Today's News

  • June 18, 2010: Services

    Walter Kent Huffer, 65, of Ekron, died Monday, June 14, 2010. The funeral is at 4 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Roundtop Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation continues at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home.

    Ralph Johnson, 91, of Guston, died Monday, June 14, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. EDT today at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg with burial in Ekron Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation continues at 8 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • June 18, 2010: Obituaries

     Cheryl Christine Crosby Cade

    Cheryl Christine Crosby Cade, 47, of Brandenburg, died Wednesday, June 16, 2010.

    Survivors include her husband, Bill Cade; and three daughters, Jessica, Melissa and Angela Cade.

    The funeral is at 4 p.m. EDT Saturday at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg.

    Visitation is from noon to 4 p.m. EDT Saturday at the funeral home.

     Robert R. Easland Jr., ‘Bobby’

  • Atcher joins mayor's race



    An emboldened Steve Atcher pledged he will work to change the mindset of Elizabethtown government from what he considers too much taxation and heavy borrowing to an attitude of fiscal conservatism.

    The 60-year-old Elizabethtown councilman is the second candidate to file for the mayor’s seat and announced his plans Thursday to a small group of family, friends and supporters at Freeman Lake Park.

  • Man stabs himself, charged with making false police report

    The News-Enterprise

    A Louisville man was arrested Wednesday after making a false police report and stabbing himself.

    Elizabethtown Police say Raymond Tolhurst, 51, initially told police Tuesday that he had been robbed and assaulted by two white males who also stole his moped. When police arrived at the 900 block on North Main Street they found him lying on the side of the street.

    After an investigation, police say Tolhurst had hitch-hiked from Louisville to Elizabethtown and inflicted lacerations to his stomach and right forearm.

  • 6-11 Religion Briefs


  • Does this home fixture ring a bell?

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com One of the first things a visitor might notice about your house is the doorbell. The device is a connection, of sorts, to the outside world when you’re inside.

    A doorbell might be square or round, ornate or plain, and its chime could be as simple as a ding-dong or as majestic as the Westminster Abbey bells.

  • For retired columnist, nursery is a hobby run amok

    “Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.” — Alfred Austin


    Bob Hill describes his Hidden Hill Nursery and Sculpture Garden in Utica, Ind., as a “hobby run amok."

    The garden, nursery and landscape across the river from Louisville have evolved into a visual escapade of whimsical sculptures, such as a dragon shaped from a conveyor belt and a caterpillar formed from telephone cable spools stretching more than 100 feet.

  • June 18, 2010: Our readers write

    Why now? I realize that this was coming, but oil has been gushing in the Gulf of Mexico for more than 60 days without raising the price of gasoline. In fact the prices dropped. Now the president went on national TV and talked about the plans he is putting in place to make it better, even stopping the drilling for 6 months or so and then suddenly the price jumps 17 cents. Los

  • Dog days are barking early this year

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com Believe it or not, normal highs for this time of year are in the low- to mid-80s. With the mercury soaring into the 90s — along with high humidity — it has felt hotter than 100 degrees at times. “We’ve got August in June,” said Mark Adams, lead forecaster at the Fort Knox weather station. These premat

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