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Today's News

  • Attorney says St. Clair re-trial a waste of state resources

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – The re-trial of Michael St. Clair for the 1991 kidnapping of Frank Brady is set to begin today with jury selection, but some close to the case feel there’s little to be gained, even in conviction.

    St. Clair already is on Kentucky’s death row for Brady’s shooting death and is serving multiple life sentences without parole for murder convictions in Oklahoma.

  • June 1, 2009: Obituaries

    Dorothy Lyons Dorothy Lyons, 79, of Edmonton, died Sunday, May, 31, 2009, at Metcalfe Health Care Center in Edmonton. Arrangements are incomplete at the Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.  

  • Sign up for KCHIP

    When the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services released its first quarter Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program — KCHIP — enrollment numbers, I was excited to see that more than 1,100 children have been enrolled in KCHIP this year. We know that more children can receive the medical attention they need regardless of their economic situation. However,

  • Under someone else's sky

    By TRAVIS REYNOLDS

    treynolds@thenewsenterprise.com

    We all end up as dust and memories.

    To say nothing of dust, those memories define us.

  • Breathing history

     

      By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    FORT KNOX — For a few hours this weekend, Fort Knox was host to a battle, with the area surrounding the Patton Museum serving as the war zone.

    Re-enactors gathered in droves at the museum Saturday and Sunday, dressed head-to-toe in wartime regalia from most of America’s conflicts and weaponry, equipment and vehicles from these eras lay sprawled across the property.

  • 5-25 Support Groups

     

  • Police break up large party, charge two with crimes

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Kentucky State Police busted up a 200-person party on Hall Road early Friday where three teens had been prior to being hospitalized with symptoms of alcohol poisoning, officials said.

    KSP Post 4 spokesman Steve Pavey said calls from a parent initiated a response to the party in the 500 block of Hall Road around midnight

  • All wound up

     

  • True role models

    Over the years little girls have had a myriad of women to look up to for a multitude of reasons. Some are known for their beauty, others for their brains. Marilyn Monroe. Jacqueline Kennedy. Barbie. Britney Spears. Michelle Obama. There aren’t a lot of characteristics these women share, but they’ve been admired by girls across America for years, be that positive or negative.

  • Click it or ticket

     

    By Chuck Gevedan

    For anyone who complains about getting a ticket for not buckling up when driving or riding in a motor vehicle, here’s a crash course in reality:

    n 826 people were killed on Kentucky’s roadways in 2008.

    n 55 percent of those killed were not wearing a seat belt.

    n When worn correctly, seat belts are proven to reduce the risk of fatal injury to front-seat occupants by 45 percent and by 60 percent in pickup trucks, SUVs, and minivans.