Local News

  • Judge lowers Kolley's bond

    A circuit judge approved a significant bond reduction Monday for Samantha J. Kolley, an Elizabethtown woman reportedly seen fleeing the scene of a burglary and homicide Dec. 30 in Buffalo.

    Kolley, 19, was indicted earlier this year for multiple Class C and  Class D felonies, including theft by unlawful taking — auto, second-degree burglary, receiving stolen property and first-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension.

  • Radcliff to develop alcohol policy at Colvin Community Center, city parks

    The News-Enterprise

     Radcliff City Council plans to hold a special work session soon to hash out the city’s policy regarding alcohol use at Colvin Community Center and city parks.

  • Family to be featured by 'Toddlers & Tiaras'

    Huddled in their daughter’s bright pink bedroom, Matt Stasel and Jessica Grant discuss their 19-month-old and her collection of tiaras, trophies, ribbons, sashes and glamour photos.

    In the meantime, their living room is a buzz of activity as a broadcast team arranges lights and cameras for an interview.

  • Delays expected during lane reconfigurations on U.S. 31W corridor

    Motorists will notice significant lane changes and intermittent traffic delays Saturday on U.S. 31W in Elizabethtown between Public Square and St. John Road.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 4 Office plans to restripe the corridor as part of its road diet plan, which will reconfigure lanes around the square and reshape the four lanes north of the square to one northbound and one southbound lane with a center turning lane. Lane closures are expected during restriping, which should be finished by the end of the day.

  • Rineyville teen arrested following police chase, carjacking

    A multi-county vehicle pursuit ended with a dog dragging a man by his shorts out of a vehicle Monday afternoon on Plum Run Road in Bardstown.

    According to police reports, Aaron Wallace, 18, of Rineyville carjacked a Ford Escape from a woman at a Louisville Meijer off Hurstbourne Lane. Wallace allegedly threw the woman on the ground and drove away in her vehicle.

    Police pursued Wallace in Louisville, through Bullitt County, along Louisville Road and finally to Plum Run Road off U.S. 31E in Nelson County.

  • Marking the sesquicentennial

    Musket rounds, cannon blasts and Civil War drama will dominate downtown Elizabethtown on Friday night.

    The Brown-Pusey House, Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council, Hardin County History Museum and Morrison Masonic Lodge are sponsoring a sesquicentennial commemoration from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in downtown Elizabethtown, which recognizes the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Elizabethtown but also provides re-enactments of Civil War life and suffering.

  • ‘Investing Angels’ reach out today

    Area businesspeople plan this week to promote the Lincoln Trail Venture Group and the Lincoln Trail Innovation Center and to encourage potential investors and entrepreneurs with their experiences.

    Investing Angels of the Heartland is from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

  • Martinez pleads guilty to second-degree manslaughter

    An illegal immigrant implicated in a drunken driving wreck that resulted in the death of a 2-year-old girl pleaded guilty Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court to an amended charge of second-degree manslaughter.

    Jesus Arturo Rodriguez Martinez, 22, was indicted in September on charges of murder, aggravated driving under the influence, failure to use a child restraint, and no insurance and operator’s license.

  • E'town council approves tank mixing system, sports park purchases


    The News-Enterprise

    Elizabethtown City Council on Monday approved a new tank mixing system for an Industrial Park water tank, authorized more purchases for the Elizabethtown Sports Park and approved engineering services for work in the Haycraft Neighborhood.

  • Renewing the earth

    A group of environmentally aware organizations are partnering this Saturday to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day through a massive cleanup and renewal project.

    Greenspace, Let’s Spruce Up, the Kentucky Division of Forestry and students from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are pooling their talents and resources to clean up around Freeman Lake Park and plant hundreds of trees welcoming new life to nature. The cleanup is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.