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Today's News

  • Oct. 7, 2010: Services

    James Guy ‘Jig’ Benningfield, 76, of Hodgenville, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. The funeral is at 3 p.m. today at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial in Old Mount Sherman Cemetery. Visitation continues at 10 a.m. today at the funeral home.

    Allen Edward Cupp, 33, of St. Cloud, Fla., died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010. A memorial service is at 3 p.m. Saturday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove. Visitation begins at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

  • Oct. 7, 2010 editorial: Celebration succeeds despite dealing with facility's limits

    By all indications, the recent Central Kentucky Celebration at Central Hardin High School was a tremendous success. The Celebration was one of the largest faith-based events to take place in the area and attracted thousands of visitors to Elizabethtown over four days last week.

    An undertaking of that magnitude requires careful planning, coordination and a corps of volunteers who labor behind the scenes. Celebration’s planners deserve praise, as do those who gave of their time and talents to ensure its success.

  • Bazaar to assist veterans

    By JEFF D'ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    A craft bazaar Saturday will go a long way to helping veterans in need, said the event organizer.

    Patty Heath said the annual craft bazaar at the American Legion post on Ring Road has had strong attendance in the past and she expects a good crowd this year.

    "We had a hundred, maybe 200 people come to it,'' she said. "We've done pretty good in the past.''

  • Local woman wrangles horses in 'Secretariat'

     “Secretariat” opens today and shows at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at the Movie Palace in Elizabethtown and 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Showtime Cinemas in Radcliff. It is rated PG for brief mild language. 

     

    Vine Grove resident Greg Campbell had three extra roles in “Secretariat.”

  • Closure in death case hinges on test results

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    Before investigators declare the fatal Aug. 29 shooting of a Radcliff divorcee an act of suicide, homicide or something else, results from gunshot residue swabs and other forensic tests must be made available.

    Radcliff police found recently-divorced Idella Pitts, 49, still alive but dying in a running car parked in her Scenic Drive garage at about 10 a.m. that Sunday.

    Suffering from a gunshot to the head, Pitts was flown to a Louisville trauma unit.

  • Photo: We have the foggiest
  • Oct. 8, 2010: Our readers write

    Who is Carl Lay

    Jimmie Lee is looking to another trip to Frankfort, but there’s a problem on the horizon. A newcomer has come to challenge him for a seat that belongs to the people of the 25th District.

  • Oct. 7, 2010: Obituaries

    Herman Bishop

    Herman Bishop, 64, of Hodgenville, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    Survivors include a daughter, Christina Creason; a son, Cody Goosey; his companion, Patricia Ann Sheroon; and four stepchildren, Judy Marie McKinney, James Michael Vittitoe, Sonny Alvin Vittitoe and Amanda Carol Hutcherson.

    The funeral is at noon today at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville.

    Visitation begins at 9:30 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • Vine Grove Chamber presents Rose with plaque

     

      Vine Grove Chamber of Commerce President James Chism recently presented September’s guest speaker Tony Rose with a plaque. Rose, a 9-11 survivor at the Pentagon, talked about his experiences on that fateful day.  The next Vine Grove Chamber luncheon is at noon, Oct. 12, at City Hall with a fall decorations auction.

  • HMH Auxiliary has September meeting

     

       The Hardin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary membership meeting was Sept. 27 with President Ruth Ellen Stanley presiding. Dr. Allison Cardin gave a brief lecture on robotic surgery. This past year the auxiliary has donated approximately $65,000 to the hospital for equipment, scholarships and other needs. The volunteers of the auxiliary have donated 36,355 hours in order to make this possible.