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Today's News

  • A Bit of Fiction

    By SUE CAROL VERTREES

    Sarah and her brother, Fallon, got off the school bus and looked back as it disappeared around the curve. Then they started the long walk to their newly-acquired home. It was a home, but not a house like everyone else lived in. It was a cave in the side of a small mountain at the end of the narrow, curvy trail-like road leading to it.

  • KENTUCKY BASKETBALL OPINION: Meeks' shot appears to have changed Wildcats' fortunes (02/11)

    LEXINGTON – The shot heard around the Commonwealth.

    With Kentucky riding a three-game losing streak and its postseason hopes possibly hanging in the balance, junior guard Jodie Meeks – like he has done so many times this season – put his team on his back and hit arguably the biggest shot of the Wildcats’ season.

    Coming out of a timeout with 12 seconds remaining, Meeks rushed to the left side of the key and flung up a prayer that was answered. Yes, flung. It wasn’t the usual pretty jump shot Big Blue Nation has grown accustomed to watching.

  • NAACP to celebrate a milestone

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — The planning stages for the 100th celebration of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was diverted in Hardin County in the wake of the ice storm, but Hardin County NAACP President Alan Francis said that just means the organization will have to work harder and faster to prepare.

    This is a birthday party not to be missed, he said.

  • Kentucky Art

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWNThe Morrison Gallery at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting an exhibit featuring works from the permanent collection of the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft.

  • Republic bank announces promotions

    Republic Bank announces the following promotions: Val Claycomb has been promoted to Chief Market Officer for Republic’s Elizabethtown Banking Center and Michelle Torpisch has been promoted to Banking Officer for Republic’s Elizabethtown Banking Center.

  • Sams holds ribbon cutting to officially open

    Elizabethtown City Councilperson Marty Fulkerson officiates as the ribbon is cut officially opening the Sam’s Club at 1500 Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Chamber Ambassadors, Board Members, Sam’s Club staff and other well wishers were on hand for the ribbon cutting and open house.

  • Kind neighbors and good friends

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com At 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, my electricity went out. I sat in bed thinking it should be back on soon; after all, it’s just ice.

  • Ask the Expert

    By DONNY GILL

  • Sweets for your sweet

     

    By MARY ALICE HOLT

    Wanting to make something special for your Valentine? I suggest you try Rebecca "Becca" Ricks' Coconut Macaroons or Chocolate Toffee Cookies.

    I ate myself silly with the macaroons before Christmas, when reporter Robert Villanueva brought some in for the newsroom to share. (I’m not always good at sharing.)

  • Take a try at drama

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN— Auditions for the Hardin County Playhouse production of “Inherit the Wind” are 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Plum Alley Theater.

    Twenty-one men, six women, two boys and one girl are needed.

    Cold readings from the script will be provided and no additional material needs to be prepared, resident director Bo Cecil said.