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  • ETCB wants alcohol allowed for wakeboard tour closing

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Alcohol is back on the agenda as city officials are discussing the possibility of relaxing its alcohol intolerance policy at Freeman Lake Park in limited instances. The issue resurfaced again Monday when Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau officials approached the council asking for an exemption to the policy to al

  • Theater enthusiast killed in crash

    By JEFF D'ALESSIO and BOB WHITE jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com  bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com HOWEVALLEY – A head-on collision on Ky. 86 early Tuesday afternoon took the life of former Elizabethtown business owner and community theatre and arts enthusiast Bruce Caldera. He was 53. According to Hardin County’s Chief Deputy Coroner Ken Spangenberger, t

  • Rep. Guthrie visits Iraq



    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, who returned from Iraq on Tuesday, offered a generally positive assessment of developments in the war-torn country.

    The mission is going well and morale is high among troops he met while on a tour with an armed forces subcommittee.

    Guthrie, who represents Hardin County in Congress, also was briefed by generals and met with the mayor of Radcliff’s son, Army Maj. Erik Enyart.

    This was the first time the Republican from Bowling Green had visited the country.

  • ECTCs newest provost is ready to listen



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The new provost at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is ready to hear the community and faculty on what they’d like to see happen at the college.

    Cynthia Cone took over the job of provost and chief academic officer of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in September, after the previous provost, Linda Thomas-Glover, left at the end of last semester.

  • Local poet publishes faith-inspired books

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    VINE GROVE — Marie Eubank Turner, 85, has decided it's time.

    After a lifetime of writing and saving her poetry, she recently published two books full of faith-inspired poems she hopes will be read and heeded.

    The former Fort Knox teacher and nurse said she felt she needed to do something with the poems that have been collecting over her 85 years.

    "I have stacks of notebooks of poems," she said. "I feel like there's a message there that people need to hear."

  • Invictus: One of Eastwoods best

    Invictus Release date: Dec. 11 Rated PG-13 for brief strong language. Runtime: 134 minutes Rating: four and a half take slates out of five.



  • Holiday Song and Recipe Book 2009

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  • The Art of Performance: Performing under pressure

    The ability to stay in control mentally and physically under pressure is a high-level performance skill. This often means maintaining situational awareness so you make decisions that are most useful to you and your team in the moment.

    I have had the opportunity to see professional athletes work at developing this skill in a close environment.

  • HMH tightens smoking restrictions


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    HARDIN COUNTY — Smoking restrictions just got a little tighter at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    HMH already prohibits smoking in and around the main hospital and its off-site facilities, but hospital trustees on Tuesday voted to amend the current policy and ban smoking in vehicles on hospital property unless the vehicle is arriving at or leaving the hospital.

    HMH president and CEO David Gray said he expects violations, but this measure falls in line with improvement recommendations the hospital has received.

  • Living in the right key