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  • Oct. 25, 2010: Obituaries

     Irving Michael Kimmel

    Irving Michael Kimmel, 81, of Hudson, Fla., formerly of Elizabethtown, died Monday, Oct. 18, 2010.

    He served in the Army for eight years and worked for the Amor and Engineer Board in Fort Knox for 30 years. He was proprietor of Colonial Motel and E-town Photography, an active member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and diving instructor for the Bluegrass Scuba Association.

    Survivors include two sons, David Kimmel and Daniel Kimmel; a daughter, Benita Grimm; and six grandchildren.  

  • RISING VOICES: Point/Counterpoint


    Dating is stressful enough for most teenagers, so why make things more complicated by limiting ourselves to whom we can date based solely on age?

    In today’s society there is nothing unacceptable about girls dating younger guys.

    “I think it’s perfectly fine for girls to date younger guys," said Logan Hartlage, a senior at Elizabethtown High School. "If two people like each other, it shouldn’t matter if one person is older, whether it is the boy or the girl.”

  • Motorist injured in I-65 accident
  • Oct. 24 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Sherry L. Ball (1967). Failure of owner to maintain required insurance. Total $194.

    Danny Owen Dillard (1962). Speeding 10 mph over. Total $164.

    Carroll Sleet Garvey Jr. (1979). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $245.

  • Buggeland returned to E’town

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com Detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 4 drove to Adamsville, Tenn., and back to Elizabethtown Monday to return a man charged with killing his parents in September. After 12 hours on the road, police arrived at the Hardin County Detention Center transporting Erik Buggeland, 35, in an unmarked SUV with darkened windows. Buggeland is the son of r

  • Northup speaks to Elizabethtown Rotary Club

    The speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Oct. 19 was Woody Northup, district governor of Rotary District 6710. Pictured are Northup and Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Cathy Williamson.


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  • Oct. 24 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.


    Jeanette A. Sebring (1936).

  • RISING VOICES: Reality TV -- The good, the bad and the ugly



    "Teen Mom," "Jersey Shore," "Survivor," "The Buried Life," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "American Idol" all have one thing in common: They are among the seemingly innumerable reality shows that plaster TV screens across America daily.

    The shows cover a wide range of topics — from talent competitions to helping people to pure entertainment.

  • 'His world was his family'



    Charlie Kytta loved to hunt, ride four-wheelers, fly planes and spend time with his family.

    "Charlie was a hard worker,'' said his mother, Janet Hancock. "He was not fake or pretentious.''

    It was that character trait, and many others, that endeared him to people.

    "He was just a good-hearted person,” said Sherry Baines, who grew up with Kytta. “He was friendly .... He was a very caring individual.”