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Today's News

  • Waffle House damaged by fire

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A Wednesday night blaze damaged the Waffle House on North Mulberry Street. The fire, which likely started in a rooftop HVAC unit, did not cause structural damage to the restaurant, according to an Elizabethtown Fire Department news release. No one was injured. Kyle Turner, a Waffle House division manager, sai

  • Spike in welfare fraud cases continues into '10

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – More people were indicted on welfare and benefits fraud charges last year in Hardin County than ever before, but that could change in 2010. If January’s indictment rate continues through 2010, the number of people charged with defrauding state or federal assistance programs could outdo last year’s caseload.

  • Act 1: More about "Big River"

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    One hundred years after Mark Twain first published “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” a musical based on the novel won the Tony Award for Best Musical along with six other Tony Awards.

    “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is a musical with a book by William Hauptman that was first produced in 1984. The Broadway production opened in 1985.

  • Fort Knox flies 75 more logistics experts to Haiti

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    LOUISVILLE – American forces can help Haitian earthquake survivors, but only if the troops are fed, rested and hydrated.

    That key task of sustaining U.S. troops deployed to Haiti is now in the experienced hands of a specialized logistical unit recently assigned to Fort Knox.

    Just before sundown Wednesday, about 75 logistical experts from the 3rd Sustainment Command, armed with six months worth of basic necessities, left Louisville’s Standiford Field on a three-hour flight to Haiti.

  • Vine Grove's train whistler passes away

    By JEFF D'ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com VINE GROVE — Bluegrass music won’t be the same in Vine Grove without Roscoe Byrd and his train whistle. “His claim to fame was his train whistle,’’ said Diane Caswell, his daughter. “He loved to do that and people loved to hear it.’’ Byrd, who suffered a stroke in mid-December, died We

  • Kelley-Jamriska

    ERIN ALYS KELLEY AND SANTIAGO ANDRES JAMRISKA

    Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. Kelley of Radcliff announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Alys Kelley, to Santiago Andres Jamriska, son of Mr. and Mrs. Patricio Jamriska of Quito, Ecuador.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of North Hardin Christian School in Radcliff. She attends Northern Kentucky University where she is earning a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and international studies.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: John Hardin cruises to win (02/04)

    The News-Enterprise FORT KNOX — Freshman center Michelle Montgomery scored 19 points off the bench to lead the visiting John Hardin Lady Bulldogs to a 61-31 win over 17th District rival Fort Knox on Wednesday. Montgomery also had nine rebounds and two steals, while junior center Chantler Jernigan scored eight points. Junior post Jordan Cofer chipped in with seven poi

  • PREP WRESTLING: John Hardin's Murphy is better prepared for success (02/04)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — A loss in the state finals last year has left a bad taste in Jordan Murphy’s mouth. Murphy steamrolled his way into the finals, winning his first-round match by major decision and his second-round bout by pin. He won his quarterfinal and semifinal matches by decision. And then he ran into Union County

  • KENTUCKY BASKETBALL OPINION: Patterson continues to make strides (02/03)

    LEXINGTON – When Mississippi coach Andy Kennedy met with the media following his team’s 85-75 loss to the fourth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats on Tuesday night at Rupp Arena, he was running down a list of what makes Kentucky so difficult to defend.

    Kennedy talked about “special” freshman guard John Wall, who scored 17 points and dished out seven assists.

  • Jan. 3, 2010: Obituaries

    Floyd L. Buckles

    Floyd L. Buckles, 75, of Elizabethtown, passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, at Thompson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

    He was a native of Cecilia and was a salesman. He was a member of the VFW in Frankfort.

    Floyd was preceded in death by his parents, Roderick and Generose Gore Buckles; and a daughter, Jennifer Lee Buckles.