Today's News

  • Suppliers for lavish home ask judge to force payment




    ELIZABETHTOWN – Two of a dozen businesses that in March filed $1 million worth of liens against a luxury home are turning to 9th Circuit Court for help.

    Court records show Village Green Landscaping filed a civil complaint against Wayne and Crystal Ireland, and contractor Jay Hosay Custom Homes LLC, for what is described as debts owed since fall 2008 for exterior work performed at the 220 Anniston Way home.

  • Club presents donation to Warm Blessings


    Diane Pankninm, left, treasurer for Warm Blessings Meal Kitchen, receives a donation of $250 from the Duplicate Bridge Club, presented by club member Judy Bishop. The club, which has membership from several counties in the region and meets at Paula’s Hot Biscuits in Hodgenville, has been making contributions to various groups and charities for the past 10 years. 

  • Chaney-Bolin



    James and Joan Chaney of Big Clifty announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lindsey Rachelle Chaney, to Darrel Anthony Bolin of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Juanita Higdon of Big Clifty, Ray and Evelyn Tackett of Louisville and the late Hurley Higdon. She is a 2002 graduate of Grayson County High School and a 2007 graduate of Western Kentucky University. She is employed by the state.

  • Plan would restore prosecutor's funding



    FRANKFORT – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s proposal to increase spending for prosecution next year could help, but Commonwealth’s Attorney Chris Shaw says it won’t save rocket docket from the chopping block.

    As have other Kentucky prosecutors in more than 100 districts and circuits, the state prosecutor based in Elizabethtown has dealt with furloughs and budget cuts this year.

  • McKendree University holds off on tuition hikes



    RADCLIFF — McKendree University students will hand over the same amount of money next year as this year for schooling.

    McKendree University is keeping students’ costs at $260 per undergraduate credit hour and $350 per graduate credit hour.

    There were several reasons the university’s Board of Trustees decided to forego a tuition spike, said Jennifer Atkisson, director of admissions and corporate learning.

  • New Feature


    If the complex, fast-changing state of the economy has you worried about your personal finances, a panel of local experts will answer your questions beginning in the Sunday, May 24 edition of The News-Enterprise, and every Sunday thereafter.

  • May 29, 2009: Obituaries

    Goldie Druen Burba Goldie Druen Burba, 88, of Hodgenville, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at Kensington Manor Nursing Home in Elizabethtown. She was a homemaker, a member of Barren Run Baptist Church and a member of the LaRue County Homemakers. She enjoyed gardening and ceramics. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Thomas Burba Sr.; her parents, Leslie and

  • June 5, 2009: Services

     Jimmy Wayne Carroll, 45, of Bardstown, died Wednesday, June 3, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Kappel Funeral Home in Boston, Ky., with burial in Little Brick Cemetery in Boston, Ky. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

    Linda Lessmann, 56, of Radcliff, died Saturday, May 30, 2009. A memorial service is at 7 p.m. Monday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove. Visitation begins at 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

  • June 7: Services


  • June 4, 2009: Obituaries

    Jimmy Wayne Carroll

    Jimmy Wayne Carroll, 45, of Bardstown, died Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at University of Louisville Hospital.

    Survivors include his mother, Mona Frances Green of Bardstown.

    The funeral is at 2 p.m. Friday at Kappel Funeral Home in Boston, Ky., with burial in Little Brick Cemetery in Boston, Ky.

    Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

    Charles Cecil Mabe