Local News

  • Storms coming this week

    A dramatic temperature shift this week is expected to drive unseasonably warm weather back to typical conditions for late January.

    The national weather service predicts today’s high temperature to reach the high 60s and Wednesday’s high to be in the low 60s before plummeting to the mid 20s Wednesday night.

  • Unemployment rates fall in 2012

    State unemployment figures show Hardin County rates declined dramatically during 2012.

    The county started the year with nearly double-digit unemployment at 9.7 percent, which equated to more than 4,700 unemployed, but closed December with an unemployment rate of 7.4 percent, or about 3,632 eligible workers.

    The statistics, compiled by the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet’s Office of Employment and Training, track the state’s jobless rate, which trended downward at a slightly slower rate than the national average for 2012.

  • Search for EIS superintendent begins in February

    The process of selecting a new superintendent for the Elizabethtown Independent Schools district begins in full next month.

    The district is close to finalizing its screening committee in the search for a new superintendent.

    Parents are voting for the final member of the committee — a minority parent representative — today, said Cora Wood, director of personnel, in an email.

  • HMH CEO named chairman of March for Babies

    Hardin Memorial Heath President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Johnson will serve as chairman of the 2013 March of Dimes March for Babies, which is April 27 at Elizabethtown High School.

    Johnson will manage the campaign, raising awareness and support for March of Dimes research and community-oriented programs to ensure mothers have full-term pregnancies and healthy children.

  • E'town to host Open Water Swim Championship

    After several years in Ohio, Kentucky Swimming plans to move the Kentucky LSC Open Water Swim Championship to Elizabethtown this summer.

    The Elizabethtown Dolphin Swim Club approached Elizabethtown City Council Monday seeking authorization to host the championships at Freeman Lake on June 16.

    The 500-meter, straight-line course is broken up into age groups from 10 and under up to 15 and over, according to the Kentucky LSC Open Water Championship website. There are both individual and relay events.

  • Police search for missing Radcliff man

    The last time anyone saw or heard from Jeremy J. Lindsay, he was leaving his Radcliff residence Thursday afternoon following an argument with his wife, police say.

    Lindsay got in his small, white compact vehicle and left.

    Radcliff Police spokesman Bryce Shumate said police have searched various parts of Hardin County trying to find Lindsay and have alerted other police agencies around the state.

    As of Monday afternoon, he still had not been seen or found.

  • Traffic stop leads to arrest

    A routine traffic stop Saturday night turned into much more for an Elizabethtown man who now faces multiple drug charges.

    Dietrick Allen Osborne, 55, was stopped by Elizabethtown Police when the license plate on his 2001 black Ford Ranger truck wasn’t illuminated.

    When an EPD officer asked Osborne if he could search the vehicle, Osborne agreed, according to a citation.

  • Radcliff man missing

    Radcliff Police are currently looking for a missing adult.

    Jeremy J. Lindsay, 23, has not been seen since Thursday at 4 p.m. at his Radcliff residence.

    Lindsay is 5-foot-11 and 160 pounds with brown hair, and green eyes. He was last seen wearing  a pink T-shirt, blue jeans, and brown tennis shoes.

    Anyone with any information on his whereabouts, or any information on him, is asked to call Radcliff Police at (270) 351-4477, or the tip line at (270) 351-TIPS.


  • National Wear Red Day is Friday

    For many years, Julia Lucid felt pains in her upper arms and chest. Her initial diagnosis was muscle strains and pains.

    As it turned out, it was much more. Lucid had heart issues and had a stent placed.

    So her quest to bring awareness to the No. 1 killer in women — heart disease — is personal.

  • Local bridal showcase serves wedding needs

    Soon they will don white gowns, but on Sunday their impending nuptials were designated with hot pink stickers that declared, “I’m the Bride.”

    Bridal Showcase 2013, sponsored by The News-Enterprise, brought engaged women and couples from around the area to peruse what the community has to offer in terms of food, venues, attire and ways to look one’s best.