate. In your search box, whether you use Google,Yahoo, Crawler or any other search engine, just type the name of the recipe in the box and you will be amazed at how many recipes by that name will pop up.

  • No more 'Salt' for me, please

    “Salt” Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action. Release date: July 23, 2010 Runtime: 100 minutes Rating: Two out of five take slates    

  • Ask ECTC: ACT prep, motorcycle safety, photography and computer classes


  • July 28, 2010: Obituaries

    Betty Jane Alvey

    Betty Jane Alvey, 66, of Wax, died Monday, July 26, 2010, at her residence.

    Survivors include two sons, James Carman Alvey and Wayne Alvey; and two daughters, Lisa Alvey and Tammy Hoben.

    The funeral Mass is at 2 p.m. CDT Thursday at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson with burial in St. Benedict Cemetery.

    Visitation begins at 11 a.m. CDT today at the funeral home.

    Katherine ‘Kay’ Basham Braun

  • July 28, 2010 Editorial: Labor Cabinet agreement breaking new ground

    The value of teamwork is one of the vital lessons of sports and the undeveloped Elizabethtown Sports Park already is filling the bill. Elizabethtown city government and its construction contractor Jenkins-Essex have partnered with Kentucky’s Labor Cabinet to form a team focused on providing a safe and healthy work environment during construction of the park as it is developed of

  • YOUTH SWIMMING: Dolphins finish fifth at State (07/26)

    The News-Enterprise In the course of four days, Elizabethtown-based Dolphin Swimming erased years of struggles against other swim programs from throughout the state. Backed by a gold-medal performance from 9-year-old Will Tarvestad in the men’s 9-10 50-meter freestyle, top-three high points performances from 12-year-old big sister Kate Tarvestad and 10-year-old Kaya W

  • County reports revenue surplus for 2009-10

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Hardin County government capped the 2009-10 fiscal year with a revenue surplus, but nagging cost burdens continue to rear their head. The county finished with $27 million in total revenues for the fiscal year, which ended June 30, but also kept expenses below budget at roughly $26.7 million, according to a report compiled by Hardin County Judge

  • July 27, 2010: Obituaries

    Frances Dungan Eicher

    Frances Dungan Eicher passed away Sunday, July 11, 2010, in Miami Shores, Fla.