Today's News

  • Duvall reinstates public comment at meetings


    Incoming Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall said he plans to reinstate public comment during voting meetings for residents to address Radcliff City Council.

    The decision is one of several initiatives Duvall has said he plans to follow through on in the first months of his term and will take effect during the first called meeting in January. Duvall will be sworn in on Dec. 21 and will take office from Mayor Sheila Enyart on Jan. 1.

  • A sweet family tradition


  • Garden Club Celebrates Christmas

    1 An ensemble from the Heartland Fillies, the local ladies’ barbershop chorus, entertained about 50 members and guests of The Elizabethtown Garden Club at their Dec. 2 Christmas Luncheon held at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. Pictured with Beverly Rose, Garden Club Program chair, left, are singers Wilma Terry, director; and Fillies members, Linda Pierce, Katie Bledsoe, Brenda Brown, Mary Lynn Warren, Ruth Ann Martin, Marty Greenlee and Doris Dozier.


  • Feeding America, Heat or Eat?

    With the winter months, many people will be confronted with difficult choices such as paying for food and paying for utilities or heating fuel. According to a recently released USDA report, more than 50 million Americans are food insecure; meaning they lack consistent access to enough food at some point during the year. Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland is committed to providing hope to thousands of families in need.

  • Two in custody after shot fired into apartment
  • Show us your decorations!

    The News-Enterprise plans to publish a collection of reader-submitted photos of residential Christmas decorations on the Dec. 12 front of Faces and Places. For a chance to have your holiday decorations featured on the page, send your photos, JPEG format only, to photos@thenewsenterprise.com. To be considered, submit photos by noon Thursday.

  • Big changes for small airports

    Security at Addington Field may tighten in the next few years if the federal government creates new rules for general aviation airports — or if Elizabethtown lands a commuter flight service.
    Roger Lawson, a manager at Addington Field and owner of Elizabethtown Flying Service, said if a passenger service started there it would have to abide by the same security rules as a larger operation — such as Louisville International Airport. Otherwise, he doesn’t know what new rules the Transportation Security Administration might adopt for small airports.

  • Students mix school work with Skype


    Bluegrass Middle School students carried on a conversation with an author of a popular children’s book Monday without being in the same room with him.

    Some sixth-grade students at Bluegrass Middle had a chance to speak with Tom Angleberger, author of “The Strange Case of Origami Yoda,” using the software Skype, which allows people to make free voice and video calls on their computers.

  • Buggeland case delayed for mental evaluation

    Monday’s scheduled preliminary hearing in the double-murder case against former Shepherdsville Road resident Erik J. Buggeland was postponed because a mental health evaluation has not been completed.
    Buggeland, who police say has been diagnosed mental disorder, was ordered by Hardin District Judge John Simcoe to undergo a psychiatric assessment.
    Buggeland is charged with murder for the bludgeoning and stabbing deaths of his parents — retired gynecologists Terje and Margaret Buggeland earlier this year.

  • Photo: The view from the hill