Today's News

  • E'town mother charged with abuse

    The News-Enterprise

    Elizabethtown police jailed a 36-year-old mother of three Wednesday, accusing her of beating her young children with coat hangers.

    Sheila D. Carter was referred to EPD Detective Kelly Slone by Social Services after the agency heard that Carter  had hit them with hangers at their Abby Court home in Elizabethtown.

    Slone filed a criminal citation against Carter on Wednesday in Hardin District Court claiming all three children said their mother had hurt them with coat hangers.

  • Funeral, route set for Hanson

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com LARUE COUNTY — Eddie Sickles never knew Matthias Hanson. But he does know what the 20-year-old stood for. Today, he will honor the fallen Marine as he hopes many others will when Hanson’s body passes on U.S. 31W in a hearse. Hanson, 20, died Sunday while supporting combat operations in Helmand province in Afghanistan. He

  • Feb. 25 Services

    Roscoe Byrd, 77, “The Train Man” of Vine Grove, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010. Visitation with friends and family is from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Vine Grove City Hall in Vine Grove with a service with full military honors at 3 p.m. After the service there will be a Bluegrass Jam and everyone is invited to bring their instrument and honor Roscoe with the music he loved.

  • COLLEGE SPORTS: Kentucky AD Barnhart speaks at Elizabethtown Christian (02/24)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — With three of his children having attended Lexington Christian Academy, Mitch Barnhart understands just how much a Christian-based education can provide a student and a family. While that certainly didn’t hurt, the reason Barnhart was asked to be the featured speaker at Tuesday night’s annual

  • Teachers try to work around the weather

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Snow days don’t affect Paul Connelly’s schedule. As principal of East Hardin Middle School, Connelly heads to school regardless of whether it’s in session. But Connelly admits to not always caring for the silence that awaits him. It’s not the way a school should sound. Schools “just

  • Hardin County Schools canceled

    Hardin County Schools canceled classes today because of the overnight snowfall.

    Elizabethtown Christian Academy also has announced a one-hour delay today.

    The county was placed under an winter weather advisory last night by the National Weather Service. In general, accumulations are reported at an inch or less but larger amounts have been reported in some locally heavy bands.

  • Three arrested in Cecilia on meth charges



    CECILIA — Two men and a woman were jailed on methamphetamine-related charges Wednesday after an anonymous tip led counter-narcotics agents to a White Lane property, where police say meth lab components were found.

    Paul Eugene Edlin, 43, the owner of property at 801 White Lane, in Cecilia, let two Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force agents search his grounds, court documents reflect.

  • No need to be alarmed



    RADCLIFF — Soft, excited voices filled the New Highland Elementary School library as boxes were handed to each student.

    “What is this?”

    “What’s in there?”

    Parents gathered to watch the presentation were probably even more excited, because they knew the life-saving potential of the boxes’ contents.

  • Task force investigates prescription 'syndicate'



    ELIZABETHTOWN – An agent with the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force testified Wednesday against a Louisville man he ties to a criminal syndicate the officer blames for putting thousands of opioid pain killers on the street.

    After hearing from task force agent Rex Allaman, Hardin District Judge Kim Shumate found probable cause that Matthew “Matt” Maurice Wells likely had played a role in obtaining prescription medication by fraud.

  • Community colleges fill Capitol with chants of ‘No More Cuts’

    By BEN SHEROAN bsheroan@thenewsenterprise.com FRANKFORT — An assembly of gold-clad guests raised their voices Thursday in a recurring chant that echoed from the Capitol Rotunda through the legislative corridors. “No More Cuts” was the message being delivered by faculty, administration and students dressed in gold T-shirts attending a rally coordinated by the Kentucky Commu