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  • Celebrating independence
  • Bluegrass Cellular reveals new look

    The News-Enterprise

    Bluegrass Cellular has undergone a brand refresh.

    The new look, which includes an advertising campaign, refreshed brand identity, revised logo, Web design and top-to-bottom Customer Care Center remodeling, debuted June 13, in an after-hours event at the company’s newly renovated Elizabethtown location.

  • E'town man killed by train was sleeping on tracks

    The death of an Elizabethtown man struck by a CSX train in May has been ruled accidental.

    Harold Haire, 53, died from blunt force injuries sustained in a May 22 collision near Cox Lane, which turns off North Main Street in Elizabethtown, according to a medical examiner’s report completed last month.

  • Inspector finds multiple code violations at Grayson marina

    The electricity at a Grayson County marina at Rough River Lake remains disconnected after a state electrical inspector noted multiple code violations following the electrocution and drowning of a Vine Grove man in May.

    Kyle R. McGonigle, 36, was swimming with friends and two dogs May 20 at Rough River Lake when he and one of the dogs disappeared beneath the water near M & D Marina. The bodies were retrieved two hours later by divers with Leitchfield Fire Department, police said.

  • Fort Knox Celebrates Freedom event called off

    Because of Thursday’s inclement weather forecast, the Fort Knox Celebrates Freedom event and fireworks show has been canceled. A scaled down July 4 celebration now will take place at the new Sadowski Center on post from 4 to 8 p.m.

    The new event, dubbed the Sadowski Freedom Party, will feature free skating, games, contests, a cash bar and live performances by '70s, '80s and '90s rock and roll cover band MidnightRadio. Free hot dogs, hamburgers, barbecue sandwiches, chips and soft drinks will be available while supplies last.

  • Scheduled area firework shows


    • Founders’ Day, postponed
    • Rumble Over Rineyville, postponed
    • Friday

    • Homecoming Days at White Mills, 9:30 p.m.


    • Stephensburg Fire Department, at dark
  • Concert format could become staple at Summer Blast

    Spirits were high and country artist David Lee Murphy was starting to hit his musical stride Saturday night during Radcliff’s Summer Blast festival when a burst of rain dragged the night to a jarring halt.

  • Kosair pediatric center relocating in August

    Candy Cook said a new Norton Healthcare facility on Ring Road near American Legion Post 113 will cater to more than the physical needs of the children who pass through its doors.

    "You don’t just deal with the patient,” she said. “You treat the whole family. If you have a sick child, everyone is involved with it.”

  • Competency hearing set in hatchet slaying

    A competency hearing has been set in the case against an Elizabethtown man accused of slaying a 20-year-old father with a hatchet last June on Magers Drive.

    Jamie B. Wagers, 25, was indicted in last August on charges of murder, attempted murder, tampering with physical evidence and violation of an emergency protection order in connection with the June 16 death of Christian F. Higdon of Clarkson.

  • Political Plunge expected to return this summer

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall plans to resurrect the Political Plunge this summer as soon as a sweltering patch of hot weather drifts into the area.

    Duvall held the first plunge last June at the Colvin Community Center pool, where more than a dozen local and state politicians and other community leaders took their turns on the diving board to raise money for charity and find a wet reprieve from the scorching sun.