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  • Slice of Life: The house that built me was pretty special


    Music has a way of being a reflection of life. At least that's the way I see really good music.

    Miranda Lambert's latest hit, "The House that Built Me," is one of those special songs that makes you think about where you've been in life.

    Lambert sings about a trip back to her home as a youngster and remembers, for instance, where her dog is buried, how her father built parts of the home and how life's experiences there shaped her as a person. 

  • June 3, 2010: Our readers write

    Travelers retain beliefs, traditions

    I am writing in response to two articles your newspaper published, and a scam warning issued by the Kentucky State Police Post 3 concerning Irish Travelers. These articles were titled “Irish Travelers set sights on Kentucky,” and “Irish Travelers attempt scam in Sonora.” These articles and warnings touched me personally because I am an Irish Traveler. I live in Murphy Village, S.C., and was raised with certain beliefs, customs and traditions.

  • Photo: Forget the bunny hop ...

    Forget the bunny hop, I'm a sprinter

    A rabbit startles a bird Tuesday as it runs through grass near an entrance to Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

  • 3RD REGION SOFTBALL: Meade rolls past Muhlenberg, 9-2 (06/01)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com HARTFORD — A little small ball – and some trickery on the base paths – rejuvenated the Meade County offense Monday night. The ninth-ranked Lady Waves broke out of their offensive slumber, pounding out 13 hits en route to a 9-2 win over Muhlenberg County in the 3rd Region Softball Tournament quarterfinals at Ohio Coun

  • Toby Keith rakes in sold-out crowd



    Attendance for Saturday’s Toby Keith concert at Fort Knox’s Godman Army Airfield eclipsed the previous 10 concerts’ turnout and practically doubled last year’s attendance for a Brooks & Dunn performance.

    Mark Wicker, the concert’s coordinator, said the  outdoor show — featuring country music trio Carter’s Chord and pop artist Katharine McPhee as openers — attracted more than 10,000 fans this year, leading to the first sold-out show in the series.

  • Heartland Winds to perform this weekend

    Staff report

    The Heartland Winds community band will perform its summer concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Historic State Theater, 209 W. Dixie Ave., in Elizabethtown.

    The program will include such works as “Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite,” “Amparito Roca,” “La Virgen De La Macarena” with trumpet soloist Abe Barr, “Robin Hood Medley,” “My Heart Will Go On” featuring vocalist Michelle Funk, and “The Wizard of Oz Medley.”

  • June 2, 2010: Obituaries

    Brian D. Berry Brian D. Berry, 30, of Summersville, died Sunday, May 30, 2010, in Magnolia. Survivors include his parents, Russell Berry and Lynn Mills Berry. The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT today at Brooks Funeral Home in Munfordville with burial in Knoxes Creek Cemetery. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. CDT today at the funeral home.   Lillian Teresa

  • 5TH REGION BASEBALL: Central tops Taylor County, 11-2 (06/01)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The Central Hardin Bruins don’t need any help these days, but the Taylor County Cardinals provided some Monday afternoon. The Bruins jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning and blew the game open in the fifth, aided by three Taylor County errors, to cruise to an 11-2 victory in the first ro

  • 5TH REGION BASEBALL: Washington shocks LaRue, 5-3 (06/01)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The LaRue County Hawks learned a valuable lesson Monday night, but Coach Chris Price would prefer it didn’t come in the 5th Region Baseball Tournament.

  • June 2, 2010 Editorial: Coroner receives well-deserved recognition

    Unlike the crime-of-the-week heroism of television dramas based on faster-than-realistic analysis and leaps in logic, the work of a coroner is far more gritty and difficult. Real world forensic processes often involve tedious detail as well as tender discussions with families in grief. For decades, Hardin County Coroner Dr. Bill Lee has been known for his humanity as well as his exemp