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Today's News

  • A year later: The shooting of Eric West

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    CECILIA – A year ago this week police responded to a modest ranch-style home on Yates Chapel Road to find the body of 37-year-old Eric West lying dead inside with gunshot wounds to his head and chest.

    West’s estranged girlfriend, Angie Ricketts, 32, was also at the home and admitted she pulled the trigger on a Ruger 9mm handgun, killing West.

    She said it was self defense.

  • Frankenstein, Dracula and a chicken walk into a theater...

    IF YOU GO:  Films to be shown at the Historic State Theater during October include "The Ghost and Mr. Chicken," this Friday through Sunday; "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein," Oct. 9-10; "Pit and the Pendulum," Oct. 23 and 25; and "Dracula," Oct. 30 and 31. Showings are at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, and 3 p.m. Sundays for movies with matinee showings. Tickets to all showings are $5. Doors open 30 minutes before show time. The Historic State Theater is located at 209 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown.

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bluegrass edges Stuart Pepper for middle school conference title (09/30)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Patrick Anderson and the Bluegrass Colts wanted to prove they could get a shutout against the Stuart Pepper Green Wave after giving up two touchdowns earlier this season. What better time to do it than in the Middle School Athletic Conference championship game? An eighth-grade quarterback, Anderson complete

  • ECTC enrollment up

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Educators have long wanted the number of Kentucky college graduates to rise, and fall semester enrollment figures indicate they might be getting their wish.

    Enrollment at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has continued to climb this semester beyond the set goal, a trend seen in colleges across the state.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: North Hardin Christian wins (09/29)

    PREP VOLLEYBALL NHC rolls The News-Enterprise LOUISVILLE — Sophomore Mary Beth Russell had 13 kills, seven digs, seven assists and three aces to lead the visiting North Hardin Christian Lady Falcons to a 25-13, 25-13 win over Hillview MICAH on Monday. Senior Lauren Buell chipped in with 11 kills, nine digs, two assists and two aces, while junior Haley Daniels added 16 assists

  • A Dash of Class: In Memory of two students

    By NORA SWEAT

    I knew when I was in fourth grade I wanted to be a teacher, and when I was a freshman in high school, after having Joan Thro’s home economics class, I knew wanted to be a home economics teacher. I never wavered from my goal.

  • Alleged thief pleads not guilty

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    ELIZABETHTOWN — The man accused of stealing more than $28,000 during a stint as treasurer for a youth soccer league pleaded not guilty to charges during video arraignment Monday. He is due back in court Friday for a probable cause hearing.

    Lawrence Varner McCrobie, 28, was jailed Friday on one count of felony theft.

  • 'Baby, remember my name...'

    “Fame” Rated PG for thematic material including teen drinking, a sexual situation and language Release Date: Sept.

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: Wilkerson, Lady Bruins claim region title (9/30)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com LOUISVILLE — Central Hardin girls’ golf coach Chris Adams likes being around his team because he’s never sure what’s going to happen. “It’s a great group to be around,” Adams said. “They all get goofy and silly.

  • Bullitt County man gets 15 years for meth possession

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    RADCLIFF — A Shepherdsville man was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment in U.S. District Court in Louisville Tuesday after admitting being caught in Radcliff last year with a large batch of methamphetamine.

    According to U.S. Attorney Candace G. Hill, Michael Walker, 49, was arrested in Radcliff Aug. 8, 2008 while in possession of 109 grams of the illegal stimulant.