Today's News

  • Post to welcome new Armor Commandant

    The News-Enterprise

    Fort Knox plans to usher in another moment in Armor history as it appoints a new leader to finish the Armor School’s transition to Fort Benning, Ga.

    Col. Theodore Martin will take the reins of the Armor School today at the Fort Knox Gazebo as he is named Armor Commandant.

  • June 27 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Steven Kurt Crum, 46, and Pamela Faye Taylor, 42, both of Radcliff. Married four years.

    Garnett Kevin Gaskin, 45, and Tamila Sue Dabney, 43, both of Fort Knox. Married 25 years.

    Darrell Jason Riggs, 37, Bonnieville, and Lanea Becarole Burden, 42, Elizabethtown. Married three months.

    Allan Gongora, 29, and Vanessa Renae Griffin, 24, both of Fort Knox. Married two years.

    Kristian H. Coates, 37, and Brooke A. Moreno, 28, Ekron. Married five years.

  • Woman accused of killing ruled not competent for trial

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com The attorney representing an elderly woman accused of murder plans to ask for dismissal of the charge, after a judge ruled her client not competent to stand trial Tuesday morning. After reading a report from Kentucky Corrections Psychiatric Center regarding murder case defendant Ethel L. Riley’s mental status, Circuit Judge Ken Howard announc

  • July 6, 2010: Obituaries

    Robert Earl Bradley

    Robert Earl Bradley, 65, of Elizabethtown, died Thursday, July 1, 2010, at his residence.

    Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home.

    Edna Catherine Jones

    Edna Catherine Jones, 67, died Monday, July 2, 2010, at her residence in Lebanon Junction.

    She is survived by a daughter, Jeannie Campbell.

    The funeral is private and burial will be in Lebanon Junction City Cemetery.

  • July 4 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Jason Kierna, 24, and Maggie L. Holasz, 24, both of Vine Grove. Married four years.

    Jason Outlaw, 36, and Eva Maria Stangl, 27, both of Fort Knox. Married nine years.

    Clinton Fulkerson, 36, and Tina Louise Middleton, 28, both of Sonora. Married seven years.

    Darrick Lee Austin, 48, Big Clifty, and Palma Sue Cundiff, 54, Elizabethtown. Married one year.

    Kenneth Beck, 39, and Michele Dempsey, 36, both of Elizabethtown. Married 13 years.

  • Ask the Expert: Traveling abroad can change your life


    For The News-Enterprise

    This summer, groups of American students will be traveling all over the world.

    Some will be the privileged children of upper class parents, some from modest homes where travel is completely out of the norm. A lucky few will come from the rougher parts of inner cities, thanks to the vision of nonprofit organizations who believe, as I do, that the key to a peaceful world is experiencing and understanding other places and other people.

  • Museum Plaza project could mean jobs for local residents

    The News-Enterprise

    A $100 million federal loan to help build a 62-story skyscraper in Louisville comes with a condition that could mean jobs for Hardin County residents.

  • Cities issue open burn bans


    Fire officials in the county’s three largest cities have issued open burn bans in response to dry conditions.

    Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove fire departments have issued the burn bans in an attempt to stave off fires which could be caused by the lack of rain and sweltering heat that has plagued the area in recent weeks.

    The burn orders include bans on recreational fires, such as campfires and bonfires. Grilling is permitted.

    The bans are in place until further notice.


  • Family farm a female venture

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@theenwsenterprise.com The heliotropic nature of sunflowers results in the blossom always turning to face the sun. The botanical characteristic is not unlike the way Brenda, Jan, Katie, Amy and Hannah Thomas constantly face the challenge of planting, raising and harvesting crops and flowers

  • July 4 DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.

    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.


    Kandy Lynn Byrns (1967).

    DUI, BAC 0.15; speeding 24 mph over.