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  • ECTC: Pomp and celebration for record numbers

    The date of Linda Gott’s college graduation was pretty convenient for her mother, Angela Gott. Angela just happened to be walking the line at the same time.

  • Burke deliberations begin

    By Benjamin Joubert
    For The News-Enterprise
    FORT CAMPBELL — After calling just one witness, defense attorneys for Brent Burke, accused of killing his estranged wife and her former mother-in-law in Rineyville in 2007, rested their case Monday morning.

    The case is being tried at Fort Campbell where Burke was stationed at the time of the shooting deaths.

    William Carter, private defense attorney, called to the stand a Kentucky State Police detective who interviewed the Burke children three times about the homicides.

  • Injury in Radcliff wreck
  • LaRue County constable arrested

    Kentucky State Police troopers arrested a LaRue County constable Monday after the man attempted to flee from them, KSP spokesman Trooper Norman Chaffins said.

    Troopers went to the Hodgenville home of  Jeffrey W. Metcalf, 40, around 1 p.m. Monday with a Hardin County arrest warrant charging Metcalf with theft by deception related to bad checks.

    Meltcalf's girlfriend met troopers at the door. 

  • One Knox asks Radcliff council to remain funding partner

    One Knox officials on Monday asked Radcliff City Council to continue funding the agency in the 2012-13 fiscal year, the final year of a federal grant which has been drastically slashed.

    Executive Director Brad Richardson argued the merits of One Knox’s relevance just months after the council reluctantly agreed to continue its funding for the agency through the current fiscal year. Some council members had pushed for a discontinuation of the money, which was allocated at roughly $12,000 for the year.

  • Photos: Stretching the Ring
  • Munfordville minister recommended for SBC executive committee

    A Hart County minister has been nominated to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee.

    In a list of hundreds of recommendations for various roles, the 2012 SBC Committee on Nominations selected John E. Smith, pastor of Munfordville Baptist Church, for its top decision-making body.

    Smith replaces Scott F. Kilgore of Bowling Green, who declined to serve a second term. If approved, Smith’s term would continue until 2016.

  • Burkes’ sons testify in trial

    By Benjamin Joubert
    For the News Enterprise

    The first time Brent and Tracy Burke’s oldest son testified in a Hardin County court he was 9 years old. Saturday morning, now four years older, he told a jury at Burke’s court martial in Fort Campbell that he never saw the face of the man who killed Karen Comer and Tracy Burke. He knew the shooter was his father, Brent Burke, because of his voice, he testified.

  • A rough road to graduation

    Tony Adkins isn’t sure how he will feel when he walks tonight among an expected 218 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College graduates.

    He anticipates his emotions will be a combination of pride, relief and a sense of accomplishment.

    Like many graduates, it will be one journey ended and another set to begin. For Adkins, 37, a married father of two, the road to graduation has been an eventful path.

  • Needham stepping down as governor’s military liaison

    After decades of government service, retired Col. Mark Needham is moving to the private sector.

    Needham, special assistant to the governor on BRAC and executive director of the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs, is stepping down from both roles in June, Gov. Steve Beshear confirmed last week.

    Beshear said he has met with Needham about the decision and his departure will be deeply felt.