Today's News

  • Advocate seeks redo of St. Clair murder case



    Steps of the retrial and resentencing of Oklahoma native Michael Dale St. Clair continued Tuesday in Bullitt Circuit Court, but the only sure thing in the 20-year-old murder and kidnapping cases is that there won’t be a disposition anytime soon.

    St. Clair, who along with a former cellmate caused a murderous nationwide crime spree after escaping from an Oklahoma jail in 1991, has been tried and retried in Hardin County for the 1991 kidnapping of Bardstown resident Frank Brady for more than 15 years.

  • Group to break ground on Veterans Tribute

    Ceremony for veterans tribute is Friday



    A tangible step toward the construction of the Hardin County Veterans Tribute in Elizabethtown will roll out later this week.

    The Hardin County Veterans Tribute board is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony 10 a.m. Friday at Elizabethtown Firehouse No. 3 on Ring Road in Elizabethtown. The fire station sits adjacent to the site of the tribute.

  • Area author makes case for 'true father' of Special Forces

    IF YOU GO: 1st Lt. Mike Guardia, a Brandenburg resident stationed at Fort Knox, will host a book signing for his work “American Guerilla: The Forgotten Heroics of Russell W. Volckmann” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Eclectic musical backgrounds, genres highlight Two Feet High

    MORE INFO: To learn more about Two Feet High, visit their Web site at www.myspace.com/twofeethigh. Two Feet High will perform to benefit Hosparus at a concert and backyard barbecue, which will be held 7 p.m. to midnight Aug. 28 at 223 E. Nalls Road in Elizabethtown. Admission is $5.

  • Radcliff man killed in California

    The News-Enterprise A Radcliff man visiting family in California was found dead Monday morning in Tehama County, Calif. Larry Arthur King, 66, was pronounced dead Monday when deputies found his body slouched in the driver’s seat of a rented red 2008 Dodge Magnum on Saron Fruit Colony Road, according to a story Wednesday in the Contra Costa Times. Deputies announced Tuesday that Ki

  • Cruisin' the museum added to experience

    Cruisin’ the Heartland last weekend brought thousands of car enthusiasts, movie and music lovers and folks just looking for fun to downtown Elizabethtown.

    With more than 900 collector cars on display and people walking elbow to elbow around the Public Square, the atmosphere was like stepping into the past. It reminded me of the Saturday congestion of my youth, as Mom would scurry us through the crowd from the municipal parking lot to Joplin & Lanz or maybe The Louisville Store and almost always spend some time in that retail mecca known as J.J. Newberry’s.

  • Back to school season begins

    In a few short weeks, which will pass more quickly than a principal’s good mood, school will be in session again. The halls will sparkle with newly buffed floors, and the smell of new paint will linger in the air for awhile yet. They will come in with an air of expectation and, perhaps, some trepidation. They will come singly and two by two. Some will come in groups, muttering a

  • A Dash of Class: Muffins!


    Today I am featuring muffin recipes.

    Muffins were named such because they are little foods to warm your fingers, just like “muffs.”

    Most of these recipes are interesting finds from the Internet. For those of you who have a computer and Internet service, recipes are really very easy to locate. In your search box, whether you use Google,Yahoo, Crawler or any other search engine, just type the name of the recipe in the box and you will be amazed at how many recipes by that name will pop up.

  • No more 'Salt' for me, please

    “Salt” Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action. Release date: July 23, 2010 Runtime: 100 minutes Rating: Two out of five take slates    

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