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Today's News

  • Meth charges could lead to life term

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Testimony at a preliminary hearing Monday in Hardin District Court demonstrates the grip methamphetamine can have on a user.

    Robbie and Deanna Hamilton appeared Monday morning before Ninth District Judge Kim Shumate wearing orange jumpsuits for a joint probable cause hearing on events which occurred last month.

  • No school for HCS Wednesday

    The News-Enterprise

    HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin County Schools will not be in session Wednesday, HCS Superintendent Nannette Johnston said. She made the decision Tuesday afternoon. Wednesday will be the district's fourth snow day of the school year.

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools will be on a one-hour delay, EIS Superintendent Gary French said. French said that decision could be changed to full closing if the weather turns worse overnight.

  • A big faith from big blue nation

    To RSVP, contact ECA at (270) 234-8174. By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown Christian Academy this month hosts one of the more recognizable figures in University of Kentucky athletics not named John Wall or John Calipari. UK Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart has been secured as the featured speaker at the school’s largest annual

  • DUI arrests spike over Super Bowl weekend

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – No Hardin County-based police agency conducted traffic safety checkpoints over Super Bowl weekend, but jail logs show patrol officers made plenty of DUI arrests without extra effort.

    Of the 26 people booked on new charges at the Hardin County Detention Center between Friday and Sunday, 15 were there on the charge of driving under the influence.

  • Classification debate fires up council

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Steve Atcher’s calls for reclassification from a fourth-class to a second-class city have so far gone unheeded, but he reiterated his commitment to the platform Monday.

    Atcher presented his fellow councilmen with a rough draft of a resolution directed at the Kentucky General Assembly that would reclassify the city to second-class status. It is slated for a vote next week.

  • Drug Court graduation marks 11th anniversary

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Concluding an alternative sentencing program that is no less intense than jail or any less stressful than the weight of a felony record, 18 convicted drug offenders graduated from Hardin County’s Drug Court program Monday in Elizabethtown.

  • Police: woman tried to disarm officer

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN – An Elizabethtown woman with a lengthy criminal record is due in court next week after being charged with disarming a peace officer.

    According to a criminal citation filed against Roxanna L. Bradley, Elizabethtown police officer Matt Hodge responded to Bradley’s 114 W. Dixie Ave. apartment Feb. 1 on a report of domestic violence.

    Arriving with backup, Hodge reported that screams for help could be heard from within Bradley’s apartment.

  • GIRLS' & BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: North Hardin girls, Central Hardin boys win on the road

    The News-Enterprise Senior forwards Destiny Bramblett and Michelle Mosley pounded Louisville Eastern from the inside Monday night. Sisters Lexi and Domeneque Taft preferred to work from the outside. Bramblett and Mosley combined for 35 points and 22 rebounds, while the Tafts scored 18 of their 21 points from the 3-point arc as visiting North Hardin pulled away from the Lady

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Hundley out, Yates in as John Hardin coach (02/09)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Kayla Chancey had a great time when she played on John Hardin’s freshman softball team under Corey Yates in 2008. Now a junior infielder, Chancey is excited to see what Yates can do in his first season as the Lady Bulldogs’ varsity coach. After spending the past four seasons as head coach and the

  • Snow causes schools to close

    Hardin County, Elizabethtown and Fort Knox schools are canceled today.

    The early morning decisions followed overnight snowfall with accumulations approaching 3 inches and more snow expected to fall today.

    Initially, Fort Knox Dependent Schools announced a two-hour delay but later in the morning the post schools canceled classes.

    Elizabethtown Christian Academy, Elizabethtown Montessori and West Point Independent Schools also canceled classes today. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has also called off classes.