Local News

  • Police identify two dead in murder-suicide

    Friends of JuLee Marie Adams took to her Facebook page Wednesday to offer condolences to her family and described a woman who was “a great friend and mom” just hours after police say the cashier at Price Less Foods in Elizabethtown was shot and killed by a man with whom she was in a relationship.

    Adams, 30, was a mother of two.

  • Black History Gallery open house is Saturday

    The late Emma Reno Connor of Elizabethtown once had a dream to preserve history near and dear to her.

    To honor African Amer­ican history, the Fort Knox alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority is having an open house Saturday at the Black History Gallery at 100 Gallery Place Road in Elizabethtown.

  • Motions finalized as Thompson's murder trial approaches

    Less than two weeks before his trial, attorneys in a murder case against Kyle Thompson resolved outstanding matters.

    Circuit Judge Kelly Mark Easton said Tuesday defense counsel Willie Neal has disclosed their expert witness, which was entered into record. Previously, Commonwealth’s Attorney Shane Young filed a motion for the disclosure.

  • Massive Powerball prize means busy stores

    A potential for huge winnings meant long lines for some Hardin County convenience stores this week.

    Hundreds of residents stopped by stores for Powerball tickets — and a chance at its almost half-a-billion jackpot — ahead of Wednesday’s drawing.

  • N-E scammer hits the area

    A scam seeking payment for bills from someone claiming to represent The News-Enterprise has surfaced at one county business.

    A caller stated money was owed immediately on a $449.09 bill to the newspaper and that payment needed to be made that day or the business owner would be subpoenaed to court.

  • Judge denies West Point man’s request for bond reduction

    After being charged with second-degree assault — domestic violence, only to be indicted on fourth-degree assault, a West Point man requested a bond reduction through his public defender during his arraignment.

  • Chamber hosts health expo
  • Task force, KSP net major drug bust

    Officers from the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force and Kentucky State Police executed a search warrant Tuesday at 2134 Lyons Station Road near New Haven.

    Officers seized 186 Oxycodone pills, 245 Adderall pills, seven Diazepam pills, an ounce of marijuana and seven vials of steroids along with 11 firearms and $15,670 in cash, according to a task force news release.

  • Bond reduction denied in incest case

    An Elizabethtown man indicted for incest and sex crimes was denied a reduction in his $100,000 cash bond.

    Susie Hurst, public defender for Delmar Wash Jr., requested the bond reduction Tuesday after court officials were able to verify the address Wash submitted in Hardin Circuit Court.

  • Victims in murder-suicide identified

    The two people found in a mobile home Tuesday night on Sonora Hardin Springs Road have been identified.

    James Michael Willyard, 35, and JuLee Adams, 30, died in what police believe was a murder-suicide.