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Today's News

  • GIRLS' ALL-AREA TRACK & FIELD TEAM: Gabhart, Austin and Jones win individual awards (06/25)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL

    jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com

    Dickie Jones didn’t expect Jessica Gabhart to have this much success so early.

    But the Elizabethtown standout hurdler has won two state titles in two years and set a Class 2-A record last season.

  • June 25, 2010: Obituaries

    Michael Howard Claycomb Michael Howard Claycomb, 49, of Bewleyville, died Saturday, June 18, 2010. Survivors include his parents, Martha Hurley and Howard Claycomb. A memorial service is at 5 p.m. EDT July 3 at Irvington Baptist Church Fellowship Hall with visitation beginning at 4 p.m. EDT. Trent-Dowell Funeral Home in Hardinsburg is in charge of arrangements. &

  • Chamber, Comcast partner for "Cruisin" event

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Elizabethtown officials are hoping tourists near and far will cruise into the city’s downtown for some fun this summer.

    The Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce and Comcast have partnered to host Cruisin the Heartland with Comcast, an all-day event in July that includes a car show, movies and a concert.

    The event will take place July 17 in downtown Elizabethtown, and will follow the annual Pops in the Park concert July 16.

  • Stephensburg Days return

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Saturday’s Stephensburg Days was a staging ground for the final slate of candidates heading to the November election.

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie of Bowling Green joined with local Republican candidates for a unified presence during the parade. Candidates across party lines flocked to the festival site along U.S. 62 to promote their campaigns.

    But candidates said their appearances were not simply a search for votes.

  • Lane reductions slated for U.S. 31W at St. John Road

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 4 officials are advising motorists to use caution or detour away from U.S. 31W at St. John Road in Elizabethtown starting Monday, as construction at the busy intersection limits southbound travel to one lane.

    KTC District 4 spokesman Mark Brown said the work involves the replacement of a curb and extension of a culvert. The project requires closure of southbound West Dixie Avenue’s right lane.

    The construction is expected to span three weeks.

  • Radcliff police eye Standard Register fire

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    Radcliff police are conducting an arson investigation at Standard Register after fire ignited Thursday in a trash compactor at the South Dixie Boulevard document management firm.

    The incident sparked after 4 p.m. and sounded alarms internally, which notified emergency services of a fire at Standard Register.

    No injuries occurred as the fire was confined to a bin connected to the compactor, Radcliff police  department spokesman Bryce Shumate said.

  • Uptick seen in E'town commercial development

    Commercial building projects on the rise

    in Elizabethtown

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    Perhaps a sign of a reviving economy, several commercial building projects are in the pipeline for Elizabethtown.

    This will mean not only more dining and retail opportunities for local residents, but also jobs.

  • June 27, 2010: Our readers write

    Radcliff should remain independent I must respond to the “Chambers may unify ...” (Chambers could unite by 2011, June 24). This is not good for the city, the small business-man, nor the citizens of Radcliff. Radcliff has worked hard over the last decade to define itself, rather than being defined by outsiders. Radcliff began to find its own voice and has worked hard to get to a p

  • Investigation recovers $10,000 in missing items

    The News-Enterprise

    BRANDENBURG — A Brandenburg man has been charged in connection with a rash of burglaries across several counties and two states, and more arrests are expected.

    Joseph Riggs, 27, of Brandenburg has been charged with receiving stolen property over $500 and was lodged in the Meade County Jail in the wake of an investigation that led to the recovery of more than $10,000 in stolen property.

  • June 25: Services