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  • Child abuse bills hit-and-miss in session

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Few bills became law during the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2010 regular session, but several legislators proposed measures aimed at reducing the proliferation of child abuse. By session’s end, some of those bills survived the arduous path to passage, while others fell short. One of the more recognizable child abuse bills passed was

  • Model Court: A big change for justice

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com Hardin County lies in the wake of disaster and tragedy that left child protective services and family courts scarred and untrusted. The dark cloud over the region has sparked change after change within Kentucky’s Cabinet for Health and Family Services, courts, prosecutorial offices and other agencies that protect children an

  • N-E e-mail server down

    Employees at The News-Enterprise were without e-mail access Tuesday after the newspaper's e-mail server shut down.

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  • Transaction leads cops to "carjacker"



    Elizabethtown detectives could explain to a judge today methods used to connect an unemployed single father to an April 3 carjacking that left a woman and her infant child without a ride at a busy gas station.

    Davell Lee Smalls, a 37-year-old resident of West Circle Drive, is due to appear before District Judge Kim Shumate this morning for a probable cause hearing that stems from a first-degree robbery charge.

  • Photo: District 3 candidates sound off
  • April 27, 2010: Services


  • April 27, 2010: Obituaries

    Elizabeth Charlotte ‘Lottie’ Braun Butler

    Elizabeth Charlotte “Lottie” Braun Butler, 84, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, April 25, 2010, at her residence.

    She was a native of Augsburg, Germany, a member of Glendale Christian Church and retired from J.C. Penney at Southland Terrace Mall in Louisville.  

    She was preceded in death by her husband, George Edward Butler; and her parents, Otto and Ina Rupp Braun.

    She is survived by her special caregiver, Evelyn Loving.

  • Mother charged with abuse

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    RADCLIFF — A Radcliff mother of three was jailed but released on a surety bond this week on an abuse charge that police say stems from striking her 10-year-old son when his homework was not properly completed.

    Yolanda Holston, 34, of Independence Court was, according to police and court records, upset that her child’s math homework was not done to her satisfaction. It’s because of that, police said, that she struck him on the head April 21.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: E’town’s Mays sticking it out with young team (04/25)



    Taylor Mays is many things but a quitter isn’t one of them.

    It doesn’t matter if she’s having a rough day on the golf course or a long season with a young softball team because the 18-year-old Elizabethtown senior just doesn’t believe in giving up.

    No need to remind the Lady Panthers’ second-year starting second baseman that her team is a woeful 2-14 after beating Adair County on Friday.

  • Wanted man found with meth



    Caught inside a Radcliff motel with trace amounts of methamphetamine, packages of pseudoephedrine and a one-pot lab used to make the illegal stimulant, a man wanted for months by police throughout the region was nabbed Friday by a drug task force agent.