Local News

  • Local projects included in state road plan

    Gov. Steve Beshear has proposed a six-year road plan that would provide money to finish the widening of Interstate 65 from the Tennessee border to the Ohio River in Louisville while also providing money to further two major projects in Elizabethtown.

  • 4 from Georgia charged with passing counterfeit money

    Four Georgia residents have been arrested and charged with passing a number of counterfeit $100 bills in the area in what appears to be an activity that has stretched from a number of places in Kentucky and in other states.

    Elizabethtown police said the accused would buy items using counterfeit $100 bills and then return the items to receive legal currency. When the vehicle the three men and one woman were in was stopped Wednesday, $4,200 in counterfeit $100 bills was found, police said.

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  • Weather doesn’t stop Radcliff Mayor’s Breakfast

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall was pleased at the attendance of his fourth and final Mayor’s Breakfast Saturday despite the weather.

    The breakfast, at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff, had an estimated 200 in attendance, Duvall said, even though the area received snow overnight.

    “We had a great crowd considering the weather,” he said. “It was very nice. I’m very happy with the community participation.”

  • College Goal Kentucky canceled

    College Goal Kentucky at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College at 2 p.m. Saturday is canceled due to inclement weather.

  • N-E staff recognized in Kentucky Press Association contest

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    The News-Enterprise newsroom staff earned a third-place overall finish in 2013 Kentucky Press Association Excellence in Newspapers competition. The awards were announced Friday at the KPA winter convention in Lexington.

  • Radcliff police arrest robbery suspects in 11 minutes

    Radcliff police arrested two people Thursday afternoon suspected of robbing a Dollar General in Radcliff only 11 minutes after the incident.

    Taliyah Woods, 18, of Radcliff and a male juvenile were taken into custody after fleeing from the store on South Dixie Boulevard in Radcliff.

    According to an arrest citation, the suspects entered the store around 2 p.m. displayed a loaded semi-automatic pistol, pointed it at employees and demanded money. They fled on foot.

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  • Weather impacts waste services in Radcliff

    After the morning snowfall and quickly dropping temperatures on Tuesday, Tim McNally, Waste Management’s public sector representative for Kentucky, had to make a decision about waste collection that day.

    With safety in mind, Waste Management officials and employees decided not to run collection routes Tuesday in Radcliff.

    “We will not put anybody in danger,” McNally said. “We will never send someone’s relatives out if there’s ever any danger at all.”

  • Hornback withdraws back-pay complaint

    Hodgenville City Clerk/Treasurer MaDonna Hornback said last week she has withdrawn the claim she filed for back pay with the Kentucky Labor Cabinet.

    Hornback’s announcement came just days after the Kentucky Labor Cabinet confirmed it opened an investigation into her claim she is owed $196,263.91 in overtime pay.