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  • Feeding America names new development director

    Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland has a new development director.

    Cynthia Louis was appointed to the position, which is in charge of fundraising, outreach, marketing and volunteer coordination.

    Louis has spent nearly three years with AmeriCorps Volunteers In Service to America, one year of which was spent at the USA Cares office in Radcliff.

    A friend Louis made during her year serving in Hardin County advised her to apply after Tami Delaney, the former development director, took another job and vacated the position.

  • Photo: Land of the orange barrels
  • Man speaks to rescuers' families after 46-year mystery is solved

    After 46 years of mystery about two men who helped save his life when he was a boy, Kevin Boyd learned their identities and spoke to their survivors the day his story appeared.

    Boyd, of Wichita, Kan., described in a Monday column in The News-Enterprise an incident that could have killed him the weekend of July 4, 1967, and his search to find at least one of the men who jumped into action to help him.

  • Community Foundation celebrates philanthropy

    A local community foundation celebrated the love of serving others Wednesday.

    The Central Kentucky Community Foundation hosted a luncheon to recognize charitable donors in Hardin County and to encourage continued support. Chase Fulcher, a major supporter of the Henderson Community Foundation, discussed opportunities such organizations provide.

  • The man, the myth, the museum

  • Photo: Driver charged with DUI, wanton endangerment in Tuesday crash
  • Mayberry Days begins Friday in Vine Grove

    Vine Grove residents are preparing for a weekend of fun and giving.

    The second Mayberry Days festival is Friday and Saturday at Optimist Park, encouraging residents to dress up as characters from “The Andy Griffith Show,” watch episodes of the show on a giant screen, compete in a checkers contest and indulge in other related entertainment.

    The event began after Mayor Blake Proffitt said he often hears people comment on how similar Vine Grove is to the town of Mayberry.

  • Police: Teen shot stepfather during 'domestic violence dispute'

    A Breckinridge County teen is charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of his stepfather.

    Kentucky State Police have identified the victim as Hugo Martinez, 37, of Harned. Police have not released the name of the 17-year-old stepson.

    Troopers responded at 5:33 p.m. Tuesday to the 900 block of Ky. 259 in Harned in reference to a shooting, according to a news release from KSP Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

    The preliminary investigation indicated the teen shot Martinez during a “domestic violence dispute,” according to police.

  • Secretary of State holds Civic Health Initiative at ECTC today

    Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is continuing the inaugural Civic Health Initiative, a statewide series of roundtable discussions at Kentucky’s universities and colleges to improve the state’s overall civic health. The event is from 1 to 2:30 p.m. today at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Education Center.

  • Man gets 10 years for pot trafficking

    Nine months after investigators uncovered 10 pounds of marijuana in his Sparrow Court home, an Elizabethtown man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison.

    Alphonso L. Cleaver, 38, was indicted in October on charges of trafficking in marijuana — more than 5 pounds, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and first-degree persistent felony offense.