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Today's News

  • Brothers re-elected as Board of Education chairman

    FRANKFORT — Joe Brothers was re-elected as chair of the Kentucky Board of Education on Thursday. Brothers, who is from Elizabethtown, was first elected as chairman in 2007. He has been on the board since 2006. Brothers previously served on the Elizabethtown independent Schools board.  

  • Teacher makes it through her very first day

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Brittany Bingham, a first-grade teacher at Helmwood Heights Elementary School, had a first day of a different kind on the opening day for students in the Elizabethtown Independent Schools district. Thursday was the first day of Bingham’s teaching career.

  • July 27, 2009: Obituaries

    Thelma Elizabeth Campbell Cundiff

    Berdina H. Gilbert

    Kevin Whitfield

    Thelma Elizabeth Campbell Cundiff

    Thelma Elizabeth Campbell Cundiff, 95, of Eastview, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2009, at Kensington Manor Nursing Home in Elizabethtown.

    She was a member of Smith Chapel Methodist Church.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

  • Focus on Finance: KHC Mortgage Credit Certificates

    By Brigit Stubblefield

    For The News-Enterprise

    Question: What is a KHC Mortgage Credit Certificate?

    Answer: In short, It is the opportunity of a lifetime! You can save thousands on the purchase of a new home!

    Mortgage Credit Certificates are available for first time homebuyers and allow the buyer to convert 25 percent of their mortgage deduction to a non-refundable tax credit. The 2009 MCC Program is designed to benefit purchasers of certain new or existing housing units located in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • July 26, 2009: Obituaries

    ‘Little Man’ Duvall “Little Man” Duvall, infant son of Steven and Catina Duvall, passed away, Friday, July 24, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Survivors include his parents, a sister, Amber, a brother, Steven, and grandparents Michael and Roberta Duvall, and Melvin and Brenda Jamison. To express an online condolence and light a Memory Candle, please visit,

  • Cyclist struck by vehicle

    CECILIA — A cyclist struck Thursday evening near the intersection of Ky. 86 and Black Branch Road was hospitalized at Hardin Memorial Hospital with injuries, according to state police. Kentucky State Police activity reports show the cyclist was struck around 7:30 p.m., with the female driver involved making the 911 call to report the collision. The cyclist suffered

  • Aug. 7, 2009: Obituaries

     

    Margaret Anders

    Margaret Anders, 93, of Elizabethtown, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

    Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

    Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of local arrangements. 

    Kutis Funeral Home South is in charge of arrangements in St. Louis.    Jane Banister

  • Practicing for perfection ... continued
  • Ring Road extension partly opens, U.S. 31W resurfacing starts

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Road crews have opened the first leg of a project expected to spur economic growth on the south side of town.

    The $7 million first phase of the Ring Road extension opened Friday. The half-mile stretch connects U.S. 62 with Bacon Creek Road.

    “This is another step toward having a seamless highway link that is so critical for this community’s future,” Transportation Secretary Joe Prather said in a news release.

  • Phase I of extension to open

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The first of a three-phase extension of Elizabethtown’s Ring Road will open at 9 a.m. today.

    The half-mile section connects with Bacon Creek Road and advances a long-term plan to link Ring Road to Interstate 65.

    “This is another step toward having a seamless highway link that is so critical for this community’s future,” said Transportation Secretary Joe Prather.