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  • Wilson Road closure under way

    Wilson Road from the iconic tank to Lincoln Trail Boulevard in Radcliff closed to traffic Monday and is expected to remain closed until July 3 as part of a realignment, according to Radcliff officials.

    Mayor J.J. Duvall said crews have to dig out the road, undercutting it about 12 to 15 inches, and the closure was made for safety reasons.

    Work on the road should be completed by early September, according to the city.

  • KSP releases new picture connected to unidentified body

    In the continued effort to identify a woman found dead Wednesday between the 99- and 100-mile markers on northbound Interstate 65, Kentucky State Police investigators have released a photograph of a distinctive shirt found with the body.

    Officials said the woman had been dead for about two days. Earlier, investigators released photos of jewelry the woman wore.

    The case is being investigated as a homicide.

  • State police investigate domestic shooting in Big Spring

    A Big Spring man was killed Saturday afternoon when a domestic dispute ended with a shooting, police say.

    Joshua Babb, 32, sustained a gunshot to the head and was pronounced dead Saturday at his home by the Breckinridge County coroner, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police Post 4.

  • Truck driver killed in Saturday crash was from West Virginia

    Kentucky State Police have identified Saturday’s semi-crash victim as Randall Sharp, 56, of Kenova, W.Va.

    Authorities withheld his identity over the weekend as they sought family members to claim the body.

  • Organizers correct information about Crusade totals

    A story published in Monday’s edition of The News-Enterprise contained inaccuracies regarding WHAS Crusade for Children totals for 2012 after organizers mistakenly released 2011 totals as last year’s amounts.

    Elizabethtown Fire Chief Mike Hulsey, county coordinator, said he caught the error Monday morning.

    “That was my mistake,” he said.

  • REVISED STORY. Fire departments shatter all-time Crusade for Children record

    Fire departments throughout Hardin County dedicated their WHAS Crusade for Children campaigns to longtime firefighter and city of Elizabethtown employee Tony Scott Sr., and his son said he is smiling down from heaven after Sunday’s milestone count.

  • E'town mayor to propose $60M budget

    Elizabethtown is predicting a slightly smaller budget this year but has proposed what Mayor Tim Walker calls a competitive wage increase for city employees and a plan to remove its pool at American Legion Park.

    The draft report reveals a $60.1 million budget, which is slightly lower than last year’s budget of $60.7 million. The full plan will be released today at Elizabethtown City Council’s 4:30 p.m. meeting.

  • Local woman helps Okla. tornado victims, volunteers

    As a volunteer with the American Red Cross in Elizabethtown, Laurie Jaggers knows when she is sent to a disaster site, she likely will be greeted by Mother Nature’s wreckage.

    Arriving in Moore, Okla., last month, what Jaggers witnessed almost left her speechless in describing the destructive, chaotic scene after a massive tornado ripped through parts of the town outside of Oklahoma City.

  • Family hot dog stand brings flavor to justice center

    Visitors to the Hardin County Justice Center often are facing hearings about debt, traffic tickets, misdemeanor charges and other issues.

    A family business set up outside the center’s back door might provide a pick-me-up to make it a little better.

    Dave’s Delicious Dawgs traveling hot dog cart often can be found on the square in downtown Elizabethtown.