Today's News

  • Sept. 29, 2010 editorial: Pro bono lawmaking doesn't address ills

    Like many political gestures, Republican lawmakers struck on an empty concept last week in proposing a state law to bar themselves from getting paid for working extra days if the General Assembly again fails to pass a budget.

  • Where They're Playing


    Concert may include admission even if not listed.   Sept. 30

    CHAZ MCKINNEY will perform at Texas Outlaw, 220 Commerce Drive, Elizabethtown, at 7:30 p.m. POC: chazmckinneymusic@hotmail.com.   Oct. 2

    SOUR WHISKEY will perform at O’Connor’s Irish Pub, 3875 Brandenburg Road, Brandenburg, 7:30 p.m.(270) 422-5242.   Oct. 7

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  • Bluegrass Festival back for 11th year


    The News-Enterprise

    It’s time to dig out your dobro and brush off your banjo as the 11th Annual Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival returns once again to Vine Grove Optimist Park.

    Tonight through Saturday, bluegrass bands from this area and across the region will take turns on stage, filling the air with the sound that sings Kentucky in what looks to be one of the biggest festivals to date.

  • Sept. 29, 2010, services

    Betty Drane Robinson Allgood, 71, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: LaRue County tops John Hardin (09/30)


  • A Dash of Class: Our dog, Sandy

    In the past four years, I have written about almost everyone in my family: my husband, Mike, my son, Joe, my mom and my dad, and even my Aunt Berta, my mom’s only sister.

    There is just one member left: our dog Sandy.

    Sandy is our Marley. Those of you who have read "Marley and Me" or seen the movie understand what I mean.

  • Louisville attractions offer free admission Saturday


    The News-Enterprise

    A number of Louisville attractions will offer free admission to special ticket holders Saturday as part of Museum Day, a national event sponsored by the Smithsonian.

    The Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, the Frazier International History Museum and the Speed Art Museum in Louisville are among those that will join participating museums nationwide in opening their doors free of charge to visitors who download the Museum Day Ticket from www.Smithsonian.com.

  • Sept. 29, 2010, Obituaries

    Russell Brooks

    Russell Brooks, 92, of Buffalo, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

     Arrangements are incomplete at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville.

    Retired Sgt. Maj. Richard Allen ‘Red’ Herman

    Retired Sgt. Maj. Richard Allen “Red” Herman, 57, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at his residence. 

  • Texas man dies from wreck injuries

    The News-Enterprise

    HARDIN COUNTY — An 86-year-old Texas man after he was injured in a crash near Sonora last week.

    Herbert Richter Jr. of Houston, Texas, died Tuesday after being transported to University Hospital in Louisville from Hardin Memorial Hospital on Thursday for further treatment. He was pronounced dead by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.