Local News

  • Locals take advantage of Small Business Saturday

    In a shopping season of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday is a relatively new concept to encourage consumers to shop at locally owned stores.

    The day, started in 2010, caused many area businesses to jump on board and offer specials to customers Saturday and shoppers took advantage.

    Dewayne Pittman of Radcliff, who came to 911 Express Tech in Radcliff to have his computer monitor serviced, said he appreciates shopping with someone he knows and trusts.

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  • Radcliff man charged with assault

    A Radcliff man was arrested late Wednesday night, a week after police say he struck a woman in the head with a revolver and then dragged her out of her residence.

    Ricky L. Starry, 32, was arrested at a Radcliff residence.

    According to an arrest citation, on the evening of Nov. 20, Starry entered a residence on South Wilson Road in Radcliff and pulled out a black revolver. Starry is accused of striking a woman, with whom he previously had been living, on the back of the head before dragging her out of the home.

  • Christmas photo submissions

    The News-Enterprise will run two Sundays of reader-submitted Christmas photos on Dec. 15 and Dec. 22 on the front of our Faces & Places section.

    One section front will feature Hardin and LaRue county Christmas tree and home decorations. The other will feature your favorite photographs of your children and grandchildren with Santa Claus from this year.

    Photographs need to be sent to photos@thenewsenterprise.com in a JPEG format. Please include name and town of residence when submitting. One submission per family for each subject.

  • Election filings: May 20 primary

    The deadline to file for most public offices passed Tuesday afternoon. This updated list of candidate filings reflects information from the Hardin County Clerk and the Kentucky Secretary of State’s office.

    The primary election will be conducted May 20.

  • Hodgenville Woman’s Club updates 'LaRue County’s Kitchens of Kentucky Cookbook'

    Landmark News Service

    Hodgenville Woman’s Club has updated one of its most lucrative fundraisers – the LaRue County’s Kitchens of Kentucky cookbook.

  • LaRue County inmate faces more charges

    An inmate at the LaRue County Detention Center is facing additional charges after police say he assaulted another inmate.

    Michael Ryan Yanez, 23, formerly of Glasgow, is accused of striking another inmate in the face numerous times, saying he was going to “knock him out,” according to police.

    He was charged with second-degree assault.

    Chief Deputy Jailer Rick Benningfield said the inmates were in the same cell when the altercation occurred. Jail deputies “broke it up,” he said.

  • St. James, others open doors to community

    It looked like a traditional Thanksgiving scene, as cooks flittered around the kitchen preparing green beans and mashed potatoes, and others lined up waiting to receive full plates. But despite the time-honored meal, the setting was a little less orthodox — no one was spending the holiday morning at home.

  • Animal refuge center hosts Christmas party for pets

    Sweetie the gray poodle and Lucas the white cat cordially invite you to spend time with their friends this weekend.

    Vine Grove Animal Refuge Centerhosts its annual Christmas party for the animals from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. The party is an opportunity for the public to view the facility and spend time with the animals, around 165 in all, manager Penny Edwards said.

    “It’s our biggest on-site event of the year,” she said. “We throw them their own Christmas party.”