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  • Dog mauling case headed to trial



    “We’re after a guilty plea, not the death penalty, and not money.”

    That’s what Carl McKinley, the father of a woman fatally attacked by a dog last year near White Mills, said Monday morning regarding the misdemeanor case against the dog’s alleged owners.

    “They seem to be decent people,” McKinley added, “(But) we want them to admit their part in this.”

  • Buggeland argues in court, not guilty plea entered



    Erik Buggeland argued against any plea being made at his arraignment Monday morning, but 9th District Judge John Simcoe entered a not guilty plea on the accused killer’s behalf, telling him that "it's not about what you want," but "what the law requires."

  • Guthrie, Tori make final push

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Two Republican incumbents hoping to win voters’ favor today made one final push to rally support in Elizabethtown. State Sen. Elizabeth Tori aligned with U.S. Congressman Brett Guthrie on Monday and met face-to-face with voters as they wrapped up their campaigns to recapture the 10th District and 2nd Congressional District, respectively. Th

  • Halloween comes around same time each year

    Halloween falls on the same date every year and planning for it should not be a last-minute decision, especially for those setting the rules.

  • Oct. 31 DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.

    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.


    Dewayne Green Jr. (1979).

  • DAR holds October meeting

    The October meeting of The Captain Jacob VanMeter chapter of the DAR was outstanding. Susan Dyer, retired school teacher and author of the book,” Lincoln’s Advocate: The Life of Judge Joseph Holt,” was guest speaker. Dyer is leading the effort to restore the Judge Joseph Holt Mansion to its magnificence. The Joseph Holt Mansion is listed on the National Historic Register and located on KY 144 at Stephensport along the Ohio River.

  • Oct. 31 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Tamara Marie Howard, 25, and Michael Chad Evans, 25, both of Radcliff.

    Lisa Caley Thompson, 23, and Kyle Joseph Cobb, 21, both of Elizabethtown.

    Kimberly Anne Bishop, 38, and Robert Edwin Ash III, 27, both of Elizabethtown.

    Amanda Marie Gennett, 23, Elizabethtown, and Brandon Joel Burnett, 23, Norfolk, Va.

    Gina Renee Frenette, 21, Elizabethtown, and Andrew Thomas Kicenski, 22, Radcliff.

    Amber Louann Miller, 23, Eastview, and John Thomas Stiles, 22, Cecilia.

  • For some candidates, today is no sweat

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com For some candidates, today is the nerve-wracking end of the campaign trail — a potentially painful, financially draining and time-consuming journey. For others, all they have to do is make it to the neighborhood polling place by 6 p.m. and vote for themselves. That’s it, they win. From small-town mayors to constables to the coron

  • Election process crowns all as winners

    Shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday, it will be over.

    The vocal, aggressive and sometimes nasty election season is coming to a close. The yard signs, advertising messages, polls, spending reports, promises and allegations all will cease to matter. The only opinions with lasting value will be tallied at the polling places around our community.

    Voters will crown winners on Tuesday. But in my mind, there will be no losers among the candidates.

  • Oct. 31 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This young male Miniature Pincher named “Franky” and this adult male terrier mix named “Zeek” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them, contact Hardin County Animal Control at 769-3428 or visit 116 Nicholas St., Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for information. All dog adoptions are done by application process