Today's News

  • 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.

  • Aug. 24, 2009 obituaries

    Michael Kent Dixon

    Michael Kent Dixon, 59, of Vine Grove, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, at his residence.

    Survivors include a brother, Patrick K. Dixon.

    Cremation was chosen by the family.

    Coffey & Chism Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

    Elmer Ray Langdon Jr.

    Elmer Ray Langdon Jr., 59, of Leitchfield died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

  • Breaking News Alabama football player Brandon Deaderick, former EHS standout, shot in arm (09/01)

    The Associated Press

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — University of Alabama senior defensive lineman Brandon Deaderick, a former Elizabethtown High School standout, was hospitalized in good condition Tuesday after being shot in the arm during an apparent robbery attempt at an off-campus apartment complex.

    Brad Fisher, a spokesman for DCH Regional Medical Center, said the 6-foot-4, 306-pound Deaderick was in a regular room and likely would be released within a day.

    "It's not life threatening," said Fisher. The bullet missed vital areas, he said.

  • Indictment load surges in August

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – Last week’s load of indictments charged more people with welfare fraud than any month before in Hardin County, but grand jurors also charged 12 with flagrant non-support, 14 with drug crimes, seven with theft, burglary or robbery; and one serious sex offense. With 45 people charged in 48 felony indictments, the