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Today's News

  • Greenspace hosts “Tails on Trails” event

    Greenspace Dog Walk participants allow their dogs to cavort in Freeman Creek at the end of the April 28 “Tails on Trails” Dog Walk.  About 30 dogs and owners participated in this event. Dogs received donated treats.

  • Allowing principals to focus on learning

    ISSUE: Half-time assistant principals
    OUR VIEW: It makes sense

    Principals at Woodland and Vine Grove elementary schools will be retaining or regaining assistant principal positions at their schools under a policy change approved recently by the Hardin County Schools board.

  • Area cancer survivors to walk in Oaks parade

    Several area women will enjoy the Kentucky Oaks in style Friday. 

    More than half a dozen residents of Hardin and surrounding counties were chosen to participate in the Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade, which brings together 138 cancer survivors from around the country to partake in festivities of the companion race to the Kentucky Derby for 3-year fillies.

    All of the women selected will receive two tickets to the Kentucky Oaks, lunch provided by Churchill Downs and will walk in the parade of pink on the main track before the Oaks race.

  • Downtown mural to represent area history

    Local history from the Civil War period is being remembered visually as part of Elizabethtown’s downtown revitalization.

    The Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council and the Central Kentucky Art Guild are cooperating to paint a mural on the side of a building at 109 E. Dixie Ave., across from the Hardin County Justice Center.

    The mural is expected to be complete in a few months and will be visible to drivers heading toward the county courthouse.

  • Radcliff woman arrested for burglary, assault charges

    A Radcliff woman was arrested Tuesday on a warrant related to an alleged burglary and assault last month at a Hurstfield Drive apartment.

    Rebecca Thorne-Williams, 21, is charged with second-degree burglary, first-degree criminal mischief and fourth-degree assault.

    Bryce Shumate, public information officer with Radcliff Police Department, said Thorne-Williams was served an e-warrant Tuesday, but the alleged break-in occurred April 6 at a 101 Hurstfield Drive apartment.

  • A life changing event for Woody Will

    Woody Will has spent his life rescuing others, but recently he had to take measures to rescue himself from life in a wheel chair.

    Through weight loss, training and some new knees, Will was able to get out of his wheel chair and back to the life he lived before.

    His life began in Illinois. While serving in the Air Force, he met Denver Woodring and his family. Will began dating Woodring’s daughter, Linda, while stationed in Spain.

  • Burke defense attorneys touch on trial points

    By BENJAMIN JOUBERT
    For The News-Enterprise

    Defense attorneys for former U.S. Army Sgt. Brent Burke, accused of murdering two women in 2007, hinted at several areas they will attack in the prosecution’s case during the first day of Burke’s court martial at Fort Campbell.

    Monday morning, seven of 10 jurors were chosen after a slew of questions from the prosecution and defense. During questioning, Burke’s private attorney, William Carter, said the trial was a case of “mistaken identity.”

  • LaRue students head to D.C. for rocket competition

    Students at LaRue County High School hope to launch themselves into first place at an upcoming national competition.

    The students compete May 12 in the national finals of the Team America Rocketry Challenge near Washington, D.C. The students have built rockets and qualified for the finals competition and are readying themselves for next weekend’s final launches.

    Junior Ryan Hornback found the competition online before Christmas and brought the idea to physics teacher Rex Hanson and his classmates.

  • Paul: Overboard regulations creating layers of red tape for businesses

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Biblical figure Noah would have to abandon ark building today because of the bureaucratic red tape he would face trying to finish it.

    The reference was evoked Tuesday as part of the Bowling Green Republican’s address to the Elizabethtown Rotary Club at American Legion Post 113 in Elizabethtown.

    Paul briefly took on the role of storyteller as he recounted a modern take on the Biblical account of God calling on a man to build a giant wooden ship full of animals before the world’s population was destroyed by water.

  • Eastman shines light on ‘Every Woman’s’ crafts

    Ladonna Eastman’s love of arts and crafts is rooted in her “home base,” her grandmother’s home in Radcliff.

    Born into a military family, Eastman began her life on Fort Knox. Although her family moved around a lot, Radcliff always was home.

    Eastman, who now lives in Radcliff, organizes the Every Woman’s Arts and Crafts Festival held every May.