Today's News

  • July 16, 2009: Obituaries

    Janie L. Roy, 77

    Janie L. Roy

    Janie L. Roy, 77, died Sunday, July 12, 2009, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

    Survivors include two daughters, Mary Britton and Emma Meads; and a son, William Roy.

    The funeral is at 1 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Paris, Ky., with burial in Cedar Heights Cemetery.

    Visitation is at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.

    Percell & Sons Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of arrangemnets.

  • Motorcycle and bicycle collide late Thursday


    A motorcycle collided with a bicycle Thursday night leaving both riders with injuries, but neither in grave conditions, according to a Kentucky State Police report.

    According to KSP, Robert J. Eddington was operating a motorcycle when it struck a bicyclist at the intersection of Air View Drive and Pine Valley Drive shortly before 11:30 p.m.

    The cyclist, Jarred Garcia, was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital with injuries to his face and neck.

    Eddington suffered only minor injuries to an arm, according to police.


  • Focus on Finance: Who can benefit from the state's new construction tax credit?


    For The News-Enterprise

    Question: Who would apply and benefit from Kentucky's new construction tax credit?

    Answer: It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. The New Home Tax Credit. $ 5,000 – you can save thousands on the purchase of a new home.

    As a result of a special legislation to re-energize the new construction home industry new home buyers can now benefit from the New Home Tax Credit.

    New Home Tax Credit at a glance:

  • July 24, 2009: Services
  • Radcliff man injured after wreck


    A Radcliff man was airlifted to University Hospital in Louisville on Friday after a traffic collision on Dixie Boulevard, according to a news release from Radcliff Police Department.

    Alvin Skaggs, 45, was injured after the 2002 Mazda he was riding in collided with a 1999 Mercedes driven by Joseph Chung, 71, of Radcliff, according to the news release. Chung didn’t yield to the Mazda, driven by Wilma Dailey, 49, of Radcliff, when he turned onto Dixie after leaving a True Value Hardware parking lot.

  • July 17, 2009: Obituaries

    Barbara Ann Allen Barbara Ann Allen, 55, of Radcliff, passed away Monday, July 13, 2009, at University Hospital in Louisville. She was a member of Radcliff Church of God. She was preceded in death by her father, Irvin St. Pierre; a daughter, Valerie Harned; and a brother, Clarence St. Pierre. Survivors include her husband, Edward Lee Allen; her mother and stepfather, Aileen and Gor

  • NHHS grad named judge



    LOUISVILLE – With hard work, focus and determination, dreams can come true.

    The dream of donning a black robe to administer justice — something Erica Lee Williams admits developed just last year after a peer prodded her during student mock trials — became a reality this month with Gov. Steve Beshear appointing Williams to one of three vacant Jefferson County benches.

  • Answering a call to arms

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — The U.S. Army Recruiting Command, which is headquartered here, anticipates no problems meeting a temporary bump in troop numbers that Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced Monday. Also, the call for 22,000 more soldiers shouldn’t have a major impact on Fort Knox, which has basic training, command spokesman

  • Looking clean and green



    HARDIN COUNTY— Hardin County was certified a clean county in 2004 by then- Gov. Ernie Fletcher, and Judge-Executive Harry Berry says the county has made considerable strides forward since that declaration.

    Whether it’s clearing roadways of scattered litter or establishing recycling centers, Berry said the county is committed to cleaning up the environment.

  • July 15, 2009: Obituaries

    Peter Francis “Pete” Ballard, 84

    Peter Francis ‘Pete’ Ballard

    Peter Francis "Pete" Ballard, 84, of New Haven, died Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at Flaget Hospital in Bardstown.

    Survivors include his wife, Norma Lou Metcalfe Ball Ballard.

    A Mass of Christian Burial is at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Haven with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Richmond, Ind.