Today's News

  • Aug. 23 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Farah Meagan Denise Mills, 21, Rockport, Ind., and Brian Leonard Jones, 24, Fort Knox.

    Michelle Nicole Estelle, 22, and Sammy Ray Firkins, 26, both of Bowling Green.

    Leandra Nicole Morris, 23, Cecilia, and Matthew Ryan Zimmerman, 25, Cleveland, Tenn.

    Whitney Ann Meyer, 21, and Corey Allan Hogan, 21, both of Rineyville.

    Barbara Louann Henson, 35, and William Wesson, 53, both of Rineyville.

    Jacqueline Michele Napier, 44, and Rolande Guy Dann, 47, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Kentucky goes Hollywood...again

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com   FRANKFORTElizabethtown may not be the only Kentucky city to get the film bug.  Incentives for major film productions to be shot in Kentucky were approved in House Bill 3, proposed by Gov. Steve Beshear in a special session in June.

  • Sept. 2 Obituaries

    Edna Maxine Amos Edna Maxine Amos, 96, of Cecilia, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, in Cecilia. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. She was born on Sept. 14, 1912, to the late Ulysses Samuel and Mary Belle Stringfield Matthews. She was married to Arthur “Pete” William Amos, who preceded her in death on Sept. 24, 1980. She was also preceded in death by 11 brothers,

  • Breaking News Jury selection in Burke case begins



    ELIZABETHTOWN – The Hardin County Judicial Center was at capacity Wednesday morning as jury selection in the high-profile, highly publicized murder case against Brent Burke began.

    Burke is charged with the September 2007 murders of his estranged wife, Tracy, and her former mother-in-law, Karen Comer, at Comer's La Vista subdivision home in Rineyville.

    Burke's estranged wife was living with parents of her ex-husband since filing for divorce from Burke in May 2007.

  • Aug. 23 Divorces

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

    Dennis W. Meredith, 59, and Raymonde Vincent, 59, both of Elizabethtown. Married 33 years.

    Gara Smith, 65, and Pamela G. Shaw, 60, both of Elizabethtown. Married 21 years.

    William Wesson, 53, Radcliff, and Doris Ann Daebelliehn, 50, Commerce, Colo. Married five years.

    Kristopher M. Sinkhorn, 21, and Kendra R. Kiff, 19, both of Elizabethtown. Married eight months.

  • Aug. 20 Obituaries

    William Thomas ‘Rudy’ Buckner

    William Thomas “Rudy” Buckner took his last breath on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at Jewish Hospital.

    “Papa was a rolling stone.”

  • NAATBatt still seeks funding

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com GLENDALE – Backers of an electric vehicle battery consortium that was denied a grant to build a factory here are waiting to see if the U.S. Department of Energy will meet with them – so they can gauge whether some sort of Plan B is still an option. The DOE last month did not give the National Alliance for Advanced Transportation

  • ETCB, design group look for feedback on Field of Dreams



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Janna Clark, sports and sales director for the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau, said the bureau believes they understand the components needed to construct a tournament-quality Field of Dreams sports complex, but officials are still working on reconciling the local community’s needs to the vision.

  • Sept. 1, 2009: Services


  • Who cares about cellulite?


    Wednesday’s Woman

    As a woman, I am constantly bombarded with images that tell me how to be the perfect mother, the perfect wife, the perfect    size, the perfect everything. But is there really such a thing?

    From as young as 5 years old I can remember having body issues. I was never the right size and I always felt like I should be smaller. My whole life I’ve wanted to be smaller. And it’s hard to admit that.