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Today's News

  • Magistrate mania drawing a crowd

    THE RACE IS ON

    MAGISTRATE-DISTRICT 1

    Jerry Brown-Democrat

    Curtis Brunson-Democrat

    MAGISTRATE-DISTRICT 2

    Douglas H. Goodman-Democrat

    Jacob Pearman-Republican

    Michael L. Stamper-Republican

    MAGISTRATE-DISTRICT 3

    Abe B. Addams-Republican

    Brent Goodin-Republican

    Lisa Williams-Republican

    Phillip Crady-Democrat

    Bob Hicks-Democrat

    MAGISTRATE-DISTRICT 4

  • Civil rights mature for new generation

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – As the crowd welcomed civil rights speaker Avon William Rollins, Sr. to a podium with grand applause, a mime who preceded him wiped hard to remove white paint from his dark face before the large restroom mirror.

    The crowd listened intently as the wise man, grayed by years, spoke from his heart about his living through history when mixing with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcom X during their stands for civil rights.

  • E'town residents saved by alarm

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com 

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Elizabethtown Fire Safety Officer Rusty Todd said a smoke alarm saved the lives of Poplar Street residents involved in a Sunday morning house fire.

    Firefighters responded to the 1:39 a.m. blaze to find smoke pouring from a bathroom at 315 E. Poplar St.

    The fire, caused by an extension cord powering a space heater overheating and igniting a rug placed over it, was quickly extinguished.

  • Rineyville teen fatally struck on Ky. 1600

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    RINEYVILLE — A Good Samaritan’s offer of a ride to a pedestrian late Friday ended with a teen’s death.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 Trooper Terry Whittaker said 19-year-old Colen D. Casey III was on Ky. 1600 headed to a friend’s house when a motorist stopped to offer him a ride.

  • Knox logistics experts to support Haitian relief

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    FORT KNOX – Logistical experts who in August returned to Fort Knox from Iraq again have been deployed to warmer climates, this time in support of Haiti earthquake relief efforts.

    Army Maj. Paul Hayes of the 3rd Sustainment Command confirmed Monday the deployment of three Fort Knox-based expeditionary teams to commands in the southeastern United States working to help survivors of last week’s temblor.

  • Grayson County returns Commandments to courthouse

    By Ben Sheroan

    bsheroan@thenewsenterprise.com

    LEITCHFIELD — With speeches honoring history and heaven, Grayson County officials crowded into the courthouse Monday to return a copy of the Ten Commandments to a frame left vacant for nearly nine years.

  • DAV Chapter 003 Elizabethtown Recognizes Volunteers

    Disabled American Veterans Chapter 003 of Elizabethtown recently held a breakfast at Golden Corral restaurant to recognize members for their volunteer work during the 2009 Forget-Me-Not fundraiser.

     

  • Club holds annual Christmas dinner and auction

     

    The Radcliff Woman’s Club Dec. 14 meeting consisted primarily of its annual Christmas dinner and auction.

  • Reinheimer trains Iraqi Soldiers

    SGT. ANDREW REINHEIMER

    Sgt. Andrew Reinheimer, a Stinger missle operator from Radcliff recently praised the performance of Soldiers from the 6th Iraqi Army Division's Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconaissance team after a squad movement drill at Forward Operating Base Constitution at Fort Knox on Dec. 10. Reinheimer and other Soldiers from E Battery, 3rd Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Brigade are training the IA soldiers on Army battle drills during a two week course here as part of a Military Transition Team.

     

  • Stories from the Heartland: Six degrees of bacon

    STORIES FROM THE HEARTLAND

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – In a world where some rapper might grab your mic and dis you during an acceptance speech, what’s a better way to sooth frayed nerves than with a down-home meal?