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Area man arrested after threatening police

Hart County sheriff's deputies had to arrest a combative man Oct. 5 after they responded to a complaint call. According to a press release from Hart County Sheriff Boston Hensley, deputies Derick Murphy and Wes England received a call about suspicious activity off Campground Road, Bonnieville. Kyle

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2017-10-17 05:45:32

Getting to know Walker Thomas Hobbies: Hiking and attending concerts Favorite music: Classic rock and country Favorite television show: "Impractical Jokers" Role model: His father.

Thomas Dairy Farm and Market in Cecilia produces everything from dairy products to corn to pumpkins. But for Walker Thomas, the property means a little more than that. This land is where four generations of his family has farmed. Thomas said his father acquired the land in 1962 and started milking c

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Upton man indicted for assault of state trooper

An Upton man is facing several charges, including third-degree assault, for assaulting a Kentucky State Police trooper, according to court records. Robert Edlin, 50, was indicted last week by a Hardin County grand jury. Edlin was arrested in June during an attempted burglary, according to an arrest

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Fourth murder suspect takes plea deal

The fourth of five suspects charged in a 2016 homicide on Westport Road in Eliza-beth-town accepted a plea deal Tuesday afternoon in Hardin Circuit Court on the eve of his trial. Braylond Buckler, 19, of Elizabethtown, accepted a 20-year sentence. He must serve 17 years before he becomes eligible fo

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-18 07:30:12

Area student wins state pageant

Her title now is Miss Teen Kentuc-ky County Fair, but Aneisha Cox has aspira-tions to become Miss USA. Last weekend, the Hardin County resident took home the Miss Teen Kentucky County Fair title at the 2017 Kentucky County Fair Teen and Pre-Teen Pageant in Louisville. She was one of 75 contestants.

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-18 06:30:13

E'town Vietnam veteran takes part in honor flight

Elizabethtown resident Ron Cox, standing fourth from left, poses last Saturday for a photo with other military veterans and guardians in Washington, D.C., as part of the Bluegrass Honor Flight. Cox also was a guardian on the trip for Korean War veteran Oscar Campbell, who is pictured seated in front

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-18 06:08:32

St. James starts Vex Robotics program

Students at St. James Cath-o-lic Regional School will have the opportunity to compete in Vex Robotics as the program kicks off its first year. "It's a great thing kids can get involved with," Vex adviser Paul Kirchner said, adding the St. James program will serve as a stepping stone for students. Si

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-18 03:30:13

Meade County family a finalist for state recognition

Submitted Nicholas and Bethany Hardesty and their three daughters live on a Meade County farm. The family is a finalist for the Outstanding Young Farm Family award presented annually by Kentucky Farm Bureau. A Meade County family is a finalist in the annual Outstanding Young Farm Family competition

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-18 03:30:11

Completion date nears for new elementary school

Construction on the new elementary school in Cecilia - a project more than six years in the making - is nearing completion. "People in Cecilia have waited a long time for this ... the community deserves this," Hardin County Schools spokesman John Wright said. Cecilia Valley Elementary School is abou

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-18 07:17:54

SAIC employees continue support of Feeding America

Employees from SACI in Radcliff gather after volunteering at Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland in Elizabeth-town. The group spent an afternoon working on various projects to support the local non-profit and the food assistance programs it offers. The agency relies on volunteer groups to provide

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 17:20:14

Col. Robert Westholm receives National MOWW Award

The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars held its membership meeting Aug. 15. A highlight of the meeting was the presentation of a MOWW National Citation to retired Col. Robert Westholm. The citation is awarded by the commander-in-chief of the MOWW in recognition of exceptional

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 15:51:46

EIS to focus on student achievement and gap

Elizabethtown Independent Schools will be focusing on student achievement and closing the achievement gap as the state transitions to a new accountability model over the next few years, said Kelli Bush, assistant superintendent for student learning, at Monday night's school board meeting. Bush went

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-18 03:00:10

Helping Hand kicks off annual Christmas program

Last year, about 1,700 Har-din County children were able to have Christmas presents thanks to the efforts of hundreds of generous area residents. That need will not diminish this year, Helping Hand of Hope Executive Director Gary Bohannon said. "We usually hover around that number," Bohannon said. T

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-18 02:00:10

Uncle's gift of visit abroad strengthens family ties

After my mother passed away two summers ago, my uncle, her only sibling, began talking about taking us to Hungary where they grew up. He'd visited several times 20 or so years ago with his own father, wife and son. But each time he asked us to check our calendars, something would happen. He'd have a

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 23:30:08

Recalling teen years on New York stage

New York showbiz in the 1940s has been an adventure seen in many films and newsreels of the day. But for Pearl Rutledge, 90, it was the life she lived. Growing up in the Big Apple to a showbiz family, Rutledge was dancing as soon as she could walk. Her daughter, Rebecca Raw-lings, said she loved hea

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 23:00:08

For Morales, music is a major part of life

For North Hardin senior Jeimarie Morales, music takes up most of her days. Between attending three band classes during the day and taking on marching band drum major duties after school, her days are filled with sheet notation, rehearsal schedules and marches. For Morales, the sheer power of music k

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 12:44:00

Wake up to the taste of pumpkin waffles

It's that time of year when you can have pumpkin spice everything: pumpkin spice coffee, candy, desserts and even gum. It's everywhere. Pumpkin lovers like the taste, the smell and revel in its return. It's not even all about eating pumpkins. Instagram is full of photos of families, pets, children o

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 00:00:26

Police say piece of lumber used as weapon

An alleged confrontation Sunday morning at a Smith Street residence in Radcliff resulted in second-degree assault charges against a Radcliff man. Thomas Emerich, 53, is charged with striking another man in the right forearm with an eight-foot piece of lumber, according to an arrest citation. There w

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-16 21:44:00

Police: Couple smoked meth to celebrate wedding anniversary

A couple celebrating their 12th year of marriage was arrested early Monday morning in Radcliff and charged with possession of methamphetamine with a child in the home, according to court documents. Harrison Thomas, 37, and Crys-tol Thomas, 36, both are charged with first offense, first-degree posses

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 08:00:01

Western Kentucky University places weather station at EC3

Western Kentucky University now is monitoring the weather in Hardin County after it installed a weather station at the Hardin County Schools Early College and Career Center, according to a district news release. WKU has set up five other White Squir-rel Weather stations around the state at universit

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 03:00:27