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Today's News

  • Aug. 5, 2010: Services

    Lucy Edna Heath, 93, of Florence, formerly of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, July 31, 2010. The service is at 1p.m. today at Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial to follow in Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home.

    Mary Elizabeth Deavers, 65, of Lebanon Junction, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2010. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction with burial in Lebanon Junction City Cemetery. Visitation continues at 10 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • Cleanup to close I-65 inbound at parkway

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN " The inbound lane of southbound Interstate 65 will close at the 93 mile-point Wednesday for an environmental cleanup, according to a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 4 news release issued Monday afternoon. According to District 4 spokesman Mark Brown, the far left lane of I-65 near the Martha Layne Collins Blue Grass Parkway exit will b

  • Former bookkeeper faces more charges in dental office theft

    By LINDA IRELAND

    Landmark News Service

    Additional charges have been filed against an Elizabethtown woman accused of taking more than $17,000 while working as a bookkeeper for a Hodgenville dentist.

    Jennifer Rose Priddy, 30, a former employee of Dr. Douglas L. Baumgardner, was indicted by a LaRue County grand jury in January on one count of theft by unlawful taking.

  • Deputy commander will be promoted

    The News-Enterprise

    Col. Victor Petrenko, deputy commander for Army Accessions Command and Fort Knox, will be promoted to brigadier general during a ceremony at 4:30 p.m. today, the Public Affairs Office announced Thursday.

    A 27-year career officer, he has served with Accessions Command since June 2009. His previous assignment was chief of staff for the U.S. Army Field Artillery Center at Fort Sill, Okla. He held two brigade-level commands, both as the 82nd Airborne Division Artillery Commanders and the 4th Brigade Combat Team at Fort Bragg, NC.

  • Rineyville roundabout should be done this month

    The News-Enterprise

    A roundabout designed to simplify traffic flow at the intersection of Ky. 1600 and Ky. 220 in Rineyville could be complete by late August, according to Transportation Cabinet engineers.

    Construction, which required closure and detour of Ky. 220, began in June.

  • Willmoth vying for fourth term

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Mayor David Willmoth Jr. filed for re-election Thursday, officially launching his campaign for a fourth four-year term.

    Willmoth, 69, said too much work is left unfinished to walk away now.

  • GOLF: Clements tied for fifth heading into final round of Ky Open (08/05)

     

  • Elvis and Meat Loaf back for more

    The News Enterprise  Elvis and Meat Loaf return for yet another round when they take the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Historic State Theater.

    If “it’s all coming back to you now” you’ll remember the tribute-performing Perkins brothers, who bring these two rock stars and many other past and present favorites to life.

  • Comics on Duty

     The News-Enterprise

  • Conway stumps in E'town

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    U.S. Senate candidates Jack Conway and Rand Paul are locked in a nationally scrutinized political dogfight to replace outgoing Sen. Jim Bunning, but Conway on Wednesday said the race is bigger than either man.

    “It’s not about me. It’s not about Rand Paul,” Conway told a crowded room of veterans, state and local officials at the American Legion Post 113 on Ring Road in Elizabethtown during a campaign stop. “It’s not about some movement. It’s about you.”