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  • Two seriously injured in Thursday night wreck

    Two people were critically injured Thursday night in two-vehicle wreck on St. John Road near Rineyville.

    Post 4 Trooper Shannan White said Kentucky State Police received the call just before 7 p.m. Thursday.

    Sandra Hatcher, 68, of Elizabethtown was pulling out of her driveway in a Toyota Prius and preparing to turn left on St. John Road, White said.

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  • Grand jury indicts Radcliff man for marijuana possession

    A Hardin County grand jury returned an indictment Thursday against a Radcliff man facing a felony count of possession of marijuana.

    Michael Derrill Mangum Jr., 40, was indicted on charges of possession of marijuana and driving under the influence with aggravating circumstance.

    Because Mangum was found in possession of a firearm at the time of arrest, the drug charge is elevated to a Class D felony.

    The remaining indictments returned Thursday were not available before the Hardin Circuit Court Clerk's Office closed Friday.

  • Clever and contemporary

    By SARAH BERKSHIRE
    The News-Enterprise

    When Sue Greenwell and her husband, Paul, bought their generous ranch home in Elizabethtown, they knew they’d renovate the kitchen someday.

    "My husband loved, loved this floor plan, but it was too traditional for me," Greenwell said of the home, noting how well the split bedroom plan has worked for the couple and their three daughters. So, for years, Greenwell planned for a dream kitchen, collecting photos and noting all the things she liked.

  • Out like a lamb: Goldsmith Farm in Cecilia shepherds in new life
  • Penguin Plunge supports learning opportunities

    Just like the first, the second Penguin Plunge encourages area residents to donate cash in exchange for the sight of brave souls leaping into icy water.

    The effort supports Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana, which is aimed at providing financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship education to students from third grade through high school.

  • Trial postponed while defendant experiences chest pain

    A Hardin County jury trial was postponed Thursday when a defendant became ill moments before proceedings were scheduled to resume.

    Raymond K. Wilson, 52, faces charges of attempted murder, first-degree assault and tampering with physical evidence in connection to a stabbing last April at a birthday gathering just outside of Elizabethtown.

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  • Home show returns with additional seminars

    Housing industry experts will lay a foundation for homeowner education this weekend at the 33rd annual Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association Home Design and Remodeling Show.

    The event, held Saturday and Sunday at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown, features a vendor showcase and several seminars.

  • Four LaRue teens charged in dope case

    Four teenagers – one only 13 – face charges of trafficking in marijuana.

    A two-day investigation by Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson led to evidence that three boys and one girl – ages 13 to 16 – were setting up marijuana buys using a social media account. Johnson believes one of the teens accessed his Facebook account by a cell phone or a school-provided laptop.

    The teen is now at the Alternative School, Johnson said. He was not at A-School when the alleged transactions occurred.