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  • N-E staff recognized in Kentucky Press Association contest

    The News-Enterprise

    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.

  • FACES & PLACES: Seeing red
  • 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    Hodgenville City Clerk/Treasurer MaDonna Hornback said last week she has withdrawn the claim she filed for back pay with the Kentucky Labor Cabinet.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.

  • Fort Knox Tax Center provides service to boost morale

    For Capt. Mike Winn and his staff at the Fort Knox Tax Center, their mission is to boost morale for soldiers by using their tax preparation expertise.

    The center, which has a grand opening at 9 a.m. today, prepares income tax returns free of charge for active duty service members, military retirees and dependents. The center at Pike Hall in Fort Knox’s legal assistance office begins processing tax returns for junior soldiers starting next week and expands business to all others eligible Feb. 3.

  • Cold a factor when deciding to close schools

    Frigid temperatures — not road conditions — have been a consideration for school district officials this month when deciding whether to open schools.

    It’s a factor they don’t generally need to take into account, but district superintendents say each day with cold morning temperatures presents a new set of circumstances to consider.

  • Out of the darkness
  • 9/11 exhibit expanding its focus for fundraising

    A fundraising campaign to build an exhibit at the General George S. Patton Museum of Leadership dedicated to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is nearing the $100,000 mark.

    Russ Gold, vice chairman of the Patton Museum foundation and coordinator of the “Never Forget” exhibit, said he hopes work will start soon on the exhibit’s construction, which will be built as the money becomes available.

  • Do you remember ice storm of 2009?

    The paralyzing ice storm of 2009 was five years ago early next week. Do you remember it? What are some of your memories of those days? Please send your memories from the storm to jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com for possible use in a story. Please include full name, area of residence and phone number in message.