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  • July 27 Local History


  • Rineyville soldier dies in Afghanistan


    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    Eric Yates was considered quiet and likeable with a soft sense of humor by some who knew him as a John Hardin High School student.

    Yates, 26, son of David and Kathy Yates of Rineyville and a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army, died Saturday from injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in the Zhari district, Kandahar province in Afghanistan.

  • Sept. 12 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Steven R. Johnson, 28, Hodgenville, and Amanda R. McMillen, 29, Elizabethtown. Married four years.

    Wayne Smith, 66, Elizabethtown, and Mildred Delores, 61, Vine Grove. married 28 years.

    Richard Folden, 55, Cecilia, and Karen Lynn Scott, 49, Downey, Calif. Married 29 years.

    David Garth McNear, 47, and Linda Sue Polson, 58, both of Hodgenville. Married two years.

  • July 23 Local History


  • Sept. 12 DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.

    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.


    Casey E. Corlew (1990).

  • Sept. 20, 2010: Services

     Gloria Dodge, 73, of Paris, died Monday, Sept. 13, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Seventh Street Christian Church with burial to follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the church. Percell & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

  • July 30 Local History


  • Sept. 12 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Hussain Ali Al Saedy (1970). Failure to wear seat belts; failure of owner to maintain required insurance. Total $219.

    Tina Marie Buckman (1971). Theft by deception (two counts). Total $155.

    Zebulen Patrick Herrick (1983). Speeding 25 mph over; state traffic school. Total $199.

  • Breaking News Soldier from Rineyville dies in Afghanistan

    The News-Enterprise

    A soldier from Rineyville died Saturday in Kandahar province in Afghanistan.

    Eric Yates, 26, a 2003 graduate of John Hardin High School, died from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Yates along with Staff Sgt. Jaime C. Newman, 27, of Richmond, Va., were killed in the attack.

    Yates and Newman were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) from Fort Campbell.

  • July 28 Local History