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  • Clever and contemporary

    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.

  • Hearts on hold at HMH

    Hardin Memorial Hospital is re-evaluating its open heart surgery program after a five-month halt in scheduled surgeries.

    The program remains open, according to HMH President and CEO Dennis Johnson, and will remain viable in the future, but the hospital has not scheduled an open heart surgery since last fall.

  • Burke case in national spotlight

    A double-slaying in Rineyville and a U.S. Army sergeant convicted at court martial are subjects of a “48 Hours” installment airing Saturday on CBS.

  • Testimony continues in birthday-party stabbing trial

    Jurors heard testimony Wednesday from the man who threw the first punch at a birthday dinner that ended with a stabbing last April just outside of Elizabethtown. The stabbing victim also testified.

    Raymond K. Wilson, 52, is charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault and tampering with physical evidence in connection with the stabbing.

    Wilson’s jury trial began Monday and continued Wednesday afternoon during which a panel of seven men and seven women heard testimony from three witnesses.