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Today's News

  • USA Cares obtains $2 million grant

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — A slowing economy can also make it difficult to serve those in need in the military with mounting expenses while a spouse is deployed.

    But a $2 million grant — one of the largest USA Cares has ever received — will go a long way in matching the increased demands.

  • Dollars and Sense

    The tax season deadline is the last thing most of us want to think about during the holidays. Although April 15 may seem a long way off, now is the time to make sure you’ve taken advantage of some of the tax breaks available to you in 2008, according to the Kentucky Society of CPAs. That’s because many opportunities to reduce your tax bill will expire once the New Year begins. With that deadline in mind, here are some that you shouldn’t miss.

    Maximize your retirement savings

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town picks up first win of season; LaRue wins (12/10)

    The News-Enterprise For the second time in as many games, the Elizabethtown Panthers watched as a double-digit lead was trimmed to single digits in the second half. But against the visiting Bowling Green Greenwood Gators on Tuesday, the Panthers didn’t let it slip all the way away as they snapped a two-game losing streak with a 53-49 win. Elizabethtown (1-2) led 28-17 at halft

  • Sweet sugary treats for the holidays

    By MARY ALICE HOLT I have heard about the delicious sugar cookies that Kay Robertson, a kindergarten teacher at Woodland Elementary School, makes for folks from time to time. When I contacted Kay about getting the recipe, she said that the cookies are a family favorite that her mother, Sue Lutz of Elizabethtown, has been making for more than 30 years.

  • Concert offers ‘Christmas in the Heartland’

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The 3rd Annual Christmas concert by The Heart of Kentucky Men’s Chorus will be held 7 p.m., Friday at Severns Valley Baptist Church.

    Tickets for “Christmas in the Heartland” are $10. The concert will feature two special guests: co-ed vocal ensemble Voices of Lee from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, and Barbershop Harmony Society chorus Kentucky Vocal Union.

  • MIXED MARTIAL ARTS: Corvin cruises in XFC debut (12/10)

     

  • Christmas salute to Elvis at Lincoln Jamboree

    The News-Enterprise

    HODGENVILLE — Elvis lives — at least in the hearts of his fans.

    And on Friday night, Elvis impersonator Eddie Miles will bring him to life on stage once more for a Christmas tribute to the rock legend at Lincoln Jamboree, 2579 Lincoln Farm Road. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m.

  • Her wildest dreams come true

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — History is an important part of Rubye Williams’ life.

    At 95, Williams is helping relatives compile and record their family’s history. She has collected photos and written out stories.

    “I have it scattered around,” she said.

  • Revolt

    By JACOB HARPER

    The frustrated old man slumped miserably in his plush office chair, muttering darkly about the unsatisfying productivity of his mammoth boot conglomeration, particularly this factory.

    “Lazy! That’s what they are! We pay the men extravagantly, and what do they do? In a 15-hour work shift they manufacture only 60,000 pairs of boots! Preposterous!”

    The cross old tycoon’s young secretary, Jenkins, sincerely pretended to care.

  • Boosting your child’s safety

    By DONNY GILL

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 7,500 lives have been saved during the past 20 years by the proper use of child restraints. Yet motor vehicle crashes still remain the No. 1 killer of children ages 4 to 14 in America. The reason? Too often it is the improper use or non-use of child safety seats and booster seats.