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Today's News

  • MOAA holds October meeting

     The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America held its monthly meeting Oct. 22 at the MOAA Clubhouse, Building 297, on Fort Knox. The guest speaker was Retired Col. Barry Wright, deputy director of chapter affairs at MOAA National Headquarters.

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown hosts Harvest Breakfast

    Regina Lancaster, Maritza Johnson, Judy Banks and Mary Shoffner working the carry-out section of the recent Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown Harvest Breakfast.

    Mitzi Crowe, Joan Biesel and Betty Jackson, members of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown working hard at the recent Harvest Breakfast.

     

  • Gillingham promoted to sergeant

     

    Kentucky State Police Sgt. Mark Gillingham, center, a resident of Elizabethtown, received his promotion certificate on Nov. 6 in Louisville from Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary J. Michael Brown, left, and KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer. Sgt. Gillingham will transfer from KSP Post 4 in Elizabethtown to Post 10 in Harlan. A 15-year veteran of the agency, Gillingham is a 1987 graduate of North Hardin High School. He is the son of Edward Gillingham and Edrya Short, of Elizabethtown.

  • Dec. 18, 2008: Our readers write

     

    Bunning, McConnell protecting taxpayers

    This is in response to Eric S. Parrish’s letter calling Sens. McConnell and Bunning “dishonorable” for not wanting to fix the economy by bailing out Chrysler, Ford and General Motors The BigThree.

    Other auto manufacturers, such as Toyota, right here in Kentucky, are not in serious financial trouble because they have good management and productive workers, and are not burdened with the excessive labor costs associated with the United Autoworkers.

  • Participating in Obama's inauguration festivities?

    Are you attending the historic inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States on Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C., and/or festivities surrounding the swearing-in? The News-Enterprise would like to include your participation and observations in a special keepsake section to be published Jan. 21. If you plan to attend the inaugural ceremony and/or any of the festivities, or know someone who is, please contact Warren Wheat, editor, at (270) 505-1764 or e-mail wwheat@thenewsent

  • No repreive for Otter Creek — yet

     STORIES FROM THE HEARTLAND, By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    MEADE COUNTY — Motorists on Sunday drove through a sun-splashed colonnade of cedars at Otter Creek Park for maybe the last time.

    Louisville officials plan to pretty much shut down the park starting Friday to help the city cope with a $20 million budget shortfall.

    David Lee was one of those who rambled through Otter Creek during this last weekend. He said it feels like his family farm is being auctioned off.

    That’s actually not too far from the truth.

  • Dec. 21 Howevalley news

     

  • Santa's parting gift: Balmy weather

     

    Balmy weather, high winds blast through Santa’s wake By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Travis Lester of Shepherdsville on Saturday navigated the puddles, rails and purple ramps at the Radcliff Skate Park.

    While the fact it’s December doesn’t stop him for skating, having to wear a heavy coat gets in the way, he said. He needed only a T-shirt Saturday.

  • Former city employee files suit against Elizabethtown, city officials

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — A former city employee has filed a lawsuit against the city of Elizabethtown, Mayor David Willmoth Jr. and former Public Works Superintendent Bill Owen alleging sexual harassment and sexual discrimination on the job.

  • Taking advantage of after-holiday deals

    Friday morning's rain and fog didn't stop shoppers from getting to the stores and jamming the parking lots looking for post Christmas bargains.