http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Disabled veteran trying to regain active lifestyle http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/disabled-veteran-trying-regain-active-lifestyle <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/recumbent_trike.jpeg" alt="A recumbent trike such as the one veteran Winston Borzotra is trying to purchase to regain an active lifestyle." title="A recumbent trike such as the one veteran Winston Borzotra is trying to purchase to regain an active lifestyle." align="left" hspace="6" width="142" height="85" /><p> At one time in his life, Vine Grove resident Winslow Borzotra was an avid cyclist and physical fitness enthusiast.</p> <p> Now, with the help of others, he&rsquo;s hoping he can be again.</p> <p> In 2004, while serving with the U.S. Army in Iraq, Borzotra sustained two head traumas from rocket-propelled grenade blasts. Because the blasts damaged his inner ear, he suffers from vertigo and can no longer maintain his balance to ride a traditional bicycle or run, even on a treadmill.</p> E'town named "greenest" small city http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/etown-named-greenest-small-city <p> The Elizabethtown metropolitan area has embraced the benefits of Energy Star and was rewarded for diligence in conserving energy.</p> <p> The Environmental Protection Agency named the area the &ldquo;greenest&rdquo; small city in the U.S. with 53 certified Energy Star facilities in 2013.</p> <p> The total size of the buildings accounted for nearly 2.4 million square feet and created a cost savings in energy use of $1.95 million, according to the EPA.</p> Sanders' attorney weighs in on suspension http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/sanders-attorney-weighs-suspension <p> LaRue County Schools Superintendent Sam Sanders remained silent about his suspension Tuesday in response to a DUI arrest, but his attorney weighed in.</p> <p> Doug Hubbard, a Bardstown attorney representing Sanders, said he was not familiar with the sanctions levied against him when contacted and had not yet spoken to his client as of Tuesday morning.</p> <p> The LaRue County Board of Education handed down a 30-day suspension without pay against Sanders following a nearly two-hour closed session Monday night.</p> E’town High grad works on set of “Nashville” http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/e%E2%80%99town-high-grad-works-set-%E2%80%9Cnashville%E2%80%9D <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/4-15_nashville1.jpg" alt="Gina Durkan sits atop Melvin Kearney&#039;s shoulders at the wrap party for season one of &quot;Nashville&quot; on L.P. Field in Nashville. Kearney plays Bo, Juliette Barnes&#039; body guard. &quot;He&#039;s the coolest guy this side of the Mississippi,&quot; she said. " title="Gina Durkan sits atop Melvin Kearney&#039;s shoulders at the wrap party for season one of &quot;Nashville&quot; on L.P. Field in Nashville. Kearney plays Bo, Juliette Barnes&#039; body guard. &quot;He&#039;s the coolest guy this side of the Mississippi,&quot; she said. " align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> Growing up in Elizabethtown, Gina Durkan discovered she had an interest in producing video projects through classes and programs at St. James Catholic Regional School and Elizabethtown High School.</p> <p> Her interest eventually led her to Western Kentucky University to study broadcast media. Through work after college, she landed a spot on the production staff for ABC&rsquo;s &ldquo;Nashville.&rdquo;</p> <p> &ldquo;It&rsquo;s such a huge production,&rdquo; she said. &ldquo;There&rsquo;s 200 people who work for the show.&rdquo;</p> Man wanted for sexual abuse turns himself in http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/man-wanted-sexual-abuse-turns-himself <p> A Lebanon Junction man indicted last week by a Hardin County grand jury for first-degree sexual abuse turned himself in Sunday and was arraigned Tuesday.</p> <p> Michael Joseph Fievet, 22, pleaded not guilty in Hardin Circuit Court for the alleged sex crime involving a victim younger than 12. Kentucky State Police conducted the investigation.</p> <p> An indictment is an allegation, not proof of guilt.</p> <p> He is being held in lieu of a $25,000 cash bond at Hardin County Detention Center. His next court date is a pre-trial conference May 20.</p> KSP finds armed robbery suspects http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/ksp-finds-armed-robbery-suspects <p> After an anonymous tip, Kentucky State Police arrested two suspects wanted for an armed robbery in Brandenburg.<br /> <br /> Derik Walker, 35, of Shepherdsville, and David Stearman, 31, of Brandenburg, were arrested at a Brandenburg residence around 6:45 p.m. Monday, police said. Both are charged with first-degree robbery, a Class B felony punishable by 10 to 20 years in prison.<br /> <br /> They are scheduled to appear today in Meade District Court for arraignment. Both are lodged in the Meade County Detention Center in lieu of a $25,000 cash bond.<br /> <br /> City council approves bids for parking lot construction http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/city-council-approves-bids-parking-lot-construction <p> Three construction bids for city hall&rsquo;s parking lot that caused a point of contention at last week&rsquo;s Radcliff City Council work session were up for approval at Tuesday&rsquo;s meeting.<br /> <br /> At the work session and again Tuesday, councilwoman Barbara Baker sparked discussion when she questioned the inclusion of a change order not to total more than 10 percent of the contract price in all three bids. She was concerned automatic inclusion of the fee might entice contractors to spend it and she didn&rsquo;t see the need in including it.<br /> <br /> EPD hosts Coffee with a Cop on Friday http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/epd-hosts-coffee-cop-friday <p> The Elizabethtown Police Department hosts its third Coffee With A Cop from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Towne Mall food court.<br /> <br /> The quarterly program is a way to reach out to the community, EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby said.<br /> <br /> &ldquo;I just want to encourage the public to stop by and discuss any issues or concerns they may have,&rdquo; Willoughby said.</p>