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  • Teen jailed for refusing principal

    The News-Enterprise

    VINE GROVE — A Rineyville teen was jailed Monday morning after allegedly refusing to comply with directions from his principal and then demands of police.

    Court records show Vine Grove police responded to Brown Street Education Center at about 8:30 a.m. Monday in response to complaint that 18-year-old Gabriel James Partlow refused to follow the principal’s directions.

  • Ask the Expert: Recycling woes

     

    By AMY KEELING WALTON

    It’s the new trend. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Freecycle. Go Green.

    Society is encouraging us — heck, even guilting us — into kicking our wasteful habits and hopping on the Love the Earth bandwagon/smart car. So what can the average American do to support this worthy cause? Recycle your household trash, of course. And I am going to give you ideas on how to do that The Neat Freak way.

    Hints for collecting:

  • E'town approves engineering on Freeman Creek bridge project

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown City Council on Monday approved an agreement with HDR/Quest Engineers for the engineering, design and construction services for the Freeman Creek flood relief project at a cost not to exceed $120,865.

    Earlier this year, HDR/Quest analyzed a plan to reduce flooding in the Freeman Creek area and suggested the city build a bridge system along College Street Road which could alleviate flooding problem in the Freeman Creek Estates subdivision without causing negative effects to residents downstream.

  • The 'Big C' means compassion for HMH's Cora Hall

     

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: LaRue County falls to Marion County in three (10/19)

     

  • Man jailed after gun was found on school property

     

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    An unemployed Ekron man was jailed Monday afternoon on criminal charges that he brought a gun to North Hardin High School in Radcliff after threatening to shoot a teenage girl who attends the school.

    According to a criminal citation filed against Kyle D. Thompson, 20, police responded to a report that Thompson drove onto school property after sending a female student threatening messages a day earlier.

  • Democratic Woman’s Club holds October meeting

    Door prizes for the October meeting of the Democratic Woman’s Club were donated by Jane Cave, Lisa Parrett, Karen McCord and Diane Nall. Winners were Loretta Crady, Les Dawson, JoNell Lee, Bill Wiseman and Becky Bishop.

  • Oct. 19, 2010: Our readers write

    Send Paul to D.C.

    Jack Conway? No way! If you think President Barack Obama, Sen. Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi are doing a great job, then by all means, send Jack Conway  to the Senate where he will fit right in with the likes of Senators Chuck Schumer and Al Franken.

  • Burke bond reduced, 2011 trial set

     

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    For a man who’s been jailed for the past three years and accused of murder, no good news came from a Tuesday hearing.

    Murder case defendant Brent Burke was denied one motion for a change of venue for his next trial, a second motion to reimburse a witness for expenses incurred to attend this year’s trial and a third motion to lower his bond to $50,000.

  • Hardin County sheriff recommendation

    For the office of sheriff, a choice between two candidates with very distinct differences in background and experience is available.

    The challenger, Republican candidate Louis Grider, is a military veteran and local small business owner. During his campaign, he has identified priorities of running the office with increased efficiency, improving the presence of Sheriff’s Office deputies.

    The incumbent, Charlie Williams, a Democrat, brings 25 years of experience in the Sheriff’s Office, the past eight of which have been as sheriff.