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Today's News

  • One local New Year’s tradition rolls on

    Looking for a healthy form of New Year’s Day celebration this weekend?

    The Central Kentucky Wheelmen is hosting its annual New Year’s Day bicycle ride at 1 p.m. Sunday, which begins at Bullmoose Brothers Bicycles on Helm Street and loops around Elizabethtown.

    Lauren Dowell, an event organizer, said the route is roughly 12 miles and takes cyclists down numerous city streets.

  • Thanks for "A Taste of Radcliff"

    Thanks for “A Taste of Radcliff”

    The Radcliff Woman’s Club offers a special thanks to all participants for attending and supporting our fourth annual Taste of Radcliff. Additionally, a big thank you to all the businesses that have come together to show how great and diverse they are, demonstrating the willingness of the businesses to come together for a common cause – the betterment of our community.

  • Club welcomes new members

    Willie Lee, lieutenant governor of the Kentucky/West Virginia District Optimists, and Optimist Club of Radcliff President Mae Knight inducted two new members into the club on Dec. 13 – Andrea Garcia and Autumn Rose. From left, Willie Lee, Andrea Garcia, Mae Knight, and Autumn Rose. The new members each received a new member packet, a name badge and an Optimist International pin.

  • Area clubs work together to fill stockings

    Members from the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown and the Woman’s Club of Radcliff prepared Christmas stockings for children at SpringHaven through Christmas. Hanna Hardman made stockings, and members from both clubs helped fill them. Pictured are Bobbie Dille of the Elizabethtown club, Josette Roush of the Radcliff club and Martha Mengel, president of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown.

  • Area clubs work together to fill stockings

    Members of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown and the Woman’s Club of Radcliff prepared Christmas stockings for children at SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program through Christmas. Hanna Hardman made stockings and members from both clubs helped fill them.

  • Motherhood & More: Every day calls for a New Year's resolution

    I am not what you’d call a New Year’s resolution person. I have a hard time drumming up enthusiasm for making resolutions I know I won’t stick with. And even if I do, it probably won’t be for more than a couple months, so by April I’m already back to forgetting to floss every day.

  • Martha Edwards and her little ones

    From tanks to teddy bears, Martha Edwards always has worked carefully with her hands.

    At 60, she’s lived in Radcliff much of her married life.

    Her father was in the military and retired here. She’s had several jobs on post. When she was younger, Edwards would ride to work on a bus and work in the mess hall. During her civil service career she has been a cashier, supply clerk and forklift operator and worked on small transmissions and then went on to heavy mobile, where she worked on tank engines and transmissions.

  • Optimists Club welcomes new members


    Willie Lee, lieutenant governor of the Kentucky/West Virginia District Optimists, and Optimist Club of Radcliff President Mae Knight inducted two new members, Andrea Garcia and Autumn Rose, into the club Dec. 13. The new members each received a new member packet, a name badge and an Optimist International pin.

  • Fireworks among some New Year's celebrations

    Fireworks sales aren’t only for the Fourth of July anymore.

    New Year’s is becoming a fireworks sales opportunity, especially after Kentucky relaxed regulations last year to allow the use of more powerful fireworks.

    Target and Walmart plan to sell fireworks.

    Target sells fireworks annually during winter holidays.

  • Districts waiting for Race to the Top funds

    Local superintendents are awaiting notification of how recently awarded federal money will be divided among Kentucky school districts.

    Kentucky received $17 million in Race to the Top money. Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, New Jersey and Pennsylvania also received a portion of the $200 million that was awarded in the third round of Race to the Top.
    Kentucky originally requested $175 million.