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Today's News

  • Aug. 10, 2010: Obituaries

    Silas Dayton Brawner

    Silas Dayton Brawner, 3, loving son of William and Ashley Eggen Brawner of Elizabethtown, died Saturday Aug. 7, 2010, at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, as a result of a car accident.

    He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, James Cecil Brawner.   

  • Aug. 25, 2010, obituaries

    Thomas B. Ashley

    Thomas B. Ashley, 88, of Johnson City, Tenn., formerly of Elizabethtown, passed away Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at Appalachian Christian Village.

     Mr. Ashley was the son of the late Rev. Earl and Cordila Wesley Ashley. In addition to his parents, Mr. Ashley was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Gladys Ashley; a daughter, Wanda Goldsmith; two sisters, Grace Manley and Lula Hatcher; a brother, John Ashley; and a grandson, David Kirk.

  • Aug. 23, 2010: Obituaries

    Margaret Wray ‘Peggy’ Corbett

    Margaret Wray “Peggy” Corbett, 76, of Holy Cross, died Sunday, August 22, 2010, at her residence

    She is survived by her husband of 58 years, William Wallace Corbett, Jr.; three daughters, Wahseka Elliott (Bobby), Nona Bukszar (Bruce) and Nancy Harper (Mark); and three sons, Mike Corbett (Doretha), Wallace Corbett (Diane) and Doug Corbett (Jane).

  • Sept. 12, 2010: Obituaries

    Isaiah Marcus Alonso

    Isaiah Marcus Alonso, 6, of Radcliff, passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

    He was a student at Radcliff Elementary School.

    He is survived by his parents, Vincent and Cheryl Alonso; a sister, Natasha Jones; three brothers, Nicholas Jones, Vincent Alonso III and Robert T. Alonso; and his grandparents, Esmaralda Alonso, Vincent Alonso Sr. and Delma and Ken White.

  • What Is Newspaper In Education?

    Newspaper In Education (NIE) is a cooperative effort between schools and The News-Enterprise to promote the use of newspapers as an educational resource. NIE provides schools with the newspaper at no cost to teachers or schools.

  • Walker crosses century mark

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Centenarian Mary Walker was not lacking birthday plans this year.

    Fresh from a 100th birthday party with her family earlier in the week, Walker received another celebration Sunday from her fellow parishioners at St James Catholic Church. She turned 100 on Sept. 8.

    Walker has been a staple at St. James for decades through her commitment to the church and her vocation as a lunch lady at St. James School.

  • Aug. 26, 2010: Obituary

    Kathleen Lynn Norton, 53

    Kathleen Lynn Norton

    Kathleen Lynn Norton, 53, of Hodgenville, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    She is survived by her partner, Paula Hillebrand of Hodgenville; her mother, Donna M. Breslin of Bloomfield, N.M.; two sisters, Karen R. Breslin of Elizabeth, Colo., and Lenette DiPietra of Westminster, Colo.; a half brother, William Norton III of Louisville; and a half sister, Rebecca Thornberry Weyer of Louisville.

  • Aug. 20, 2010, obituaries

    Marie T. Dugan

    On Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, Marie T. Dugan obtained the title of “Angel” after passing away at her residence.

    She was a native of Bardstown and was the former Marie Thompson. She worked as a desk clerk for My Old Kentucky Home Motel for 23 years and worked as a hostess for Talbott Tavern, Brown Hotel and Seelbach Hotel dining rooms.

    She was preceded in death by her daughter, Beverly Dugan; her son, Ron Dugan; her parents, Ernest and Laura Baker Thompson; and several brothers and sisters.

  • Sept. 1, 2010: Obituaries

     Billy Elton Barnes

    Billy Elton Barnes, 78, of Brandenburg, died Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    He was a native of Jefferson County, served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of Bethesda Ministries. He was an interior decorator.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Edna Mae Sadler and Marion Russell Barnes Sr.; two brothers, Marion Russell Barnes Jr. and Donnie Barnes; a sister, Lillie Mae Love; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.

  • Aug. 13, 2010, Obituaries

    Hazel Coomes Bowman

    Hazel Coomes Bowman, 80, of Boston, Ky., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

    She was a member of Boston Christian Church in Boston, Ky. She was born June 28, 1930, in Samuels. She was a homemaker, loving mother, sister and aunt who loved her family deeply.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Bowman; her father, Augustine Coomes; and her mother, Mamie Snellen Coomes.