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  • Aug. 27, 2010, obituary

    Glay E. Maggard

    The Honorable Glay E. Maggard, a native of Kentucky and resident of Dauphin Island, Ala., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at home surrounded by his family.

  • Aug. 29, 2010, editorial: Out of the red but not in the clear

    Thanks to the impact of difficult expense related decision-making by administrators and trustees, Hardin Memorial Hospital finished its fiscal year in the black. It was a surprising outcome considering that such a turnaround on the hospital’s ledger books looked far from achievable earlier this year when its deficits had grown to more than $700,000.

  • Breaking NewsJudge denies move for murder charge dismissal against Burke




    Before presenting a defense for Army Sgt. Brent Burke, attorneys Chris Davenport and David Broderick unsuccessfully asked Senior Judge Janet Coleman for dismissal of the murder and other charges against their client on grounds that prosecutors failed to present sufficient evidence these past five weeks.

    Coleman would not dismiss the case.

    After presenting their case in less than an hour, the defense rested Monday. Closing arguments are set for Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court.

  • Aug. 30, 2010: Obituaries



    Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Barnes


    Elizabeth “Betty” Barnes, formerly of Cecilia, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, Texas.


    Arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home.


    Virginia Beach


    Virginia Beach, 88, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.


  • Aug. 10, 2010: Obituaries

    Silas Dayton Brawner

    Silas Dayton Brawner, 3, loving son of William and Ashley Eggen Brawner of Elizabethtown, died Saturday Aug. 7, 2010, at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, as a result of a car accident.

    He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, James Cecil Brawner.   

  • Aug. 25, 2010, obituaries

    Thomas B. Ashley

    Thomas B. Ashley, 88, of Johnson City, Tenn., formerly of Elizabethtown, passed away Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at Appalachian Christian Village.

     Mr. Ashley was the son of the late Rev. Earl and Cordila Wesley Ashley. In addition to his parents, Mr. Ashley was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Gladys Ashley; a daughter, Wanda Goldsmith; two sisters, Grace Manley and Lula Hatcher; a brother, John Ashley; and a grandson, David Kirk.

  • Aug. 23, 2010: Obituaries

    Margaret Wray ‘Peggy’ Corbett

    Margaret Wray “Peggy” Corbett, 76, of Holy Cross, died Sunday, August 22, 2010, at her residence

    She is survived by her husband of 58 years, William Wallace Corbett, Jr.; three daughters, Wahseka Elliott (Bobby), Nona Bukszar (Bruce) and Nancy Harper (Mark); and three sons, Mike Corbett (Doretha), Wallace Corbett (Diane) and Doug Corbett (Jane).

  • Sept. 12, 2010: Obituaries

    Isaiah Marcus Alonso

    Isaiah Marcus Alonso, 6, of Radcliff, passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

    He was a student at Radcliff Elementary School.

    He is survived by his parents, Vincent and Cheryl Alonso; a sister, Natasha Jones; three brothers, Nicholas Jones, Vincent Alonso III and Robert T. Alonso; and his grandparents, Esmaralda Alonso, Vincent Alonso Sr. and Delma and Ken White.

  • What Is Newspaper In Education?

    Newspaper In Education (NIE) is a cooperative effort between schools and The News-Enterprise to promote the use of newspapers as an educational resource. NIE provides schools with the newspaper at no cost to teachers or schools.

  • Walker crosses century mark



    Centenarian Mary Walker was not lacking birthday plans this year.

    Fresh from a 100th birthday party with her family earlier in the week, Walker received another celebration Sunday from her fellow parishioners at St James Catholic Church. She turned 100 on Sept. 8.

    Walker has been a staple at St. James for decades through her commitment to the church and her vocation as a lunch lady at St. James School.