Today's News

  • Jan. 29 Obituaries

    Elisabeth H. Carlson Elisabeth H. Carlson, 74, of Radcliff, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Gwen Carlson. Arrangements are incomplete at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff.

  • Jury selection in St. Clair case could take all week

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – A statement from one potential juror being questioned by attorneys Tuesday afternoon summed up the thoughts of numerous people close to the case against Michael St. Clair. “It's like beating a dead dog,” the potential juror said. The Caucasian middle-aged male potential juror said his opinion was formed after readi

  • In honor and remembrance

    As a young boy growing up in Hardin County, Memorial Day was one of the holidays I remember very well. As a member of the Boy Scouts, I was honored to take part in the annual Memorial Day parade in Elizabethtown. I can remember as though it were yesterday, proudly marching in the parade to honor “my heroes.” As a result, Memorial Day has always been very spec

  • Thomas Lincoln woodwork lost in fire



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Perhaps as early as mid week, the charred remains of the Lincoln Heritage House will be searched for salvageable items of historical significance.

    City Councilman Tim Walker said these may include ironwork, such as pots. Over the years, people have donated pieces dating back to around the early 1800s to the site.

  • All aboard!


    To learn more about the Kozmic Express, visit www.kozmicexpress.com.

    By John Friedlein


    ELIZABETHTOWN — Trains transport Richard “Don” Lewis in more than just the typical way.

    In fact, the name of the one he owns — the Kozmic (à la Janis Joplin) Express — hints at a supramundane journey.

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



    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



    We all end up as dust and memories.

    To say nothing of dust, those memories define us.

  • Breathing history




    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.