Today's News

  • Former Eastview man charged with sex crimes against child



    EASTVIEW — A former Eastview resident arrested Friday on charges of first-degree sodomy and sexual abuse had a plea of not guilty entered on his behalf Monday during a video arraignment before Hardin District Judge John Simcoe.

    William Lee Crain, 38, was arrested by Kentucky State Police Friday afternoon on the felony sex crime charges. The alleged victim is less than 12 years old, a warrant against Crain states.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Meade County goes 3-0 at LaRue County (05/11)

    Meade goes 3-0 at LaRue event

    The News-Enterprise

    HODGENVILLE — The Meade County Lady Waves went 3-0 Saturday in the LaRue County Lady Hawk Challenge.

    The ninth-ranked Lady Waves (23-4) beat former 5th Region rival Adair County (2-0), Christian Academy-Louisville (1-0) and Barren County (1-0).

    n Senior Maris Harreld (15-1) struck out nine, walked one and allowed two hits against Adair County.

    Junior Erin Sireno tripled, while sophomore Erin Benton doubled.

  • May 11 Services

     Darrell Robert Crowe, 74, of Lebanon Junction, died Friday, May 8, 2009. Cremation was chosen. The funeral is at 7 p.m. today at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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  • May 10, 2009, editorial: Time for a reliever

    In big league baseball, where Kentucky’s 77-year-old “junior” U.S. senator spent his glory days, when a pitcher begins to lose his stuff the manager makes the long walk to the mound. But few pitchers ever willingly surrender the baseball voluntarily. They want to throw to one more batter, go one more inning.

    The scene is familiar. A pitcher is in trouble. Eventually, the manager extends his hand, a signal every fan recognizes: “Give up the ball, kid.”

  • Radcliff man convicted on gun charge faces 20 years


    A jury on Friday convicted a Radcliff man arrested last June on charges of gun and drug crimes.

    Commonwealth’s Attorney Chris Shaw said Monday Steven R. Cox, 23, will face at least 20 years for the conviction. Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Jenohn LeShea Smith prosecuted the case last week.

  • Horse carrying girl "grazed" by vehicle



    A juvenile rider was treated for minor injuries Saturday after the horse she was on was struck by a vehicle on Horn Road.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, the incident occurred Saturday afternoon and was reported to police by staff at Hardin Memorial Hospital’s emergency room.

    A KSP incident report states a trooper responding to the emergency room call talked to witnesses living on Horn Road and the driver who allegedly collided with the horse.

  • BOYS' PREP TENNIS: Elizabethtown's Hazle hopes surge continues at region (05/11)



    ELIZABETHTOWN — How quickly a season can change.

    After two trips to the state tournament and one to the region finals, Hunter Hazle’s senior season could have been viewed a falloff as he and newly named doubles partner Zeeshan Bhatti entered last month’s Lincoln Heritage Conference Tennis Tournament unseeded.

  • NAACP to present thousands to ‘Feed Our Seniors’

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Keeping in line with a promise made earlier this year, the Hardin County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will provide thousands of dollars toward its efforts to help feed the county’s senior population. NAACP President Allan Francis said the organization plans to present around

  • NAACP exec charged with assault



     RADCLIFF — The President of the Hardin County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People calls an assault charge against one of the local leaders "unfortunate."

    Allan Francis also said that if any of the group’s bylaws were violated by Lorenzo Alfonso Shannon from the incident that he would have to step down from his First Vice President position.