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  • Heritage Council to host dinner with the departed

    By KELLY RICHARDSON krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Those looking for an interesting history lesson will be able to get a glimpse of ghosts of Elizabethtown’s past on Saturday. The fifth annual Dinner with the Dearly Departed will be at 5:30 p.m. at the Elizabethtown City Cemetery. Attendants will have dinner and watch as some of Elizabethtown’s p

  • ‘Let’s go do something about it’

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — “Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me,” This is the verse Northside Baptist Church is using for inspiration as members minister to the community Saturday through Operation Inasmuch. In Matthew 25:40, the Rev. Chad Brand said Jesus was talking ab

  • May 14 editorial: Hardin County honors heroes

    Hooray for Heroes events All day — Booths, displays, games and other activities. Events are held in the parking lots of Radcliff Wal-Mart and Stithton Baptist Church. Noon to 5 p.m. — Members of the military and their families eat free 12:30 p.m.

  • May 17, 2009: Our readers write


    Is America asleep?

    A previous writer was correct in a letter to the editor regarding how President Barack Obama should produce evidence that satisfies the fulfillment of the requirements of becoming president; else he becomes susceptible to extortion. the writer’s logic is correct.

    Another opinion that demonstrates an excellent example of logic was penned by J.C. McGuire, who stated that it was far safer to be jailed as a terrorist than to be a child in a mother’s womb.

  • Richardson helping organization that helped her



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Michelle Richardson is returning the favor to the American Cancer Society.

    She led a team at the Relay for Life event this year, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Richardson was diagnosed with cancer last year, and this weekend’s event was her first.

  • Local dealerships spared closure



    HARDIN COUNTY — The area’s Chrysler and General Motors dealerships were spared the ax when automakers trimmed their sales networks last week.

    As dozens of local jobs were on the line, dealers credited their survival on strong performance and location.

    “I’m very proud of my team,” said Carl Swope, president of the Swope Family of Dealerships. His and other Chrysler lots learned Thursday whether they would be dropped.

  • Congrats grads

    By KELLY RICHARDSON krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com CECILIA — Almost 600 people earned a degree or diploma from the local community college this year, and Thursday night was the night to celebrate. The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College commencement ceremony was held Thursday evening at Central Hardin High School. There were 155 graduates who walked the line, out

  • Area WWII veterans receive French Legion of Honor medals



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Two area World War II veterans on Thursday received French Legion of Honor medals for helping defeat Germany.

    Blond H. Puckett and James Calvin Sarver received the honors before a group of family and fellow vets gathered at Pritchard Community Center.

  • Hooray for Heroes set for Saturday



    RADCLIFF — When Armed Forces Day arrives, you can bet Radcliff will have a packed schedule of events honoring current and former military personnel during Hooray for Heroes.

    This Saturday is Armed Forces Day and it is a free event to military, past and present, and their families.

    Jo Emary, executive director of the Radcliff Chamber of Commerce, said support has come from numerous sponsors.

  • Fiscal Court tweaks budget proposal

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Fiscal Court members on Thursday agreed to postpone the first reading of the county’s 2009-10 budget to its next voting meeting, but that didn’t stop court members from tweaking Judge-Executive Harry Berry’s original proposal. The changes came on the revenue side with court members voting to reduce