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  • Counting sheep


  • Radcliff man accused of sexual abuse

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Hardin District Court Judge John Simcoe will decide next Tuesday if evidence that a Radcliff man sexually abused his girlfriend’s toddler is sufficient to pass to grand jurors for review and possible indictment. Michael Corey Sullivan, 20, was charged with sexual abuse Jan. 20 – two weeks after the alle

  • Knights of Play:

    Towne Mall hosts kids’ chess club



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The boys loom over the chess board surface, a pad marked with dark green and white squares, a black dual timer ticking off seconds. Young faces display concentration.

    Almost a dozen children, paired off on tables with chess boards and pieces, study their options.

    Shoppers pass, occasionally shooting glances at the games in play in the Towne Mall food court.

  • Child rape trial postponed

      The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — This week’s scheduled trial of a man charged with the rape, sodomy and sexual abuse of a 7-year-old girl in West Point has been postponed until April, records show. Larry Wayne Kendall Jr., 36, was indicted in November 2008 on crimes that could get him 20 years or more behind bars if he’s convicted as charged. He’s

  • Ice Storm 2009

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  • Task force lays out downtown initiatives



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A task force initiated by Mayor David Willmoth for the purpose of brainstorming revitalization efforts in the downtown area presented six proposals to city officials this week promoting aesthetic improvements and incentives for businesses.

  • Ask the Expert: I never met a Girl Scout I didn't like


    The date: September 2009.

    The target: 12 little girls.

    The task: lead a Girl Scout Daisy Troop.

    That’s how it started, and now as a Girl Scout leader, I am bound to live out all parts of the Girl Scout law which includes: always leave a place better than you found it. So let’s open our thoughts to ways to leave a place better.

  • Thomas withdraws magistrate bid

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A long-standing city official has withdrawn his bid for the District 5 magisterial seat and plans to campaign to reclaim his position on city council. Ron Thomas, 66, said Monday that an outpouring of community feedback changed his course as his constituents asked him to reconsider another run for city council. Upon reflec

  • Jan. 25, 2010: Services


  • Rising Voices: Hollywood's negative picture


    It’s safe to say our culture has an undeniable obsession with celebrities.

    Every store has endless amounts of glossy gossip magazines waiting for you to pick up and feast your eyes on the airbrushed bodies of women and men alike.

    Our obsession comes with a huge fault though.

    The millions of pictures of “ideal bodies” we see in pictures and films can have an overwhelming effect on one’s self esteem — for teenagers, particularly.