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  • From the bookshelf: 'Bloodroot'

    "Bloodroot "

    By Amy Greene

    Knopf Publishing

    List Price: $24.95

    Rating: two out of five bookworms


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  • Fort Duffield Labor Day event brings in Blue and Gray



    On a sun-dappled hillside overlooking the Ohio River, visitors to the Fort Duffield Labor Day Living History program Monday learned not only about a small boy who ran away to join Union troops at the fort — but also a little about local trees.

    Fitting, considering the West Point property is both a historical site and features more than 10 miles of nature trails.

  • Berry proposes keeping tax rate stable



    Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry, will recommend Hardin Fiscal Court hold the county’s real estate property tax rate at the compensating rate this year, he said Friday.

    County officials are expected to address 2011 tax rates today.

    The compensating rate is defined by the state as the rate that will produce the same level of revenue as the year before, excluding new property added in the past year.

  • Sept 6, 2010: Obituaries

    Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Escobedo

    Elizabeth “Liz” Escobedo, 54, of Lexington, passed away Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at the Markey Cancer Center.

    She was born in Harlingen, Texas, and was the daughter of Natividad and the late Ercilia Rios Escobedo. She was a devoted employee of the Markey Cancer Center/University of Kentucky Health Care. She was a beloved mother, daughter, sister and friend.

  • Sept. 6: Services

    Oedis Earl Dennis, 89, of Lebanon Junction, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Temple Hill Apostolic Church in Boston, Ky., with burial in Lebanon Junction City Cemetery. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the church. Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction is in charge of arrangements.

  • CKAG selects Matthews Artist of the Month


    At the Aug. 16 meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild, Marilyn Matthews was selected by the attendees as Artist of the Month. The theme for August was “recent self-portrait,” and her painting was entitled “Slightly Oblique.” The painting is presently hanging at Cobblers Café in Elizabethtown.

    The next meeting of the CKAG will be at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 20 at Nolin RECC building on Ring Road. Visitors are always welcome.

  • Macaulay-Brangers


    Mary Macaulay of Elizabethtown and Ross and Terri Macaulay of Louisville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stacy Rae Macaulay, to Kevin Michael Brangers, son of George and Mary Ann Brangers of Rineyville.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and a 2010 graduate of Volunteer State with an associate’s degree in applied science and a dental assistant certificate. She will pursue a dental assistant job in Tennessee.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: West Jessamine slips past E'town, 2-1 (09/05)

    The News-Enterprise Visiting West Jessamine scored two goals in the second half to rally to a 2-1 win over No. 10 Elizabethtown on Saturday. No. 5 West Jessamine scored the game-winner with 3 minutes left after tying the game in the first 10 minutes of the second half to extend the Lady Panthers’ winless streak to three games. Junior striker Tara Gilpin put Elizabeth