Today's News

  • Shaw: No dealth penalty for Burke



    ELIZABETHTOWN – The former Fort Campbell military policeman charged in the 2007 shooting deaths of his estranged wife and her former mother-in-law no longer faces lethal injection as a possible sentence if convicted.

    Commonwealth’s Attorney Chris Shaw on Wednesday morning removed death from several possible sentences jurors could consider in the event  U.S. Army Sgt. Brent Burke is convicted as charged.

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  • Storm Stories 2009


    The one-year anniversary of the ice storm of 2009 is nearing and The News-Enterprise is asking its readers to share their stories of how they handled life in the paralyzing storm.

    Please e-mail your stories to jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com by Wednesday, Jan. 20. Please include name and town of residence with the submission.

    Not all submitted stories will be selected for use and stories will be edited for clarity.

  • Can a woman have seven best friends?


    Some of us have been friends for 25 years. We've experienced Bible school together, first loves, parties, concerts, birthdays, church softball, boybands (Casey!), weddings — including many bachelorette parties —  sicknesses, births, deaths, parenting woes, marriage woes, fights, tears and so very, very much laughter.

    This group of girls, my best friends, have been crutches to lean on in hard times, have laughed at my quirky, not-very-funny jokes and have helped me learn how to be a better person.

  • Morgenthal withdraws as Hernando candidate



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Jayne Risen Morgenthal won’t be the next superintendent in Hernando County.

    Morgenthal has withdrawn as a candidate for the superintendent position at Hernando County School District in Brooksville, Fla., the district confirmed Tuesday.

    The St. Petersburg Times in Florida reported that Morgenthal has withdrawn because she has taken another superintendent position, though the paper didn’t report where.

  • Legacy (Part 1 of 3)

    (Editor’s Note: This is the first part of a three-part story.)   Legacy   Standing beside my truck, I watch the riverbank behind me slip away. Its fishy smell and slick mud move off into the distance. My father used to talk about wor

  • Radcliff officers return to duty

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF – Radcliff police officers involved in a Christmas night shooting that left a Tennessee man dead have returned to duty after two weeks of administrative leave. According to all accounts, RPD officers Jody Ennis and Steve Lowry fired multiple shots at 39-year-old Thomas Everett when he brandished a toy pistol at the end of several pur

  • Tennis committee offers pair of scenarios for new facility



    ELIZABETHTOWN — After months of deliberation, a tennis committee formed by the Elizabethtown City Council has provided city officials with some ideas to work with.

  • Malito wades into judge-executive race

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Perry Malito said his lifelong ties to Hardin County give him a common bond with its residents and he believes his background in business and familiarity with the military has primed him for a political run. The 47-year-old Democrat took his first plunge into the political pool Tuesday by announcing his bi

  • Longtime public servant dies

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Ralph Baskett, a former county sheriff and longtime Circuit Court clerk, died Tuesday at a Hodgenville nursing home. The Elizabethtown man is remembered as a dedicated public servant who pushed for a new justice center to accommodate a growing county. He was 84. “He actually spearheaded the dri