Today's News

  • Man clings to life after triple fatal crash



    WEST POINT – An Ekron man could face charges relating to a speed and alcohol-related crash Sunday morning that killed three of his friends, but only if he lives.

    The driver, 21-year-old Nathan A. King, was listed Monday in critical condition at University Hospital’s surgical unit of ICU.

  • Feb. 21 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Candace Nicole Siagatonu, 23, Elizabethtown, and Terrance Jake Apatang, 23, Fort Riley, Kan.

    Meagan Nicole Campbell, 19, Taylorsville, and Daniel Lee Lewis, 24, Manchester, Tenn.

    Amy Marie Foster, 23, Lowville, N.Y., and Shawn Michael Raymond, 26, Fort Knox.

    Melissa Anne Mullins, 30, and Richard Keith Thomas II, 29, both of Buffalo.

    April Dawn Woods, 20, and Joshua Lynn Mills, 22, both of Radcliff.

  • Sylvesters, as in Stallone and the Tweety cartoon



    ELIZABETHTOWN — One fall morning 25 years ago, county officials unintentionally breathed life into half of the phrase: “It’s raining cats and dogs.”

    See, a flock of pigeons decided to roost on the county courthouse roof.

    “You were lucky if you got to work without getting pooped on,” said Sue Wise, who was deputy judge-executive at the time. “They were making such a nasty mess downtown.”

  • March 1, 2010: Obituaries

    Carter Ray Manning

    Carter Ray Manning, infant son of Tonya Marie Albro and James Jackson “J.J.” Manning, of Hodgenville, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

    He was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandparents, Daniel and Linda Tusch and Franklin Albro; and his paternal great-grandfather, Raymond Lee Skaggs.

  • Feb. 21 DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.

    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.


    Homer W. Parten (1929).

    DUI, BAC 0.12.

  • Feb. 28, 2010: Obituaries

    Janet Pottinger Bee

    Janet Pottinger Bee, 68, of Boston, Ky., died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

    She was the former Janet Lee Pottinger. She was a retired director of nursing for the Nelson County Health Department in Bardstown after 28 years. She was also a former member of the Foster Review Board in Nelson County. She was a former parish council member for St. Benedict Catholic Church, where she was a member.

  • March 1, 2010: Services

     Janet Pottinger Bee, 68, of Boston, Ky., died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010. The funeral is at 10 a.m. today at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Lebanon Junction with burial in Lebanon Junction City Cemetery. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction.

    Elizabeth Bragg, 89, of Vine Grove, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010. The Mass of Christian burial is at 11 a.m. today at St. Brigid Catholic Church in Vine Grove with burial in St. Brigid Cemetery. Visitation continues at 10 a.m. today at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove.

  • E-town Throwdown to return in July

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — E-town Throwdown is returning this summer, but it will be operating in a reduced capacity. Elizabethtown City Council on Monday voted unanimously to allow the event’s organizers to use Freeman Lake Park on July 10. Organizers had originally asked for July 10 and 11, but Ed Sorace, an event organizer, told the co

  • Feb. 19 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

    United Fidelity v. Perry O. Boswell, Principal Court, Radcliff. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $12,046.47 plus interest.

  • Next stop: Fort Benning, Ga.



    FORT KNOX — A column of armor rolled out of this Army post Monday.

    But since some of the vehicles lack engines or have bullet holes or otherwise beat up bodies, the line of tanks and armored personnel carriers didn’t seem as imposing as they surely did 60 or 70 years ago.

    They are the first large armor pieces — out of more than 200 — moving from the Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor’s collection to Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the post’s transformation.