Local News

  • Duvall: State plans could hurt business along U.S. 31W

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall points to locally owned stores as he drives on North Dixie Boulevard, arguing a state safety plan designed to consolidate median barriers on U.S. 31W could handicap the business climate.

  • Lee to serve as president of coroner's association

    In 1969, Dr. Bill Lee was serving in the U.S. Navy Dental Corps in Mississippi when he was tasked with identifying his first deceased body — a sailor died in a plane crash.

    “The commanding officer needed one of the dentists to go on these kinds of things,”said Lee, who has served as Hardin County’s coroner for 27 years. “There were four of us. I was the new man on the block. The other three guys didn’t like that. They got sick. I don’t think you can enjoy that kind of stuff. So I got told I had to do it.”

  • Secretary of State seeking to boost Kentucky's civic health

    Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes found a roomful of engaged and passionate students she believes could start a revolution for civic participation if their voices were heard across the state.

  • Grimes undecided on Senate bid

    Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said she must consult with her husband, family and supporters before she decides how best she can serve Kentucky, responding to a question about her interest in challenging U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell next year.

    Grimes, who visited Elizabethtown Thursday, has emerged as one of the top prospects to challenge McConnell after actress and Kentucky native Ashley Judd opted against challenging the Senate Minority Leader.

  • Company offers services to support new shelter

    A Radcliff company isn’t afraid to get a little dirty to help area animals.

    ReALife LLC, home of PetCorps Dog Waste Removal Service, has announced plans for the company to offer 30 free yard cleanings during May.

  • Feeding America names new development director

    Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland has a new development director.

    Cynthia Louis was appointed to the position, which is in charge of fundraising, outreach, marketing and volunteer coordination.

    Louis has spent nearly three years with AmeriCorps Volunteers In Service to America, one year of which was spent at the USA Cares office in Radcliff.

    A friend Louis made during her year serving in Hardin County advised her to apply after Tami Delaney, the former development director, took another job and vacated the position.

  • Photo: Land of the orange barrels
  • Man speaks to rescuers' families after 46-year mystery is solved

    After 46 years of mystery about two men who helped save his life when he was a boy, Kevin Boyd learned their identities and spoke to their survivors the day his story appeared.

    Boyd, of Wichita, Kan., described in a Monday column in The News-Enterprise an incident that could have killed him the weekend of July 4, 1967, and his search to find at least one of the men who jumped into action to help him.

  • Community Foundation celebrates philanthropy

    A local community foundation celebrated the love of serving others Wednesday.

    The Central Kentucky Community Foundation hosted a luncheon to recognize charitable donors in Hardin County and to encourage continued support. Chase Fulcher, a major supporter of the Henderson Community Foundation, discussed opportunities such organizations provide.

  • The man, the myth, the museum