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Today's News

  • Alcohol measure tabled

    Staff report

    Elizabethtown City Council on Tuesday agreed to table a measure to lift restrictions on alcohol at Pritchard Community Center.

    A preliminary agenda released to the media earlier this week included the city’s alcohol policy as an agenda item, but Councilman Marty Fulkerson requested the item be removed for the finalized agenda.

    Fulkerson, who supports the push for alcohol at Pritchard, said he removed the item after council members asked for additional time for information gathering on the subject.

  • Fla. man admits illegally entering post, stalking

    By NE Staff

    FORT KNOX — A Florida man pleaded guilty  Friday in U.S. District Court to unlawful entry on Fort Knox, among other charges.

    Christon L. Crabtree, 32, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., also pleaded guilty to stalking his wife  and violating a protection order, the U.S. Department of Justice announced in a statement.

    Crabtree allegedly traveled to Fort Knox in September and was apprehended there, despite being barred from post because of an earlier assault on his wife, the statement said.

  • Art and music

    FOR MORE INFORMATION: The non-profit Music & Arts Center of Cultural Learning is located at 790 N. Dixie Ave., Suite 801, in Elizabethtown. To learn more about the programs and instruction offered or how to help, call (270) 234-0007.

  • Restitution effort holds teen offenders accountable

    TO LEARN MORE

    Anyone interested in Hire-A-Teen classes may contact the Hire-A-Teen coordinator, Will Stolz, at (270) 862-3575, or 735-3000. 

    Businesses interested in participating in the Work Restitution Initiative, as either employers or partners in training, may contact Hardin District Court Judge Kim Shumate at: (270) 766-5004, or via e-mail: kimberlyshumate@KYCOURTS.net.

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

  • Senior Life: Suddenly, you're a caregiver

    It’s happened, that dreaded phone call in the middle of the night. It’s one of the phone calls that most adult children and family members try not to think will happen.

  • Legislators: Slots an unrealistic choice

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear’s proposal to include $780 million in expanded gambling revenue to bridge a sizable shortfall met Wednesday with a chilly reception.

    Some local legislators also greeted the proposal with a cold shoulder, calling the budget “unrealistic.”

    “It gave the governor a way to balance,” Rep. Jimmie Lee, D-Elizabethtown, said. “Was it realistic? Probably not.”

  • E'town postal worker admits mail thefts

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – A former U.S. Postal Service employee pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing various types of mail while working in Elizabethtown.

    Joseph J. Bourg, 45, of Elizabethtown, was charged last year with theft of mail matter and possession of a controlled substance by fraud.

  • A Dash of Class: It's soup season

    By NORA SWEAT

    There is nothing better on a cold, winter day than a good bowl of soup.

    Of course, you can reach into the pantry and retrieve a can of soup that you bought, but homemade soup is so wonderful. You probably have memories as a child of your mother making vegetable soup or homemade bean soup, or just chicken noodle soup a la Campbell’s.

  • It's more like apples and oranges

    By BECCA OWSLEY

    bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com

    A few weeks ago I, along with two other adults, sat down to play the board game Apples to Apples with a bunch of youths.

  • KAPOS Winners

    The News-Enterprise

    The 5th Region Kentucky Association of Pep Organization Sponsors competition was held Sunday afternoon at Central Hardin High School with three area high schools winning first place awards in their respective divisions.

    Central Hardin High School captured first place in the Small Varsity and Small Co-ed Divisions, Elizabethtown High School took first place in the Medium Varsity Division  and LaRue County High School placed first in the Large Varsity Division.