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Today's News

  • Man pleads guilty to shooting ex-wife

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A Rineyville man indicted last year on the charge of attempted murder after his ex-wife was shot in the head last February has pleaded guilty to wanton assault in the first-degree in exchange for a 10-year sentence, his attorney said. Kentucky State Police charged 44-year-old Rineyville resident Darrell Wayne Hayes with

  • Berry recommends discounts for landfill users

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — The Pearl Hollow Landfill’s rising debt — created in part by a reduction in the amount of waste tonnage — has been a constant concern for Hardin County Fiscal Court for the past several months.

    On Tuesday, Judge-Executive Harry Berry offered some ideas to counteract the anticipated $600,000 to $800,000 shortfall, in the form of discounts on “gate rates,” a disposal rate charged to customers of the landfill.

  • BASEBALL: Adcock ready for third season in Mariners organization (03/10)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Nathan Adcock endured something he never had to go through since he picked up a baseball at a young age. Last season was a trying time for Adcock. While pitching for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, the Seattle Mariners’ Class-A farm team, he felt a sharp pain in his right elbow after throwing an 0-2 curveball on June

  • E'town man gets 15 months for possession of child porn

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — An Elizabethtown man indicted last year on charges of possession and distribution of matter portraying sexual performances by minors pleaded guilty Tuesday to the five counts against him in exchange for a 15-month prison sentence.

  • March 1 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.

    GUILTY

    Jana Royce Ballard (1980).

  • March 11: Ask the Expert

    By DONNY GILL

  • March 1 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Nareth Atkinson, 28, and Gary Brown, 43, both of Elizabethtown.

    Willa Dean Tate, 55, and Donald Lucious Worcester, 62, both of Leitchfield.

    Shelley Elayne Martin, 19, and Donald Walker Spellings, 27, both of Radcliff.

    Arin Michelle Colpetzer, 23, and William Daniel Bundy, 26, both of Elizabethtown.

    Jennifer Catherine Nicole Defevers, 30, and Joey Lee Durbin, 24, both of Radcliff.

    Jasmine Suequinna Bowman, 24, and William Ross Manglona, 21, both of Radcliff.

  • Wastewater plant to receive roof upgrade

    ELIZABETHTOWN

    The Valley Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Elizabethtown is scheduled to receive millions of dollars in upgrades to increase capacity, and the city council voted Monday to approve a bid for a roofing project as well.

    Upton-based Stateline Roofing and Metal Co. Inc. was awarded the contract at $30,525. It was one of two bids for the project. Georgehan Roofing of Louisville offered a bid of $65,200.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe

    BY MARY ALICE HOLT

    This is another great recipe from Kayleen Johnson of Elizabethtown, and it’s another recipe that I think would work well for Easter breakfast or brunch.

    Kayleen found the recipe in an advertisement for breakfast sausage links. She wanted to make it for Christmas morning but had to do a test run first, so she made it one Sunday for all her children. (They come to Sunday dinner every week, and everybody loves having “breakfast for dinner,” right?) It was, needless to say, a hit.

  • Dropout bill a mix of possible problems and good intentions

    By KELLY RICHARDSON krichardson@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Local educators and a legislator see possible unintended consequences from a bill currently in the state House of Representatives. House Bill 189, sponsored by Rep. Brent Yonts, D-Greenville, and Rep. Jim Wayne, D-Louisville, proposes to raise the legal age at which students can drop out of high school from