Today's News

  • June 26, 2009: Obituaries

    Christine Chelf

    Christine Chelf, 94, of Hodgenville, died Thursday, June 25, 2009, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Billy Howell Funeral Chapel in Hodgenville.

    Barbara Sue ‘Boo’ Collins

    Barbara Sue “Boo” Collins, 44, of Louisville, died Monday, June 22, 2009, at University Hospital in Louisville.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: E'town breaks in new talent (07/02)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — The summer seven-on-seven passing leagues are always going to have a value to the Elizabethtown football team, which throws the ball more than any area squad. But this summer, the passing leagues served a more significant purpose for the Panthers, who are breaking in several new players at the skilled positions. Gone

  • Homeownership - the American Dream


     Early explorers came to the New World in search of property and a home of their own: what they found was a vast open wilderness waiting to be claimed. This desire for property still fuels many American’s “dreams” of home ownership.

  • Amputees Across America rides into E'town

    By Marianne Hale


    ELIZABETHTOWN " Doc Milligan spent his 63rd birthday Wednesday with strangers at HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital. But the strangers " the hospital’s patients " were the people Milligan and his fellow bike-riding amputees had come to see.

  • Independence Day options abound



    HARDIN COUNTY — Fort Knox’s celebration of the United States’ 233rd Independence Day will start with a boom — 51 booms to be exact — as cannon shots are fired for each U.S. state and another for U.S. territories.

    The cannons are part of the 11:30 a.m. “Salute to the Nation” ceremony at Brooks Field. The ceremony is the official beginning of Fort Knox’s celebration on Saturday.

  • Breaking News Second St. Clair re-trial hinges on appeals decision



    ELIZABETHTOWN – In a 180-degree turn from prosecutors’ long-standing opinions, special attorneys with the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office chose this week to postpone a Hardin County re-trial of convicted killer Michael St. Clair until a Supreme Court ruling on his appeal of a Bullitt County death penalty is made.

  • Sunshine Child Care opens with ribbon cutting/open house

    Sunshine Child Care opens with ribbon cutting/open house

    Elizabethtown Hardin County Chamber of Commerce Chairperson-elect Tom Hewlett, Chamber Ambassadors, and other well wishers were on hand for the ribbon cutting/open house for Sunshine Child Care and Learning Center located at 1257 Woodland Drive, Elizabethtown.


  • July 2, 2009: Obituaries

    Mary Elizabeth Hagan Brangers, 73

    Shurilda M. “Pee Wee” Harrison Embry, 80

    Helen Miracle Skaggs, 68

    Isaiah D. Smiley, 77

    Robert “Bob” Sydnor Smith, 83


    Mary Elizabeth Hagan Brangers

    Mary Elizabeth Hagan Brangers, 73, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville with her family at her side.

  • Stephensburg stays old school



    STEPHENSBURG — Stephensburg Fire Chief David Painter wonders what the old Stephensburg schoolhouse’s walls would say if they could talk about the things they’ve seen and heard in the building’s 106-year lifetime.

    If those walls could talk, they might tell the story of the Sarver family, a family who made a lot of memories within those walls.

  • St. Clair retrial on hold



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Prosecutors this week put the brakes on a retrial of Michael Dale St. Clair, choosing to first learn how Kentucky’s Supreme Court rules on a statutory appeal of the convicted killer’s 2005 death penalty before resuming prosecution.