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  • EPD looking for stolen car, man who took it

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown police are searching for a vehicle, and the man who stole it Saturday from Comfort Inn in Elizabethtown.

    According to an EPD news release, a hotel employee reported seeing a light-skinned black male leave the hotel with a cup of coffee and the red 1999 extended-cab Chevy half-ton pickup owned by another hotel worker.

    EPD is using the incident as an example of why it's important to store auto keys in a safe, unseen location at all times.

  • Downhere headlines Christmas concert coming to Elizabethtown



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Adding to the recent concert events in Hardin County, a top Christian band, Downhere, is headlining a Christmas tour making a stop Dec. 15 in Elizabethtown.

    The concert is part of the 2009 Bethlehem Skyline tour sponsored by Louisville Christian radio station WJIE and is hosted by Severns Valley Baptist Church.

  • Two Payneville children die in Ky. 144 wreck



    MEADE COUNTY — The Meade County Coroner’s Office confirmed at 3:30 p.m. Monday the deaths of two Payneville children as a result of a morning car wreck.

    According to Meade Coroner Billy Adams, Adison Marie Foushee, 2, and her brother, Michael Francis Foushee, 6, died from blunt force trauma sustained in a two-vehicle wreck along Ky. 144.

  • Former EIS superintendent one of nine candidates in Hernando County, Fla.



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Jayne Risen Morgenthal is one of several remaining candidates for a superintendent position in Florida.

    Morgenthal,  former superintendent for Elizabethtown Independent Schools, is one of nine candidates for the superintendent position at Hernando County School District in Brooksville, Fla., said Joe Vitalo, the chairman of the district’s search committee.

  • A smoke-free stalemate



    RADCLIFF — What appeared to be a favorable result for smoke-free advocates on Monday soon turned into a stalemate.

    An unofficial “straw” vote held by Radcliff City Council during its working session revealed that a majority of city officials support a smoke-free ordinance, but the path to smoke removal in Radcliff’s public sector still has several hurdles.

  • John Hardin repeats as state rifle champion



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A state football title is not the only state championship students at John Hardin High School have been contending for recently.

    John Hardin High School’s JROTC Air Rifle Squad won the Kentucky High School State Air Rifle Team Championship for the second year in a row. And this year, John Hardin had a second team place second in the competition as well.

  • Dec. 8, 2009: Our readers write

    Wishing gratitude

    Thank you. These two words we often use for gratitude seem so inadequate for the way I feel.

    To the many men and women of the rescue teams, the neighbors, state troopers, search dogs and their owners who stayed out all night looking for my sister. May God hold you in his hands and keep you safe. Your job is not easy and holds many dangers.

  • ECTC sponsors Community Choir for performance of “Messiah”

    This fall, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is sponsoring a community choir to sing sections of Handel’s Messiah. All singers are invited to participate. There will be no auditions for chorus members, but all singers are expected to learn their parts. Members of the Louisville Orchestra will accompany the performance.

  • Photos: Remembering during the holiday season
  • A cause with heart



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Tipping your barber may be good for your health.

    This isn’t based on any study. The brothers who own Hair Tech have been sticking some of their gratuities in envelopes for the Tuesday’s Hardin County Start! Heart Walk.

    Opening ceremonies for the Freeman Lake Park event, which raises money for the American Heart Association, will begin at 4:30 p.m. The one- or three-mile walks will start at 5:30.