Today's News

  • Black clouds over the Bluegrass won’t be oil

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com Since moisture from the Gulf of Mexico drenches the Hardin County area during the summer, does that mean there’s a chance oil will fall from the sky? After all, there’s that viral YouTube video showing a sheen on a Louisiana sidewalk — purportedly from an oil rain. While some components of the crude flow

  • Knights celebrate 50th anniversary

    Donald and Beverly Knight of Upton  celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 29, 2010.

    They were married by Brother Clevie Thompson in 1960.

    Mr. Knight is the son of the late Joseph Porter and Daisy Jane Jenkins Knight.

    Mrs. Knight is the daughter of Dora Altha Fields Carby of Elizabethtown and the late Maurice Carby.

  • Downtown Walking Tour welcomes fresh faces



    The Downtown Walking Tour gets a youth-infusion beginning with a special Saturday performance in downtown Elizabethtown.

    The Elizabethtown Heritage Council’s presentation of historic figures ranging from George Armstrong Custer to P.T. Barnum will conduct the first of three weekend outings featuring young actors.

  • July 1, 2010: Obituaries

    Sharon Salmon

    Sharon Salmon, 68, died Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

    Florence Gay Whiteside

    Florence Gay Whiteside, 79, of Radcliff, died Saturday, June 26, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    She is survived by a son, Forrest F. Flemister.

  • Band weathers change, plans third album


  • July 1, 2010: Our readers write

    Ode to Obama and oil

    On the first week of the oil spill, Obama gave to me: Another speech on TV.

    On the second week of the oil spill, Obama gave to me: Two rounds of golf and another speech on TV.

    On the third week of the oil spill, Obama gave to me: Three EPA enforcers, two rounds of golf and another speech on TV.

    On the fourth week of the oil spill, Obama gave to me: Four Coast Guard cutters, three EPA enforcers, two rounds of golf and another speech on TV.

  • Ask the Expert: Taking care of you

      By Donny Gill     Women today are faced with a lot of expectations: Holding down a job, running a household, getting the children to and from events. The list goes on.

  • June 30, 2010: Obituaries

    Christine Hunt Clark


    Christine Hunt Clark, 95, of New Haven, died Monday, June 28, 2010, at Colonial Health and Rehab in Bardstown.

    Survivors include her husband, James R. Clark.

    The funeral is at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mattingly Funeral Home in Loretto with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery.

    Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.


    Gladys Irene Seaton

  • Contract postal unit opens in north E'town



    Faced with challenges such as e-mail and increasing delivery costs, the U.S. Postal Service is looking to save money.

    A way for it to do so — while expanding services — is to set up shop inside other businesses instead of building new post offices.

    One of the contract postal units recently opened on the north side of Elizabethtown in Borders Custom Framing and Fine Gifts.

    A grand opening and open house is planned for noon Wednesday.

  • Teacher to be reinstated after drug charges dismissed



    With misdemeanor charges against a former Valley High School teacher now dismissed, Jefferson County Public Schools officials plan to reinstate the Elizabethtown man, who was fired after being charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in Hardin County.

    Jody Bingham, 49, lost both his teaching position with JCPS and his tennis coaching position at Elizabethtown High School after the charges surfaced.