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Today's News

  • Rineyville teen dies after being shot

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    A Rineyville teenager has died at University Hospital in Louisville after being shot Tuesday night during what police describe as an attempted home invasion in the Sun & Fun mobile home park.
    According to a Kentucky State Police Post 4 news release, Kevin Scott Puckett, 18, was shot by a woman at 180 Tomahawk Trail while climbing through a kitchen window he’d broken around 7 p.m. after threatening her life.

  • Women's Empowerment Conference set for Jan. 15

    The News-Enterprise

    Demery & Associates will have its third annual Women's Empowerment Conference Jan. 15 at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff. The early registration deadline is Dec. 20.

    The one-day conference, themed "A Celebration of Extraordinary Women," will feature Jennifer Pitts Oldham and Brig. Gen. Robin Akin as speakers. The emphasis will be on empowering and equipping women of Kentucky with the tools needed to achieve personal, professional and family goals.

  • State police aim to cram a cruiser

    HARDIN COUNTY — State officials are challenging Kentucky State Police troopers, detectives and dispatchers to outdo their peers in at other posts in collecting food for shelters, churches and other groups serving less fortunate people.
    Dubbed “Cram the Cruiser,” the friendly competition pits each of KSP’s 16 posts against one another in collecting non-perishable food items.

  • EHS students mourn sophomore’s death

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com
    Elizabethtown High School was missing a lot on Tuesday.
    Sophomore Tristan Clark died early Tuesday from injuries he sustained when a car struck him on North Miles Street Monday afternoon.
    The 15-year-old was walking south on Beech Street when just before 4 p.m. Monday he was struck by a westbound Nissan sedan driven by a 17-year-old female EHS senior. Clark was crossing North Miles Street.  
    Upset by the collision, she also was absent from EHS on Tuesday.

  • First Financial Service Corp. increases stock flexibility

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com
    Like putting money in the bank, First Financial Service Corp. recently increased its authorized shares of common stock from 10 million to 35 million.
    The move provides the Elizabethtown-based corporation flexibility for the future if it needs additional capital — but it won’t impact the 4.7 million shares already issued. First Financial Service Corp. added 25 million shares to the 5.3 million it had in reserve.
    The corporation is holding company for First Federal Savings Bank.

  • An island unto itself
  • Vine Grove hosts 'Dickens' for 20th year

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com
    Carriage rides, carols and the Clauses are part of a holiday celebration in Vine Grove this weekend.
    The city of Vine Grove will host its annual Dickens of a Christmas event Friday and Saturday.
    The event has lasted for 20 years, and events coordinator Donna Broadway said it’s the kind of event Vine Grove’s citizens anticipate.
    “Our people in Vine Grove like to get together, eat, party,” she said. They also enjoy dressing up in period costume for the event.

  • Radcliff rolls out annual Christmas parade Friday

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com
    Radcliff’s annual nighttime Christmas parade and celebration will return to the city this Friday.
    The parade is set to begin at 7 p.m. and run along Lincoln Trail Boulevard toward Radcliff City Hall. The event ends with a visit from Santa and the Festival of Trees, said Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate.
    Shumate said around 50 entries will be featured in this year’s parade and all will feature a holiday theme.
    “There is no better way to start the holidays,” he said.

  • RAINN correction

    Sharra Smith, a local volunteer for the Rape Abuse Incest National Network, is raising money for the organization and SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program independently of RAINN. Due to a source error, a story on A1 in the Nov. 14 issue of The News-Enterprise wasn't correct on this fact.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Central rallies past Nelson (12/01)

    Senior guard Matt Nichols recorded a 20-20 game as the Central Hardin Bruins were able to overcome a 12-point, second-quarter deficit to beat visiting 5th Region rival Nelson County, 67-57 on Tuesday.

    Nichols notched game highs with 24 points and 20 rebounds, while junior forward Andrew Kinney added 12 points, four rebounds and four steals.

    Sophomore forward Alex Crowder chipped in with 11 points, and junior guard Cannon Ray hit 3-of-6 3-pointers and finished with nine points and three assists.