Today's News

  • Alcohol ordinances put cities to test

    ISSUE: Local alcohol regulations
    OUR VIEW: Cities have been busy

    When local voters decided in October to relax alcohol sales in Hardin County's three largest cities, the work of getting it done came to rest with the city governments.

    The question on the ballot was quite simple: Do you favor the sale of alcoholic beverages? As usual, the process of implementation is not at all simple.

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  • KSP charge two from Meade County after shots fired

    Kentucky State Police arrested two Meade County residents following a domestic assault Tuesday that culminated in a shooting.

    Kevin Medley, 49, and Kelly A. Medley, 47, both of Brandenburg, are charged with second-degree assault and are lodged in the Meade County Detention Center. Kelly Medley also faces two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

  • Santa visits Hardin County Public Library
  • Defense requests later date for Hines murder trial

    Judge Kelly Mark Easton denied a defense motion Tuesday requesting a later trial date in the case of Joshua Hines, an Elizabethtown man accused of murdering his neighbor.

    Hines, 24, is accused of shooting his neighbor, Toni M. Ballard, at her Bardstown Road residence April 7. According to Kentucky State Police, Hines called 911, informing police he shot his neighbor and may have killed her.

    The jury trial is scheduled to begin March 12.

  • JHHS, LCHS marching bands play for Gov. Steve Beshear during Inaugural Parade

    FRANKFORT — John Hardin High School and LaRue County High School marching bands and color guards brought diverse flavors to Frankfort on Tuesday as they serenaded Gov. Steve Beshear just hours before he would be sworn in for a second term as Kentucky’s chief executive.

  • HCS seeking a student drug policy change from board

    Students who have violated the drug and alcohol policy at Hardin County Schools could receive a different punishment if a change is approved by the district’s Board of Education.

  • Governor calls for renewed focus on education

    FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear on Tuesday said his primary focus during his second term will be to attract jobs and industry to a state working its way out of an economic morass but still facing challenges.

    In doing so, Beshear said the state actively must build bridges of collaboration and strengthen its core by offering a more aggressive approach to education that will create a well-rounded and intelligent workforce capable of competing on a national and global scale.

  • Show us your trees

    Holiday trees around Hardin and LaRue counties will be on display in the Dec. 25 edition of The News-Enterprise.

    To submit photos, send them to photos@thenewsenterprise.com. Only one photo per household will be used. Only photos from residents of Hardin and LaRue counties will be used. Please include your name and city of residence in the email.

    Deadline to submit photos is noon Friday.

  • Library roof bid accepted

    Hardin Fiscal Court members Tuesday approved a bid for the repair of the roof of the Hardin County Public Library in Radcliff.

    It also approved a budget for the Hardin County Clerk’s office and discussed bids for the repair of the White Mills bridge among various pieces of business.

    Council members approved a low bid of $128,326.02 from Crepps Construction Company LLC of Bardstown for replacement of the failed roof structure at the branch in Radcliff.

    Both of the two bids returned came in higher than hoped, officials said.