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Today's News

  • Two in custody after shot fired into apartment
  • Show us your decorations!

    The News-Enterprise plans to publish a collection of reader-submitted photos of residential Christmas decorations on the Dec. 12 front of Faces and Places. For a chance to have your holiday decorations featured on the page, send your photos, JPEG format only, to photos@thenewsenterprise.com. To be considered, submit photos by noon Thursday.

  • Big changes for small airports

    Security at Addington Field may tighten in the next few years if the federal government creates new rules for general aviation airports — or if Elizabethtown lands a commuter flight service.
    Roger Lawson, a manager at Addington Field and owner of Elizabethtown Flying Service, said if a passenger service started there it would have to abide by the same security rules as a larger operation — such as Louisville International Airport. Otherwise, he doesn’t know what new rules the Transportation Security Administration might adopt for small airports.

  • Students mix school work with Skype

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Bluegrass Middle School students carried on a conversation with an author of a popular children’s book Monday without being in the same room with him.

    Some sixth-grade students at Bluegrass Middle had a chance to speak with Tom Angleberger, author of “The Strange Case of Origami Yoda,” using the software Skype, which allows people to make free voice and video calls on their computers.

  • Buggeland case delayed for mental evaluation

    Monday’s scheduled preliminary hearing in the double-murder case against former Shepherdsville Road resident Erik J. Buggeland was postponed because a mental health evaluation has not been completed.
    Buggeland, who police say has been diagnosed mental disorder, was ordered by Hardin District Judge John Simcoe to undergo a psychiatric assessment.
    Buggeland is charged with murder for the bludgeoning and stabbing deaths of his parents — retired gynecologists Terje and Margaret Buggeland earlier this year.

  • Photo: The view from the hill
  • Local students stuff stockings for soldiers

    The stockings aren’t filled by Santa, but come pretty close.
    Meadow View Elementary School students prepared stockings filled with candy, personal items and other treats for 60 soldiers deployed to Iraq during Christmas. Students and staff collected items for three weeks, and then a group of students stayed after school to prepare to ship the items this past week.

  • Senior Life: Is it or isn’t it?

    When a discussion begins on the subjects of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, one of the first questions asked is: Do I have it, too? What if I misplace my keys, do I have dementia? What if I go into a room and forget why I’m there, do I have dementia? If I reach a certain age on my next birthday, will I develop Alzheimer’s disease? So, is it or isn’t it?

  • Man stabbed, killed in New Haven

    Landmark News Service
    Nelson County authorities are seeking a suspect in connection with the fatal stabbing of a New Haven man Thursday night in an apartment in New Haven.
    Eric Douglas Stallard, 39, formerly of Loretto, was being airlifted to University Hospital in Louisville when he died, according to the Nelson County Coroner’s Office. The helicopter was diverted to Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown where medical staff attempted to revive Stallard. He was pronounced dead by the coroner at 10 p.m.

  • Ex-CHHS teacher released from jail

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com
    A former teacher and coach accused of having unlawful sexual relationships with two teenage students was released from jail Friday after spending a day behind bars.