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  • Trace Adkins coming to Fort Knox

    Fort Knox will host a concert by an award-winning country music star this summer when Trace Adkins performs June 22 at Godman Army Airfield.

    More information about the concert, including ticket prices and purchasing information, is expected to be released later.

    A Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry, Adkins has sold more than 10 million albums.

    He has had more than 30 hits on singles charts, four Grammy nominations and five Academy of Country Music and Country Music Television awards.

  • Jury finds Wilson guilty in birthday party stabbing

    A Hardin County jury deliberated for little more than an hour Friday before returning a guilty verdict in the case against an Elizabethtown man accused of stabbing a man whom he called his “brother” last April at a birthday party.

    Moments after hearing Judge Kelly Mark Easton read the verdict, Raymond Kendall Wilson, 52, sat slumped in his seat between his attorneys from the Department of Public Advocacy.

    Wilson’s family, who filled two benches in the gallery directly behind him, quietly sobbed and embraced.

  • Photo: Putting it in place
  • 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.

  • Photo: 'Top the Teacher'
  • 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.