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  • Plan would restore prosecutor's funding



    FRANKFORT – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s proposal to increase spending for prosecution next year could help, but Commonwealth’s Attorney Chris Shaw says it won’t save rocket docket from the chopping block.

    As have other Kentucky prosecutors in more than 100 districts and circuits, the state prosecutor based in Elizabethtown has dealt with furloughs and budget cuts this year.

  • McKendree University holds off on tuition hikes



    RADCLIFF — McKendree University students will hand over the same amount of money next year as this year for schooling.

    McKendree University is keeping students’ costs at $260 per undergraduate credit hour and $350 per graduate credit hour.

    There were several reasons the university’s Board of Trustees decided to forego a tuition spike, said Jennifer Atkisson, director of admissions and corporate learning.

  • New Feature


    If the complex, fast-changing state of the economy has you worried about your personal finances, a panel of local experts will answer your questions beginning in the Sunday, May 24 edition of The News-Enterprise, and every Sunday thereafter.

  • May 29, 2009: Obituaries

    Goldie Druen Burba Goldie Druen Burba, 88, of Hodgenville, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at Kensington Manor Nursing Home in Elizabethtown. She was a homemaker, a member of Barren Run Baptist Church and a member of the LaRue County Homemakers. She enjoyed gardening and ceramics. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Thomas Burba Sr.; her parents, Leslie and

  • June 5, 2009: Services

     Jimmy Wayne Carroll, 45, of Bardstown, died Wednesday, June 3, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Kappel Funeral Home in Boston, Ky., with burial in Little Brick Cemetery in Boston, Ky. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

    Linda Lessmann, 56, of Radcliff, died Saturday, May 30, 2009. A memorial service is at 7 p.m. Monday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove. Visitation begins at 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

  • June 7: Services


  • June 4, 2009: Obituaries

    Jimmy Wayne Carroll

    Jimmy Wayne Carroll, 45, of Bardstown, died Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at University of Louisville Hospital.

    Survivors include his mother, Mona Frances Green of Bardstown.

    The funeral is at 2 p.m. Friday at Kappel Funeral Home in Boston, Ky., with burial in Little Brick Cemetery in Boston, Ky.

    Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

    Charles Cecil Mabe

  • 5-29 Religion Briefs


  • Four attain perfect attendance

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — For a few students, never missing school held many promises — never falling behind in school work, the feeling of accomplishment and, for at least one, a new car. Four local students have graduated or will graduate without ever missing a day of school. Clay Graham of Elizabethtown High School, Gloria Howell of

  • Leader's Training Course begins at Knox


    Staff report FORT KNOX — The first wave of the largest number of college students in more than five years begins training Saturday at the annual Leader’s Training Course.

    In all, more than 1,800 students working to become future U.S. Army leaders are expected to train at the post this summer as part of the program put on by the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. Seven groups of roughly 260 cadets each will cycle through the course over the next several weeks, with the last cycle graduating Aug. 9.