Local News

  • Sandhill cranes challenge Kentucky hunters

    Larry Dreamis Hill of Cecilia was part of a historic hunt this winter.

    He was among the hunters who tried to bag some of the eastern population of sandhill cranes during the state’s first hunting season for the species in 100 years.

    State wildlife officials established a crane season after research showed hunting would not likely impact the species negatively.

    Most of the birds harvested were in Hardin and Barren counties, traditional wintering areas in Kentucky for the birds, according to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • Love Kitchen makes a stop at Warm Blessings

    Little Caesars Love Kitchen stopped Friday afternoon in Elizabethtown to help feed patrons at Warm Blessings Inc. The 48-foot semi-trailer is a self-powered, functioning pizza kitchen/baking unit. Local franchise owner Mike Fink and employees along with driver/operator David Fox prepared 50 pizzas in the mobile unit parked behind Warm Blessings’ building. The Love Kitchen, established in 1985, has fed more than 2 million patrons in 48 states and three Canadian provinces.

  • HCS bus involved in non-injury crash

    CECILIA — A Hardin County Schools bus was involved in a traffic collision Friday at the intersection of U.S. 62 and Ky. 222.
    No one was injured and no students were on the bus at the time, HCS spokesman John Wright said.
    The scene was worked by Kentucky State Police. A spokesman for KSP could not be reached Saturday.

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  • Newspaper staff receives state press honors

    The Kentucky Press Association honored members of The News-Enterprise staff during its annual Better Newspaper Contest presentations Friday night in Lexington.

    Copy Desk Chief Sarah Reddoch was recognized in three categories, including two first-place awards.

    An editorial written by Reddoch, which advocated public access to child protective services records, was considered the best among medium-sized daily newspapers in the state.

  • University to host information session Tuesday

    Mid-Continent University in Mayfield is hosting a free information session from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Colvin Community Center on Freedom Way in Radcliff.

    The event is free and open to the public.

    Representatives plan to help potential students join classes and apply for the Kentucky Tuition Grant.

    The school offers classes locally on Tuesdays at Colvin Community Center.

  • Four from Hardin indicted by LaRue County grand jury

    Landmark News Service

    Ten people were indicted earlier this month, including four from Hardin County, by a LaRue County grand jury on charges varying from auto theft to cold checks.
    They include:

  • LaRue businessman to run for Congress

    A LaRue County businessman is planning a run for Congress.
    Craig Astor, a real estate professional, aircraft mechanic and co-owner of Wrolen Pin Café, will run on the Libertarian ticket.
    Astor resigned as chairman of LaRue County’s Republican Party last month after making the decision to run in the primary election.
    “I was very disappointed in the two-party system,” Astor said. “I think they’ve failed the American people.”
    He’d like to be part of the solution.

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  • E'town man charged with criminal mischief

    An Elizabethtown man is charged with first-degree criminal mischief and alcohol intoxication in public after he allegedly caused more than $1,000 worth of damage to a Radcliff food store, according to Radcliff Police Department.

    Terry A. Convington, 38, was involved in a fight Saturday at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge on Vine Street in Radcliff when he left the facility on foot and went to a nearby Marathon Food Mart, police say. Before police arrived on scene, he screamed for employees to call police and destroyed property inside the store.