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Today's News

  • Second reading of smoking ordinance is today

    RADCLIFF — Radcliff City Council today will address the second reading of a city smoking ordinance at a special called meeting. The first reading was introduced Tuesday night, but Planning Director Steve Barno said no discussion was made on the matter.

    Talk of an ordinance resurfaced last week when a straw poll showed majority support for an ordinance regulating smoking in public businesses.

  • Saturday dinner is to help the homeless

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — The homeless and those who wish to help them will dine together Saturday during an annual fundraiser. The All Saints Appreciation Dinner is planned for 8 p.m. at Colvin Community Center. The Shiloh City of Peace Foundation sponsors the event. Founder LaQuita Y. Gaskins said she expects more than 300 people will

  • Photo: Fixing signals after sunset
  • Dec. 9 editorial: Branding good for business, community

    The Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau is considering how the Elizabethtown Sports Complex, formerly known as the “Field of Dreams,” is going to be marketed to the public. Sherry Murphy, executive director of ETCB, recently announced that business sponsorship is a tactic being explored. The idea, she said, is to allow any business to have the chance to attach its organization name to all or a portion of the complex.

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  • ETCB wants alcohol allowed for wakeboard tour closing

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Alcohol is back on the agenda as city officials are discussing the possibility of relaxing its alcohol intolerance policy at Freeman Lake Park in limited instances. The issue resurfaced again Monday when Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau officials approached the council asking for an exemption to the policy to al

  • Theater enthusiast killed in crash

    By JEFF D'ALESSIO and BOB WHITE jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com  bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com HOWEVALLEY – A head-on collision on Ky. 86 early Tuesday afternoon took the life of former Elizabethtown business owner and community theatre and arts enthusiast Bruce Caldera. He was 53. According to Hardin County’s Chief Deputy Coroner Ken Spangenberger, t

  • Rep. Guthrie visits Iraq

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, who returned from Iraq on Tuesday, offered a generally positive assessment of developments in the war-torn country.

    The mission is going well and morale is high among troops he met while on a tour with an armed forces subcommittee.

    Guthrie, who represents Hardin County in Congress, also was briefed by generals and met with the mayor of Radcliff’s son, Army Maj. Erik Enyart.

    This was the first time the Republican from Bowling Green had visited the country.

  • ECTCs newest provost is ready to listen

     By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The new provost at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is ready to hear the community and faculty on what they’d like to see happen at the college.

    Cynthia Cone took over the job of provost and chief academic officer of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in September, after the previous provost, Linda Thomas-Glover, left at the end of last semester.

  • Local poet publishes faith-inspired books

    The News-Enterprise

    VINE GROVE — Marie Eubank Turner, 85, has decided it's time.

    After a lifetime of writing and saving her poetry, she recently published two books full of faith-inspired poems she hopes will be read and heeded.

    The former Fort Knox teacher and nurse said she felt she needed to do something with the poems that have been collecting over her 85 years.

    "I have stacks of notebooks of poems," she said. "I feel like there's a message there that people need to hear."