Local News

  • Gearing up for groundhog day

    As the sun rises at 7:47 a.m. , overnight temperatures have dropped to below freezing, the wind is howling and somewhere under a snowdrift in Punxsutawney, Pa., a groundhog named Phil is being dug out to predict if we will have an early spring or six more weeks of winter weather.

    It’s Groundhog Day, the second day of February, the day relived over and over by Bill Murray for a period of 10 years in the comedy “Groundhog Day,” which by the way is in the fourth showing at 7:47 a.m. on Encore, part of a 24-hour marathon of the movie.

  • RPD seeks shooter in attempted robbery

    Radcliff police are looking for three men involved in a Tuesday shooting.

    RPD responded to 880 Mill Creek Road on a call about an assault with a handgun. Officers arrived to find Edward F. Razo wounded with a single gunshot wound to the upper left leg.

    Razo said a black male, about 5-foot-4 and 130 pounds, followed him from a local smoke shop to his residence. When they arrived, the man told Razo to give him all his money and pulled a handgun on him.

  • E'town teens charged with thefts from cars

    The News-Enterprise

    Elizabethtown police responded to the area of Oak Glade Circle and Silk Oak Drive on Tuesday morning because of a suspicious persons complaint.

    EPD officers said 18-year-old Devin Cody S. Bush of Elizabethtown was seen with a GPS cord protruding from his jacket pocket. After an investigation and interview, police decided to charge Bush in connection with several vehicle thefts that occurred the past few days. Detectives also consider Gregory L Walls, 18, of Elizabethtown, to be an accomplice.

  • EIS approves two snow make-up days

    The city schools’ calendar will be changing this month to accommodate the recent snow day accumulation.
    The Elizabethtown Independent Schools board voted Monday to amend the school calendar to schedule two days to make up for those missed by inclement weather.
    Students at EIS will attending school Feb. 18 and 21, both previously scheduled as days off for students. Feb. 18 originally was going to be a professional development day for teachers, and Feb. 21 was going to be observed as a holiday for President’s Day.

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  • College Goal Sunday: The 411 on FAFSA

    Beyond concerns about college placement tests and the admissions process, one of the potentially frustrating aspects of making the leap to college for parents and students is the cost.
    On Sunday, financial aid representatives at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College provided a hand of support, letting families know the best way to deal with worry is thorough preparation.

  • Case against fired CHHS teacher heads to grand jury

    The case against former Central Hardin High School teacher Steven Blake Gray is headed to a grand jury.  
    Appearing briefly Friday morning in Hardin District Court, Gray waived the right to a preliminary hearing, sending the case to a grand jury review for possible indictment on multiple felony sex crime charges, according to the Hardin County Attorney’s Office.
    First Assistant Hardin County Attorney Philip Moore said it is uncertain when the case will be heard by a grand jury, though.

  • KNB stockholders profit from success

    An Elizabethtown-based bank plans to pay its first stock dividends since opening in 1997. Kentucky Neighborhood Bank notified stockholders Friday that they will receive a 50-cent payment for each of their shares.
    “We’ve had a very good year,” President and CEO Ronnie Pence said.

  • Photos: Fond farewell for Gray