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Today's News

  • Hodgenville police officer recovering

    The Hodgenville police officer who was struck by a car in January is recovering well, a city official says.

    Officer Dennis Wells was signaling traffic on northbound Ky. 1618 when Jimmy Murphy failed to obey Wells' hand signal.

    Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse said Wells has undergone surgery on his shoulder and is still on medical leave. He has yet to be released for duty by his doctor.

    According to Cruse, Wells has not determined if he will return to work.

  • Freakley: Knox has healthy future

    Although U.S. Army Accessions Command will deactivate Aug. 12, Fort Knox’s commanding general is encouraged about the post’s future.
    “Fort Knox doesn’t look tired,” Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley said during lunch with The News-Enterprise editorial board Wednesday at the Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude Complex.

  • Camp Invention keeps kids thinking

    A local camp works to keep light bulbs burning bright in children’s minds even through the lackadaisical days of summer.

    Camp Invention at Hardin County Schools runs at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School this week, after  a stint last week at Meadow View Elementary School. The camp gives incoming first- through sixth-graders an opportunity to stretch their minds during the summer with problem-solving and new skills in multiple areas.

  • JUNIOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT: Black four shots back in Junior PGA qualifier (06/23)

  • WOMEN'S STATE AMATEUR GOLF TOURNAMENT: Cross, Gumm in State Am quarterfinals (06/23)

    Not in a ha-ha hilarious type of way, but the funny thing about match play in golf is unlike stroke play, it’s possible to play well and lose.

  • AUTO RACING: Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee Howell dies of cancer (06/23)

    LOUISVILLE William Irvin “Billy” Howell, who was inducted into the Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame last August at the Swope Cars of Yesteryear Museum in Elizabethtown, has died. Howell, who had battled cancer, died Tuesday. He was 72.

    Howell had been owner, operator and director of Billy Howell Funeral Chapel in Hodgenville.

    His stock car racing hobby began in 1962 at Louisville’s Fairgrounds Motor Speedway. He raced weekly there and won the 1975 season championship for new and late models.

  • Fun in the sun

    ISSUE: Radcliff’s Summer Blast 2011
    OUR VIEW: It’s a promise kept

  • Thunderstorm warning effects northern Hardin County

    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning that stretches from Meade County, across the northern tip of Hardin County including Fort Knox and stretches into Bullitt County and southern Jefferson County.

    The severe weather is prompted by the back end of a line of storms that created tornadoes in Jefferson County earlier this evening. The storm warning continues until 10:30 p.m.

  • Before kindergarten, parents can work on the three Rs

    Parents are often eager to work with their incoming kindergartener over the summer to prepare for their first year of school, and while educators stress it isn’t necessary, it can be a helpful boost to children.

    Carlena Sheeran, the early childhood director for Hardin County Schools, said kindergarten teachers take children at the level they enter school and work with them from there.

  • Alert system will help protect cadets off post

    To keep cadets safe during the Leaders Training Course at Fort Knox, an emergency weather system has been placed near West Point to notify cadets in the field of any impending dangerous weather.

    Because part of the training involves sending cadets off-post, officials decided to add an extra layer of safety during the approximately five days of training that takes place near West Point, said Jeff Markle, a training division representative. A siren will sound to alert cadets and instructors of incoming lightning or tornadoes.