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Today's News

  • Students mix school work with Skype

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Bluegrass Middle School students carried on a conversation with an author of a popular children’s book Monday without being in the same room with him.

    Some sixth-grade students at Bluegrass Middle had a chance to speak with Tom Angleberger, author of “The Strange Case of Origami Yoda,” using the software Skype, which allows people to make free voice and video calls on their computers.

  • Buggeland case delayed for mental evaluation

    Monday’s scheduled preliminary hearing in the double-murder case against former Shepherdsville Road resident Erik J. Buggeland was postponed because a mental health evaluation has not been completed.
    Buggeland, who police say has been diagnosed mental disorder, was ordered by Hardin District Judge John Simcoe to undergo a psychiatric assessment.
    Buggeland is charged with murder for the bludgeoning and stabbing deaths of his parents — retired gynecologists Terje and Margaret Buggeland earlier this year.

  • Photo: The view from the hill
  • Local students stuff stockings for soldiers

    The stockings aren’t filled by Santa, but come pretty close.
    Meadow View Elementary School students prepared stockings filled with candy, personal items and other treats for 60 soldiers deployed to Iraq during Christmas. Students and staff collected items for three weeks, and then a group of students stayed after school to prepare to ship the items this past week.

  • Senior Life: Is it or isn’t it?

    When a discussion begins on the subjects of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, one of the first questions asked is: Do I have it, too? What if I misplace my keys, do I have dementia? What if I go into a room and forget why I’m there, do I have dementia? If I reach a certain age on my next birthday, will I develop Alzheimer’s disease? So, is it or isn’t it?

  • Man stabbed, killed in New Haven

    Landmark News Service
    Nelson County authorities are seeking a suspect in connection with the fatal stabbing of a New Haven man Thursday night in an apartment in New Haven.
    Eric Douglas Stallard, 39, formerly of Loretto, was being airlifted to University Hospital in Louisville when he died, according to the Nelson County Coroner’s Office. The helicopter was diverted to Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown where medical staff attempted to revive Stallard. He was pronounced dead by the coroner at 10 p.m.

  • Ex-CHHS teacher released from jail

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com
    A former teacher and coach accused of having unlawful sexual relationships with two teenage students was released from jail Friday after spending a day behind bars.

  • Vine Grove has itself a Dickens of a Christmas

    Vine Grove residents might have looked as if they had come out of a Charles Dickens’ novel, but they definitely aren’t Scrooges about the holiday season.
    Vine Grove held its annual Dickens of a Christmas this weekend. The event puts a Victorian spin on Christmas by encouraging participants to dress in period costume and participate in traditional holiday activities including caroling and carriage rides.

  • Radcliff lights up with Christmas parade

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com
    Radcliff put its Christmas cheer on display this weekend with its annual holiday parade.
    The city held its 12th annual Christmas Parade on Friday evening. The line of floats ran along Lincoln Trail Boulevard, turning toward City Hall and Colvin Community Center.

  • West Point chamber votes to merge

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com
    The West Point Chamber of Commerce voted unanimously Friday to merge with Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove chambers.
    Roszelle Moore,  executive director of the West Point chamber, was excited about the outcome, she said in a statement from the Heartland Chambers Alliance.