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Today's News

  • Jan. 18, 2010: Services

    Colen Drexal Casey III, 19, of Rineyville, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2010. The funeral is at noon Tuesday at Keenan’s Funeral Home, 4724 Dixie Highway (at Rockford Lane), Louisville. Visitation is from noon to 8 p.m. today and after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

  • Guthrie flying solo so far in House 'race'

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    Some congressional elections in this year’s volatile political climate are sure to be dramatic, but the race — if there is one — for Kentucky’s 2nd District seat seems to be shaping up to be as tame as tapioca.

    First-term incumbent Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, so far is the only candidate to file. The deadline for major party contenders is Jan. 26.

  • Photo: Lost in the Monday morning fog
  • Shoplifting "syndicate" pleads to misdemeanor charges

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com 

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Five people jailed Jan. 7 on robbery and engaging in organized crime charges pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges Friday, bringing a quick disposition to a case involving serious felony accusations.

  • Radcliff teacher pleads to felony

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    BARDSTOWN — A Radcliff middle school teacher indicted in March on a charge of tampering with a witness pleaded guilty to the felony charge Friday in Bardstown’s 10th Circuit Court.

    The 29-year-old teacher, Angela Taylor, remains employed with Hardin County Schools, despite pleading to the felony charge.

  • Magistrate mania drawing a crowd

    THE RACE IS ON

    MAGISTRATE-DISTRICT 1

    Jerry Brown-Democrat

    Curtis Brunson-Democrat

    MAGISTRATE-DISTRICT 2

    Douglas H. Goodman-Democrat

    Jacob Pearman-Republican

    Michael L. Stamper-Republican

    MAGISTRATE-DISTRICT 3

    Abe B. Addams-Republican

    Brent Goodin-Republican

    Lisa Williams-Republican

    Phillip Crady-Democrat

    Bob Hicks-Democrat

    MAGISTRATE-DISTRICT 4

  • Civil rights mature for new generation

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – As the crowd welcomed civil rights speaker Avon William Rollins, Sr. to a podium with grand applause, a mime who preceded him wiped hard to remove white paint from his dark face before the large restroom mirror.

    The crowd listened intently as the wise man, grayed by years, spoke from his heart about his living through history when mixing with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcom X during their stands for civil rights.

  • E'town residents saved by alarm

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com 

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Elizabethtown Fire Safety Officer Rusty Todd said a smoke alarm saved the lives of Poplar Street residents involved in a Sunday morning house fire.

    Firefighters responded to the 1:39 a.m. blaze to find smoke pouring from a bathroom at 315 E. Poplar St.

    The fire, caused by an extension cord powering a space heater overheating and igniting a rug placed over it, was quickly extinguished.

  • Rineyville teen fatally struck on Ky. 1600

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    RINEYVILLE — A Good Samaritan’s offer of a ride to a pedestrian late Friday ended with a teen’s death.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 Trooper Terry Whittaker said 19-year-old Colen D. Casey III was on Ky. 1600 headed to a friend’s house when a motorist stopped to offer him a ride.

  • Knox logistics experts to support Haitian relief

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    FORT KNOX – Logistical experts who in August returned to Fort Knox from Iraq again have been deployed to warmer climates, this time in support of Haiti earthquake relief efforts.

    Army Maj. Paul Hayes of the 3rd Sustainment Command confirmed Monday the deployment of three Fort Knox-based expeditionary teams to commands in the southeastern United States working to help survivors of last week’s temblor.