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  • June 15, 2009: Obituaries

    Elbert Cook Elbert Cook, 62, of Rineyville, died Saturday, June 13, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Fentress County, Tenn., and served in the Army during the Vietnam and Korean wars. He was an instructor at the Fort Knox Armor School. He was preceded in death by his parents, Denton and Hazel Barnett Cook. Survivors include his wife, Patsy E. Crabtree Cook; fou

  • Daddy's little girl

    “For me, my dad is the greatest man I have ever known. We have always been close. And I think when you have that kind of genuine admiration for your dad, that will ultimately push you, at least it did for me, to find a man that will be that kind of dad for my own children. My dad has always been very affectionate, patient, caring, and kind to his children, and when you grow up with that kind of unconditional love it changes your priorities. I accepted nothing less when it came time to choose a husband. “ – Stacey Jones

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  • The Bookshelf: 'Relentless'

    "Relentless" by Dean Koontz Bantam Books (2009) Suggested Retail Price: $27.00   Book Shelf rating: Four out of five

  • Art of Performance: Confidence before Success


  • Going Home

    The following story is the winning entry in the Wednesday Magazine Short Story Contest. Angela Jenkins also received a six-month subscription to The News-Enterprise. Two honorable mention winners also were selected and will be published in forthcoming issues of Wednesday Magazine.

    Going Home


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  • Pavey heads to Governor's Mansion


    Kentucky State Police spokesman Trooper Steve Pavey handed over the mouthpiece for Elizabethtown-based Post 4 to longtime Trooper Bruce Reeves on Monday.

    In a brief message to reporters at radio stations, newspapers and television stations working in the eight-county region Post 4 covers, Pavey said the past nine years he’s spent as a police media relations person was enjoyable.

    Pavey is transferring to Frankfort where he’ll work as part of a KSP security detail at the Governor’s Mansion.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Greenwell an All-State first teamer (6/21)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Chase Greenwell was on the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association Web site searching for information on the senior 2009 Kentucky East/West All-Star when he received some more good news. After a superb senior season, Greenwell, the News-Enterprise Area Pla

  • From Fort Knox to Iraq, local soldier serves with pride

    By MARIANNE HALE mhale@thenewsenterprise.com When people ask Sgt. Jeremy Levens about Iraq, he tries to set the scene for them. He tells them to fill their hands with a clump of dirt, go to the bathroom and blow the dirt on themselves with a hair dryer — they’ll see what it’s like in Iraq, he jokes. In seriousness, Levens said in a phone interview that he was glad to volun