Today's News

  • E’town narrows choices for park manager


    A ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on the Elizabethtown Sports Park is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. June 22. The site is off St. John Road about halfway between the U.S. 31W Bypass and Ring Road.



    Elizabethtown is narrowing its search for a manager to oversee operations of the Elizabethtown Sports Park.

  • Dropouts can drop back on(line)



    Local students looking to earn high school diplomas now have the option to earn credit without entering a classroom.

    Hardin County Schools recently adopted Jefferson County Public Schools’ eSchool program, which allows students to take online courses as a way to earn credit toward earning a high school diploma.

  • Memorial service planned today for soldier who drowned



    A memorial service is today at Fort Knox for a 23-year-old soldier who drowned at Taylorsville Lake over Memorial Day weekend.

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers searchers found the body Tuesday of Spc. Anthony Carter after looking for 10 days.

  • Meade runaway returns home

    BRANDENBURG — A Meade County teenager has been returned to her home after apparently running away last month.

    Metro Police found Rebecca Short, 15, in Louisville on Friday, said Meade County Sheriff William “Butch” Kerrick.

    After the Guston girl was reported missing, Kentucky State Police asked the public to help locate her.


  • Criminal complaint filed in dog attack



    A criminal complaint has been filed against a local man whose dog was implicated by Kentucky State Police for attacking and killing White Mills resident Karen Gillespie last year.

  • June 10, 2010: Our readers write

    Alzheimer’s services available I’d like to compliment Monica Ruehling on her well-written column that ran June 6, “Senior Life: After the diagnosis.” I’ve seen first hand that the weeks and months following such a diagnosis are often very frightening times. The Alzheimer’s Association’s Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter provi

  • Driver sentenced in fatal DUI wreck

    The News-Enterprise

    A Rineyville man was sentenced this week in Hardin Circuit Court to 10 years in prison for a fatal DUI wreck in November.

    Through a plea deal, Michael Louis Brunello admitted guilt. His sentences will run concurrently with the maximum time for a second-degree manslaughter charge. He also was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, being a persistent felony offender, DUI and driving without insurance.

  • Valley Creek wreck proves fatal

    The bumper of a Toyota Yaris rests near Valley Creek Road while the car sits in a yard Wednesday evening. Witnesses said the vehicle, driven by Brittany L. Ringenary, 21, of Elizabethtown, careened from the roadway striking a mailbox at 1755 Valley Creek Road, a sign warning of utility work, a rock and soil berm where a water line is being installed, and crashed through a fence a before coming to a stop near a house. Ringenary was airlifted from the scene with life-threatening injuries, emergency responders said. She later was pronounced dead.

  • May 4, 2010, editorial: Too many distractions, too little law

    Finally, Kentucky has a law to deal with distracted driving. In adopting House Bill 415,  the state joins 19 others and the District of Columbia in prohibiting drivers from texting behind the wheel. The measure was signed into law April 12 and also bans “young drivers” from using cell phones while driving.

    What exactly qualifies a driver to be considered young or inexperienced? The answer, under the new law, would be anyone using a cell phone for voice calls or texting while behind the wheel for the first six months after receiving a drivers’ permit.

  • The Duke coming to historic screen