Today's News

  • June 14: Services


  • Police, policies and pursuits



    When a car crashes while fleeing and evading police in Hollywood, metal screeches against metal, a bad guy is consumed in explosive flames and film audiences are entertained. When a fleeing driver crashes in Hardin County, metal still screeches but the bad guy does not face risk alone; he shares it with officers on his tail, other motorists and property.

  • June 14, 2010: Obituaries

    Mary Rose Jackson Dawson Mary Rose Jackson Dawson, 73, of New Haven, passed away Saturday, June 12, 2010, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville. She was born on April 20, 1937, in Lyons Station. She was a graduate of LaRue County High School. She was a member of Rolling Fork Christian Church in Lyons Station and retired from Bardstown Manufacturing and child care se

  • June 6 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Justin A. Edwards (1990). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $245.

    Nina A. Dale (1990). Disregarding stop sign; state traffic school. Total $164.

    Darrell Wayne Jenkins Jr. (1974). Speeding 15 mph over; state traffic school. Total $174.

  • Happy birthday U.S. Army



    Birthday cake was served Monday in the Fort Knox Leaders’ Club, but with the number of years being celebrated, candles wisely were not used.

    The Association of the United States Army hosted a 235th birthday celebration for the U.S. Army. Flag Day is celebrated as the day of the Army’s creation.

    Along with a keynote speech from Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley, the Audie Murphy Club gave a presentation of Army history.

  • Once neglected, veterans’ remains to be interred today



    After years of sitting in storage, the cremated remains of more than 30 veterans — from World War I to the Korean War — will be interred today at a Radcliff cemetery.

    While the story of these remains had been one of neglect, that certainly isn’t the case now.

    A military burial and service is expected to include a major procession, a flyover and a large crowd at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central.

  • Bringing your work(outs) home

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com At-home fitness can conjure the image of musty Jane Fonda VHS tapes, but a business new to the area could re-work the home workout. Kim Brockway has begun working as an in-home personal trainer, calling her business Renewal Fitness. Brockway is new to Hardin County and is starting the in-home business after previously being a pers

  • Historic service honors abandoned veterans' remains



    After Lisa Hutchings’ father died more than 20 years ago, she assumed the Korean War veteran’s cremated remains were interred for good.

    Then about two months ago she received a phone call: Somebody had found the remains.

    “I didn’t know they were lost,” she said.

    The veteran — along with more than 30 others and some of their wives — received a military burial and service Monday at a Radcliff cemetery. Their ashes had sat neglected for years.

  • June 15, 2010: Our readers write

    Vets always should be accounted for

    An analysis of information regarding remains of the 32 World War I, World War II and Korean War veterans, along with nine spouses discovered by the Missing In America Project, raises many questions that need answering.

  • June 6 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Jonathan Hurt, 25, and Lori Krawczyk, 23, both of Radcliff. Married nine months.

    Kit Prescott, 31, Central City, and Tamara M. Minter, 30, Radcliff. Married six years.

    Joseph Spinale Jr., 63, Radcliff, and Marta J. Anderson, 55, Westminster, Calif. Married 16 years.

    William E. Smith, 31, Leitchfield, and Crystal M. McCormick, 28, Clarkson. Married five years.

    Joseph C. Meischke Jr., 36, and Karen D. Haydon, 34, both of Elizabethtown. Married 13 years.