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Today's News

  • Radcliff hit hard by heavy rains

    By JEFF D'ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF - Sunday night's heavy rain downpour forced parts of U.S. 31W in Radcliff and Wilson Road to be closed to traffic as rain flooded both areas.

    Radcliff Police Department spokesman Bryce Shumate said U.S. 31W from Battle Training Road to Hwy. 313 was closed and that much of the rain from that area carried over behind Fort Knox Federal Credit Union onto 31W.

  • Vine Grove: The grass is always bluer

     

  • Sept. 22, 2009: Obituaries

    Paul L.G. Auclair Paul L.G. Auclair, 76, of Vine Grove, passed away Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009. Mr. Auclair retired as a Captain from the United States Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. He worked in management at Brown & Williamson for 23 years, worked as a tour guide at the Patton Museum at Fort Knox and was active for many years in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts of Louisville.

  • Oct. 3 Local History

     

  • Sept. 7 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Bill Logsdon cited "mostly personal reasons" in his letter of resignation as a member of the Hardin County School Board. "The headaches and ulcers" that he said had gone along with the board membership also brought about his decision. 20 years ago, information from a local man who suspected hazardous waste was being dumped in the Hardin County landfill prompted a federal investigation of the site. Hardin Fiscal Court authorized Judge-Executive R.R. Thomas to sign a letter allowing the U.S.

  • Sept. 18 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Ray Vencill's surprise resignation as principal at Helmwood Heights Elementary School resurfaced when superintendent Nap DuFault attempted to re-assign the former head basketball coach to a coaching post already occupied in the city school system. 20 years ago, Radcliff resident Dave Voglund took to the sky with his one-seventh scale replica of a World War II fighter identified as a Curtis-40 Kittyhawk Mk. 1a.

  • Sept. 9 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, it was burley housing time in Hardin County and tobacco patches around the county were buzzing with activity. 20 years ago, federal funding was the key to beginning construction on the main phase of the proposed highway that would connect Radcliff to Interstate 65. 10 years ago, a judge was to decide this month in the case of an Elizabethtown couple who claimed a Radcliff bank committed fraud. One year ago, with property values increasing in Elizabethtown the city council was considering decreasing tax rate

  • Sept. 21 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the county schools took a close look at sales and solicitations involving students and the school board adopted  school-wide sales guidelines with principals monitoring club sales at their schools.

  • Fort Knox tests mettle during mock attack

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    FORT KNOX — Plumes of black smoke formed an ashen cloud around building 298 while slivers of flame licked at the steel of three burned-out cars.

    Nearby, a toppled bus lay on its side, its weight and impact crushing the car and victims underneath it, while those within the bus screamed for help. Similar shrieks emitted from the building and its grounds as soldiers lay strewn on the pavement in various states of disrepair.

  • Walker up for Teacher of the Year

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown Independent Schools’ latest ExCEL winner is continuing to excel in other teaching awards.

    Holly Walker, a special education teacher at Elizabethtown High School, has received a 2010 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Award, which makes her a finalist for the 2010 Teacher of the Year Award. Walker won the ExCEL award , which is sponsored by WHAS-11 and E.ON.US earlier this year.