Today's News

  • Trial begins for man accused in child sex case



    A child told a jury of nine women and five men Thursday that she’d touched an adult relative sexually on multiple occasions while living with him in Radcliff.

    The girl’s testimony was given as part of this month’s trial of Frank Long, a 41-year-old Radcliff man charged with multiple felony sex offenses against two child relatives.

    Long was indicted last August on charges that include sexual abuse, sodomy and witness tampering.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Wednesday's Results (09/23)

    GOLF BOYS’ PREP WEDNESDAY’S SCORES ELIZABETHTOWN 147, NORTH HARDIN 154, PLEASURE RIDGE PARK 177 ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Wednesday’s nine-hole match at the par-36 front nine at Elizabethtown Country Club. Elizabethtown (147) Mason Haynes                 &nbs

  • 'Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile.' - William Cullen Bryant


  • Police mum on Buggeland case



    With autopsies complete and the bodies having been released to family members for final arrangements, investigators now have details about the manner in which a retired Elizabethtown couple were killed.

    But cops aren’t sharing those details with the public.

    Retired gynecologists Dr. Margaret and Dr. Terje Buggeland were found dead on the floor of an adult son’s bedroom Tuesday morning.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Lady Panthers cruise past Meade, 5-1 (09/23)


    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Watch out 10th District. Elizabethtown’s roar is back.

    Following a rough two-week stretch in which the No. 12 Lady Panthers went 1-3-2, Elizabethtown is starting to roll at the best time of the season.

    Sophomore midfielder Lexy Hazle scored two goals in the first half to lead the Lady Panthers to a 5-1 win over district foe Meade County on Wednesday night.

  • Kentucky Core Content Test results

     These scores reflect the percentage of students who scored either a proficient or distinguished rating in the subject areas on the Kentucky Core Content Test.

      Elizabethtown Independent Schools

    -       Elizabethtown High School – Reading – 77.0; Math – 53.3; Science – 50.9; Social Studies – 47.3; Writing – 53.2

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North Hardin looks to regain control of rivalry (09/23)


  • Retired doctors slain



    Kentucky State Police are searching for the live-in son of two retired physicians found dead inside their Shepherdsville Road home Tuesday morning by another adult son.

    Dr. Margaret Buggeland, 76, and Dr. Terje R. Buggeland, 70, were victims of homicide, according to Kentucky State Police Post 4 spokesman Trooper Bruce Reeves.

  • Districts vary in NCLB success



    LaRue County Schools met all of its goals in the 2010 No Child Left Behind reports, while about half of  Elizabethtown Independent Schools and Hardin County Schools met its goals.

    NCLB reports are based on standardized tests students took last spring. The reports give schools a number of goals to meet, the majority of which are in the subjects of reading and math. The goal is to have 100 percent of students in each school score proficient in reading and math by 2014.

  • Funeral Monday for soldier killed in Afghanistan

    Staff report

    The funeral for 1st Lt. Eric David Yates, 26, of Rineyville, is Monday at St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown.

    Yates, who graduated from John Hardin High School in 2003, died Saturday in Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

    Yates also was a 2008 graduate of the ROTC program at Western Kentucky University. He served in the U.S. Army’s 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell.